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400G roundup: GTT upgrades; Telstra's new subsea cable

GTT takes initial steps toward upgrading its global IP network to 400G, while Telstra and SCCN link Australia and the US with a direct subsea cable.

DOCSIS 4.0 revenues a couple years out, Casa CEO says

Meanwhile, the supplier is seeing 'high-split' trials and deployments perk up as cable operators seek ways to expand upstream capacity on DOCSIS 3.1 networks.

Juniper CEO: The new networking – experience, speed and scale

Juniper's M&A strategy is helping it build a managed services arsenal that adds more value to service provider connectivity in the enterprise market.

OFC 2022: Cignal AI's Andrew Schmitt on what's hot in optical

Andrew Schmitt, founder and directing analyst at Cignal AI, helps us wrap up a few key topics from OFC 2022 and talks about what he's looking forward to in the optical networking space.

Infinera's Rob Shore: Optical engine revving at OFC

Rob Shore, Infinera's SVP of marketing, discusses three announcements covering Infinera's most recent technology and market moves in optical transport, pluggable optics and a partnership that will unlock private networking and edge computing deployments for a major US service provider.

Verizon, AT&T lag behind Lumen on Wavelength Services Leaderboard

While wavelength technology is about 20 years old, it's experiencing a 'rebirth because of the demand for very high speeds,' said Vertical Systems Group's Rick Malone.

The time I visited a Dish 5G cell site

On Wednesday morning I got a surprise call from a Dish representative: Did I want to take a tour of a Dish 5G cell site in the next 15 minutes? I dropped everything and did. Here's what I learned.

China's telcos join race for computing supremacy

China Mobile, China Telecom and China Unicom are stepping up to support the national crusade to boost China's computing power.

Rakuten's Tareq Amin: Conducting Symphony but changing the music

Tareq Amin, CEO of Rakuten Symphony and CTO of Rakuten Mobile, talks about his company's success in open RAN and how it plans to change the economics of building 5G networks for other operators.

Nokia shrugs off components crunch with sharp rise in profit

Finnish vendor says it could have sold more were it not for the semiconductor crisis and shows that its turnaround strategy is bearing fruit.

IBM has acquired Volta Networks as it muscles up in automation

Big Blue has made Volta a part of its takeover strategy and can already cite customers for its technology, including Dish and Telefónica.

Cisco siphons $20M into Rural Broadband Innovation Center

The $20 million Center was launched in mid-June under the umbrella of Cisco's Country Digital Acceleration program, and will focus on delivering high-speed Internet access to rural areas to lessen the digital divide.

Nokia's FP5 chip taps into security and energy fears

The successor to the ballyhooed FP4 promises a lot more power efficiency and defense against cybercrime.

Cisco targets net zero GHG emissions by 2040

US tech giant says it can outpace Paris Agreement net-zero timeframe by ten years.

Ciena order book fills up as components crunch starts to hurt

Demand for optical networking products is soaring, to judge by Ciena's outlook, but a shortage of stock will put a dent in sales.

Cisco hardware revival is coming at a cost

Despite its lurch into software, the US firm still generates most of its income from sales of Internet boxes – and component costs are rising.

Huawei, Verizon go to battle in a Texas courtroom

Huawei and Verizon square off in the first of two big summer telco patent trials in Texas, the 'rocket docket' of IP cases.

Router/switch market back to pre-pandemic levels – Dell'Oro

Market research firm expects transition to 400G products, along with mobile backhaul upgrades, as key demand drivers going forward.

Telia Carrier CEO: Pushing for global expansion

Telia Carrier CEO Staffan Göjeryd said his company is poised to keep growing and will likely become more focused and more competitive now that it is standing on its own. Meanwhile, the need to balance technology investments and market expansion looms larger than ever.

'All year' silicon shortage chips away at Cisco's profits

Cisco's choosing to absorb higher prices for scarce silicon by narrowing its profit margins – but it can't do this forever, warns its CEO.

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