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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Uniti Fiber Invests in Quad Cities

Florida-based Uniti Fiber on Tuesday announced its plans to offer Ethernet services of up to 200 Gbps in the Quad-Cities, twice the speed will hat is available in the cities now. The company said the state-of-the-art data transport system is attractive to the firms that move large packets of data electronically, such as medical centers and schools. The Quad Cities is a region of four counties in northwest Illinois and Southeastern consisting of four principal cities: Davenport and Bettendorf in Iowa, and Rock Island and Moline in Illinois. These 4 cities…

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Light Source Communications Plans to Build New Fiber Route

US based dark optical fiber network provider, Light Source Communications will build a new intercity dark optical fiber route in Georgia. The project is scheduled to start in the first quarter of 2017. The new fiber optic route, which is designed to have length of around 320 kilometers will connect Atlanta and Augusta and pass through Athens. The network construction on the new fiber optic route is expected to be completed in 2018. The new route will include eight neutral colocation sites to provide space and power. Once the new…

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Huawei Marine and Tele Greenland Join Hands to Deploy 100G Network

Huawei Marine joins hands with Tele Greenland for the deployment of a 100G network along the Greenlandic Westcoast. The new coalition will also upgrade the capacity of existing Greenland Connect fiber optic cable, which connects Greenland with Iceland/Europe and North America. Huawei says once the new project is completed, the submarine system would be the world’s first 100G submarine network in the norther hemisphere. Greenland is located between the Arctic and Atlantic Oceans with 80% of the island covered by ice and snow year round. Huawei Marine will supply the…

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