Access network

Continued Strong Fiber Investments Push Result in 18 Percent Y/Y Growth in Broadband Equipment Spending, According to Dell'Oro Group

Friday, June 11, 2021 - 1:00pm

"The shift to 10 Gbps PON technologies is happening quickly and on a global basis," noted Jeff Heynen, Vice President, Broadband Access and Home Networking at Dell'Oro Group.

Key Points: 
  • "The shift to 10 Gbps PON technologies is happening quickly and on a global basis," noted Jeff Heynen, Vice President, Broadband Access and Home Networking at Dell'Oro Group.
  • "The only thing preventing further expansions are supply chain constraints and increased costs," explained Heynen.
  • Additional highlights from the 1Q 2021 Broadband Access and Home Networking quarterly report:
    Total broadband access equipment revenue was down 6 percent from the record revenue of 4Q 2020.
  • Dell'Oro Group is a market research firm that specializes in strategic competitive analysis in the telecommunications, networks, and data center IT markets.

Harmonic to Share Insights on the Ultra-Connected Future of Broadband

Friday, June 4, 2021 - 9:00am

Leveraging insights gained from cutting-edge R&D and work with several leading cable operators, Harmonic experts will share strategies on FTTH PON, 10G, virtualized cable access and multi-access edge compute technologies that power agile broadband solutions for high-bandwidth connectivity.

Key Points: 
  • Leveraging insights gained from cutting-edge R&D and work with several leading cable operators, Harmonic experts will share strategies on FTTH PON, 10G, virtualized cable access and multi-access edge compute technologies that power agile broadband solutions for high-bandwidth connectivity.
  • "Harmonic is at the forefront of the next generation of broadband.
  • "We look forward to sharing our vision of an ultra-connected broadband future and showcasing innovations that represent a transformative opportunity for operators and a significant milestone for the industry."
  • Harmonic, the Harmonic logo and other Harmonic marks are owned by Harmonic Inc. or its affiliates.

II-VI Incorporated Introduces Optical Monitoring System for Optical Transport and Access Networks

Thursday, June 3, 2021 - 9:30pm

PITTSBURGH, June 03, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- IIVI Incorporated (Nasdaq: IIVI), a market leader in optical solutions for next-generation optical networks, today announced the introduction of an optical monitoring system (OMS) for optical transport and access networks.

Key Points: 
  • PITTSBURGH, June 03, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- IIVI Incorporated (Nasdaq: IIVI), a market leader in optical solutions for next-generation optical networks, today announced the introduction of an optical monitoring system (OMS) for optical transport and access networks.
  • The growing trends of equipment disaggregation at the network core and fiber densification at the network edge are driving the demand for unified optical monitoring solutions that enable high quality of service end-to-end.
  • II-VIs OMS enables service providers to obtain real-time critical information about the health or disruption of optical transport and access networks, including the integrity of fiber cables, the quality of optical connectors, and the signal strength of optical channels.
  • A single OMS can cycle through up to 48 monitoring ports, thanks to an embedded optical switch designed and manufactured for high reliability by II-VI.

Tombigbee Electric Cooperative Leverages Ribbon and KGPCo IP Optical Solutions to Bring Broadband Access to Rural Customers

Wednesday, June 2, 2021 - 1:00pm

Tombigbee is leveraging Ribbon's Apollo IP Optical network solution and KGPCo's hut locations, fiber, routers and Gigabit Passive Optical Network (GPON) access systems to deliver broadband access to member customers in its most rural service areas.

Key Points: 
  • Tombigbee is leveraging Ribbon's Apollo IP Optical network solution and KGPCo's hut locations, fiber, routers and Gigabit Passive Optical Network (GPON) access systems to deliver broadband access to member customers in its most rural service areas.
  • "We are honored Tombigbee selected our IP Optical solutions to help upgrade their network.
  • Tombigbee Electric Cooperative has selected Ribbon and KGPCo to help upgrade its communications network and achieve its goal of bringing high speed internet access to all member customers who want it.
  • Tombigbee is using its existing public Right of Way and leveraging Ribbon and KGPCo solutions to deliver the unique project.

Nokia and Proximus deploy world’s fastest live fiber network

Wednesday, May 26, 2021 - 2:00pm

Proximus is accelerating build out ofBelgiums leading high capacity, open fiber network

Key Points: 
  • Proximus is accelerating build out ofBelgiums leading high capacity, open fiber network
    Espoo, Finland Nokia and Proximus turned on the worlds fastest fiber access network today at a media event in Antwerp attended by the Belgian Minister of Telecommunications, the Mayor of Antwerp and executives and engineers from the two companies.
  • Operating over existing fiber and Nokia equipment deployed in the Proximus network, the first ever 25G PON live network connects the Havenhuis building in the Port of Antwerp with the Proximus central office in the middle of the city.
  • The network speed exceeded 20 Gigabits per second making it the fastest fiber network in the world.
  • Rupert Wood, Research Director for Fiber Networks at Analysys Mason, said: Todays 25G PON achievement demonstrates the unlimited potential of fiber.

APOLAN Adds New Member Companies to Further Drive the Education and Adoption of Fiber-Based Networks

Wednesday, May 12, 2021 - 3:00pm

b"NEW YORK, May 12, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Association for Passive Optical LAN ( APOLAN ), the non-profit organization advocating for the education and global adoption for Passive Optical Local Area Networks (POL), today announced two new members joining the Association, Edge Power Solutions and UberData Networks .

