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RTI-C and NEC Begin Construction of H...

by wireworld on 04/27/2017 - 07:22 am
Tags: Press Releases, Projects

RTI Connectivity Pte. Ltd. and NEC Corporation announced that construction of the Hong Kong - Guam Cable system (HK-G) has officially commenced. The 3,900 kilometer undersea cable, featuring 100 gigabit per second (Gbps) optical transmission capabilities, will deliver design capacity of more than 48 terabits per second (Tbps), and is expected to be completed in the fourth quarter of 2019.In Hong Kong, the cable is slated to land in Tseung Kwan O (TKO) and will land in Piti, Guam at the recently completed Teleguam Holdings LLC (GTA) cable landing station. HK-G will land in the same facility as the Southeast Asia - United States Cable System (SEA-US).HK-G will contribute to the much-neede ...

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Spain, Brazil Plan Subsea Fiber Optic...

by wireworld on 04/26/2017 - 07:25 pm
Tag: Projects

The Spanish and Brazilian governments have teamed up to lay an undersea cable in the Atlantic Ocean to offer fast online and cloud services to citizens of both countries by 2019, underscoring efforts to rout communications outside North America.

The EllaLink subsea cable will connect to data centers in Madrid and São Paulo, as well as in Lisbon, using shielded fiber rings, officials said on Monday. The cable will also connect the archipelagoes of Madeira, Spain's Canary Islands and Africa's Cape Verde along the route, they added.

At an event in São Paulo, Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy said the venture to build the first subsea fiber optic cable linking Europe to Brazil ...

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Vassena Introduces The New Patented P...

by wireworld on 04/26/2017 - 06:49 pm
Tags: Product Release, Wire Russia

Vassena has the pleasure to communicate that the company is now able to introduce the new "International patent" pressure die device called VG402R.1

This is again the VG402R system with the same characteristics: - The nib is assembled with the stainless steel case - The gap between wire and hole of the pressure dies is about one millimeter - The special geometry doesn't permit the solidification of the lubricant when you stop the machine The new device VG402R.1 that Vassena has studied has been optimized to obtain more benefits: - more pressure with the same gap and same dimension of the pressure device - high lubrication also at low drawing speeds - more die life, because ...

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Montgomery's AIM Group Invests $6.4 M...

by wireworld on 04/26/2017 - 05:51 pm
Tag: Projects

Auburn's AIM Group has completed its largest investment to date, pumping $6.4 million as part of a group of investors into an Atlanta-based fiber optic company.

AIM Group, along with Fidelis Capital and Bonaventure Capital, completed an $8.9 million equity purchase of Deep Fiber Solutions.

Jim Corman, Managing Partner of AIM Group, said the company was "immediately blown away by the technology."

"Having been involved in constructing some of the early fiber optic networks in the 1980's, I fully appreciated the elegant solution that the Deep Fiber team created to enable old coaxial networks to be upgraded to fiber optic networks without all of the hassles of trenching and boring," he s ...

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