Fiber Optic Market Updates 2015 March 19

Fiber optic grant proposed for London’s downtown Improved access to fiber optic services and improved connectivity improves our ability to attract and retain both start-ups and growing companies, … Oclaro sampling second-generation tunable SFP+ module, targeting FTTH and wireless front-haul It also serves as a building block for emerging new applications such as fiber-to-the-home (FTTH) and 4G/5G LTE wireless front-haul networks that … Vox Telecom offers 1…

Fiber Optic Market News 2015 March 18

Timor-Leste studies proposals for a fiber optic connection to Indonesia or Australia The government of Timor-Leste is considering two recent proposals for the installation of a submarine fiber optic connection to Indonesia or Australia, … Dark Fibre Africa eyes R500 million revenue Dark Fibre Africa (DFA), which constructs and owns fiber optic networks, has reported a 15% rise in revenue for the six months ended September … Telecom Italia activates fiber service…

Orange Espana Applies for Loan to Expand FTTH Network

Orange Espana is looking for funds to support its fiber to the home deployments in Spain. The telecom operator had submitted the application to European Investment Bank, shortly known as EIB for a loan of up to 400 million Euro. Orange wants to develop its Fiber to the home and 4G networks throughout Spain. There are more than 2.3 million…

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Cables and Connectors Market for Satellite and Submarine Industries, by Components, Application, Industries and Geography- Analysis and Forecast (2012-2020)

Rising internet penetration, along with the need for high speed internet connection is the major driving factor for the growth of the cables and connectors market. With the demand for bandwidth growing rapidly, there is an ever-increasing need for fiber optic interconnectivity to support the growing data traffic. In the industry category of cables and connectors, the “submarine industry” is…

Alfa Telecom Aims to Double Stake in Turkcell

In a bid to double its stake in Turkcell, the Russia based Alfa Telecom has offered $2.8 billion. This will enable Alfa to buy back a 13.8 percent stake in Turkcell. This move would give the billionaire Mikhail Fridman’s Alfa group the ability to control Turkey’s top mobile operator, Turkcell. Reuters reported this news on 17 March. The bid is likely…

Vodafone tests 400 Gbps on existing network

In an attempt to test the fiber optic network capacity in Spain, Vodafone in collaboration with Alcatel-Lucent had successfully conducted a trial to transmit 400 Gigabits per second data over its network. The network selected for trial transmission was around 400 kilometers long that runs between Madrid and Zaragoza. Alcatel-Lucent used its 400 G transmission technology for the test to…