AddOn Networks to upgrade 400G and 100G infrastructure worldwide with new high-density optical transceiver

Tustin, California, USA and Cirencester, UK, March 24, 2020 – AddOn Networks, the largest independent global supplier of optical connectivity solutions, has today launched its new range of optical transceivers to increase capacity on the networks with next-generation 400G capabilities. Enterprises worldwide are facing huge pressures to deliver faster speeds and higher bandwidth due to the ever-increasing demands for greater internet connectivity. This latest transceiver from AddOn Networks, the QSFP28-DD 2x100G, addresses these fundamental challenges by increasing network density, reducing infrastructure investments and solving interoperability issues between current and future…

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Hit Rail begins the hosting and management of ProRail’s Common Interface

Ten-year SaaS contract gives Dutch infrastructure manager connectivity for infrastructure, freight and passenger services in line with EU TSI specifications Utrecht, 27 January 2020 – ProRail, the Dutch railway Infrastructure Manager has awarded Hit Rail B.V., the European rail industry’s IT specialist, a ten-year contract for the hosting and operation of the Common Interface (“CI”). With effect from October 2019, Hit Rail has installed and is now hosting and operating the CI by providing it to ProRail as Software as a Service (SaaS) on its cloud IT platform, hosted at…

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“To succeed down the road of 5G, operators must build more lanes and increase capacity,” urges ProLabs

Cirencester, UK, 20 November – To address growing 5G demands, network operators are increasingly investing in network infrastructure to enhance capacity and deliver high-quality next-generation connectivity. With many infrastructure deployment strategies being used, operators who utilise future-proof technologies will receive higher returns on investment and greater customer satisfaction, advised Raymond Hagen, Global Product Manager at ProLabs. Investments in 5G network infrastructure will account for six percent of the total wireless infrastructure revenue of Communications Service Providers (CSPs) in 2019, according to Gartner. In 2020, this figure is expected to reach…

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Gaist set to revolutionise utilities sector with mapping technology

Using Gaist’s unique technology, utility providers can maintain existing infrastructure with the opportunity for further innovation Skipton, UK, 28 October 2019: Providing the ever-increasing services demanded by a growing population cannot be achieved using existing UK infrastructure, warned Gaist Head of Business Development Ian Job today. “There are over 800,000km of sewer and water supply pipes in the UK that have an estimated average age of 70 years. One of the biggest challenges facing the utilities sector right now is that this ageing infrastructure needs to be upgraded and replaced…

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INCA welcomes Ofcom’s relaxed infrastructure access regulation, citing new opportunities for independent network growth

Fixed price regulations on unrestricted access will spark greater levels of competition, says CEO Malcolm Corbett London, UK, 8 July, 2019 – The Independent Networks Co-operative Association (INCA) has welcomed Ofcom’s decision which removes restrictions on the use of BT’s ducts and poles in the Physical Infrastructure Market Review. The move to remove the usage and geographic scope restrictions, announced on June 28, aims to improve the attractiveness of the PIA product and help independent operators to build new networks more cost effectively. “The decision by Ofcom to open up…

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