Juniper Networks Successfully Completes Long-Distance 400GbE Deployment

Networking solutions vendor Juniper Networks has successfully completed a field trial delivering 400Gbps Ethernet live traffic over 1,300 miles. The trial was conducted in conjunction with the Supercomputing 2019 Conference's high-capacity network, SCinet.

Leaseweb Deploys Infinera Groove to Interconnect Its Data Centers in North America

Dedicated server and cloud hosting services provider Leaseweb has successfully completed its implementation of the Infinera Groove G30 Network Disaggregation Platform interconnecting Leaseweb’s data centers in North America.

Bluebird Network Completes Fiber Expansion in Springfield, MO

Midwest telecommunications company, Bluebird Network, has completed its fiber expansion and investment in Springfield, MO. This expansion interconnects major business areas in Springfield to the Bluebird Underground Data Center - also located in Springfield, and to its 9,300-plus-mile fiber network throughout the Midwest.

Colt Now Able to Provide Direct Connectivity to Alibaba Cloud

Colt Technology Services, a provider of high-bandwidth connectivity solutions, now provides direct access to Alibaba Cloud in Asia.

Inspur Announces Upcoming Availability of 5G Lab in Shanghai

Global server, data center and cloud computing solutions provider, Inspur, has announced the upcoming availability of a Virtual Central Office (VCO) 3.0 lab in Shanghai, with partners including Accton, Kaloom, Red Hat and Linux Foundation.

IaaS Provider 3W Infra Adds Telecom Italia Sparkle to its Global Network Blend

3W Infra has selected Telecom Italia Sparkle (Sparkle) to add “high-quality” IP transit services to its blend of bandwidth offerings.

Cisco Silicon One Will Be the Foundation of Cisco’s Routing Portfolio

With expected near-term performance availability up to 25 Terabits per second (Tbps), Cisco Silicon One is a networking chip designed to be universally adaptable across service provider and web-scale markets.

Zayo to Expand Fiber Network in Florida Adding 2,300 Route Miles of Fiber

Fiber network company Zayo will significantly expand its fiber network in central Florida. Zayo will add more than 2,300 route miles of high-fiber count network enabling new markets of Tampa and Orlando including diverse connections and backhaul capabilities.

China Unicom Deploys Nokia Optical Fronthaul to Power Its 5G Networks

China Unicom, one of the world’s largest mobile service providers by subscriber base, has chosen the Nokia optical fronthaul solution to power its 4G and 5G networks in Beijing, supporting the operator’s ambitious commitment to deliver 5G in the 2019 timeframe.

1&1 Telecom Fined 9.5 Million Euros for GDPR Violation

BfDI has imposed a 9,550,000 Euro fine on telecom company 1&1 Telecom. As one of the world’s largest telecom providers, 1&1 - in 2018 - had not sufficiently protected customer data from access by unauthorized persons during support services by telephone.

Huawei Opens 5G OpenLab in South Korea

Huawei has opened its 5G OpenLab in Seoul. Through the OpenLab, Huawei aims to drive 5G and ICT development in South Korea, and provide 5G testing environments and interoperability services for SMEs and startups.