Gallipoli Gets Wired with Fiber Networks

Telecom Italia begins Fiber To The Cabinet deployment in Gallipoli. The broadband service based on FTTC technology will provide high speed internet services to the houses and businesses in Gallipoli. Around 19,000 houses will be benefited by the fiber cable network deployment. FTTC network in Gallipoli will connect 19 municipal buildings also apart from houses. Telecom Italia estimates around 41…

Talk Talk Plans FTTP Trials in York

UK service provider Talk Talk plans for pilot project to test fiber optic broadband transmission in York. Selected homes and businesses in York will be connected with fiber optic cables to deliver broadband services as trial. The preparation for the trials have already been started and hope to start in the autumn season. The trial will be the base for…

Eastern Corridor Fiber Ready for Service in Ghana

Ghana has officially launched the Eastern Corridor Fiber Optic backbone project that connects its rural areas. The President of Ghana attended a ceremony at Ho in Volta region to inaugurate the fiber optic backbone network. The network was deployed by Alcatel-Lucent and the responsible agency for implementation of the project was NITA, National Information Technology Agency, which is the ICT…

Andhrapradesh Accelerates NOFN Project

India’s southern state of Andhrapradesh is planning to connect around 12,909 administrative units (called gram panchayats in India), 46,000 government offices, hospitals and educational institutions through a vast network of fiber optic cables. The state government aims to deliver wireless broadband, which is one of the practically viable solutions at the last miles in most of the villages. The project…

Tanzania to Continue Third Phase of National Fiber Network

Tanzanian government plans to continue construction of the third phase of the National Information and Communication Technology Broadband Backbone (NICTBB) from August 2015.. The government wants to ensure that all the districts are connected with broadband internet network. The Minister for Communications, Science and Technology revealed government’s plan to launch national internet data center at a time when the deployment…

Consortium Launches Fujairah-Amman Segment of RCN

The Middle East’s investment in terrestrial fiber optic cable system connecting Arab nations, shortly known as RCN (Regional Cable Network) has announced their commercial launch. RCN is a consortium of predominant telecom operators in the region consisting Etisalat of UAE, Zain of Jordan, Turkcell’s Superonline of Turkey, Mobily of Saudi Arabia, Orange of Jordan and Syrian Telecom. RCN is a…