100 gbps

All Aboard! Hibernia Express Cable-Laying Ships Take to the Atlantic

By |2015-05-11T11:41:36-05:00May 11th, 2015|Categories: 100G, architecture, B2B, Big Data connectivity, cable, Connectivity, Content Delivery, Ethernet, fiber, fiber network, fiber optics, Financial, global expansion, Global Telecommunications, Innovating Intra & Inter-Regional Connectivity, lit fiber, low latency, Low-Latency Network, metro market, Network, network growth, network provider, network route, Submarine Cable Network, subsea cable, Telecom, telecom industry blog, telecom infrastructure, telecom news, telecom news blog, Telecom News Now, Telecommunications|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

Over 2,000km of Hibernia Networks’ Hibernia Express cable has been manufactured and loaded onto three cable-laying ships set to take to the Atlantic Ocean to lay the low latency, high capacity fiber cables. The deployment of the ships marks an exciting milestone for global communications as Hibernia Express will be the first modern fiber optic cable [...]

Lightower to Showcase High-Performance Network at Telecom Exchange 2013

By |2013-06-25T14:58:30-05:00June 25th, 2013|Categories: bandwidth, Bandwidth Infrastructure, Broadband, broadband infrastructure, carrier ethernet, Cell tower backhaul, cloud computing, Conferences, dark fiber, Data Center Connectivity, Ethernet, Events, fiber, fiber optics, Low-Latency Network, Mobile backhaul, Optical Networking, Optical Transport, Telecom, telecom conference, Telecom Exchange, telecom industry blog, telecom news, telecom news blog, Telecommunications, Wholesale Carrier, Wholesale Telecom, Wireless backhaul|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Lightower Fiber Networks will showcase its industry-leading networking solutions during Telecom Exchange 2013 tomorrow, June 26, at Cipriani Wall Street in New York City. Lightower’s all-fiber network provides high-performance networking solutions to a broad range of industries including health care, financial services, media, content, education, government, carriers and more. Lightower has extensive experience providing customized, industry-specific [...]

Data is the New Punk Rock! A Q&A with Chad Taylor

By |2013-06-17T13:36:01-05:00June 17th, 2013|Categories: bandwidth, Bandwidth Infrastructure, big data, broadband infrastructure, business strategy, c-level, carrier, carrier ethernet, Cell tower backhaul, dark fiber, Data Center, disaster recovery, fiber, fiber optics, General, Internet, internet traffic, Low-Latency Network, Mobile backhaul, mobile broadband connectivity, network growth, network provider, network route, Optical Networking, Optical Transport, Telecom, telecom industry blog, telecom news, telecom news blog, Telecommunications, United Fiber & Data, WDM, Wholesale Carrier, Wholesale Telecom, Wireless backhaul|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

United Fiber & Data is currently constructing a 100 Gbps-ready greenfield fiber-optic network between New York City and Ashburn, Virginia. The new network will offer a redundant, highly available, low-latency path between the two cities and will connect some of the world’s top destinations for Internet peering and high-bandwidth networking, creating a cohesive and less-risky alternative [...]

The Citadel Selects DukeNet Communications for High-Capacity Campus Connectivity

By |2013-06-04T08:56:59-05:00June 4th, 2013|Categories: bandwidth, Broadband, broadband connections, broadband infrastructure, cloud, dark fiber, Ethernet, fiber, fiber optics, Internet, IP Solutions, IPv4, IPv6, network growth, network provider, Telecom, Telecommunications, voice|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

DukeNet Communications announced that The Citadel has selected DukeNet’s network solutions to provide dedicated Internet access (DIA) and up to GigE service to the campus in Charleston, South Carolina. Founded in 1842, The Citadel is a public, coeducational military college in Charleston, S.C., that offers a classic military education for young men and women. The Citadel had been [...]

DE-CIX's New 100G Optical Layer Build Enables Customers To Leverage Robust Peering Backbone

By |2013-05-13T09:50:15-05:00May 13th, 2013|Categories: bandwidth, Bandwidth Infrastructure, Broadband, broadband connections, broadband infrastructure, carrier, carrier ethernet, Content Delivery, content delivery network, dark fiber, data network services, General, interconnection, Internet, Internet Exchange, Internet Protocols, Internet Service Providers, internet traffic, IP Exchange, IP peering, IP Solutions, IP transit, Metro Ethernet Exchange, network provider, Telecom, Telecommunications, Wholesale Carrier, Wholesale Telecom|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

DE-CIX, announced today that it has deployed four supernodes across the city of Frankfurt to support its new flagship DE-CIX Apollon platform.   This will complete the optical backbone of Apollon, making it the utmost in reliability and scalability. As the world’s largest and most advanced Ethernet platform, Apollon now delivers a total capacity of 12Tbps across [...]

GlobeNet and TE SubCom Begin Construction of Segment 5 Replacement

By |2012-01-17T08:12:18-05:00January 17th, 2012|Categories: Ethernet, fiber, global expansion, Low-Latency Network, Submarine Cable Network, surveys, technology trends, Telecom, Telecommunications, Transatlantic Cable|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

GlobeNet and TE SubCom have commenced construction for the replacement of Segment 5 of GlobeNet’s high performance subsea cable system. This new subsea cable will provide more than 30 times the current capacity between Bermuda and the United States and is planned for completion in the first quarter of 2013. The new segment will be approximately [...]

Lightower Deploys 100G Services to Customers

By |2012-01-11T09:01:54-05:00January 11th, 2012|Categories: Broadband, dark fiber, Ethernet, fiber, Internet, managed services, network growth, Optical Networking, technology trends, Telecommunications|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Ciena® Corporation announces it has been selected by Lightower Fiber Networks to support the delivery of Ethernet services and managed wavelengths at bandwidths up to 100 Gbps. This service will be available immediately to enterprise and service provider customers throughout Lightower’s footprint.  Powered by Ciena’s coherent optical technology, Lightower’s end-to-end fiber-based solutions include 40-Gigabit and 100-Gigabit [...]

Metro | NS – Going Beyond 100 Gig

By |2011-06-16T17:45:22-05:00June 16th, 2011|Categories: Broadband, colocation, dark fiber, Financial Exchange, Low-Latency Network, Optical Networking, technology trends, Telecom, Telecommunications|Tags: , , , , , , |

Metro | NS a leading optical network planning, design, construction and maintenance firm is continuing its blog series with an overview of the opportunities and obstacles to increasing capacity beyond 100 Gbps. The blog explains how coherent receivers using sophisticated DSP algorithms allow for the additional performance improvements needed to increase throughput by 10 times on [...]