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b2ap3_thumbnail_fiber-optics-eric-litvin.jpgI am very fascinatied by the history and development of fiber optics as a resource, and as an industry. I reently came across a really cool article written from Jeff Hecht that I thought is a great summary on how it all came to be. Jeff does a great job of giving us the big picture and showing us some of the major break throughs that occured to get us to where we are at today with this technology. Check out his article here.

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  • SEACOM expands South African fiber footprint with FibreCo acquisition
    SEACOM, which operates the submarine network of the same name as well as other undersea and terrestrial networks in Africa, says it has reached a purchase agreement to acquire South African fiber-optic network operator FibreCo Telecommunications. Terms of the acquisition, conducted through affiliate SEACOM South Africa, were not disclosed. The deal is subject to approval by the South African Competition Commission.
  • Southern Cross Cables upgrades submarine network with Ciena GeoMesh Extreme

    Ciena (NYSE: CIEN) says it has supplied its GeoMesh Extreme technology to Southern Cross Cables to enhance the submarine network operator’s undersea network. GeoMesh Extreme features Ciena’s 6500 T-Series equipped with the company’s WaveLogic Ai tunable coherent optical engine. Among other milestones, this is the first submarine network deployment of the GeoMesh Extreme technology over compensated cable, says Ciena.