Channel123 News Archive - 2010

 

17 December 2010Broadband Forum Celebrates Record Year at Final Meeting of 2010 When 2010 noted as a year of great Forum productivity, critical specifications development, powerful new alliances and the achievement of an amazing industry milestone of 500 million broadband subscribers
Source: The Broadband Forum

 

15 December 2010Reliance Globalcom Joins CENX to Expand Global Ethernet VPLS Offering Reliance Globalcom, the leading global provider of managed network and communication services for multinational enterprises and carriers, today announced that its Global Ethernet VPLS solution now connects with CENX
Source: FierceTelecom

 

13 December 2010Ethernet Switch and Enterprise Router market performance results for 2010 Despite the murky economic picture, 2010 is shaping up to be a great year for Ethernet switching, with sales for the year likely reaching the highest level ever, at $18.5 billion, up 29% from 2009.
Source: Infonetics Research

 

13 December 2010Ethernet exchanges come to light Analyst firm Ovum is projecting the overall global Ethernet market to grow at a 14% CAGR to $40 billion over the next five years, with multipoint services pegged as the fastest growing sub-segment at 32% CAGR to 2015
Source: TelecomAsia.net

 

10 December 2010China Telecom, Huawei and Corning have Announced the Completion of 3000km Ultra Long Haul 100G WDM Transmission Test in China China Telecom, Huawei, and Corning Incorporated, jointly announced the completion of China's first 100G wavelength division multiplexing (WDM) ultra long haul transmission test. The test set a new record of 100G WDM transmission distance of over 3000 km in terrestrial fiber system.
Source: FierceTelecom

 

1 December 2010Forecasting Carrier Ethernet exchange market is a complex project When Ethernet exchanges were still in the planning phase, some industry stakeholders projected that they could give Carrier Ethernet sales a big boost. But now that four different companies have launched Ethernet exchanges, how much business will they really generate?
Source: Carrier Ethernet News

 

19 November 2010MPLS-TP OAM: An Informal ACG Survey and an Update on the 'Controversy' 'What's all this fuss about MPLS-TP OAM?' At ACG have been trying to sort out what's really going on with MPLS-TP OAM by asking service providers worldwide to comment on their usage of MPLS-TP
Source: ACG Research

 

16 November 2010NEWS FROM P-OTN Berlin – Cisco Introduces Foundation for Next-Generation Transport: The Cisco Carrier Packet Transport System Cisco today announced a fundamental innovation for next-generation telecommunications transport networks – the Cisco Carrier Packet Transport (CPT) System.
Source: Cisco

 

16 November 2010NEWS FROM P-OTN Berlin – Juniper Networks Introduces the Next-Generation Core Router for the New Network As 160 delegates attend the first P-OTN specialist event in Europe Juniper Networks announces its "next-generation and the industry's fastest core routing platform"
Source: Juniper Networks

 

11 November 2010LTE infrastructure forecasts up, along with operator commitments to LTE networks Infonetics increased its forecast for the worldwide LTE infrastructure market, expecting it to grow roughly 10-fold from 2010 to 2014, to $11.5 billion
Source: Infonetics Research

 

8 November 2010Millimeter wave equipment market to near half-billion dollars by 2014 Millimeter wave equipment based on E-band spectrum has characteristics -- namely higher frequencies and single-channel configurations -- that enable it to address several key markets. Although relatively small, the worldwide E-band and W-band millimeter wave equipment market is fast-rising, with worldwide revenue forecast to grow to $458.5 million in 2014
Source: Infonetics Research

 

26 October 2010Europe's New Member States continue to dominate the FTTH Rankings Three out of the top five fibre nations are recent members of the European Union; Romania enters the rankings.
Source: FTTH Council Europe

 

22 October 2010Alcatel-Lucent primary research shows that European consumers and businesses are ready for LTE applications European telecommunications operators could increase consumer revenues by as much as 10 percent, and enterprise revenues by nearly 30 percent as the adoption of LTE technology matures.
Source: Alcatel-Lucent

 

