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In prep for brand exit, JDSU reveals split companies’ exec rosters, microsites

As noted by Stephen Hardy for CablingInstall.com’s sister brand Lightwave, a chronicler of the fiber-optic telecommunications sphere: “JDSU (NASDAQ: JDSU) [reportedly] has established microsites for the two companies that will result from its planned split in the third quarter of this year. The sites, among other info, reveal the planned executive structure of the two […]

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OVER HALF OF U.S. BROADBAND HOUSEHOLDS SUBSCRIBE TO AN OTT VIDEO SERVICE

Fifty-seven percent of consumers in U.S. broadband households subscribe to an OTT (over-the-top) video service, such as Netflix or Hulu Plus, according to recent access and entertainment research from Parks Associates, a market research and consulting company specializing in emerging technologies. The research firm reports the average U.S. broadband household spends $9 per month on […]

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FIXED BROADBAND SUBSCRIBERS TO APPROACH 1 BILLION IN 2019, LED BY CHINA

Fixed broadband subscribers grew 8 percent in 2014, reaching 733 million as service providers around the world continue to steadily add subscribers, according to new findings from technology market research firm Infonetics Research, now part of IHS. The findings are from its new “FTTH, DSL, and Cable Subscribers” report, which tracks and forecasts global fixed […]

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Cisco to acquire SDN data center start-up Embrane

On April 1, Cisco announced its intent to acquire the software defined networking (SDN) specialist Embrane (Santa Clara, CA), a provider of a lifecycle management platform for application-centric network services. Writing on the Cisco Blog, the company’s senior vice president and head of business development, Hilton Romanski, stated, “With agility and automation as persistent drivers […]

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Wireless IoT Forum launches to accelerate development of the Internet of Things

The Wireless IoT Forum has launched to support and promote the deployment of the Internet of Things worldwide. The Forum has been created to drive the widespread adoption of wireless wide-area networking technologies in both licensed and unlicensed spectrum. It will work with key stakeholders from across the value chain to agree requirements that inform […]

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Corning completes acquisition of Samsung Electronics’ fibre optics business

Corning Incorporated (NYSE: GLW) recently announced that it has completed the previously announced acquisition of Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.’s fibre optics business. Samsung Electronics is a trusted provider of optical fibre, cable, and connectivity for customers in South Korea, China, and Southeast Asia. Corning will integrate Samsung Electronics’ fibre optics business, with manufacturing facilities in […]

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Corning acquires iBwave, bolstering its in-building wireless portfolio

Corning Incorporated has acquired iBwave Solutions Inc., a provider of design-software systems for in-building wireless systems including distributed antenna systems (DAS). iBwave, which has been called “the AutoCAD of the RF [radio frequency] world,” is based on Montreal, Canada. Its design software is used by system integrators as well as end-user organizations. The image on […]

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Hybrid GPON/G.fast distribution point unveiled by Telnet Redes Inteligentes

Telnet Redes Inteligentes S. A. has introduced a Hybrid Fiber-Copper Access Distribution Point (HFCA-DP). The platform is the first to combine GPON and G.fast distribution point equipment (DPE) capabilities in a manner fully interoperable with Alcatel Lucent and Huawei GPON optical line terminals (OLTs), the company asserts. The DPE also can be used in WDM-PON […]