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TE and Orange Data Agree on Bit-Stream Access

Egyptian incumbent teleommunications service provider, TE (Telecom Egypt) and Orange Data has signed and agreement on Bit-stream Access service. Orange Data is the first customer for TE in Egypt to partner for Bit-stream Access service. Orange Data customers can avail higher internet speeds. TE in a press release announced that the signing of this agreement on bitstream access services enables…

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Conterra Selects Ciena Packet Optical Platform and Aggregation Switch

Conterra Networks has selected Packet Optical Platform and Aggregation switches from Ciena. Conterra Networks providing communication services to enterprise, government and wholesale carriers in 22 States in the United States is expanding its deployment of Ciena solutions. Conterra Networks (Conterra Ultra Broadband Holdings, Inc.) is a fiber optic network solution provider that serves to enterprise, schools, in South Carolina, North…

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Nexans Expands its Connected Drums Service Solution

Nexans has expanded its Connected Drums solution business to six countries in Europe, which the solution provider plans to take to the other parts of the world. Nexan’s Connected Cable Drum ERP solution helps real-time tracking of cable drums and can reduce the time it takes to return a drum back to Nexans factory by as much as 25 percent…

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NB Power Selects Prysmian Submarine Cable for Fundy Isles Project

Canada based NB Power (New Brunswick Power Corporation) has selected Prysmian Submarine cable for its project to connect the Fundy island with a new power cable. As per the contract, Prysmian will supply submarine cables from its manufacturing locations in Europe for the Fundy Isles Project. The order worth €17 million has been placed to the cable maker by NB…

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Virgin Media Tests Symmetrical 8 Giga Transmission

The BBC reports that UK’s telecom service provider, Virgin Media had conducted trials to verify feasibility of offering 8 Gbps symmetrical speeds at eight homes. The trial was conducted in the village of Papworth, Cambridgeshire. The provider hopes to extend this speeds to 50 more over time. Virgin Media used EPON technology (Ethernet PON) to transmit 8 Gbps downstream and…

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A Single Cable for Indoor and Outdoor Applications

The US-based fiber optic product supplier AFL introduces a unique single solution for both indoor and outdoor installation environment. The manufacturer’s LQ-Series I/O Plum Loose tube cable is suitable for inside plant and outside plant deployments. The plenum-rated cable possesses characteristics suitable to meet stringent criteria for indoor as well as outdoor environments. The maker in a press release says…

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ITU Brings Standard for “Light Fidelity” Li-Fi

Telecommunication standardization agency, International Telecommunication Union (ITU) brings out a new standard for the high-speed indoor visible light communication. An international standard for Visible Light Communication (VLC), which is often called as Li-Fi, will establish a foundation for the growth of VLC market segment. The new standard, ITU G.9991, will join ITU’s series of standards for home networks connecting in-premises…

MSP Oliver Mundell Visits Openreach Sites in Dumfriesshire and Galloway 11

MSP Oliver Mundell Visits Openreach Sites in Dumfriesshire and Galloway

The Member of Scottish Parliament (MSP), Oliver Gordon Watson Mundell representing Dumfriesshire made a visit to the local telephone exchange and fiber street cabinets to know more about Openreach’s fibre deployment and fault rectification methods. The MSP went out in the field with Openreach engineers to see the progress that’s been made with fibre broadband and customer service in Dumfries…