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Enel Tables Formal Offer for Metroweb

Italian utility company, which has made its entry into fiber optic broadband, Enel has tabled a formal offer to buy fiber optic company Metroweb, two sources close to the matter said on Thursday. Reuters News reports the latest movement by Enel, that will have implications in the Italian telecommunication market.

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Pakistan and Tajikistan Agree to Build Fiber Optic Network

Pakistan and Tajikistan will have soon digital connectivity over fiber optic cables passing through Afghanistan. The Central Asia-South Asia 1,000-megawatt (Casa-1,000) power supply project, in which fiber optic cables will also be laid along with electricity transmission lines will pave the way for connecting the two countries. The digital connectivity proposal by laying fiber optic cable along with the electricity…

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Foundation Laying Ceremony of YOFC Africa Held in Durban

The foundation laying ceremony of the fiber optic cable manufacturing factory of YOFC in South African city Durban has been held on 13 May. The Chinese based optical fiber and cable manufacturing company, YOFC (Yangtze Optical Fibre and Cable) moves forward with their plan to establish manufacturing facilities to cater to the needs of growing African market for fiber optic…

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Nepal Telecom Deploys Fiber Optic Cable from Kathmandu to China Border

The Himalayan State , Nepal’s incumbent telecom operator Nepal Telecom (NT) has finished deployment of fiber optic cables from the capital Kathmandu to the Rasuwagadi border area near China in an attempt to boost communication services between the two countries. There is considerable growth in communication services between two countries recently. Newly installed fiber optic cables will further connected to the cables coming from China to have an across the border connectivity.

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Investigators Raid NetCity Office in Romania

Regulation and control is the mantra now for telecom regulators worldwide. Romania’s Anti-trust agency, Competition Council has initiated a series of investigation to probe the NetCity Telecom’s policies that the regular says is discriminatory. It is alleged that the NetCity, which operates the Bucharest’s underground fiber optic networks had established a dominant position and implemented restrictions that make sharing of the network difficult.

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EC Orders Investigation Over DT’s G.fast Plan

Reuters reports that the European Commission(EC) has opened an in-depth investigation into Germany’s approval of Deutsche Telekom’s (DT) plan to use its existing copper wiring to connect homes and offices up to its high-speed fiber optic broadband network because it could harm competition. The telecommunication regulator BNetzA had approved in November 2015 a proposal from Deutsche Telekom to use vectoring technology.