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CRTC Declares Broadband Internet a Basic Telecommunication Necessity

Canada’s communication regulator CRTC (Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission) declares that the broadband access internet service is a basic telecom service for all citizens. CRTC also intends to accelerate the deployment of broadband services in the country. The official new release reveals CRTC’s plans to set ambitious new speed targets and creating a new fund that will invest up to…

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Peru to Invest US$1.5 Billion to Expand Optical Networks

South America’s Peru Government plans to deploy fiber optic backbone network to the district capitals across the country. The central government will invest US$1.5 billion to expand next-generation networks that will change the communication infrastructure throughout the country. Transport and Communications Minister Martin Vizcarra said on last week Friday that fiber optic network deployment will bring new development to the…

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Pakistan Pushes for Timely Deployment of Fiber Optic Network in Balochistan

Pakistan’s communication authorities have been pushing for the timely completion of deployment of fiber optic cables in Balochistan Province. 4500 kilometers of fiber optic cables have been laid so far. The members of the sub-committee under the Senate standing committee for IT and Telecommunications, responsible for overseeing the implementation of communication infrastructure in Pakistan told they are happy with the…

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Paratus Telecoms Connects Homes with Fiber in Namibia

Privately-owned telecommunication operator, Paratus Telecoms has started connecting homes with optical fiber cables in order to deliver broadband services. Paratus has become the first 100% privately-owned pan-African operator to turn on Fiber to the Home (FTTH) in Namibia. The operator has deployed fiber optic cables in Finkenstein estate, East of Windhoek. Subscribers of Paratus will now enjoy the benefits of…

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UK Plans to Invest 1 Billion Pounds to Expand Fiber Optic Networks

UK government has revealed plans to gather required funds for boosting next-generation networks in the country that can support increasing bandwidth demands. The bandwidth demands posed by the modern communication devices need to be addressed and the authorities are convinced that only optical fibers can take up that challenge. Local media reports that the UK government has confirmed the plans…

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Alphabet Curbs Expansion of Fiber Optic Networks

The parent company of the internet giant and Google fiber in the United States, Alphabet, has decided to curb its expansion of high-speed fiber optic networks and reduce the manpower in those projects. Alphabet officials said that the company was curbing the fiber expansion and the staff in the unit responsible for the work. Alphabet did not provide an exact…