BESCOM to Build Own Fiber Network

The Bangalore Electricity Supply Company (BESCOM) is planning to start building its own fiber-optic network in the city. The new cables will be laid along with the underground power cables that the electricity company install as part of its effort to bring safety, security, and aesthetics to the city landscapes. Bangalore, being the Silicon Valley of India in the southern…

Tender for Red Troncal Will be Relaunched in February 1

Tender for Red Troncal Will be Relaunched in February

Telecomm to Relaunch Fiber Network Tender in February 2019. Mexican telecommunications provider, Telecomm will relaunch the country’s ambitious but delayed tendering process to deploy fiber-optic networks nationwide. Mexico’s National fiber-optic project known as “Red Troncal” was planned for last year October, but due to delayed process, postponed to relaunch in early 2019. Mexico’s President Andrés Manuel López Obrador announced the…

Map showing Europe, North America and South America with lines indicating the routes of Bursa and Marea submarine fiber optic cable through the Atlantic ocean

Windstream’s Core Network Connects to Telxius Network

Windstream and Telxius join together to provide a high-speed international connection over fiber optic cables to Windstream wholesale customers. Windstream ‘s Core Network will be connected to two submarine fiber optic cable systems of Telxius, MAREA and BRUSA at Virginia beach Cable Landing Station. Windstream Windstream is a Wholesale provider of advanced network communications and Telxius is the telecommunications infrastructure…

Optical fiber cable under the sea showing sea creatures nearby

YOFC and Baosheng Forms Joint Venture for Submarine Cable

YOFC (Yangtze Optical Fibre and Cable Joint Stock Limited Company), the Chinese optical fiber and cable solution manufacturer in a press release announced that it is developing a new submarine fiber optic cable system in collaboration with Baosheng Science and Technology Innovation Co., Ltd. Both companies signed a joint venture agreement for submarine cable project. The partners agreed to establish…

Manufacturing machines of optical fiber cables

HFCL Plans Expansion of Fiber Cable Manufacturing Capacity

Indian telecom product supplier, HFCL (Himachal Futuristic Communications Limited) plans to expand its fiber optic cable manufacturing facility in Hyderabad. A proposal to enhance the capacity to manufacture fiber optic cable has been approved by the board of directors of the company in a meeting held on 7 January 2019. The current decision is to enhance the production capacity by 3.5…

BCN Partners with Google Station in Nigeria 11

BCN Partners with Google Station in Nigeria

Nigeria’s Backbone Connectivity Network (BCN) had started the Google Station Initiative at Wuse Market, Abuja, aimed at providing free public Wi-Fi service. The decision to bring Google Station to Nigeria was taken when the BCN’s Vice President visited the Google office at the Silicon Valley in October last year. In order to support the wifi spots, a strong backbone network…

Pioneer Provides Consulting Services to Lake Ontario Subsea Cable System

US based Pioneer Consulting’s engineering team is assisting with design, procurement, and project management of a 60 km subsea fiber optic cable across Lake Ontario. Pioneer Consulting provides technical guidance and project management for the subsea fiber optic cable owned by Canadian dark fiber provider Crosslake Fibre. This submarine fiber optic cable connects Toronto, Canada, with Buffalo, New York. The…

Globe to Deploy Fiber Optic Networks in Binondo

Philippines based Globe Telecom said that it has signed an agreement with the city government of Manila to deploy fiber optic broadband technology in Binondo, which considered to be the oldest Chinatown. Globe’s rollout will provide faster internet connectivity to the residents and businesses in the town with speeds of up to 1 gigabits per second. Globe Telecom had requested…