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Chorus Plans Commercial Offer of 10Gbps Service from March 2019

Chorus, the telecommunication service provider in New Zealand announced that it is gearing up to provide 10Gbps fiber broadband services to the residential and small and medium enterprises. The commercial offer of the service is planned to start from the mid-March this year. In a press release captioned “Chorus supercharges New Zealand’s broadband with 10Gbps trial”, the provider revealed that…

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CDP Supports a Common Fiber Infrastructure

Italian telecommunication investment company, CDP (Cassa Depositi e Prestiti) supports the idea of creating a single fiber optic network to deliver broadband services. The CEO of CDP, Fabrizio Palermo shared his organization’s thinking during a conference in Rome. Significance of CDP’s Thoughts Two active players in Italian High-speed Broadband are Open Fiber and TIM (Telecom Italia) are controlled by the…

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CEBF Announce RuNe FTTH Project in Croatia

Connecting Europe Broadband Fund (CEBF) announces its first investment in collaboration with Vahta RuNe Project in Croatia. CEBF has signed an agreement with Vahta d.o.o. (Slovenia) and 3T Cable d.o.o. (Croatia) to set up RuNe Group (Luxembourg), which will be the window for investment and responsible for FTTH deployment. RuNe stands for Rural Networks. As per the plans, the team…

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China-Pakistan Fiber Network Goes Live for Commercial Use

The China-Pakistan Fiber Optic Project has gone live and now put into commercial use. The 820 kilometers long optical link connects Rawalpindi in Pakistan and the Khunjerab in China. Known as the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor communication project, the optical link has particular importance to both countries. The Special Communications Organization in Pakistan, who was overseeing the project commented that the…

Kern River Valley Fiber Project Moves One-Step Forward

The pending fiber optic project by Mediacom to connect Inyokern to Onyx is one step closer to realization as the California Public Utilities Commission announced the release of the Draft Initial Study and Negative Declaration. Mediacom intends to install fiber optic cable to bring high-speed broadband to the Kern River Valley along Highway 178. The long-awaited fiber optic cable project…

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Vianet Selects Ciena Solutions to Deploy in Nepal

Nepal based internet service provider, Vianet Communications Selects Ciena’s Packet and Optical Platforms to Improve intracity and international Connectivity. With Ciena solutions, the provider can increase transmission capacity over its existing optical networks. There is a surge in demand for high-speed, high-bandwidth services from the land-locked Himalayan nation. In order to meet this unpredictable traffic patterns and a surge in bandwidth demand generated from…