20 October 2010AboveNet Selects ancotel's Frankfurt Facility to Expand Its High Bandwidth Connectivity Network in Europe The ancotel group, headquartered in Frankfurt am Main, an international service provider for carrier-neutral colocation, telehousing and interconnection, welcomes AboveNet as its 400th customer at Kleyer 90 in Frankfurt Germany
Source: TMCNet

 

18 October 2010Worldwide Ethernet Exchange Opportunity Sized at $674M by 2014 The market opportunity for Ethernet Exchange services is sized at $674 million worldwide in 2014, according to Vertical Systems Group's latest research, which was released today at the Carrier Ethernet Backhaul & Exchange Europe conference in London.
Source: Vertical Systems Group

 

15 October 2010Microwave equipment market dips 4% in Q2; on track for steady growth 2011-on The microwave equipment market continues to be affected by the echoes of the recession, and it was a soft quarter, indicative of the lingering slowdown in operator capex in some segments.
Source: Infonetics Research

 

11 October 2010Will CENX Beat Equinix in Ethernet Exchanges? Just about every provider offering some kind of data center interconnection, business Ethernet, or corporate VoIP service has announced they are offering an Ethernet Exchange platform, or has built a connection to one.
Source: Data Centre Stocks

 

23 September 2010Colt wins MEF's EMEA Carrier Ethernet "Service Provider of the Year Award" Colt also wins "Best Business Ethernet Services" category in the MEF's official awards.
Source: MEF

 

16 September 2010Colt, a leading provider of business communications and IT managed services, has successfully completed its first European field trial of 100 Gigabit Ethernet (100GbE) services The trial consisted of prototype 100GbE client interfaces in Infinera systems in London and Frankfurt. The 100GbE service was passed over the 861 kilometer route from London to Frankfurt on Colt's low latency network.
Source: Infinera

 

14 September 2010Glowpoint aligns with Equinix to offer enhanced managed services to end users globally via Equinix Ethernet Exchange Glowpoint, Inc. (OTCBB: GLOW), a provider of managed services for telepresence and video conferencing, today announced that it has signed an alliance agreement with Equinix
Source: Equinix

 

1 September 2010Key milestone in the race to zero latency Financial institutions can now exploit low latency of 4.22 milliseconds between London to Frankfurt
Source: Colt

 

31 August 2010Mid-2010 Global Provider Ethernet LEADERBOARD Award recognizes top providers of Ethernet network services to multinational enterprises
Source: Vertical Systems Group

 

20 August 2010Industry Coalesces Around the MPLS-TP Packet Optical Transport Standard Although the raison d'etre for MPLS-TP is to enable operators to manage packet-based connections as if they were nailed-up, circuit-based connections, just how exactly operations administration and maintenance will be addressed in the standard has yet to be settled
Source: INTERNET TELEPHONY

 

16 August 2010Optical market recovery continues in all regions but EMEA; Fujitsu, Tellabs post strong P-OTS revenue gains in 2Q10 Market research firm Infonetics Research today released excerpts from its second quarter 2010 (2Q10) Optical Network Hardware vendor market share report.
Source: Infonetics Research

 

10 August 2010Infonetics Research: Carrier demand growing for IPoDWDM and OTN on routers to save costs Market research firm Infonetics Research (http://twitter.com/infonetics) today released excerpts from "OTN, IPoDWDM, and GMPLS on Routers: Global Service Provider Survey."
Source: Infonetics Research

 

10 August 2010New research defines the Ethernet Exchange opportunity and forecasts market demand New research defines the Ethernet Exchange opportunity and forecasts market demand
Source: Vertical Systems Group

 

4 August 2010Packet-optical transport system operator survey reveals importance of OTN switching Packet-optical transport systems will be the bedrock of future optical networks, and given the feature-rich nature of these systems, we conducted this survey to understand exactly which P-OTS features are most important to service providers.
Source: Infonetics Research

 

29 July 2010Alcatel 100G Ethernet service routing tested This is the first 100 GE demonstration of line-rate, loss-less transmission using a diverse mix of service traffic types with thousands of queues and service attributes, which are critical for service assurance.
Source: Alcatel-Lucent

 

29 July 2010Juniper must take the plunge "into P-OTN market" Download this exclusive ACG Market Impact Report
Source: ACG Research

