Red River Brings Fiber Optic Broadband to Hankinson

The North Dakota based Red River Rural Telephone Association has received more than 8.5 million US dollars as Federal loan and the telecommunication company has decided to continue its work to bring high-speed internet to each community in Richland County. Red River had earlier expanded and brought its internet services to some communities within Richland County, including Wyndmere when the city received its cable upgrade last summer. Installation staff are now working in Hankinson to finalize work Red River has been undertaking since 2004 that has covered an area of…

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Bell Invests to Build Fiber Infrastructure in Toronto

Bell Canada will invest 1.14 billion Canadian dollars to build fiber optic infrastructure in Toronto. Bell announced it will deliver Internet at Gigabit speeds to homes and businesses across the City of Toronto with the new Gigabit Fibe service. Coupled with Bell’s single largest infrastructure expansion project, creating approximately 2,400 direct jobs and significant economic and innovation benefits, Gigabit Fibe will bring North America’s fastest Internet speeds to more than a million Toronto premises – starting with approximately 50,000 homes and businesses that will have first access this summer. Bell…

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A Second Fiber Optic Cable Factory in Azerbaijan?

Azerbaijan’s local newspaper Azer News reports a joint project for Fiber optic cable production in the country. Azerbaijan has one existing fiber optic cable producer, Sumqayit Technology Park (STP) in Industrial area of Sumqayit, which located near to the Caspian sea. The newspaper report says the new fiber optic cable company will be established in joint venture with an Austrian company. The validity of the new is yet to be verified since details of the companies involved in agreement are also not disclosed by the newspaper. If the news is…

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Comcast Deploys Fiber Networks in Elgin

Comcast had deployed fiber optic cables to meet growing demand for high speed services in Elgin. Businesses in the area needed higher speed, high bandwidth services that legacy cables are unable to provide was the reason behind the deployment of fiber optic cables in Elgin as per Comcast officials. Around 3.6 kilometers of fiber optic cables have been installed in Elgin near Interstate and Randall Road. This fiber optic network will serve businesses in and around the Northwest Business Park. Around 6.4 kilometers of fiber optic cables have been installed…

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Tanzania to Expand Fiber Optic Networks

Third phase of national fiber optic backbone project will soon start in Tanzania. Tanzanian government has announced plans to expand improved next generation network infrastructure in the third phase and intends to invest around 94 million US dollars. The East African nation aims to become a regional hub for communication services. Tanzania is located at a strategic location that is easily accessible from Indian continents, Middle East countries via sea and Western, Southern, Northern and Central African nations via land. Thus Tanzania has the potential to become a regional hub…

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