Optical Transport

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LightRiver Adds Seasoned Industry Experts to Its Team

LightRiver Technologies, Inc. has been busy on the hiring front this month. And the new folks they've brought into the fold are exceptional additions. Earlier this week, they announced the appointment of Heidi Westbrook - an incredibly talented and accomplished sales professional - as the new...

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MRV Joins the OIN in Support of Open Source Innovation

  MRV supports open source collaboration.  As the global provider of innovative packet and optical solutions for service providers, data center operators and enterprises, MRV announced today it had joined the Open Invention Network (OIN).  The organization is  the largest patent non-aggression community dedicated to the ongoing support...

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MRV Crushing It This Awards Season

MRV Communications takes home the win again.  MRV, the global provider of innovative packet and optical solutions for service providers, data center operators and enterprises, announced today that its OptiPacket OP-X1 access platform was named the winner of a Silver Stevie® Award in the Hardware Networking/New Product category -- Annual...

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LightRiver Upgrades Network for GVTC Communications

LightRiver Technologies, Inc., a leader in Factory Built Network® design and commissioning, announces today that GVTC Communications, a full-service telecommunications provider, located north of San Antonio, Texas, with more than 2,200 miles of fiber optic cable, has selected LightRiver to perform a significant network upgrade...

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XKL’s Branching Out with Rural Broadband

At a time when connecting underserved and low-income areas via broadband is a top priority for the nation, XKL’s throwing its hat in the ring to help out. A leading provider of fiber optic networking solutions, XKL announces its initiative to provide broadband solutions to...

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Google selects Padtec Turnkey Submarine Solution

Padtec, a global leader in optical communication technology, has announced that it was selected by Google for managing and executing the deployment of high capacity submarine network connecting Rio de Janeiro to São Paulo. The submarine cable, named Junior in honor of Brazilian painter José Ferraz de...

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LightRiver Technologies Earns Ciena Service Accreditation

LightRiver Technologies, Inc., a leader in Factory Built NetworkTM design and commissioning, is continuing its successful partnership with Ciena®, today announcing that it has received the company's BizConnect Services Re-Accreditation Process and is accredited to continue to perform implementation on Ciena 6500 Packet-Optical Platform through December...

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XKL Sets Itself Apart with Energy-Efficient Data Center Solutions

There’s no question — operating a data center is costly and typically miles away from what most would consider a “green” endeavor. But XKL, a leading provider of fiber optic networking systems, sets itself apart with its small and efficient DarkStar systems, which provide substantial...

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Padtec Names New CEO

Padtec S/A, a global manufacturer and solutions provider of turnkey optical solutions since 2001, announces today the new Padtec Group Chief Executive Officer Manuel Andrade. Mr. Andrade succeeds André Piccinin Gualda, who was previously the interim CEO. Mr. Andrade’s previous roll at Padtec was as Executive Vice...

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MRV Communications Featured on JSA TV

Dr. Scott Wilkinson, Senior Director of Technical Marketing at MRV Communications, recently sat down with JSA's very own Dean Perrine to discuss MRV and its offerings. The conversation covers an array of topics and offers a glimpse into MRV, what it does, and what it...