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China-Pakistan Fiber Network Goes Live for Commercial Use

The China-Pakistan Fiber Optic Project has gone live and now put into commercial use. The 820 kilometers long optical link connects Rawalpindi in Pakistan and the Khunjerab in China. Known as the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor communication project, the optical link has particular importance to both countries. The Special Communications Organization in Pakistan, who was overseeing the project commented that the…

Kern River Valley Fiber Project Moves One-Step Forward

The pending fiber optic project by Mediacom to connect Inyokern to Onyx is one step closer to realization as the California Public Utilities Commission announced the release of the Draft Initial Study and Negative Declaration. Mediacom intends to install fiber optic cable to bring high-speed broadband to the Kern River Valley along Highway 178. The long-awaited fiber optic cable project…

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Vianet Selects Ciena Solutions to Deploy in Nepal

Nepal based internet service provider, Vianet Communications Selects Ciena’s Packet and Optical Platforms to Improve intracity and international Connectivity. With Ciena solutions, the provider can increase transmission capacity over its existing optical networks. There is a surge in demand for high-speed, high-bandwidth services from the land-locked Himalayan nation. In order to meet this unpredictable traffic patterns and a surge in bandwidth demand generated from…

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Sparkle Expands Network in Cartagena

Sparkle, the global operations division of Telecom Italia (TIM Group), announces the expansion of fiber optic network infrastructure in Cartagena, Colombia. The backbone network expansion in Colombia is carried out in collaboration with its global partners. Sparkle and partners build a new Point of Presence (PoP) considering the fast-growing demand for high-speed, high-bandwidth services generated from Colombia. The new PoP…

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Openreach to Build FTTP Networks in Greater Glasgow

British Telecomm’s engneering subsidiary, Openreach plans for Fiber to the Premise deployment in Greater Glasgow in Scotland.. Greater Glasgow is the 25th area where Openreach deploys its fiber to the premises. The company targets to connect the premises in 2019 with an aim to reach three million homes and businesses with “full fibre” by the end of 2020. The Chief…

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DT Plans Fiber-Optic Connections for 140 Business Parks

German telecommunication provider Deutsche Telekom (DT) plans to connect 140 business parks with the high-speed data-carrying optical fiber cables. This was revealed when the carrier announced its plans for the year 2019. Egelsbach business park near Frankfurt would be the first business park to get the high-speed connectivity cables. After conducting advance marketing for 140 business parks in 2018, DT…

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Nokia Wins Fiber Deployment Projects in Italy

Nokia wins Open Fiber’s turnkey project to deploy ultra-broadband network in small towns and rural areas of Italy. The Italian broadband provider Open Fiber selected the PON solutions of Nokia, which will supply products, services, and software needed to plan, design, deploy and support the end-to-end active network infrastructure based on GPON technologies to the clusters C and D (white…

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Deutsche Telekom Plans to Deploy 60,000 km Fiber Optic Network in 2019

The incumbent telecommunications service provider, Deutsche Telekom announced its plans to deploy 60,000 kilometers of optical fiber network in 2019. The announcement came when the provider revealed its plans for 2019. Deployment of fiber optic network is key to achieve other plans. Deutsche Telekom has been aggressive in deploying fiber-optic broadband throughout Germany. A few days ago, the provider had…