Tender for Red Troncal Will be Relaunched in February 1

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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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Tejas Networks Plans 5G Laboratory in Kerala 11

Tejas Networks Plans 5G Laboratory in Kerala

Indian telecommunication equipment supplier, Tejas Networks plans to establish a 5G lab in the Southern State of Kerala. Recently, the manufacturer is setting up a Center of Excellence (CoE) for next-generation telecom technologies in Kerala. The CoE is being set up in partnership with the state government in the new Integrated Startup Complex in Kochi.

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MSP Oliver Mundell Visits Openreach Sites in Dumfriesshire and Galloway 13

MSP Oliver Mundell Visits Openreach Sites in Dumfriesshire and Galloway

The Member of Scottish Parliament (MSP), Oliver Gordon Watson Mundell representing Dumfriesshire made a visit to the local telephone exchange and fiber street cabinets to…

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BT Offers Complete Wi-Fi to Fibre Broadband Subscribers 17

BT Offers Complete Wi-Fi to Fibre Broadband Subscribers

British Telecom (BT) announced the extension of its popular Complete Wi-Fi package to its new Superfast and Ultrafast Fibre broadband customers. In a smart move…

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T Com Upgrades Networks to Enhance Broadband Speeds 20

T Com Upgrades Networks to Enhance Broadband Speeds

Approximately 2.3 million subscribers of Deutsche Telekom (T Com) enjoy the increased speeds of their existing broadband connection, thanks to the network modernization that the incumbent service provider carried out over the past few months. 

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BSNL Brings Fiber Service to Kangra and Chamba Districts

India’s incumbent telecommunication service provider, BSNL (Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited) has connected the Kangra and Chamba districts of Himachal Pradesh with fiber optic cables. The…

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Falmouth EDIC Proceeds with OpenCape Fiber Project

The Falmouth EDIC (Economic Development and Industrial Corporation) has decided to proceed with OpenCape project that will deploy fiber optic cables to the enterprise subscribers. OpenCape project aims to deliver seamless undisputed high-speed broadband services to the merchants without any additional cost to them.

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STI and SEIMITSU Partner to Serve Central Georgia 26

STI and SEIMITSU Partner to Serve Central Georgia

Southern Telecom Inc. (STI) has entered into a partnership agreement with SEIMITSU (SEIMITSU Business Technology Solutions) to deliver fiber optic services to a multinational technology company in Central Georgia. The technology company is utilizing STI’s optical fibers to connect and expand its own broadband network and support a greater customer experience across the Southeast US region. The strategic partnership with SEIMITSU will offer colocation and a new fiber route.

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Keystone Heights Airport Plans for Fiber Deployment

Keystone Heights Airport plans to deploy fiber optic cables as a measure to enhance and modernize its telecommunication facilities and update the broadband services in…

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Aurora City Council Rejects Naperville Redundant Fiber Network Proposal 30

Aurora City Council Rejects Naperville Redundant Fiber Network Proposal

Despite being one of the wealthiest cities (in terms of cities with over 75,000 population), the suburban Chicago city of Naperville has to wait for…

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Athens City Plans Fiber Deployment Along Sewer Duct Network

Athens city news reports that the County is considering an option to lay fiber optic cables along with the sewer ducts. The long-awaited and delayed project is now expected to be in the bidding process by this year summer

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Dawiyat Signs MoU with Zain for Fiber Service 34

Dawiyat Signs MoU with Zain for Fiber Service

Saudi Arabia’s newly formed fiber-optic broadband service provider Dawiyat has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Zain to deliver broadband services to the homes….

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BENECO Signs Agreement to Deploy Fiber Broadband Network 38

BENECO Signs Agreement to Deploy Fiber Broadband Network

Electricity Company of Benguet Province in Northern Philippines, BENECO signed a memorandum of agreement with The National Telecommunications Commission (NTC) and the Department of Information…

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FTTH Council Asia-Pacific Selects Venue for 2019 42

FTTH Council Asia-Pacific Selects Venue for 2019

Wuhan, the “Optical Valley” of China will host 14th FTTH Council Asia-Pacific Conference. The Council, through an email newsletter had distributed the details to the registered users. The event will be held for three days starting on Monday, the 15 April, 2019 and ending on Wednesday, the 17 April 2019.

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Fiber Connect Starts Deployment in Great Barrington 44

Fiber Connect Starts Deployment in Great Barrington

The Internet service provider, Fiber Connect of the Berkshires has started deployment of fiber optic cables in the downtown Great Barrington. The planning and route…

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PolyOne Acquires Fiber-Line

Ohio based PolyOne Corporation, a global provider of plastic materials used in the fiber optic industry has announced the acquisition of famous water blocking cable solutions provider Fiber-Line for a US$130 million. Both PolyOne and Fiber-Line products cater to the fiber optic cable manufacturing segment.

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SEZAD Signs MoU with OBC

Oman’s Special Economic Zone Authority of Duqm (SEZAD) and OBC (Oman Broadband Company), the broadband vehicle in Oman has signed a MoU to provide high-speed…

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Afghanistan Fiber Project Nears Completion 51

Afghanistan Fiber Project Nears Completion

Afghanistan’s much awaited and ambitious fiber optic connectivity project is at its final stage and is estimated to be completed in seven months. Officials from…

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Dhiraagu Reaches to R.Meedhoo with Fiber 54

Dhiraagu Reaches to R.Meedhoo with Fiber

Maldivian telecommunication service provider Dhiraagu expands fiber optic network to the island of Meedhoo. Dhiraagu will provide high-speed internet and IPTV services to the customers…

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TRA Plans Upgrade of Fiber Networks 58

TRA Plans Upgrade of Fiber Networks

Taipei Times reports that the TRA (The Taiwan Railways Administration) has decided to upgrade its nationwide fiber-optic network. TRA made plans for the complete transformation of its network within the next four years. The cost of the upgrade is estimated at around US$ 23 million.

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Tribal Pakistan to Get Connected with Fiber Optic Network

Pakistan’s Special Communications Organization (SCO) and incumbent operator, PTCL have entered in a contract to deploy fiber optic cables in the country’s Federally Administered Tribal Areas. It is estimated that more than 600 Kms of fiber optic cables are required to implement the project that would provide basic telephone and data services to the region.

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