Vodafone and ESB Makes New Joint Venture – SIRO

Ireland’s Electricity Supply Board (ESB) has made a joint venture company branded as SIRO with Vodafone group to deploy fiber to the building networks. Formation of new broadband company creates 260 jobs in Ireland, out of which 60 are within SIRO and another 200 jobs in construction jobs when the network will start roll-out. The word SIRO is coined from…

Wilcon Plans Fiber Expansion in Hollywood

Hollywood, the world’s home for entertainment will get knitted with more optical fiber cables to support high digital data traffic. West Coast’s fiber optic and data center infrastructure solution provider Wilcon will expand its fiber optic networks in Hollywood. Wilcon announced its plans to expand its footprint in Hollywood with a new strategic build through the core of the Hollywood…

Telengana Invites Google Fiber

Google Fiber may enter India. The newly formed Indian State in the south, the Telangana has requested Google Inc to send its high profile delegation to examine the feasibility of rolling out Google Fiber, to provide optical fiber based superfast broadband services. The newly formed state has been in talks with foreign governments to bring infrastructure projects to the state….

Enel Seeks Bigger Role in Fiber Broadband in Italy

Italy based utility company Enel had approached Italian telecommunication regulator AGCOM offering its intention to build Italy’s fiber broadband network. Enel has officially written to AGCOM to help with building a nationwide ultrafast broadband telecommunication network. Telecom industry is watching Enel’s move since the entry of the utility provider to fiber optic broadband network will change the equations in the market,…

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Luna Innovations Merges with Advanced Photonix

Virginia based fiber optic sensing and measurement products manufacturer Luna Innovations Incorporated will merge with Opto-electronic device manufacturer Advanced Photonix Inc (API). The merger will make the combined company stronger to cater to the needs of fiber optic product customers both in the United States and abroad. In an annual meeting, Luna’s stockholders approved the issuance of 0.31782 shares of…

MTNL will Get Support from Government

India’s Ministry for Communications and Information Technology has decided to extend its support the ailing MTNL, the public sector telecom service provider of Mumbai and New Delhi. The state of affairs in MTNL went wrong ever since it started reporting loss continuously for the past many years and the Central Government announced it’s policy to close down all loss making…