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  • b"NEW YORK, May 12, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Association for Passive Optical LAN ( APOLAN ), the non-profit organization advocating for the education and global adoption for Passive Optical Local Area Networks (POL), today announced two new members joining the Association, Edge Power Solutions and UberData Networks .
  • \xe2\x80\x9cWith the added energy our new members bring, APOLAN can further reach stakeholders\xc2\xa0charged with delivering smarter and more sustainable networks by showcasing the numerous benefits of POL for today and tomorrow\xe2\x80\x99s demanding connectivity needs.\xe2\x80\x9d\nAPOLAN membership allows companies a voice in shaping the advocacy, education, market adoption and best practices for POL.
  • Members receive access to Association resources, the ability to extend their reach with target audiences\xc2\xa0and the opportunity to share content with the POL network and ICT industry.
  • UberData\xe2\x80\x99s services and extended partner network ensures technology needs are surpassed beyond today's expectations.\nA complete list of APOLAN member companies can be found here .

ReadiTech Is Storming Across the Great Plains, Deploying 10G Service and Turning up Subscribers in Record Time With the Calix Intelligent Access EDGE

Thursday, May 6, 2021 - 1:25pm

Now, as it continues its expansion to the nearby communities of Mapleton, Casselton, and Horace, the cooperative is upgrading its network to XGS-PON with the Intelligent Access EDGE .

Key Points: 
  • Now, as it continues its expansion to the nearby communities of Mapleton, Casselton, and Horace, the cooperative is upgrading its network to XGS-PON with the Intelligent Access EDGE .
  • In addition, Calix Intelligent Access EDGE customers are seeing end-to-end integration be completed in weeks \xe2\x80\x94an 83 percent improvement over industry standard integration times.
  • Our customers utilize the real-time data and insights from Calix platforms to simplify their businesses and deliver experiences that excite their subscribers.
  • The reader is cautioned not to rely on the forward-looking statements contained in this press release.

PAC Fiber Selects ADTRAN’s Combo PON to Harvest Better Broadband

Tuesday, April 27, 2021 - 1:00pm

b'ADTRAN\xc2\xae, Inc. , (NASDAQ:ADTN), the leading provider of next-generation multi-gigabit fiber and fiber extension broadband access solutions, today announced PAC Fiber is leveraging ADTRAN\xe2\x80\x99s 10G fiber access platform with flexible Combo PON technology to future proof its broadband network.

Key Points: 
  • b'ADTRAN\xc2\xae, Inc. , (NASDAQ:ADTN), the leading provider of next-generation multi-gigabit fiber and fiber extension broadband access solutions, today announced PAC Fiber is leveraging ADTRAN\xe2\x80\x99s 10G fiber access platform with flexible Combo PON technology to future proof its broadband network.
  • PAC Fiber is leveraging the expanded capacity of XGS-PON to support its community in rural Georgia as the need for better, faster broadband grows.
  • By selecting ADTRAN\xe2\x80\x99s Combo PON technology, PAC Fiber can merge its mature GPON network with next-generation multi-gigabit XGS-PON technology to save 66% in energy costs versus operating two separate GPON and XGS-PON modules.
  • ADTRAN\xe2\x80\x99s Combo PON technology can play a key role in making the economics of higher-value fiber broadband services work for communities like those PAC Fiber serves.\xe2\x80\x9d\nTo learn more about ADTRAN\xe2\x80\x99s fiber access platform\xe2\x80\x99s full features, please visit www.adtran.com/TA5000 .

Global Connectivity Demand Drives Zayo’s Fiber Network Expansion in Florida

Tuesday, April 6, 2021 - 3:00pm

The additional 2,600 route miles of fiber will complement Zayos existing network, spanning 13 million fiber miles and providing connectivity to customers located in over 400 markets worldwide.

Key Points: 
  • The additional 2,600 route miles of fiber will complement Zayos existing network, spanning 13 million fiber miles and providing connectivity to customers located in over 400 markets worldwide.
  • Additionally, it will enable Zayos full suite of network solutions, including lit services such as Dark Fiber, Private Dedicated Networks, Wavelengths, Ethernet, IP VPN, Internet, SD-WAN and Cloudlink.
  • Zayos 126,000-mile network in North America and Europe includes extensive metro connectivity to thousands of buildings and data centers.
  • Zayos communications infrastructure solutions include dark fiber, private data networks, wavelengths, Ethernet, dedicated internet access and data center connectivity solutions.

ZTE Receives Lightwave Innovation Reviews High Scores

Tuesday, March 30, 2021 - 9:12am

SHENZHEN, China, March 30, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- ZTE Corporation (0763.HK / 000063.SZ), a major international provider of telecommunications, enterprise and consumer technology solutions for the Mobile Internet, today announced that its pre-connectorized solution, PON+ solution, and intelligent OXC solution have received Lightwave Innovation Reviews high scores, in recognition of ZTE's leading position in the optical communications field.

Key Points: 
  • SHENZHEN, China, March 30, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- ZTE Corporation (0763.HK / 000063.SZ), a major international provider of telecommunications, enterprise and consumer technology solutions for the Mobile Internet, today announced that its pre-connectorized solution, PON+ solution, and intelligent OXC solution have received Lightwave Innovation Reviews high scores, in recognition of ZTE's leading position in the optical communications field.
  • With the systematical optimization and innovation of the optical access technology, ZTE PON+ solution enhances end-to-end full-scenario coverage,deterministic low-latency, virtualization, access network computing capability, and reliability.
  • Lightwave Innovation Reviews was presented by Lightwave, a well-known media in the global optical network industry.
  • Lightwave has held the annual innovation awards for many years, aiming to recognize the top products and solutions in the optical communication field.