Ica Region Gets Fiber Optic Network

The Minister of Transport and Communications, Mr. Jose Gallardo Ku inaugurated the launch of new fiber optic network in Ica region in Peru. In the launching ceremony held in Nasca, the minister reiterated the importance of next generation networks to the country’s economy. The network in Ica region is part of the National Fiber Optic Backbone Network (Red Dorsal Nacional…

FTTH Council Europe Selects New Board of Directors

Members of the FTTH Council Europe met at the General Assembly in Amsterdam on 19 and 20 April and the Board of Directors has selected a new working committee under the leadership of Mr. Ronan Kelly. The he council board has also set out the work plan for the coming year, including a special focus on operators. Ronan Kelly has…

Criminals Destroy Verizon’s Telecom Networks in Northeastern States

The U.S based telecom service provider Verizon’s fiber optic and copper networks in many parts of the Northeastern States have been destroyed by criminals. The company have offered a reward of US$10,000 for any information that will lead to the arrest of the vandals. Thousands of Verizon customers have been cut off from critical services over the past few days…

Birch Communications Connects 130,000 Buildings with Fiber in Q1 2016

Atlanta based Birch Communications, Inc. announces the growth of its fiber optic footprints to 130,000 more buildings. Birch Communications, one of the leading nationwide provider of communications, network and cloud services to small, mid-sized, enterprise and wholesale businesses across North America added connected these buildings with their fiber optic cables in the first quarter of 2016. The provider has a…

Crnogorski Telekom Continues Investment in FTTH Networks

Montenegro’s telecom service provider Crnogorski Telekom in a press release has revealed its continuing investment to expand fiber optic network infrastructure in the country. Through its fiber optic broadband program branded as “Fiber to the Home” the operator extended its reach with next generation networks to over 46,000 households. An approximate 25 percent of the total households in the country…

Orange Plans Expansion of FTTH to Alcala de Guadaira

Orange Espana announces its plan to invest around 2.5 million Euros for extending its fiber-optic broadband services to Alcala de Guadaira, near Seville. Orange would be able to cover around 15,000 households with the expansion of the network. This number corresponds to roughly 57 percent of the town’s population. Orange targets to finish the work by the end of this…