Italian Open Fiber Plans investment of 6.5 Billion Euros in FTTH

The Italian broadband network provider Open Fiber has revealed its plans to invest 6.5 billion Euros in a bid to expand its network roll out rapidly in the country. The Open Fiber wholesale-only venture of Italian utility Enel and state lender CDP is set to invest around EUR 6.5 billion and create some 15,000 jobs as part of its plans to build fiber-to-the-home networks in 250 major cities and roll out broadband cables in digital divide areas all over the country. The CEO of Open Fiber Tommaso Pompei was revealing his…

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Newport Telephone Plans Second Phase of Broadband Program in New York

The Newport Telephone has announced its plans to invest in the second phase of broadband program in New York. The company will make more than $11.6 million in investments in Fiber to the Home deployments in its existing service territory. The second phase will cover areas of nine townships and is estimated to stretch around 450 kilometers. As part of Phase 2 of the New York Broadband Program, Newport Telephone will install fiber optic cables directly to homes and businesses in portions of Hamilton, and Oneida counties. Fiber to the…

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AFOG Looks for Potential Partners to Expand Fiber Optic Business

American Fiber Optics Group, Inc. or shortly known as AFOG is looking for potential partners to expand its fiber optic business. The new entrant in the fiber optic supply industry recently in the United States is already in the business for making optical preforms. AFOG is owned by Capstone Technologies Group Inc. The group has announced that its Fiber optics division is looking for partners to expand manufacturing of fiber optic products in the United States. AFOG is currently building optical fiber preform factory in Detroit. In order to meet…

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Which Company Starts Fiber Optic Cable Manufacturing Plant in Egypt – YOFC or Huawei?

There has been a news spreading in the industry that the Chinese telecom equipment supplier Huawei starts its first fiber optic cable manufacturing company in Egypt. It is confirmed that the news came out of Egypt after the ICT exhibition at Cairo that was held in December 2016 and after a meeting with the Chinese firms with the Egyptian ministry of telecommunications. Chinese cable maker YOFC expressed their interests to start manufacturing of fiber optic cables in Egypt n a meeting where Huawei officials were also present. Somehow the reporter…

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Vodafone Starts Offering FTTH Services in Ghana

Vodafone Ghana has decided to deliver and expand its high speed broadband services in the country. The operator will utilize next generation networks that primarily rely on fiber optic communication technologies. More than 1000 homes and 20 housing communities across Ghana will get connected to the Vodafone Fibre–To–The-Home Broadband services. The steps taken by Vodafone in Ghana shows the company’s intention to provide consumers the enhanced communication services delivered through the latest telecom technology using optical fibers. While providing higher broadband speeds the Fiber optic technology contributes to the growth…

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