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Consortium Led by OMERS Buys Stakes in SFR FTTH

A consortium led by OMERS Infrastructure and partners AXA IM – Real Assets, and Allianz Capital Partners will buy minority stakes of SFR FTTH from the parent company Altice Europe N.V. (Euronext ATC, ATCB). The announcement came from Altice states the closing of the sale of a minority equity stake of 49.99% in fiber to the home business of Altice,…

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KSITIL Selects BEL for K-FON Project

KSITIL (Kerala State IT Infrastructure Limited) has selected a consortium led by Navratna PSU Bharat Electronics Ltd (BEL) for implementing the Kerala Fiber Optic Network (K-FON) in the state. The project worth around US$142 million will deploy optical fiber cable networks throughout India’s Southern State of Kerala. K-FON will provide connectivity to all the government and educational institutions in Kerala….

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Telekom and EWE Form Glasfaser NordWest to Speed up Fiber Deployment

Deutsche Telekom and Energy and Telecommunications company, EWE sign an agreement that forms a new company called Glasfaser NordWest in order to speed up fiber optic deployment in Germany. The partners envision a joint investment of up to two billion euros that would deploy fiber optic cables to 1.5 million households and business locations. Glasfaser NordWest is active in parts…

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TelemaxX Introduces New Ethernet Services with Ciena and Kapsch

Germany-based datacenter provider, TelemaxX Telekommunikation GmbH has selected Ciena and deployed the Packet Networking portfolio to transform its network and ensure a smooth rollout of Ethernet Business Services. TelemaxX has five datacenters across the Karlsruhe region. These datacenters are designed to assist German customers in managing their IT infrastructure efficiently and safely without losing control of data, systems, or processes….

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Huawei Releases QuickODN in FTTH Conference

Huawei officially released the QuickODN solution for the 10G PON era during the 16th FTTH Conference (Europe) held in Amsterdam, The Netherlands. QuickODN features efficient planning, quick deployment, and digital operation and maintenance (O&M) capabilities and the solution helps operators build 10G PON infrastructure networks and pave the highways for transmitting multiple services, thereby realizing an upward business spiral for…

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Nokia Upgrades PTCL Fiber Networks to 100G in Pakistan

Pakistan Telecommunication Company Limited’s (PTCL) network has been upgraded to enable transmission of 100G which would eventually benefit all of its subscribers nationwide with high-speed connectivity. The optical networks have been upgraded by Nokia Photonic Service Engine Chipset. In order to enhance the capacity and speed of PTCL’s optical network for both domestic and international traffic, Nokia has deployed 100G…