 

29 July 2010Time for P-OTS Download this exclusive ACG Market Impact Report – you'll need to register as a member of Layer123.
Source: ACG Research

 

22 July 2010Vertical Systems cites Ethernet exchanges as new trend to watch Vertical Systems Group, which is known for its coverage of carrier Ethernet trends, is setting its focus on the emerging Ethernet Exchange market segment.
Source: FierceTelecom

 

8 July 2010Broadband customer premise equipment market down 13% in 1Q; big drop in ADSL CPE Market research firm Infonetics Research released excerpts from its first quarter (1Q10) Broadband CPE and Subscribers market forecast report, which tracks DSL and cable broadband customer-premise equipment and subscribers, voice CPE, residential gateways, and voice terminal adapters.
Source: Infonetics Research

 

2 July 2010Will the United Kingdom be the last nation in Europe to reach fibre maturity – defined as 20% of households subscribing to broadband over fibre? This is a strong possibility according to recent research commissioned from analyst firm Heavy Reading, which suggests that the UK is at least five years behind.
Source: FTTH Council Europe

 

29 June 2010Pay-TV operators pause investments as subscribers slow, and competition accelerates Market research firm Infonetics Research published 3 video-related market research reports in June: 2 first quarter of 2010 market share and forecast reports, Set-Top Boxes and Subscribers and Video Infrastructure and Subscribers, and its new IPTV Services Deployment Strategies: Global Service Provider Survey.
Source: Infonetics Research

 

29 June 2010Cisco and Avaya battle for supremacy in enterprise telephony market Market research firm Infonetics Research (http://twitter.com/infonetics) announced results from its first quarter 2010 (1Q10) Enterprise Unified Communication, VoIP, and TDM Equipment forecast report
Source: Infonetics Research

 

23 June 2010Ethernet services market gets boost from new Ethernet Exchanges, mobile backhaul Market research firm Infonetics Research released its biannual 2010 "Ethernet and IP MPLS VPN Services" report, which tracks service provider revenue derived from wholesale and retail Ethernet services and layer 2 and layer 3 IP MPLS VPN services.
Source: Infonetics Research

 

22 June 2010IEEE Launches Next Generation of High-Rate Ethernet with New IEEE 802.3ba Standard The IEEE 802.3ba standard, ratified June 17, 2010, addresses critical challenges facing technology providers today, such as the growing number of applications with demonstrated bandwidth needs far exceeding existing Ethernet capabilities, by providing a larger, more durable bandwidth pipeline.
Source: IEEE

 

22 June 2010Optical network standard mapped to new Ethernet spec ITU has agreed on updates to its widely deployed optical transport network (OTN) standards, including ITU-T G.709. The revisions provide mapping of a recently launched next generation high-rate Ethernet standard from IEEE into the OTN.
Source: ITU-T

 

17 June 2010NEC edges ahead of Ericsson in microwave equipment, market slows in first quarter Market research firm Infonetics Research released its first quarter of 2010 (1Q10) Microwave Equipment market share and forecast report, which tracks TDM, dual Ethernet/TDM, and Ethernet-only microwave equipment split by backhaul, transport, and access.
Source: Infonetics Research

 

16 June 2010SAN switch and adapter market forecast to hit $6.5 billion in 2014 Market research firm Infonetics Research released its first quarter of 2010 (1Q10) Storage Network Equipment market share and forecast report.
Source: Infonetics Research

 

15 June 2010T-Systems and Alcatel-Lucent deploy industry-first commercial 100 Gbit/s link spanning optical and IP routing technologies Alcatel-Lucent and T-Systems, Deutsche Telekom's corporate customer arm, today announced they have achieved an industry first by connecting high-performance data centers of the Dresden and Bergakademie Freiberg technical universities with a 60 km link using commercial 100 Gigabit/second (100G) connectivity
Source: Alcatel-Lucent

 

14 June 2010Cisco leads data center equipment market to 16% jump in Q1, F5 increases ADC lead Market research firm Infonetics Research released its first quarter of 2010 (1Q10) Data Center Network Equipment market share and forecast report.
Source: Infonetics Research

 

