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KSITIL Selects BEL for K-FON Project

KSITIL (Kerala State IT Infrastructure Limited) has selected a consortium led by Navratna PSU Bharat Electronics Ltd (BEL) for implementing the Kerala Fiber Optic Network (K-FON) in the state. The project worth around US$142 million will deploy optical fiber cable networks throughout India’s Southern State of Kerala. K-FON will provide connectivity to all the government and educational institutions in Kerala….

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Champlain Broadband Acquires Burlington Telecom

Champlain Broadband, a subsidiary of Schurz Communications has completed the transaction processes to acquire Burlington Telecom. The city Burlington authorities had cleared the approval documents that made the acquisition legal and complete. Champlain Broadband will now own and operate the telecommunication systems of Burlington Telecom. The deal was worth $30.8 million that the Blue Water Holdings made with the Burlington…

Proximus Brings Fiber to the City of Aalst

Proximus brings high-speed broadband services to the city of Aalst in Belgium. The service provider announced its “Fiber for Aalst” project intending to take Optical fibers to every partner of the Aalst. Proximus has made plans to deploy optical fiber cables the entire city center and some surrounding districts. The entire area will gradually be served with optical fiber and…

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Telekom and EWE Form Glasfaser NordWest to Speed up Fiber Deployment

Deutsche Telekom and Energy and Telecommunications company, EWE sign an agreement that forms a new company called Glasfaser NordWest in order to speed up fiber optic deployment in Germany. The partners envision a joint investment of up to two billion euros that would deploy fiber optic cables to 1.5 million households and business locations. Glasfaser NordWest is active in parts…

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Openreach Announces “Stop-Sell” Policy of Copper Broadband

British Telecom’s fiber optic broadband deployment wing Openreach has announced a “Stop-Sell” policy to its legacy broadband services thereby promoting its fiber optic broadbands throughout the United Kingdom. The decision to withdraw copper-based broadband services progressively will lead to an ultimate “Withdrawal in full”. Richard Allwood, Chief Strategy Officer wrote in a press statement released on Openreach’s website while announcing…

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Telxius Signs Capacity Agreement with Telia Carrier

Telia Carrier and Telxius announced a landmark agreement for multi-terabit capacity services combining transatlantic capacity from Telxius in the new 6,600 km MAREA cable system and Telia Carrier’s European backbone network. The combination of Telia Carrier’s extensive terrestrial European and North American footprint and Telxius’ newest transatlantic cable assets will not only provide both parties with additional network muscle and…