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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…

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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…

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BT Offers Complete Wi-Fi to Fibre Broadband Subscribers

British Telecom (BT) announced the extension of its popular Complete Wi-Fi package to its new Superfast and Ultrafast Fibre broadband customers. In a smart move to attract new fibre broadband customers, BT offers Complete Wi-Fi -that guarantees a strong wi-fi signal in every room of their home to the fibre broadband customers. Complete Wi-Fi guarantees customers wall-to-wall coverage and provides…

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Aurora City Council Rejects Naperville Redundant Fiber Network Proposal

Despite being one of the wealthiest cities (in terms of cities with over 75,000 population), the suburban Chicago city of Naperville has to wait for a redundant fiber optic connectivity. The Aurora City Council Committee did not approve the proposal to deploy a second fiber optic network in Naperville citing reasons of higher deployment cost. Aurora City officials have been…

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CHT Selects Comtrend Adapters

Chunghwa Telecom (CHT), Taiwan has selected Comtrend for the supply of its Ethernet over Coax Adapter, GCA-6000 and Ethernet over Powerline Adapter, PG-9173. Both adapter solutions from Comtrend are powered by MaxLiner’s 88LX3142 and 88LX2718 G.hn technology. Comtrend adapters based on MaxLinear’s G.hn home-networking solutions would deliver gigabit-class service to their FTTx subscribers in Taiwan. Taiwanese telecom service provider, Chunghwa…