Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: It's crunch time for Apple versus the EU; Infinera deployed for Greece-Italy link; TIM gets new multimedia boss; why Netflix should be worried.
Optical module specialist makes a mark with its latest product that will give parent-to-be Cisco something to smile about.
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Dominique Leroy leaves Proximus for KPN and massive pay rise; TIM and Ericsson test cloud-native 5G network; Telenor's merger with Axiata is off.
Transport gear and software vendor reports year-on-year revenue growth of more than 17% to $960.6 million, with a hefty chunk of revenues coming from web-scale customers, but investors reacted negatively to outlook.
The US campaign to pressure others into snubbing Huawei has had an impact in Vietnam and has now also moved underwater.
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Ericsson invests in Polish plant; Sparkle launches Italy-UAE roaming link; Telia takes on the Baltic's poisonous algae.
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Vodafone UK fires up 5G; Nokia's 5G factory lights the way ahead; BT to launch 5G in the fall; Google invests in Lisbon-Cape Town cable.
Japanese operator pulls together multiple units to form a single international ICT service provider with annual revenues of $11 billion.
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Sparkle begins work on photonic backbone; Openet nabs more Ericsson talent; EU probes Broadcom; Huawei hits the road.
Former Broadband Deployment Advisory Committee chair Jacqueline Pierce has been jailed for five years for defrauding investors during her time as CEO of Alaska-based telecom company Quintillion.
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Ericsson bigwig can't understand the UK's approach to Huawei; Huawei claims its smartphone sales are on the rise in western Europe; Telxius and DE-CIX cuddle up.
Also: Palo Alto Networks acquired Twistlock and PureSec, for container and serverless security, respectively; Google connects Australia and Southeast Asia with subsea cable; VMware and Dell report earnings.
Heavy Reading's optical guru Sterling Perrin highlights some key trends from the NGON & DCI World event in Nice, including 'Beyond Coherent,' what 400ZR really means for the market, the latest on 5G transport and the FUDfest that is Huawei.
The opening sessions of this year's NGON & DCI World event in Nice focused on money matters and automation but there was little appetite to discuss the impact of global trade tensions and the US clampdown on Huawei's supply line.
When the CEO and CFO say the quarter was 'weak,' you know it was bad: investors agreed.
Google looks likely to be first to commercial implementation of technology called space-division multiplexing (SDM) for significant bandwidth improvements.
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Orange tackles fake news; Liquid Telecom Kenya chooses Nokia for OTN/DWDM upgrade; Trondheim intends to be a 5G early adopter.
The ON2020 group is looking to address the optical transport challenges presented by the predicted surge in user traffic on carrier networks.
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: UK sets out plan to curb online giants; Telia Carrier and Telxius combine on capacity; Deutsche Telekom tackles cybersecurity on connected cars.
As it ramps its first quarter revenues by more than 20%, Ciena shows off its WaveLogic 5 programmable coherent modem, capable of up to 800 Gbit/s transmission, at OFC 2019.