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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Calnex Solutions acquires Luceo Technologies GmbH

LINLITHGOW, SCOTLAND, 15th May 2019 – Calnex Solutions today announced the acquisition of Luceo Technologies GmbH headquartered in Berlin, Germany. This is the second acquisition Calnex has closed in the last 15 months. The acquisition, which is for an undisclosed amount, increases the Calnex product line to include Luceo’s range of High Speed Component testers complementing Calnex’s existing portfolio of Synchronisation testers and Network Emulators. Luceo Technologies supplies the XBERT and ParalleX multi-channel BERTs supporting interface rates up to 28Gb/s in the latest 4x28G BERT for 100GbE applications. The Luceo…

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Calnex Releases Multi-Port 25GbE in its Multi-Port SNE Platform enabling High Speed Ethernet Network Emulation

EDINBURGH, SCOTLAND, April 23, 2019 – Calnex Solutions Ltd today released multi-port 25GbE interfaces in its multi-port, multi-user Network Emulator. The SNE now supports multiple ports of 1GbE, 10GbE and 25GbE making it the industry’s highest port density network emulator supporting up to 16ports 1GbE, up to 12 ports 10GbE and up to 4 ports 25GbE. The Calnex SNE is used in a wide variety of networks and applications including Mobile, WAN verification, IT, Data Center relocation, Military/ Security, Smart-Grid Utilities, Healthcare and Broadcast Communications as well as Video Conferencing…

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NOS deploys TEOCO’s Mentor with CogniSense to improve network performance and data analytics capabilities

Portuguese operator will use enhanced geolocation to improve customer experience and explore new data analytics use cases FAIRFAX, VA., USA – 25 February 2019 – TEOCO, the leading provider of analytics, assurance and optimization solutions to over 300 communication service providers (CSPs) and OEMs worldwide, has today announced that Portuguese operator NOS will deploy Mentor with CogniSense to improve its network’s performance and provide better analytics. TEOCO’s Mentor performs RAN optimization and analytics by using network measurements and precise geo-location. Mentor uses a powerful engine to deliver advanced performance monitoring…

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LINX Announce New Year Port Fee Reductions of 15% on its two London LANs and at US exchange LINX NoVA

London, UK – 21st November 2018 – LINX, the London Internet Exchange, have committed to significantly reducing 10GE and 100GE port fees on its LON1 and LON2 networks in London, and at its regional exchange LINX NoVA in Northern Virginia, USA. This was ratified by a vote by LINX members at an Extraordinary General Meeting in London on the 20th November. As of 1st January 2019 prices on selected port sizes will be cut by 15%. On LON1 10GE fees will drop to £638 per month with 100GE ports priced…

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Melita selects Calix AXOS to Enhance its Fiber Infrastructure and Provide Always-On Network Services to Business Customers Across Malta

The AXOS E7-2 and E3-2 systems provide the deployment flexibility necessary for Melita to deliver high speed broadband services its business subscribers SAN JOSE – November 14, 2018 – Calix, Inc. (NYSE: CALX) today announced Melita has selected the AXOS E7-2 Intelligent Modular System and the AXOS E3-2 Intelligent PON Node to power its new GPON network, which will enable a full suite of next-generation services for business customers across Malta. Incorporating Calix AXOS across multiple platforms offers an increased level of operational efficiency. The new network will include E7-2…

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HUBER+SUHNER brings the Central Office and Data Center together with future-proof fiber portfolio at Cisco Live 2018

The company’s smart solutions will be rolled out to the wider Cisco community for the first time With the constant need for faster and more reliable connectivity, operators looking to combat network challenges will benefit from the offering from HUBER+SUHNER for manageable and cost-effective data centers as it showcases its fiber optics portfolio at Cisco Live 2018, in Orlando, Florida. With fiber-rich environments demanding maximum density in a limited footprint, quick installations as well as moves, adds and changes (MAC) and the ability to handle future growth, the LiSA fiber…

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Emtelle introduces FS:Detect, the latest enhancement of its FiSpy microduct connection system

Building on FiSpy’s growing reputation, FS:Detect enables operators and their network construction partners to quickly identify the exact location of faults or failed fibre installation. Hawick, Scotland, June 11, 2018 – Emtelle, a leading provider of blown fibre and ducted network solutions for the telecoms industry, has added FS:Detect to its product range to create an innovative integrated kit designed to pinpoint damage and deliver error-free microduct selection in fibre networks, significantly reducing costly repairs and installation time. Developed by New Zealand-based FiComms, the FiSpy kit consists of two complementary…

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TETRA and LTE are essential for mission critical users so why not take advantage of both says ETELM

Berlin, Germany, 16 May 2018 – While TETRA and LTE interconnection is raising many challenges for the mission critical industry, it is important to consider alternative ways of leveraging legacy technologies to move forward with LTE, says Nicolas Hauswald, Director of Sales and Marketing at ETELM. Speaking today at Critical Communications World 2018 in Berlin, Hauswald commented that barriers preventing users from deploying LTE could be removed by using an integrated solution instead of an interconnected solution. In his presentation, Hauswald addressed how Private LTE has been a hot topic…

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