Newport Telephone Plans Second Phase of Broadband Program in New York

The Newport Telephone has announced its plans to invest in the second phase of broadband program in New York. The company will make more than $11.6 million in investments in Fiber to the Home deployments in its existing service territory. The second phase will cover areas of nine townships and is estimated to stretch around 450 kilometers. As part of Phase 2 of the New York Broadband Program, Newport Telephone will install fiber optic cables directly to homes and businesses in portions of Hamilton, and Oneida counties. Fiber to the…

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AFOG Looks for Potential Partners to Expand Fiber Optic Business

American Fiber Optics Group, Inc. or shortly known as AFOG is looking for potential partners to expand its fiber optic business. The new entrant in the fiber optic supply industry recently in the United States is already in the business for making optical preforms. AFOG is owned by Capstone Technologies Group Inc. The group has announced that its Fiber optics division is looking for partners to expand manufacturing of fiber optic products in the United States. AFOG is currently building optical fiber preform factory in Detroit. In order to meet…

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Which Company Starts Fiber Optic Cable Manufacturing Plant in Egypt – YOFC or Huawei?

There has been a news spreading in the industry that the Chinese telecom equipment supplier Huawei starts its first fiber optic cable manufacturing company in Egypt. It is confirmed that the news came out of Egypt after the ICT exhibition at Cairo that was held in December 2016 and after a meeting with the Chinese firms with the Egyptian ministry of telecommunications. Chinese cable maker YOFC expressed their interests to start manufacturing of fiber optic cables in Egypt n a meeting where Huawei officials were also present. Somehow the reporter…

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Uniti Fiber Invests in Quad Cities

Florida-based Uniti Fiber on Tuesday announced its plans to offer Ethernet services of up to 200 Gbps in the Quad-Cities, twice the speed will hat is available in the cities now. The company said the state-of-the-art data transport system is attractive to the firms that move large packets of data electronically, such as medical centers and schools. The Quad Cities is a region of four counties in northwest Illinois and Southeastern consisting of four principal cities: Davenport and Bettendorf in Iowa, and Rock Island and Moline in Illinois. These 4 cities…

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Light Source Communications Plans to Build New Fiber Route

US based dark optical fiber network provider, Light Source Communications will build a new intercity dark optical fiber route in Georgia. The project is scheduled to start in the first quarter of 2017. The new fiber optic route, which is designed to have length of around 320 kilometers will connect Atlanta and Augusta and pass through Athens. The network construction on the new fiber optic route is expected to be completed in 2018. The new route will include eight neutral colocation sites to provide space and power. Once the new…

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