Kern River Valley Fiber Project Moves One-Step Forward

The pending fiber optic project by Mediacom to connect Inyokern to Onyx is one step closer to realization as the California Public Utilities Commission announced the release of the Draft Initial Study and Negative Declaration. Mediacom intends to install fiber optic cable to bring high-speed broadband to the Kern River Valley along Highway 178. The long-awaited fiber optic cable project…

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Montserrat Invites RFP for Submarine Fiber Cable

The British Overseas Territory in the Caribbean island, Montserrat has invited proposals from prospective bidders for installation and operation and maintenance of a submarine fiber optic cable system. The selected operator will plan, design, install, commission, test, operate and maintain that includes repairs on behalf of the Government of Montserrat. The Montserrat Submarine Fiber Optic Cable is considered to be…

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MIRIS selects Nokia for data centers Across Nordic Region

Norway based real estate and technology firm, MIRIS selects Nokia for urban data centers across the Nordic region. The agreement for a long-term partnership between MIRIS and Nokia will lead to the commercial deployment of Nokia AirFrame Open Edge cloud data center solution in the enterprise market in the region. MIRIS will deploy AirFrame Open Edge data center technology to…

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Japanese Researchers Accomplish the First Step Towards Quantum Internet

Researchers Successfully Demonstrate Quantum Repeaters A team of researchers from Osaka University and Japanese telecommunication service provider, NTT reports a successful demonstration of quantum repeaters by adopting an all-photonic quantum repeater protocol. The achievement by Japanese researchers has far-reaching implications in optical transmission, especially in long-distance optical communications, enabling a quantum internet concept. The theory of an all-photonic quantum repeater…

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Telefonica Secures Funds for its FTTH Projects

FTTH is the Greenest Network in the Market and Telefonica’s investors show confidence in its continuing FTTH projects. The first of its kind in the telecom industry, Telefonica issues a green-bond amounting to euro 1billion for a term of five years. The transaction came after the presentation of Telefonica’s sustainable financing framework to the telecom market. The final book stood…

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Sparkle Expands Network in Cartagena

Sparkle, the global operations division of Telecom Italia (TIM Group), announces the expansion of fiber optic network infrastructure in Cartagena, Colombia. The backbone network expansion in Colombia is carried out in collaboration with its global partners. Sparkle and partners build a new Point of Presence (PoP) considering the fast-growing demand for high-speed, high-bandwidth services generated from Colombia. The new PoP…