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First Phase of Fiber Build Completes in New Zealand

In a remarkable achievement, New Zealand’s incumbent telecom provider, Chorus has completed the first phase of its fiber build to cover 28 towns and cities on time and with the allocated budget. The project took nine years for completion. Chorus could successfully complete the project as per plans. New Zealand’s Communications Minister Kris Faafoi joined the event to mark the…

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Liquid Telecom Deploys Terrestrial Fiber Link to Connect East and West African Countries

Liquid Telecom has launched the fastest direct terrestrial fiber link connecting East and West African countries. This breakthrough coast-to-coast digital corridor follows the completion of Liquid Telecom’s new high-capacity fiber link running 2,600-kilometre (km) across the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). Africa was in need of a direct east to west telecommunications backbone. Liquid Telecom has achieved what African states…

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Orange Plans New West Africa Backbone Network

Orange has unveiled plans to build a new international backbone network to connect many West African countries at the AfricaCom international congress currently taking place in Cape Town. As per the plan, Orange’s new infrastructure will be built around a terrestrial fiber optic network coupled with submarine cables and will benefit from centralized supervision. This multi-regional West African network will…

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Spectranet Selects Nokia GPON Solutions

Nigerian service provider Spectranet selects Nokia GPON Solutions to provide broadband speeds of more than 100 Mbps over fiber to the home and business networks in Nigeria. Spectranet’s customers in Lagos and Abuja will be able to enjoy new ultra-broadband services that demand greater speed and higher bandwidth Nokia GPON solution helps Spectranet better serve its customers by adding FTTH…

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GTD Deploys Optical Transport Solutions from Infinera

GTD has selected Infinera’s Optical Transport Solutions for its nationwide network in Chile. The enhanced network will deliver resilient, secure, and high-capacity communications services to meet the needs of the wholesale, enterprise, and residential customers of GTD. The announcement came from Infinera through a press release that the GTD, a Chilean multi-service telecommunications provider in South America, has deployed Infinera…

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Emtelle-CTTS Collaboration Offers FTTx Training

The UK based Emtelle in partnership with CTTS (Cable Telecommunications Training Services Ltd) has started offering FTTx training programs. Emtelle is one the leading global manufacturers of duct and fiber optic cable solutions and CTTS has already been established itself in the market as a leading cable installation training company. Emtelle’s pre-connectorized blown fiber cable solutions have been widely deployed…