PCCW Global Becomes World’s First MEF 100G CE 2.0 Certified Service Provider

Delivering performance and scalability for the digital economy and hyper-connected world

Hong  Kong

The MEF today announces that PCCW Global has become the world’s first service provider to receive MEF 100G CE 2.0 certification for E-Line and E-Access services. The certification represents a milestone for the industry, as the previous upper limit for MEF CE 2.0 services certification was 10G per second.

PCCW Global’s worldwide network passed rigorous testing procedures covering a full set of 100G service attributes, including performance and bandwidth profiles. Compliance testing and certification was performed by Iometrix, the official test lab of the MEF.

TE SubCom to Perform Third Network Upgrade to South-East Asia Japan Cable System

Upgrade to Deliver Capacity Increase Utilizing TE SubCom’s C100U+ Technology

Eatontown, N.J.

TE SubCom, a TE Connectivity Ltd. company and an industry pioneer in undersea communications technology, announced today that it has signed a contract to perform its third network upgrade to the South-East Asia Japan Cable (SJC) System. Utilizing TE SubCom’s latest 100 Gb/s coherent transmission technology (C100U+), this third upgrade increases the capacity by 6.3 Tb/s.

Fujitsu Announces Modular Blade Families in 1FINITY Platform

System Disaggregation Delivers Innovation in Next-generation SDN Transport Architectures

RICHARDSON, Texas

Infinera Introduces the Groundbreaking Infinite Capacity Engine

Infinity Capacity Engine is the Next Step Function in Optical Networking

Sunnyvale, CA

Infinera, provider of Intelligent Transport Networks, announced the introduction of the Infinite Capacity Engine, a multi-terabit optical subsystem enabling a step function in optical wave division multiplexing (WDM) performance. The Infinite Capacity Engine is the first optical subsystem in the industry to offer network operators the combined benefits of delivering optical super-channel capacity up to 2.4 terabits per second (Tb/s) and reach up to 12,000 kilometers in a single small package.

What’s Driving the Telecom Industry’s Urge to Merge?

Competition within the telecommunications industry is fueling mergers and acquisitions, albeit at a slower pace than in years past. There were 269 telecom mergers in 2015, down 11.5 percent from the 304 mergers that took place in 2014 and off 20 percent from the 339 in 2013. Since the start of 2010, the industry has seen more than 2,400 M&A transactions. The number of telecom players is dwindling, but industry consolidation is still robust between mobile and fixed line/cable operators, resulting in bigger players occupying more dominant positions.

LATAM Operator Sheilds Businesses from Net Security Threats with Allot WebSafe

Allot Security-as-a-Service solutions addresses security concerns while delivering recurring revenue opportunities

Hod Hasharon, Israel

Allot Communications Ltd. a leading provider of security and monetization solutions that enable service providers to protect and personalize the digital experience, today announced that a leading communication service provider (CSP) in Latin America providing fixed, mobile and TV cable services, is using Allot WebSafe Business to power its network-based Security-as-a-Service (SECaaS) offerings to thousands of businesses across the region.

Emerson Network Power Joins Cradlepoint to Bring 4G/LTE to Critical Infrastructure

Avocent ACS6000 serial console server products will utilize Cradlepoint routers

 Columbus, OH

NATO Selects Italtel for Portable Data Center Project

New highly portable tactical systems, will satisfy the growing strategic needs of member countries

Milan, Italy

ClariPhy Shatters Fiber and System Capacity Barriers

Industry’s First 16nm Coherent Optical Networking Platform Slashes power by more than 50%

Irvine, CA

Telecom Italia Uses ADVA FSP 3000 in Major Metro Deployments

100Gbit/s Solution With Multi-Degree ROADM Technology Delivers Fast, Flexible Service Provisioning

Rome, Italy 

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