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May 24, 2010  7:58 PM

FTTH: Knowing where the fiber is buried and following the money



Posted by: KateGerwig
broadband, fiber to the home, FiOS, optical networking

Talk to David Hashman about how to build out and finance fiber to the home (FTTH) and you know you're talking to someone who has drawn the plans for the trenches, been in the trenches, and knows where the fiber is buried (couldn’t pass up a lame criminal organization joke). Even if...

April 26, 2010  11:34 AM

Optical diagnostic probes: Turn your network and cough



Posted by: KateGerwig
network management, optical networking

You can learn a lot from another carrier's problems, and in this example, wholesaler 360networks provides the case in point. Faced with TDM-to-IP translation problems that degraded voice call quality, the wholesaler


November 24, 2009  12:29 PM

Good MEN are hard to find: Ciena to pay $769M for Nortel’s CE/optical biz



Posted by: Jessica Scarpati
Carrier Ethernet, Ciena, Nortel, NSN, optical networking

From stalking horse to ponying up more than three quarters of a million bucks, Ciena will be taking home most of


November 16, 2009  9:34 PM

Huawei ascends to optical networking prominence in $3.6B market



Posted by: KateGerwig
Alcatel-Lucent, Cisco, Huawei, optical networking, Ovum, ZTE

<Did you see the blaze of light as Huawei’s streaked past Alcatel-Lucent on its way to becoming the top optical networking equipment vendor for the first time in Q3? Upsetting long-term record-holder Alcatel-Lucent, Ovum reported...

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October 5, 2009  7:30 PM

Ripped from the (Twitter) headlines: Ciena eyes Nortel optical/Carrier Ethernet biz



Posted by: Jessica Scarpati
Alcatel-Lucent, Carrier Ethernet, Ciena, Nortel, optical networking

Ciena Corporation, a Maryland-based telecom equipment vendor, is chatting up bankrupt Nortel for its Optical Networking and Carrier Ethernet businesses, Nortel officials tweeted this afternoon.

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May 14, 2009  8:20 PM

Huawei gains optical market share during recession, Asia-Pac build-out



Posted by: KateGerwig
Alcatel-Lucent, Huawei, optical networking, recession

China-based Huawei is at the top of the optical networking vendor pile for the first time in Ovum’s preliminary Q1 2009 results. The bigger news is that this puts Huawei ahead of optical-stalwart...


January 8, 2009  3:27 PM

Global optical market declines? Let’s not get global



Posted by: KateGerwig
Network equipment, optical networking, packet optical networking

The recession feels like it will go on and on, yet so does the demand for bandwidth. So when it comes to the optical networking market, service providers need to put their recession anxiety on hold and move bravely forward. Yes, analyst firms have huddled and are now predicting declines for the...


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