Nigerian govt to roll out 18,000 km of fibre optic cable

Nigerian government is planning to deploy 18,000 kilometers of fiber optic cables in order to make optical connectivity throughout the country so that Nigeria can make itself ready for industrialization. The Nigeria Industrial Policy and Competitiveness Advisory Council, set up in March 2017 and running under the Ministry of Industry, Trade and Investment, has commenced initiatives to accelerate the country’s industrialisation by installing fiber optic cable nationwide to improve broad band penetration.

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C Spire Starts 1 Gbps offer to Businesses in Tupelo

Ridgeland based C Spire (Cellular South Inc) is all set to launch FIber to the business entities in Tupelo city. As per the plans, C Spire will deploy high speed broadband services through optical fibers. The Daily Journal reported that C Spire began rolling out its Fiber to the Home program in 2014. C Spire delivers internet speeds of up 1 Gbps – 100 times faster than typical home internet connections.

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City of San Francisco Plans for Full Fiber Deployment

The Californian city of San Francisco has adopted a resolution to deploy fiber optic cables to each of it’s residences and businesses to deliver high-speed broadband services. By doing this San Francisco would be the first major city in the United States to commit to connecting each of its homes and businesses to a fiber optic network. The Fiber for…

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Acacia Communications Introduces 1.2 Tbps Coherent Module

Acacia Communications, a leading provider of high-speed coherent optical interconnect products had introduced AC1200 Coherent Module, based on its Pico digital signal processor (DSP) ASIC. These coherent modules are used for DCI, Metro, and Long-Haul Applications. Acacia’s AC1200 supports transmission speeds of up to 1.2 Tbps in a footprint which is 40% less than the size of a 5” x…

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Sydney Trains Selects Ciena’s 6500 Packet Optical Platform

Sydney Trains is upgrading its network with Ciena’s 6500 Packet-Optical Platform to improve public services across its transportation system with a faster, low latency and reliable data network. The deployment will support critical passenger safety measures that ensure trains operate at safe distances. Sydney Trains operates quick, frequent and reliable trains in the greater Sydney suburban area. Sydney Trains also…

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Italian Open Fiber Plans investment of 6.5 Billion Euros in FTTH

The Italian broadband network provider Open Fiber has revealed its plans to invest 6.5 billion Euros in a bid to expand its network roll out rapidly in the country. The Open Fiber wholesale-only venture of Italian utility Enel and state lender CDP is set to invest around EUR 6.5 billion and create some 15,000 jobs as part of its plans…