UK Plans to Invest 1 Billion Pounds to Expand Fiber Optic Networks

UK government has revealed plans to gather required funds for boosting next generation networks in the country that can support increasing bandwidth demands. The bandwidth demands posed by the modern communication devices needs to be addressed and the authorities are convinced that only optical fibers can take up that challenge. Local media reports that the UK government has confirmed the…

Nicaragua Plans 3,600km Fiber Optic Network

Nicaraguan Authorities have completed the planning deploy 3,600 kilometers long fiber optic network. South Korea and Inter-American Development Bank will fund the project. The project is scheduled for completion within the next two years. The project cost is estimated at 100 million US dollars. The telecommunication planning department in the largest country in the Central American Isthmus has been planning…

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City of Padua Selects Enel Open Fiber

The City of Padua and Enel Open Fiber (EOF) have signed the first agreement that will allow fiber optic cables to be laid across the entire city. Enel Open Fiber is he the Enel Group company formed recently to deploy ultra-broadband infrastructure throughout Italy. The Enel Open Fiber Plan for the City of Padua provides for 50% of premises to…

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Prysmian Enhanced Optical Fiber Production Capacity

Responding to need of the fiber optic market and the current shortage of optical fibers, Prysmian has announced the expansion of their optical fiber manufacturing facilities in Italy. Prysmian Group, in a recent media release note, announced the relaunching of optical fiber production in Italy and the group’s intention to stay at the top of global leadership in terms of…

Chorus Offers Reduced Monthly Charges for Nationwide Gigabit Fiber Services

New Zealand’s telecom operator Chorus is ready to offer nationwide gigabit services from 1 October at a cost to retail telecoms operators of around $50 a month. By doing so, the operator intends to promote high-speed broadband services throughout the country. Chorus hopes the end-users will definitely get benefit of the cheaper broadband services. Chorus first launched gigabit speeds on…

China Targets Completion of Economic Corridor Fiber Route by June 2018

The Chinese funded fiber optic route that runs along Pakistan and China-Pakistan occupied Kashmir is scheduled for completion by June 2018, authorities informed. The high speed communication route along the economic corridor, as it is called, connects Western Chinese provinces to the port of Gwadar in Karachi, Pakistan. China’s ambitious project called One Belt One Road is aimed to reduce…