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By Kelsey Kusterer Ziser, Editor, 6/27/2018
Ciena's Steve Alexander explains Ciena's strategy for injecting analytics and intelligence into the network, why the company acquired Packet Design and why Ciena is setting its sights on the Indian and Asian markets.
By Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 6/8/2018
New dark fiber provider is finding diverse paths using short subsea segments across North American Lakes.
By Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 5/7/2018
Exchange and interconnection companies point to avoiding 'pinch points' and creating greater diversity than traditional carrier hotels.
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By Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 4/26/2018
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Telefónica, Orange and KPN reveal Q1 earnings; Ericsson lands Italian virtualization job.
By Gagandeep Kaur, Contributing Editor, 3/27/2018
Russia's Sistema has reportedly emerged as the leading bidder for what remains of Reliance Communications.
By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-Chief, 3/19/2018
Never mind the days, there are only HOURS remaining before the door closes on this year's Leading Lights awards deadline...
By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-Chief, 3/16/2018
As one of the optical industry's key jamborees drew to a close, Heavy Reading senior analyst and optical networking industry celebrity Sterling Perrin discussed developments in 600G transport, probabilistic constellation shaping and other key trends from this year's OFC.
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By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-Chief, 3/12/2018
Vendor unveils the latest iteration of its Infinite Capacity Engine (ICE) and ramps up its R&D cycle.
By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-Chief, 3/8/2018
There's talk swirling the optical transport sector that Cisco is window-shopping for a packet-optical transport systems specialist.
By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-Chief, 3/6/2018
The Shannon limit, that is, claiming its Photonic Service Engine 3 (PSE-3) chipset takes optical channels close to the maximum theoretical capacity.
By Robert Clark, 1/30/2018
Citing security concerns about Huawei, Australia's government has indicated it will fund a submarine project instead.
By Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 12/15/2017
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Sky and BT exchange TV channels; UK military chief warns of Russian subsea skullduggery; Sunrise demos 5G with Huawei.
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