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Deutsche Telekom Plans to Deploy 60,000 km Fiber Optic Network in 2019

The incumbent telecommunications service provider, Deutsche Telekom announced its plans to deploy 60,000 kilometers of optical fiber network in 2019. The announcement came when the provider revealed its plans for 2019. Deployment of fiber optic network is key to achieve other plans. Deutsche Telekom has been aggressive in deploying fiber-optic broadband throughout Germany. A few days ago, the provider had…

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Snow Disrupts BSNL Services in Kashmir

Telephone services in many parts of the northern state of Jammu & Kashmir in India has been disrupted by the snow. Local media reports that the service provider BSNL’s fiber optic cables are broken near Jawahar tunnel on the Jammu-Srinagar highway. BSNL, the state owned telecommunication service provider of India said the signal on their mobile phones was completely lost…

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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…

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Azer Telecom to Build Backbone Network for Railways

Azer Telecom signs an agreement with Azerbaijan Railways to construct the backbone fiber optic network along the rail network. Railway department will utilize this network for automation and modernization of signaling and monitoring of railway networks throughout the country. AzerTelecom is the subsidiary of the country’s first mobile operator, Bakcell. Azer Telecom was established in 2008 to focus on the…

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Telekom Upgrades Broadband Speeds in 227 Municipalities

In an attempt to reduce the digital divide between cities and villages, German Telecommunication service provider Deutsche Telekom has upgraded the broadband speeds in 227 villages all over the country. Increased speeds of up to 100Mbps could be accessible by 241,000 households. Deutsche Telekom makes use of its fiber-optic network to deliver broadband services to its subscribers. Telekom offers broadband…

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Openreach Selects Edinburgh for its FTTP Deployment

Scotland’s hilly capital, Edinburgh would be the first city to get wired with Fibre-to-the-Premise network by Openreach. UK’s fibre broadband provider, Openreach in a press release revealed its plan to select Edinburgh for the first place for its FTTP investment. When the Member of Scottish Parliament (MSP), Oliver Mundell visited the deployment sites of Openreach, the company officials revealed their…