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Rostelecom Deploys Fiber to Kurgan

Russia’s national telecommunication service provider Rostelecom has deployed fiber optic networks in the Kurgan region. Rostelecom’s subscribers in the region can access to the high-speed telecommunication services. Rostelecom has announced that the coverage of its fiber optic network has reached to around 156,000 households in the Kurgan region. This amounts to half of the households in the region. Network coverage…

Luxembourg Shows Saturation in Broadband Coverage

The telecommunication regulator in Luxembourg, ILR says the country had achieved nearly 100 percent coverage of broadband services at speed of 30 Mbps and above by the end of June this year. The regulator disclosed the most recent statistics revealing the facts about availability of broadband services in the country. According to the authority, approximately 270,000 premises were eligible for…

Oman to Invest USD1.17 Billion to Upgrade Telecom Networks

Sultanate of Oman will be spending around 1.17 billion USD over a period of 10 years to improve telecommunication services in all its governorates. The government authorities realizes the importance of modernizing its telecommunication networks as the economic progress of the country is linked with technological development. Technology touches people’s everyday lives and is essential for economic development, so the…

Hawaiian Telcom Shows Growth in its FTTH Deployment

More than sixty percentage of the households in Oahu will get high speed broadband services at speeds of 1 Gbps, thanks to the Fiber to the home deployment that Hawaiian Telcom has been doing. The telecom service provider says it is making progress with its FTTH initiative. Hawaiian Telcom is also eyeing new technologies such as G.fast and VDSL2 to…

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Safaricom Plans Fiber Connection to 2,000 More Households

Kenya’s telecommunication service provider Safaricom plans to connect 2,000 more households to its fiber optic network by the end of 2015. The operator says the move will reduce its reliance on its voice business as a profit driver. Safaricom says it has so far connected 6,047 homes and plans to increase the number by using 2,328 kilometers of fiber cable…

Awasr Signs Pact With OBC for Fiber Optic Broadband Services

Oman based Fiber optic broadband service provider Awasr has signed pact with Oman Broadband Company (OBC) to roll out services from 2016. Awasr claims to be the only fiber optic broadband service provider in the Sultanate of Oman. The agreement with OBC will allow Awasr to launch its ultra-fast internet services to the houses and businesses across the country. Awasr…