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Norway has more bandwidth than all of Africa & other broadband gaps

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Broadband use in Africa, the Middle East and Latin America are growing incredibly quickly, but developed nations are still the heaviest broadband users. This research out from Telegeography today shouldn’t come as any big surprise but the fact that Norway has access to more bandwidth than the entire African continent...
Norway has more bandwidth than all of Africa & other broadband gaps

Wow! Internet capacity has doubled to 77 Tbps in two years.

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To fill up the entire Internet you’d need to flood the networks with 77 terabits per second of content, since that’s exactly how much capacity there is according to Telegeography. The analyst firm said today that while 77 Tbps of capacity is impressive, the total rate of growth in capacity...
Wow! Internet capacity has doubled to 77 Tbps in two years.

Watch out Cisco. Huawei’s coming!

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Huawei, six months after creating its enterprise networking division here in the U.S., is ready to make a big splash at Interop this year. The Chinese networking gear maker is the one thing Cisco’s CEO John Chambers has said he’s worried about, even as the networking world embraces software-defined networks,...
Watch out Cisco. Huawei’s coming!

Fighting the capacity crunch, Orange and Alcatel-Lucent set 400 Gbps fiber link live

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People have been messing around with this in the labs but now it’s real and in the field: Alcatel-Lucent and France Telecom-Orange have deployed a long-distance terrestrial 400 Gbps optical fiber link that, as it uses 44 such wavelengths, can carry a whopping 17.6 terabits per second (Tbps) of traffic...
Fighting the capacity crunch, Orange and Alcatel-Lucent set 400 Gbps fiber link live

EU seeks to reduce world's energy usage, and double data center speeds, by replacing copper with fiber

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Data centers are big and costly. Engineers all over the world are working hard at making servers and networking more efficient. Processors are using less power, cooling is getting easier, and even routers are reducing their footprint. Sadly, data centers are still using a gigantic amount of power, so the...
EU seeks to reduce world's energy usage, and double data center speeds, by replacing copper with fiber

Networking chip firm Mellanox to buy startup Kotura. Because photonics.

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Mellanox, the company famous for its Infiniband chips but which is also branching out into Ethernet, says it intends to buy photonics startup Kotura in a cash deal valued at $82 million. The deal is expected to close in the second half of 2013. Koruta, which I profiled last November, makes...
Networking chip firm Mellanox to buy startup Kotura. Because photonics.

The need for speed: TeliaSonera to build and manage Facebook’s new optical network

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TeliaSonera International Carrier, a 100% subsidiary of Swedish telco TeliaSonera, this morning announced that it has been retained by social networking giant Facebook to both build and operate a new pan-European managed optical network. The multi-terabit optical network will provide Facebook with connectivity between Internet exchange points in multiple European...
The need for speed: TeliaSonera to build and manage Facebook’s new optical network
The shape of the internet has changed: It now lives life on the edge

Hello terabit age! This fiber is fat, fast and programmable.

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You know what the Internet is going to need? More bandwidth. Because, really, when it comes to capacity on those long-haul cables under the sea or surrounding cities, there’s always a need for more bits per second. This is why Ciena’s announcement of a chip that can deliver 17.6 terabits...
Hello terabit age! This fiber is fat, fast and programmable.

Kotura: A startup betting on the speed of light in the data center

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When we talk about the flood of data and digital information on the internet, we spend a lot of time thinking about the bytes — as in how much can we store and where can we put those exabytes of data we create every day. But of increasing importance will...
Kotura: A startup betting on the speed of light in the data center

We are all bandwidth hogs now

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Demand for international bandwidth grew 39 percent last year, and at a compounded annual rate of 53 percent between 2007 and 2012, according to Telegeography. The interesting bit here is that the growth is coming not just from developed regions, but all regions of the world. Cheaper mobile phones with...
We are all bandwidth hogs now

Faster Web access is coming to Asia, thanks to this NTT Com-backed subsea cable

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Undersea cables are all the rage these days. Google has its Unity project, Facebook was recently outed as an investor in a pan-Asia cable, and now a new initiative — the Asia Submarine-cable Express (ASE) — is coming, promising to bring 40-gigabit-per-second technology to a number of Asia’s key cities. The...
Faster Web access is coming to Asia, thanks to this NTT Com-backed subsea cable
512 Gbps! Deutsche Telekom touts speed breakthrough

Infinera tests 8 Tbps speeds on older fiber

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Infinera and Nissho Electronics are showing of lab tests that can deliver 8 terabits per second of capacity over 800 kilometers. This level of capacity is about half the lit capacity delivered under the Atlantic. Essential to this test was that it could deliver this high-capacity over fiber that previously...
Infinera tests 8 Tbps speeds on older fiber
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