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  1. HolstonConnect And FiberRise Team With ADTRAN For Transformative Fiber Build
    10/2/2018

    ADTRAN, Inc., the leading provider of next-generation open networking solutions, recently announced it is partnering with Holston Electric Cooperative (HEC) and solutions provider FiberRise to create a utility-grade Gigabit broadband network across the entire HEC cooperative membership in the Tennessee Valley

  2. Firecomms Expands Its Distribution Channel Via A Strategic Agreement With NAC Semi (NAC Group, Inc.)
    10/2/2018

    Firecomms, a global leader in the provision of fiber optic solutions and optical transceivers, announces the signing of a distribution agreement with NAC Semi, a leading electronic component design services & distribution company. NAC Semi will augment the supply and support of Firecomms’ customers in key market segments in the Americas region

  3. Defects Promise Quantum Communication Through Standard Optical Fiber
    10/1/2018

    An international team of scientists led by the University of Groningen's Zernike Institute for Advanced Materials has identified a way to create quantum bits that emit photons that describe their state at wavelengths close to those used by telecom providers.

  4. EMCORE Awarded Inertial Navigation Systems Contract For Maritime Systems Application
    10/1/2018

    EMCORE Corporation (NASDAQ: EMKR), a leading provider of advanced Mixed-Signal Optics products that provide the foundation for today’s high-speed communication network infrastructures and leading-edge defense systems, announced today that it has been awarded a contract valued at over $4 million to design and manufacture navigational grade Inertial Navigation Systems (INS) for a maritime systems application

  5. Timbercon Begins AS9145 To Support Zero Defects Implementation
    9/27/2018

    Timbercon, a leading USA-based fiber optic solutions provider, announced that the company has started to implement Advanced Product Quality Planning (APQP) and Production Part Approval Process (PPAP) per AS9145 standards throughout all projects and builds, as part of their strategy to get to Zero Defects

  6. Fiber Optic Sensor Measures Tiny Magnetic Fields
    9/19/2018

    Researchers have developed a light-based technique for measuring very weak magnetic fields, such as those produced when neurons fire in the brain.

  7. Compact Fiber Laser May Enable Wearable Tech And Better Endoscopes
    9/17/2018

    By creating a new twist on fiber optic sensors, researchers in China have developed a smart, flexible photoacoustic imaging technique that may have potential applications in wearable devices, instrumentation and medical diagnostics.

  8. EMCORE Awarded Long-Term Contract By Raytheon To Supply High-Performance Fiber Optic Gyroscopes For Optical Targeting Systems
    9/17/2018

    EMCORE Corporation (NASDAQ: EMKR), a leading provider of advanced Mixed-Signal Optics products that provide the foundation for today’s high-speed communication network infrastructures and leading-edge defense systems, announced today that it has been awarded a long-term contract valued at over $18 million over a 4-year period to supply high-performance Fiber Optic Gyroscope (FOG) modules to Raytheon for use in airborne optical targeting systems

  9. 400G BiDi MSA Group Releases Initial Optical Specification
    9/17/2018

    The 400G Bidirectional (BiDi) Multi-Source Agreement (MSA) Group today announced the publication of release 1.0 of its 400G-BD4.2 Specification for a 400 Gb/s optical interface over 100 meters of multimode fiber

  10. Legrand Forms Strategic Partnership With Integra Optics
    9/12/2018

    Legrand, the global specialist in electrical and digital building infrastructures, announced today it has formed a strategic partnership with Integra Optics, a global provider of carrier-grade fiber optics components. The relationship leverages both companies' strengths to offer a complete line of transceiver and direct attach cables under the Legrand powered by Integra name