Mid-Atlantic B’Band Runs Multi-Terabit Trial

Mid-Atlantic Broadband Communities, a wholesale fiber-optic open-access network transport provider, completed a trial last week delivering multi-terabit capacity on its existing network across southern Virginia. The trial was conducted with Infinera‘s (NASDAQ:INFN) DTN-X packet optical transport networking platform, using 500 … Continue reading

Car Dealers Take Comcast Biz for a Spin

Jim Ellis Automotive Group has deployed Comcast (NASDAQ:CMCSA) Business Ethernet services to connect its 14 metro Atlanta dealerships on one wide area network (WAN). The scalable fiber-based network supports online sales and customer service, business applications hosted in the group’s … Continue reading

Aurora Doubles Density of 1,310 nm Transmitters


Aurora Networks has unveiled its HT3300H Series Double-Density 1,310 nm Transmitter System. It includes 1.2 GHz transmitters and is designed for high rack density and to reduce power consumption. It’s intended to help operators meet the high bandwidth demands of … Continue reading

Death, Taxes – and the Need to Increase Data Speed


If Benjamin Franklin were alive and working in the telecommunications industry, he would say that there are three certainties: Death, taxes and the need to transmit data more quickly. Cable operators and their vendors can’t do a thing about the … Continue reading

Austin: Gigabit Ground Zero


The 11th largest city in the United States, Austin, TX, has been making broadband news lately, most recently by Time Warner Cable (NYSE:TWC), which in late February announced speed increases that will bring its highest tiered Internet package to 300 … Continue reading