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Virgin Media Tests Symmetrical 8 Giga Transmission

The BBC reports that UK’s telecom service provider, Virgin Media had conducted trials to verify feasibility of offering 8 Gbps symmetrical speeds at eight homes. The trial was conducted in the village of Papworth, Cambridgeshire. The provider hopes to extend this speeds to 50 more over time. Virgin Media used EPON technology (Ethernet PON) to transmit 8 Gbps downstream and…

BESCOM to Build Own Fiber Network

The Bangalore Electricity Supply Company (BESCOM) is planning to start building its own fiber-optic network in the city. The new cables will be laid along with the underground power cables that the electricity company install as part of its effort to bring safety, security, and aesthetics to the city landscapes. Bangalore, being the Silicon Valley of India in the southern…

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Nexera Looks for Equity Partners in Poland

Polish media reports that the wholesale fiber-optic network operator, Nexera had floated equity to mobilize funds for its planned network developments in the country. Nexera aims to cover 450,000 homes with the fiber optic cable networks in order to make itself ready to serve potential subscribers with high-speed broadband services. Nexera targets to raise an equity share capital of around…

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Liquid Telecom Provides Connectivity to the Refugee Camps in Kenya

Liquid Telecom has conneted the Gertrude’s Children’s Hospital in Nairobi to Dadaab refugee complex with high-speed broadband communication network. This connectivity will ensure tele-medicine to the refugess living in four camps in Dadaab. This is an act of appreciation to the whole team of Liquid Telecom that involved beginning from the management to the field staff. Refugee camps are forgotten…

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KDDI Deploys Nokia G.fast Solutions in Japan

Japanese telecommunication service provider, KDDI deploys G.fast technology based high-speed broadband to its subscribers in Japan. The ITU-T compliant G.fast solutions from Nokia uses vectoring technology will enable the service provider to use existing copper lines in MDU buildings to deliver 830Mbps combined uplink and downlink speeds to customers. Japan is one of the leaders in driving the developments in…

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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…