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24 January 2013
Tata Communications is upgrading its TGN-Atlantic subsea cable, linking New York to London, to offer 100Gbps services.
Ciena’s 6500 Packet Optical Platform is being
used for the deployment, which is designed to deliver
additional bandwidth and flexibility to carriers and
enterprises in the US and Europe.
The vendor’s GeoMesh solution, designed to
US-based Windstream has partnered with network specialist Cyan for the upgrade of its regional and metro networks to 100G.
Hong Kong mobile operator CSL has revealed the commercial upgrade of its 4G network to LTE-Advanced (LTE-A), using carrier aggregation across two 20MHz bands.
TIM Brasil is upgrading its long-haul network in North Brazil to 100G.
Alcatel-Lucent has signed a contract with the Tasman Global Access (TGA) consortium – Spark New Zealand, Telstra and Vodafone – to build the subsea cable between New Zealand to Australia.
Japan’s SoftBank is planning to shrink its office base in Silicon Valley, US, Reuters reports, citing sources close to the matter.
O2 Slovakia has announced the commercial launch of its 4G LTE networks in Bratislava, the country’s capital, and Kosice.