Prysmian Bags Supply contracts for USS John F. Kennedy Aircraft Carrier

World’s leading fiber optic product supplier Prysmian bags a US$2 million contract to provide fiber optic cables for aircraft carrier USS John F. Kennedy. The fiber optic cable manufacturer who has their North American headquarters in Lexington will deliver fiber optic cables from its manufacturing facility in the United States. The fiber optic cables will help prevent water from migrating…

Enel Plans to Bid for Controlling Stake in Metroweb

Adding fierce competition to the incumbent telecom operator, Telecom Italia, the utility company cum broadband network provider Enel has announced its plans to bid for a controlling stake in Metroweb. Partnership with Metroweb would add value to Enel’s efforts to build nationwide fiber optic network to deliver high speed broadband. The Milan based Metroweb is one of the broadband network…

Telus Plans Investment in Edmonton

Canadian Telecom operator, TELUS has disclosed its plans to invest $275 million in new infrastructure and facilities in Edmonton this year to connect even more homes and businesses directly to TELUS’ gigabit-enabled fibre optic network; increase wireless capacity to meet growing demand; and to improve the reach, speed and capacity of TELUS’ high-speed Internet. This significant investment is part of…

Zero Connect Plans Production Facility in Pickens County

Albia based custom cable assembly manufacturer, Zero Connect announces its plan to start operations in Pickens County, South Carolina. The officials from Zero Connect announced recently that the company will invest around US$1.3 million to start the manufacturing facility that will create 72 new jobs. Explaining his company’s expansion plans, the president Larry Kendall said: “Our expansion to Pickens County…

FTTH Concil Europe Releases the Fifth Edition of FTTH Business Guide

FTTH Council Europe has issued the fifth edition of its FTTH Business Guide, which provides useful insights to business scenarios involved in FTTH to the newbies. Ever since the issue of the document by the Council, it has become a big favorite. The latest one, the fifth edition was released on 16 February 2016. The fourth edition was released on…

Mobily Supports Nationalization of Telecom Jobs in Saudi Arabia

While the expatriates working in the telecom sectors in Saudi Arabia is concerned about the nationalization of jobs to the locals, the second largest telecom operator, Mobily said they will reserve the jobs to the nationals following the instructions from the labor ministry. The Arab News today reported that the Mobily officials are in support of the Saudi Government’s strategy…