10 June 2010Alcatel-Lucent raises bar in optical transport with first commercially available single carrier 100G using 'Next-Generation Coherent' technology Alcatel-Lucent today continued its innovation in optical networking with the announcement of the first commercially available solution to carry a single carrier 100 gigabit per second (100G) on a wavelength through the innovative use of emerging 'Next-Generation Coherent' technology.
Source: Alcatel-Lucent

 

9 June 20104G survey shows majority of operators will deploy HSPA+ before LTE Market research firm Infonetics Research (http://twitter.com/infonetics) recently published 4G Strategies: Global Service Provider Survey, for which senior analysts asked operators about their 4G network build-out plans...
Source: Infonetics Research

 

8 June 2010New Broadband Forum Initiatives in Next Generation Access (NGA) and Architecture COO Robin Mersh unveils expanded testing and certification efforts, as well as highlights the new suite of work targeting end-to-end architecture evolution for powerful new multi-service converged Networks
Source: The Broadband Forum

 

8 June 2010Infinera and NTT Communications Show 100 Gigabit Ethernet at Interop Tokyo Infinera announced today that it has successfully completed a demonstration of 100 Gigabit Ethernet (GbE) transmission with NTT Communications over a live network.
Source: Infinera

 

8 June 2010WiMAX equipment/device market down in Q1; 2010 prospects solid despite Yota defection Infonetics Research released its first quarter (1Q10) WiMAX Equipment, Devices, and Subscribers market share and forecast report
Source: Infonetics Research

 

7 June 2010Brutal first quarter for the mobile infrastructure market Market research firm Infonetics Research released its first quarter (1Q10) 2G/3G Mobile Infrastructure and Subscribers market share and forecast report.
Source: Infonetics Research

 

3 June 2010Ciena's Dynamic Resource Allocation Controller Released as Open Source Software Research and education organizations can now accelerate development of dynamic and on-demand end user control of network resources for high performance network applications
Source: Ciena

 

3 June 2010EMEA optical network hardware market on track for 12% recovery in 2010 Market research firm Infonetics Research released the 2010 edition of its Optical Network Hardware in EMEA: Europe, Middle East, and Africa report.
Source: Infonetics Research

 

3 June 2010The OIF starts two new 100G projects OIF to address OTN switching on packet fabrics and thermal management improvements
Source: OIF

 

1 June 2010Video services market expected to top $250 billion in 2014 Market research firm Infonetics Research released the first edition of its 2010 biannual Video Services and Subscribers report, which tracks telco Internet Protocol television (IPTV), cable video, and satellite video services and subscribers.
Source: Infonetics Research

 

28 May 2010Telecom carriers weathering storm better than many expected: capex down 5.9% in 2009 Market research firm Infonetics Research released its first edition of its 2010 biannual Service Provider Capex, Opex, ARPU, and Subscribers report, which features analysis on how current economic conditions are impacting telecom markets by region and equipment segment.
Source: Infonetics Research

 

26 May 2010Ciena Extends Capabilities of Industry-Leading Carrier Ethernet Service Delivery Portfolio Ciena today introduced the CN 5150(TM) Service Aggregation Switch, the latest addition to its Carrier Ethernet Service Delivery (CESD) portfolio. The CN 5150 sets a new benchmark for versatile, carrier-grade service delivery
Source: Ciena

 

25 May 2010China buoys carrier VoIP and IMS equipment market in 1Q10 Market research firm Infonetics Research (http://twitter.com/infonetics) released its first quarter (1Q10) Service Provider VoIP Equipment and Subscribers and IMS Equipment and Subscribers market share and forecast reports.
Source: Infonetics Research

 

22 May 2010Carriers and enterprises gobbling up 10G, 40G, 100G ports to handle exploding traffic Infonetics Research released the first edition of its 2010 biannual 10G/40G/100G Networking Ports market size and forecast report, which tracks 10 Gigabit, 40 Gigabit, and 100 Gigabit optical and Ethernet ports on enterprise and service provider equipment
Source: Infonetics Research

 

