fiber optics

Study Points to NBN’s Missing Fiber Business Opportunities

New findings from the research firm Geografia reports that thousands of jobs and millions of dollars in benefits across Australia have been lost because of NBN Co’s decision to target residential areas instead of businesses. Launched with high hopes and enthusiasm to deliver high-speed broadband services throughout Australia, but often sunk in turmoil and notoriously politicized, the $41 billion national…

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M1 Starts Deployment of Fiber Optic Cables

Singapore based internet service provider, M1 has decided to speed up rolling out broadband networks to the customers who had been waiting after applying for the services. Singapore’s media reports that the service provider has taken things in its own hands after a change in the ownership of the entity rolling out Singapore’s high-speed fibre broadband network did little to…

TransTelekom Expands Fiber Optic Broadband in Khabarovsk

Russian fixed operator Trans Telekom, TTK has expanded the coverage of its fiber optic network in the city of Khabarovsk in Russia. This expansion of network covered an additional 2,600 households in 28 apartment houses. The coverage of TTK’s Fiber To The Building network is around 170,000 households in Khabarovsk. The Gorkiy residential neighborhood was covered with the network this…

Telecom Market News 2015 March 25

Phase3 Telecom expands fibre optic cable link in West Africa WEST Africa’s largest independent fibre optic infrastructure and telecommunications services provider Phase3 Telecom has announced plans to commence the deployment of aerial fiber optic infrastructure from Kano in Nigeria to Gazaoua in the Republic of Niger. The network, which will run from Kano state through Katsina state before arriving at…

FTTx News Brief 2015 March 24

New Projects Enhance Connectivity in Botswana Esther Mmolai reports in AllAfrica.com that the Botswana Government departments, business community and private properties owners have been urged to embrace and support the Botswana Fibre Networks (BoFiNet) projects by allowing project teams to access their premises. Telefonica offers increased broadband speed in Spain Telefonica’s customers in Spain can now download speeds of up to…

Turkmenistan Plans Turkmenbashi-Baku Fiber Optic Network

The former Soviet Republic Turkmenistan plans to construct a fiber optic network to connect to Azerbaijan. Fiber optic cable network will be installed through the Caspian Sea. The network is named Turkmenbashi-Baku fiber optic line, which will provide better connectivity and communication services to the people in both countries. New fiber optic connection will boost network deployments in both Azerbaijan…