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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…

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Nicaragua Plans 3,600km Fiber Optic Network

Nicaraguan Authorities have completed the planning deploy 3,600 kilometers long fiber optic network. South Korea and the Inter-American Development Bank will fund the project. The project is scheduled for completion within the next two years. The project cost is estimated at 100 million US dollars. The telecommunication planning department in the largest country in the Central American Isthmus has been…

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City of Padua Selects Enel Open Fiber

The City of Padua and Enel Open Fiber (EOF) have signed the first agreement that will allow fiber optic cables to be laid across the entire city. Enel Open Fiber is he the Enel Group company formed recently to deploy ultra-broadband infrastructure throughout Italy. The Enel Open Fiber Plan for the City of Padua provides for 50% of premises to…

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Chorus Offers Reduced Monthly Charges for Nationwide Gigabit Fiber Services

New Zealand’s telecom operator Chorus is ready to offer nationwide gigabit services from 1 October at a cost to retail telecoms operators of around $50 a month. By doing so, the operator intends to promote high-speed broadband services throughout the country. Chorus hopes the end-users will definitely get the benefit of the cheaper broadband services. Chorus first launched gigabit speeds…