News tagged with optical communication

New undersea cable lands in Sierra Leone

An undersea telecommunications table landed in Sierra Leone on Monday, part of a 17,000-kilometre fiber optic line that aims to connect countries along the west African coast to Europe.

dateOct 10, 2011 in Telecom
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Frontier to buy rural Verizon lines for $5.3B

(AP) -- Verizon Communications Inc. said Wednesday it reached a deal to sell scattered phone service areas outside its main Northeastern and Californian territories for $5.3 billion in stock.

dateMay 13, 2009 in Telecom
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Better lasers for optical communications

A new laser procedure could boost optical fiber communications. This technique could become essential for the future expansion of the Internet. It also opens up new frontiers in basic research.

dateApr 12, 2011 in Nanophysics
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Stars help to track space junk

A team of researchers from the Royal Institute and Observatory of the Navy (ROA) in Cadiz (Spain) has developed a method to track the movement of geostationary objects using the position of the stars, which ...

dateMay 27, 2011 in Space Exploration
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Optics innovation an industry success

An optics innovation by a University of Sydney researcher has been a financial and technology transfer success story creating a wave of sales for Finisar, the Australian company that has used the new technology.

dateApr 09, 2013 in Optics & Photonics
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FCC to expand use of Internet subsidies in schools

(AP) -- The Federal Communications Commission wants to get more bang from the federal dollars that subsidize Internet access in schools and libraries by lifting some of the restrictions that come with the funds.

dateSep 21, 2010 in Telecom
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