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Elettra to Build Gozo Fiber Network

Elettra will build the underwater fiber optic cable that links the Malta mainland and the Ghawdex island. The Ministry of Economics in Malta is pushing the delayed fiber optic project that was planned to provide second connectivity between Ghawdex (Gozo) island and Malta mainland. The Government is accelerating the speed of the bureaucratic procedures to sign the contract. The Ministry…

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Nexera Looks for Equity Partners in Poland

Polish media reports that the wholesale fiber-optic network operator, Nexera had floated equity to mobilize funds for its planned network developments in the country. Nexera aims to cover 450,000 homes with the fiber optic cable networks in order to make itself ready to serve potential subscribers with high-speed broadband services. Nexera targets to raise an equity share capital of around…

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OFS Introduces New Vibration Sensing Optical Fiber

OFS introduced a new vibration sensing single mode optical fiber at Photonics West 2019 exhibition. OFS brand this new sensor fiber as AcoustiSens™. Designed to enhance Distributed Acoustic Sensing (DAS) systems, this patented product will be shown during the Photonics West Exposition being held at the Moscone Center in San Francisco, California from 5 through 7 February 2019. Distributed acoustic…

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Chorus Plans Commercial Offer of 10Gbps Service from March 2019

Chorus, the telecommunication service provider in New Zealand announced that it is gearing up to provide 10Gbps fiber broadband services to the residential and small and medium enterprises. The commercial offer of the service is planned to start from the mid-March this year. In a press release captioned “Chorus supercharges New Zealand’s broadband with 10Gbps trial”, the provider revealed that…

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China Approves BT for Domestic IP-VPN and Internet Service

In a landmark achievement for the British Telecom (BT), the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT) in China has approved its applications for a nationwide domestic IP-VPN license and internet service provider license. BT is the first international telecommunication provider to get the licenses in China to provide IP-VPN and Internet services. What BT Can do? The two licenses…

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Huawei Marine Completes Second Upgrade on WACS

Huawei Marine announces the completion of the second stage of upgrade on the WACS (West African Cable System) submarine fiber optic cable system. Huawei Marine signed the contract for the second upgrade of the cable system with the consortium partners in February 2018. The upgrade realized 32*100G wavelengths configured on the longest optically amplified single fiber span stretching 11500km from…