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NEC to Deploy Submarine Fiber Optic Cable Between Kagoshima and Okinawa

NEC will design, engineer, supply, deploy, test and commission a new submarine fiber optic cable system from Kagoshima to Okinawa. The end-user is Okinawa Celluar Telephone Company owned by au that offers mobile phone, domestic and international telecommunications, and internet services. The new submarine fiber optic cable system is designed to have a maximum transmission capacity is 80 Terabits per…

Iran TIC fiber optic infrastructure expansion

TIC Expands Fiber Networks in Iran

The TIC (Telecommunication Infrastructure Company) in Iran is advancing with its expansion of the fiber optic network. The telecommunication company targets expansion of 20 percent from its current network inventory. TIC owns a total of around 70,000 kilometers of fiber optic network and now plans to increase it to 84,000 kilometers over the next two months. Quoting the statements of…

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BBF Releases Standards for Modularization of DBA

BBF (Broadband Forum), a non-profit industry organization composed of the industry’s leading broadband operators, vendors, and thought leaders, has released new standards for the modularization of the Dynamic Bandwidth Assignment (DBA) function. The standards initiated by NTT (Japan) and CHT (Taiwan) represents a significant advance in the Quality of Service (QoS) of optical access systems and a milestone for 5G…

TelBru broadband poster (TelBru brings fiber to Tanah Jambu)

TelBru Brings Fiber to Tanah Jambu

TelBru has deployed fiber optic cables in the Tanah Jambu area in Brunei in order to deliver fiber to the home services to the residents. The service provider announced the completion of fiber optic cable installations in the area and informed that it is now ready to provide FTTH internet connections to those who are looking for high-speed connectivity. TelBru…

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Elettra to Build Gozo Fiber Network

Elettra will build the underwater fiber optic cable that links the Malta mainland and the Ghawdex island. The Ministry of Economics in Malta is pushing the delayed fiber optic project that was planned to provide second connectivity between Ghawdex (Gozo) island and Malta mainland. The Government is accelerating the speed of the bureaucratic procedures to sign the contract. The Ministry…

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Nexera Looks for Equity Partners in Poland

Polish media reports that the wholesale fiber-optic network operator, Nexera had floated equity to mobilize funds for its planned network developments in the country. Nexera aims to cover 450,000 homes with the fiber optic cable networks in order to make itself ready to serve potential subscribers with high-speed broadband services. Nexera targets to raise an equity share capital of around…

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OFS Introduces New Vibration Sensing Optical Fiber

OFS introduced a new vibration sensing single mode optical fiber at Photonics West 2019 exhibition. OFS brand this new sensor fiber as AcoustiSens™. Designed to enhance Distributed Acoustic Sensing (DAS) systems, this patented product will be shown during the Photonics West Exposition being held at the Moscone Center in San Francisco, California from 5 through 7 February 2019. Distributed acoustic…

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Chorus Plans Commercial Offer of 10Gbps Service from March 2019

Chorus, the telecommunication service provider in New Zealand announced that it is gearing up to provide 10Gbps fiber broadband services to the residential and small and medium enterprises. The commercial offer of the service is planned to start from the mid-March this year. In a press release captioned “Chorus supercharges New Zealand’s broadband with 10Gbps trial”, the provider revealed that…