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The 8th Annual Executive Symposium on Emerging Business Opportunities in Photonics

The 8th Annual Executive Symposium on Emerging Business Opportunities in Photonics Tuesday, November 9, 2004 The Photonics Center at Boston University The Photonics Center’s annual “Future of Light” Executive Symposium is the region’s most prominent gathering of executives and business leaders in the photonics industry. An Industry in Recovery: Senior Executives from government and leading […]

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Optical Solutions brings FTTH to Ohio – New Products/New Services – TSC, Fibre To The Home

Optical Solutions brings FTTH to Ohio – New Products/New Services – TSC, Fibre To The Home – Brief Article Optical Solutions announced that Ohio-based TSC will deploy its FiberPath 400 platform to the community of St. Marys, located about 70 miles northwest of Dayton, Ohio. TSC is a 12,000-line independent telephone company that has been […]

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Cisco wins optical deal in Hong Kong

Cisco wins optical deal in Hong Kong Cisco Systems announced that Hong Kong Broadband Network Ltd (HKBN), a subsidiary of the City Telecom Group, has deployed the Cisco(R) Optical Core Network solution to build a high-availability, high-bandwidth network for its new digital pay-TV service. The Cisco solution has provided HKBN with extensive bandwidth and multi-service […]

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JDS Uniphase extends its high-definition display business with acquisition of Advanced Digital Optics

JDS Uniphase extends its high-definition display business with acquisition of Advanced Digital Optics JDS Uniphase, a supplier of optical components and assemblies for communications and display markets, announced the acquisition of Advanced Digital Optics, Inc (ADO) for approximately $12 million in cash. By acquiring ADO, JDS Uniphase extends its capabilities in the design and manufacture […]

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Nufern tightens fiber specs – Business

Nufern tightens fiber specs – Business – Brief Article Nufern, an independent provider of application-specific optical fiber, announced tighter specifications for its planar waveguide and select cut-off single-mode 1060 nm fibers. Designed to improve performance and reduce manufacturing expenses, these extra high-performance (XP) fibers provide improved optical and geometrical tolerances with a clad diameter of […]

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Gartner says bankruptcy “graduates” will Shape North American Carrier Market Anew

Gartner says bankruptcy “graduates” will Shape North American Carrier Market Anew Carriers emerging from bankruptcy with lower costs will play an important role in a North American public services market that still has too many carriers for the demand, according to Gartner. Gartner analysts said many of these carriers that are coming out of bankruptcy […]

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Mitsubishi introduces 10-Gig modules – New Products – Mitsubishi Electric & Electronics USA Inc

Mitsubishi introduces 10-Gig modules – New Products – Mitsubishi Electric & Electronics USA Inc – Brief Article The Electronic Device Group of Mitsubishi Electric & Electronics USA Inc., introduced uncooled 10-gigabit-per-second Ethernet (10-GbE) TOSA and ROSA modules for XENPAK, X2, and XPAK applications. While other l0-GbE TOSA and ROSA modules are currently offered, these are […]

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China Cable and Communication signs agreement to acquire a fiber optic backbone network throughout China

China Cable and Communication signs agreement to acquire a fiber optic backbone network throughout China China Cable and Communication Inc. announced that it has entered into an agreement to acquire, in a number of phases, from Beijing Zhongminjing Technology Development Co., Ltd., through an arms-length commercial transaction, a two-core fiber optic backbone network covering 410 […]

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OnFiber Communications acquires Sphera assets

OnFiber Communications acquires Sphera assets – Business OnFiber Communications announced it has acquired network assets and customer contracts of Sphera Optical Networks Inc. for approximately $2.3 million as part of Sphera’s reorganization filing under Chapter 11. The acquisition will give OnFiber access to four new metropolitan markets, an expanded customer base, and more than $400,000 […]

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Fujitsu reduces bandwidth requirements for Ethernet transport across embedded SONET networks – New Products/New Services – Fujitsu Network Communications Inc

Fujitsu reduces bandwidth requirements for Ethernet transport across embedded SONET networks – New Products/New Services – Fujitsu Network Communications Inc – Brief Article Fujitsu Network Communications Inc., a supplier of IT and networking solutions, announced the availability of both high-order and low-order virtual concatenation (VCAT) on its popular FLASHWAVE 4100 optical access platform. Support for […]