Fibre Optics

Telco Deep Dive 2018: The fibre broadband disruptor
iFiber’s CEO Shaharin Saman aims to disrupt the Malaysian fixed fibre broadband market with his Open Access business model.
Malaysia to get super-speed 100G Ethernet
Swedish packet optical networking solutions supplier Transmode and its local partner Nera Networks gave announced that Fiberail, a regional ‘carrier's carrier,’ has upgraded its backbone network to a packet-optical 100G-ready network for the provision of high-capacity links across Malaysia.
Opcom to buy 40% stake in Unigel UK for US$3.67mil
Fibre optics cable manufacturer Opcom Holdings Bhd plans to buy a 40% stake in Unigel (UK) Ltd, a producer of thixotropic gel, for US$3.67 million in cash.
Bell Labs hits 10Gbps over copper telephone lines
Bell Labs, the research arm of Alcatel-Lucent, has claimed to set a new broadband speed record of 10 gigabits-per-second (Gbps) using traditional copper telephone lines and a prototype technology that demonstrates how existing copper access networks can be used to deliver 1 Gbps symmetrical ultra-broadband access services.
Next-gen youth, next-gen Internet, and lightsabres
There is a shortage of scientists and engineers in many countries, but Professor Sir David Payne is confident the next generation of youth will rise up to meet that demand -- the bad news is that he doesn't believe a lightsabre can be built.
Century of the photon, and bridging gaps via startups
Professor Sir David Payne of Southampton University talks to DNA's Gabey Goh about photonics, and the roles of research institutes, governments and startups in forging the future.
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