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…

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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…

Toronto to Buffalo Subsea fiber optic route

Pioneer Provides Consulting Services to Lake Ontario Subsea Cable System

The 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…

ECI and Sprint Deploys Fiber Network in Sosnowiec

Local government offices and academic institutions in Sosnowiec, Poland will get benefits of high speed broadband communication services, thanks to the deployment of fiber optic broadband networks by Network solutions provider ECI and Sprint. The greenfield broadband network in Sosnowiec will provide enhanced user experience, better governance, and administration of the public institutions and health care organizations. The project is…

FTTH Council Europe Selects New Board of Directors

Members of the FTTH Council Europe met at the General Assembly in Amsterdam on 19 and 20 April and the Board of Directors has selected a new working committee under the leadership of Mr. Ronan Kelly. The he council board has also set out the work plan for the coming year, including a special focus on operators. Ronan Kelly has…