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Verizon and Colt complete two-way inter-carrier SDN network orchestration
Singtel to launch new subsea cable connecting North Asia with Southeast Asia-Japan
Microsoft to launch first Middle-East cloud data centres
Datacom, AirTrunk seal data centre services partnership
NRBN deploys PoP in 365 Data Centers' Buffalo facility
Ericsson, Nokia lose infrastructure market share while Huawei continues to grow
BT hires new head of planning and transformation from Boston Consulting
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The length of one complete wave cycle. Wavelength services use WDM technology to meet carrier requirements for increased network capacity in key locations to support internet, video and multimedia streaming applications.
Wavelength division multiplexing:
provides a way of increasing the capacity of an optical fibre by using different wavelengths (colours) of laser light to carry different signals on a single optical fibre.
Voice calls made over the internet (using VoIP) whereby the communicating parties can share images on screen.
generic term used to describe wireless LAN technologies falling within the 802.11 family of standards.
Worldwide Interoperability for Microwave Access:
Equipment interoperability of the IEEE 802.16 standard for wireless data transfer with a speed of 10Mbps at 10 km range (though considerably higher speeds and ranges can bereached under ideal circumstances). Wimax is particularly suited for use in remote locations with sparse populations and a flat terrain, where wireline infrastructure would be too costly to deploy.
Wireless LAN (aka Wifi).
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