Purebroadband to Use CityFibre’s Dark Fibers in Hull

Hull based wireless internet provider Purebroadband says it will be the first Internet Service Provider to use CityFibre’s dark fiber backbone connectivity network to power its wireless mast sites throughout the city. The partnership will significantly boost internet speeds and network efficiency to thousands of businesses and homes using Pure’s services in Hull. Hull is a city and unitary authority area in the ceremonial county of the East Riding of Yorkshire, England. It stands on the River Hull at its junction with the Humber estuary, 40 km inland from the…

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Fiber Optic Market Update 2015 March 29

CenturyLink plans to equip 505 Utah housing developments with FTTH FierceTelecom reports that CenturyLink has some ambitious plansin Salt Lake City to expand its 1 Gbps fiber-to-the-home (FTTH) service by bringing it to 505 new multi-unit housing developments this year in Utah. The service provider is not going about it alone in expanding its FTTH service to more residential users. It is also working with master plan community developers like Daybreak. CT Signs Contract for Digital Links for PATEC Central Telegraph (CT), providing services in the city and region of…

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Emtelle Strengthens its Fiber Optic Business

Duct, Blown fiber and FTTx solution provider Emtelle has revealed investment plans to expand fiber optic business in view of the growing demand in the markets. Emetelle will invest millions of pounds at its Hawick factory to ensure that it remains a world leader in the fiber optics industry. More than 5 million British Pounds are being pumped into the Haughhead plant to buy state-of-the-art equipment. Emtelle had expanded its workforce by 53 in order to keep up with business. A minimum of 10 million Pounds over 2014-15 in Hawick…

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CityFibre Completes First Phase of FTTP Network in York

UK based CityFibre Infrastructure Holdings Plc together with its joint venture partners Sky and Talk Talk have completed the first phase of installation of fiber to the premise network in the City of York. Deployment of fiber optic infrastructure in the city will continue. CityFibre is a leading designer, builder, owner and operator of fiber optic infrastructure in UK. The first phase of the network construction has focused on enabling the Joint Venture partners to validate key network design principles, engineering processes and deployment economics. Press release from CityFibre suggest…

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OFS Starts One More Fiber Optic Cable Factory in Russia

OFS had announced the start of one more fiber optic cable factory in Maslovski Industrial Zone of Voronezh in Russia. OFS, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Furukawa Electric Co., Ltd in collaboration with its Russian partner Sviazstroy-1 already have a fiber optic cable factory. With the addition of this new fiber cable manufacturing unit, the partners become strong in Russian fiber optic cable supply market. While giving severe competition to the Russian fiber cable supply market, establishment of new fiber cable factory will provide more job opportunity in Russia. Customers of…

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