Research recently released by telecommunications analyst Ovum RHK suggests that the optical fibre components market will reach US$6 billion in 2012, pushed by demand across all voice and data sectors that will drive the market at 11% compounded annual growth rate.
Three fibre-optic kits offer video inspection of fibre end-faces using the FiberInspector Mini 200X microscope that aligns the inspection probe with fibre ports or patch cord connectors to increase the efficiency of fibre inspection.
The Quad LC optical-fibre adapters are designed for high-density optical-fibre interconnection applications, providing four LC ports in the one adapter. Connection options for each adapter include either four simplex LC connectors, two simplex and one duplex LC connectors or two duplex LC connectors.
ACT Chief Minister Jon Stanhope has officially opened the $60 million National Information Communication Technology Australia (NICTA) Laboratory Facility in Canberra.
According to ICT market analysts Ovum, Nokia Siemens Networks (NSN) has announced a new ‘solution’ aimed at helping mobile network operators reduce their energy use and carbon footprints. This forms part of a move by the vendor to position itself as a ‘green’ supplier.
Equinix, a global provider of network-neutral data centres, recently installed a new cooling system to cool high-density computer equipment at its Sydney Internet Business Exchange (IBX) centre
Prysmian Telecom Cables and Systems Australia recently announced a three-year agreement to continue the supply of both fibre-optic and metallic communication cables to Telstra.
Swiss copper and fibre-optic cabling solutions manufacturer Reichle & De-Massari (R&M) has expanded into Australaisia with a Sydney-based team to cover Australia, New Zealand and the Pacific Islands. R&M is a provider of cabling systems and components for commercial enterprises, governments and homes.
Fujitsu has secured a US$1.5 billion contract from Flag Telecom, owned by India's Reliance Communications, to lay 50,000 km of its global IP network expansion.