Article/News item by ORANGE entitled “Photonics, Paving the Way for Next-Generation Networks” on its affiliated Blog-Website “Hello Future Orange” published on 13/1/2023

On 13/1/2023, ORANGE published a new article on the OCTAPUS project, detailing the OCTAPUS project plan for the development, transformation and the new network, aiming to design a next-generation ecosystem, capitalizing on the properties of photonic technologies.

Read the news-article on the following link:

OCTAPUS kick-off meeting

The kick-off meeting of the EU-funded project OCTAPUS took place on the Octοber 4-5, 2022, at the premises of the WinPhoS Research Group of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki (AUTH) in Thessaloniki, Greece.

OCTAPUS, led by AUTH, aims to develop an Optical Circuit Switched Time Sensitive Network architecture for High-Speed Passive Optical Networks and next generation ultra-dynamic and reconfigurable Central Office environments.

Representatives of the consortium gathered in Thessaloniki in a highly inspiring atmosphere and successfully launched the project’s activities. The OCTAPUS consortium partners are:

Aristotle University of Thessaloniki (AUTH)
SMART Photonics
Teem Photonics
Fraunhofer IZM
Orange Communications SA
Nextworks S.r.l.
NVIDIA Networking
Comcores ApS
University of Southampton