Optical Networks News
July 01, 2015
A fiber optic cable advance could give networks the ability to transmit more data over longer distances at lower costs, and a Google startup will reinvent old phone booths as Wi-Fi hot spots.
April 01, 2015
In telecom news, Verizon announced plans to build a 100 Gbps optical metro network with equipment from Cisco and Ciena, while the FCC proposed a spectrum-sharing plan for broadband providers.
February 25, 2015
In this news recap: VoLTE services are driving new growth in the VoIP equipment market, while Google pushes for the FCC not to regulate interconnection agreements with ISPs.
December 03, 2014
In telecom news, an SDN survey found service providers are increasing deployments, while AT&T denied it was putting its fiber plans on hold.
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