21 May 2010Alcatel-Lucent launches social responsibility program 'Empower' in India Alcatel-Lucent (Euronext Paris and NYSE: ALU) today unveiled 'Empower,' its corporate social responsibility program specific to India and supported by the Alcatel-Lucent Foundation, the philanthropic arm of Alcatel-Lucent.
Source: Alcatel-Lucent

 

21 May 2010Alcatel-Lucent LTE technology supports world's first live, on-deck video coverage of prestigious sailing race A world's first, Alcatel-Lucent (Euronext Paris and NYSE: ALU) will use its market-leading end-to-end LTE network solution to provide TV broadcasters with a live video feed of the World Match Racing Tour's German Grand Prix, an international sailing boat race (May 19-24th, 2010 on Lake Constance, Germany).
Source: Alcatel-Lucent

 

21 May 2010Latin American operators drive cable broadband equipment market to record quarter Latin American operators finally ramped up their CMTS purchases in the first quarter of 2010 to expand capacity and greenfield operations, spending four times their quarterly norm.
Source: Infonetics Research

 

20 May 2010Cisco Announces Agreement to Acquire CoreOptics Acquisition Reinforces Cisco's Commitment to Deliver High-Speed Networking and Enable Service Providers to Meet Growing Network Demands
Source: Cisco

 

15 May 2010Ethernet switch market nears pre-recession highs; enterprise router recovery taking shape Ethernet switch market nears pre-recession highs; enterprise router recovery taking shape
Source: Infonetics Research

 

8 May 201010G/40G/100G optical transceivers to hit $1.44B by 2014, driven by SFP+ and tunable XFP Market research firm Infonetics Research released the industry's most detailed report tracking 10 Gigabit (10G), 40 Gigabit (40G), and 100 Gigabit (100G) optical transceivers and transponders sold into the optical transport, carrier routing and switching, and enterprise markets
Source: Infonetics Research

 

7 May 2010New Wireless Backhaul Solution iBurst has replaced its existing Layer 2 infrastructure with Ciena's wireless backhaul solution, which leverages connection-oriented Ethernet, to provide higher performance service levels in its radio cell collection network.
Source: Ciena

 

6 May 2010Infonetics Research names Verizon, AT&T, NGT, Cbeyond, 8x8 among top business VoIP services leaders Infonetics Research released its annual North America Business VoIP Services Leadership Matrix, which analyzes and ranks the top service providers in the North American hosted PBX and business IP connectivity services markets.
Source: Infonetics Research

 

27 April 2010Ciena finalises Nortel acquisition, rationalises products and moves on Ciena recently completed its Nortel Metro Ethernet Networks (MEN) acquisition.
Source: Telecom Strategy Partners

 

26 April 2010Carrier Ethernet Market Booming Infonetics Research releases the first edition of its 2010 biannual Carrier Ethernet Equipment market size, market share, and forecast report.
Source: Infonetics Research

 

25 April 2010Recession Proves Resilience of Carrier Ethernet Market Despite taking a hit, the market for Carrier Ethernet equipment is on a roll, fueled by communications companies' efforts to keep up with surging Internet traffic
Source: Cisco

 

24 April 2010LTE driving network sharing trend Without new revenues, it is clear that the current setup of multiple network deployments is unsustainable in the future.
Source: Ovum

 

23 April 2010Shift seen in operator strategy for mobile backhaul; equipment spending up 21% Infonetics has seen a wholesale shift in backhaul strategies as operators try to reduce the costs associated with skyrocketing mobile data traffic...
Source: Infonetics Research

 

18 April 2010Akamai announces 4th quarter 2009 State of the Internet report Provides insight into key Internet statistics such as origin of attack traffic and broadband connectivity levels across the globe...
Source: Akamai

 

17 April 2010Global Bandwidth Market Defies Recession The global bandwidth market has emerged from the deep recession in surprisingly robust health...
Source: TeleGeography

 

16 April 2010Free copy of ACG Research's OTN Survey ACG Research is offering a free copy of its report on where and how service providers are using OTN (IP and Optical Transport) in their networks today to service providers who complete its online survey. Deadline is 30 April. If you would like to participate...
Source: ACG Research

 

16 April 2010Orange abandons UK broadband network New BT deal doubles coverage...
Source: TelecomsEurope