Prepaid phone cards, cheap calling cards online

Our online shop offers you phone cards for long distance calls. You can find the best rate to the international call and save many money. Buy only cheapest phone cards online in our shop.

Main Page Telecom News Enter Your Account / Register Buy Phone Card Best Rates FAQ and Help
International calls
FIND A BEST RATES
call from
 
call to
BUY THE PHONE CARDS
RECEIVE YOUR PIN INSTANTLY

UBS sees Infinera, Adva as Google suppliers


07/11/2005

Speculation is swirling regarding the possible equipment suppliers to a massive optical network being built by Internet search portal firm Google.

The company`s quiet plans to build a nationwide or even international fiber network have gained a great deal of attention throughout this year as the company sought to purchase large quantities of dark fiber. Industry sources say Google recently has issued a request for proposals for dense wavelength-division multiplexing (DWDM) equipment to light that network, and a note issued Monday evening from UBS Investment Research suggested two vendors in particular had become the most likely candidates to win a piece of the business.

"Industry checks suggest Google will build a DWDM network and is initially working with start-up vendor Infinera for long-haul and Adva [Optical Networking] for metro," the UBS note said.

Both Adva and Infinera declined to comment. Google did not return Telephony`s request for comment.

If Google were leaning toward Adva and Infinera, it could suggest plans for a significant presence in each city its network reaches, according to Bill St. Arnaud, senior director of advanced networks for Canarie, a Canadian network development group.

"Infinera is well-suited for a lot of add/drop type of applications," St. Arnaud said. "Adva`s very good also in the metro space That selection is telling me [Google is] not just trying to connect three or four data centers together. They`re actually going for much deeper, richer connectivity."

Recent moves by Google into Wi-Fi have fed speculation that the company, which does not have "last-mile" infrastructure with which to reach end users, might employ wireless connections to deliver a variety of content, including video.

Infinera`s unique approach to optical networks, though newer and not as widely deployed as traditional DWDM networks, was chosen earlier this year by Level 3 Communications for a nationwide network. The company uses its own microchips to do the work of more expensive optical components, thus getting the network management benefits of photonic/electric conversions at a lower price.

Adva, meanwhile, has made a deeper penetration of the North American market its primary focus for at least the past year, and recently acquired Ethernet access equipment vendor Covaro Networks to help accelerate that effort. In the third quarter, Adva gained three new customers, only one of which was American. That customer was a non-Bell incumbent carrier, an Adva spokesperson said.



 

Related News

 
Global Crossing: Google crowd driving dark fiber sales
15/03/2006
Demand is growing for Global Crossing`s dark fiber, thanks to Google and companies like it, executives said today while reporting the carrier’s 2005 earnings.Global Crossing has recently seen an increase in sales of so-called indefeasible rights of use, or IRUs, which...
 
Updated: Google pursues open OS to penetrate wireless market
04/11/2007
Google today finally revealed its long-awaited ‘Gphone’ plans, but instead of producing its own handset, the Internet giant is taking a completely different approach: proliferating its software and applications through standards. Google and 33 other wireless and...
 
LightSquared sees no obstacles left blocking LTE network
28/07/2011
More on this Topic Industry News Blogs Briefing Room Correction: A previous version of this story stated that LightSquared expects to receive FCC approval for...
 
Ever-expanding Adva eyes WiMAX
11/06/2006
The day after Adva Optical Networking announced last week’s acquisition of Movaz Networks, Adva’s chief executive officer Brian Protiva visited with several WiMAX companies at the Globalcomm trade show to learn more about WiMAX’s applicability to Adva’s business. For...
 
 
PhoneCardStock.com
Calling Cards © 2008