fiber optic network

Swisscom and SGSW Completes Fiber Deployment in St. Gallen

Switzerland’s incumbent telecommunication service provider Swisscom and SGSW (St.Galler Stadtwerke) has completed fiber optic network deployment in St. Gallen. The city of St. Gallen updated the completion of the installation work in its website. As planned, the city of St.Gallen have got a fiber-optic network at the end of February 2019. The completion took more than nine years from the…

fiber optic network

Facebook Supports MainOne Fiber Network in Nigeria

Africa’s leading telecommunication service provider, MainOne has announced a fiber optic network project with the support of Facebook. An open access fiber optic network is planned in Edo and Ogun states of Nigeria. MainOne in a press release stated that the metro fiber infrastructure project in two states of Nigeria will be implemented with the support from Facebook. The infrastructure…

undersea fiber optics

FLY-LION III Lands in Mayotte

The consortium members of the FLY-LION III (Lower Indian Ocean Network) submarine cable system has completed the deployment of a new submarine fiber optic cable. The 400 km long new link owned by a consortium in which Orange is a partner, connects Moroni in Grande Comore and Mamoudzou in Mayotte. Apart from Orange, the consortium includes partners, Société Réunionnaise du…

business collaboration

Hexatronic Strikes Supply Deal with CityFibre

Hexatronic Strikes a Supply Deal with CityFibre for providing fiber optic solutions The UK division of Swedish fiber optic solution provider Hexatronic Group AB has entered into a supply agreement with CityFibre to provide fiber optic passive products. The Hexatonic UK Ltd., which is a wholly owned subsidiary of Hexatronic Group AB, will supply passive fiber optic solutions including fiber…

undersea fiber optics

GTD Selects Prysmian for Arica to Puerto Montt Submarine Cable

The Chilean telecommunication service provider GTD (Gtd Teleductos S.A, Grupo GTD) has selected Prysmian to supply the submarine cables for its project to connect Arica to Puerto Mont in Chile. The new contracts worth around €50 million have been secured through Prysmian Group’s submarine telecom division NSW. NSW became part of Prysmian Group after the acquisition of General Cable. The…

Fiber to the home technology

164 German Municipalities Can Now Surf Internet with 100 Mbps

Thanks to Deutsche Telekom’s continuing improvements and development of its fiber optic networks, 164 Municipalities in Germany can now access to the broadband internet speeds of up to 100 Mbps. By adding 21,600 more households to the list of 100 Mbps service, now a total of 132,000 households in 164 municipalities will get the advantage of the speed enhancement by…