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Displaying items by tag: Fibre Optics

Thursday, 13 May 2021 17:52

NBN Co successfully trials Infinera XR optics

NBN Co has completed a successful proof of concept of Infinera's XR optics point-to-multipoint coherent optical technology.

Published in Telecoms & NBN

Mr McGuire might have advised graduate Dustin Hoffman to get into plastics back in the 1960s, but it's a good thing PacketLight's founders decided that fiber optical transport solutions were the ideal way to deliver our fantastically elastic present and an even more amazing future still before us.

Published in Networking

GUEST CONTRIBUTION As the explosion in the capacity demands of data-hungry applications outpaces current high-speed transport abilities, 400G is a promising new technology that supports an immediate need in fibre optics with comparatively low operational expenses (OPEX) and smaller footprint.

Published in Data

By Koby Reshef*

As the explosion in the capacity demands of data-hungry applications outpaces current high-speed transport abilities, 400G is a promising new technology that supports an immediate need in fibre optics with comparatively low operational expenses (OPEX) and smaller footprint.

Nokia Bell Labs has claimed a world record with its researchers setting the record for the highest single carrier bit rate at 1.52 Terabits per second (Tbit/s) over 80 km of standard single mode fibre -- the equivalent of simultaneously streaming 1.5 million YouTube videos – or four times the market’s current state-of-the-art of approximately 400 Gigabits per second.

Wednesday, 02 October 2019 14:34

Southern Cross NEXT Cable enters construction phase

The trans-Pacific Southern Cross NEXT Cable has now entered the construction phase with the project achieving CIF (Contract in Force).

Vodafone New Zealand is claiming a world first live deployment of a 400 gigabit per wavelength optical system which it maintains is a major step in future-proofing its national transport network.

Published in Strategy

Australian-listed infrastructure provider of dark fibre connectivity services, Superloop (ASX: SLC), is investing in the initial phase of Project Red Lion, an initiative to extend its network to some of Singapore’s most strategic commercial buildings.

Published in Networking
Tuesday, 14 July 2015 10:09

iiNet secures Tassie public sector contract

iiNet has been contracted by the Tasmanian Government to deploy Internet access services across the state’s public sector.

Published in Telecoms & NBN

The worldwide FTTx optics market is being driven to record levels on the back of a number of positive developments in the China market, including FTTH network deployments by China Mobile and network builds by China Telecom and China Unicom.

Published in Telecoms & NBN

Nextgen Networks has secured a deal with mining company Roy Hill to provide high-speed data connections between the miner’s communications system in Port Hedland and its Perth-based remote operations centre.

Published in Networking
Monday, 20 October 2014 17:03

Yuile crosses from AAPT to Nextgen

Fibre optics networks vendor Nextgen Networks has appointed former AAPT CEO David Yuile as Managing Director.

Published in People Moves

Ericsson and Telstra have demonstrated transmission of data at 1Tbps per wavelength over 995kms of Telstra's existing fibre between Sydney and Melbourne - a tenfold increase on the best that current technology can manage.

Wednesday, 18 January 2012 17:39

Latest Axis products designed for harsh environments

Security video specialist Axis has announced a new camera designed to operate in desert conditions, plus a ruggedised analog encoder for tough - though not quite so demanding - environments.

Published in Security

Huawei Australia has expanded its relationship with Finisar Australia - the Australian arm of global optical fibre transmission company Finisar - with a MoU covering several new types of wavelength selective switches (WSS), and is trialling Finisar technology that paves the way for 1Tbps per wavelength fibre in the future.

Published in Deals
Monday, 24 January 2011 18:13

Bandwidth to spare at Australian Open

There's no shortage of communications capacity at Melbourne Park, home of the Australian Open. And there's plenty of redundancy built into the facilities.

Published in Networking
Tuesday, 18 January 2011 15:01

Telecoms trends in 2011

Industry analyst Ovum has released a list of its predictions of the top telecoms trends for 2011.

Published in Core Dump

An expanded supply agreement between Huawei and NSW-based Finisar Australia will see an increase in the local manufacture of a key component of fibre optic networks.

Published in Deals

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