Results of EU embedded optical interconnect project announced at Photonics WestAt the OPTO 2014 conference that took place in February as part of Photonics West, the results of an EU-funded collaborative R&D project, "System Embedded Photonics in Access Networks" (SEPIANet), were presented. The project, that ran from July 2011 to 31 December 2013, has resulted in the first ever successful demonstration of system embedded planar glass waveguide based optical backplane and pluggable optical interconnect technologies. read more
ADVA Optical Networking and Energie AG Group Launch WDM-PON TrialMARTINSRIED/MUNICH, Germany, Jan. 22, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- ADVA Optical Networking announced today that it has launched a WDM-PON trial in Austria offering uncontended gigabit connectivity to residential subscribers. read more
EC Press Release
- On 28 June 2011 the European Commission published a press release about PIANO+, pointing out that giving every European access to fast and ultra fast broadband by 2020 and boosting investment in European information and communications technology research are key objectives of the Digital Agenda for Europe.
The press release can be found here.