Alpha Technologies to Build Fiber Network in South Charleston

The Charleston Gazette-Mail news-portal reported that the city council of South Charleston has approved a resolution that will allow Alpha Technologies Inc. to start deployment of fiber optic network and related infrastructures in the city. The right given to Alpha is non-exclusive. On Thursday’s meeting, the city council approved the resolution through a unanimous voice vote. Alpha had started the…

Telefonica to Offer Symmetric Services in Spain

Spanish telecom giant, Telefonica (Movistar) will begin to roll out a symmetric 30 Mbps and 300 Mbps broadband service over its fiber networks starting from 7th May. By offering symmetrical download and upload speeds, Telefonica is now updated with its rivals. The new symmetric service will be available for free to all new Movistar Fusion subscribers as well as existing…

Telus Plans Investment in Edmonton

Canadian Telecom operator, TELUS has disclosed its plans to invest $275 million in new infrastructure and facilities in Edmonton this year to connect even more homes and businesses directly to TELUS’ gigabit-enabled fibre optic network; increase wireless capacity to meet growing demand; and to improve the reach, speed and capacity of TELUS’ high-speed Internet. This significant investment is part of…

BT Plans Fibre Broadband to 2 Million Subscribers

UK’s telecom regulator Ofcom suggests the incumbent operator BT (British Telecom) to invest in a multibillion-pound network upgrade programme, including laying ultrafast fibre-optic broadband lines to around two million homes and businesses. Leading national newspapers have reported that BT is fighting its battle to keep its network division, Openreach. The chief executive of BT, Gavin Patterson is expected to announce…

Cable ONE Plans FTTH in Gautier

Arizona based Cable ONE reveals its plan to begin construction of fiber-to-the-home in Gautier, Mississippi, in the new Shell Landing residential development. The cable company estimates that the cost of the project to be around US$250,000. The network deployment will be finished by this year October. Cable ONE officials revealed the company’s plan to build out its fiber-optic network to…

MTN Plans to Expand its Fiber Optic Networks in Zambia

South Africa-based telecoms giant MTN has announced an investment of about US$15 million to expand its fiber optic network infrastructures across Zambia. According to the telecom operator, the investments are geared towards improving internet access across the country. MTN sees potential growth in the telecom market in Zambia. The operator reveals that it has invested $10 million in fiber optic…