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Earthtimes.org:  Worldwide sales of long-haul DWDM (dense wavelength division multiplexing) products grew by more than 30 percent in 2006, to $1.8 billion, as network operators scrambled to add capacity in the wake of surging demand for bandwidth, according to a major new report from Heavy Reading (), the market research division of CMP Technology's Light Reading...more

Light Reading:  FTTH Council Europe 2007 -- Fiber access equipment vendors are lining up to pitch for a gigabit passive optical networking (GPON) deal at France Telecom SA (NYSE: FTE - message board), which is planning to spend €270 million (US$351 million) on a fiber-to-the-home (FTTH) buildout during the next two years. (See FT Fleshes Out FTTH and PON & FTTx Update.) ...more

TMCnet:  Alcatel (News - Alert)-Lucent and Freescale, a semiconductor company, have teamed up in order to speed up the adoption of fiber-to-the-home technologies by jointly developing gigabit passive optical networking (GPON) technology and interoperability specifications for vendors of terminal equipment. ...more

Business Wire (press release), CA:  Amedia Networks, Inc. (OTC BB: AANI), a provider of next generation media gateways to distribute and manage ultra-broadband triple-play services in the home, today announced the development of the worlds first GPON (Gigabit Passive Optical Network) gateway with built-in home networking capabilities and a personal media library. The HG-G1000 is being designed to provide the integrated functionality of an in-home Broadband Home Router (BHR), an outdoor Optical Network Term...more

PR Newswire (press release), NY:  Internet2 today announced that the MAGPI advanced networking hub at the University of Pennsylvania has connected to the new Internet2 Network, providing the research and education community in the Pennsylvania, New Jersey and Delaware region access to the most high-performance nationwide networking capabilities available. The new network node located in Philadelphia extends the reach of Internet2's 100 Gigabit per second (Gbps) nationwide network to its members in the region. With ov...more
Asia’s Communications System Begins to Return to Normal
Asia Sentinel, China:  As the New Year dawns, Asia’s telecommunications and cable companies appear finally to be making progress in returning the region’s communications structure to normal in the wake of the December 26 earthquake that damaged undersea cables on the sea floor thousands of meters below the surface a few kilometers south of Ta...more

::: White Papers

:  This paper will assess the key considerations in selecting among alternatives for PON, and propose a...more
:  The service provider market is changing rapidly as more companies adopt advanced network application...more

::: E-Zines

:  The Industrial Ethernet Book is a leading international publication dedicated to Industrial Etherne......more
:  Cabling solutions for fiber and copper communications systems. Cable installation issues cover coaxi......more

::: Industry Forums, Standard Bodies and Technical Groups

:  SPIE-The International Society of Optical Engineering...more
:  The European Telecommunications Standards Institute (ETSI) is an independent, non-profit organizatio...more

::: Magazines and Journals

:  The primary purpose of IEEE Network, which is published bimonthly, is to inform readers on topics of...more
:  IEEE PHOTONICS TECHNOLOGY LETTERS is published monthly. Original contributions are welcomed which re...more

::: Online Seminars and Tutorials

:  The presentation introduces the state of the art of the current EPON's Multi-Point Control Protocol ...more
:  Beginners' Guides...more

::: Books

:  This book is intended to be a self-contained reference for MPLS technology. However, MPLS as a techn...more
:  Network managers often question the value that MPLS brings to their business environment. This book ...more

::: Network Planning and Simulation Tools

:  The Network Modeling family of tools allows optical component and equipment manufacturers to design ...more
:  NPAT is a comprehensive off-line network design, planning and optimization solution for ATM, FR, IP,...more

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::: Technical Writing and Research Skills

:  A collection of advice about how to do research and how to communicate effectively (primarily for co...more
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