STN Gets Approval to Build Fiber Optic Network in Yates

Southern Tier Network (STN) will build an open access fiber optic network for Yates County. The county Legislature had approved entering into an agreement with the company to build the network. The decision came in a special session of the legislature, following more than an hour and a half of executive session. The measure was passed unanimously by the legislators in…

Joytel to Utilize Allied Fiber Networks

North Florida based internet service provider Joytel Communications has entered a long term agreement with Allied Fiber to utilize the network for delivering services to its customers. As per the agreement Joytel can make use of the dark fibers and neutral colocation services of Allied Fiber. Allied Fiber’s networks will enable Joytel to reach to the under served areas on…

M2 Connections to Install Fiber Network in City of Anniston

Anniston City Council approves the proposal for franchise agreement with M2 Connections to install fiber optic network and deliver high-speed Internet services to the businesses in the city. M2 Communications will deploy around 10 kilometers of fiber optic cables in the city to connect to the subscribers. M2 Connections is an Anniston based local company offering broadband services to business…

AFL Acquires AFC

Fujikura owned AFL acquires Australian Fiberoptic Communications (AFC), a company specialized in offering fiber optic and copper cabling products in Australian market. AFC is a manufacturer, designer and integrator of fiber optic and copper communication solutions with operations in Australia, New Zealand and Hong Kong. With this acquisition, AFL expands its reach to the markets where AFC used to supply…

EC to Approve Orange-Jazztel Merger

Orange’s proposal to take over Jazztel will get approval from European Commission. Reports suggest that European Commission is set to vote its approval for the acquisition of Spanish Telecom operator. The France based telecom operator, Orange had proposed 3.4 billion euros for taking over UK based Spanish operator Jazztel. Orange’s acquisition of Jazztel will have implications in Spanish broadband market….

ECFiber Expands Fiber Optic Networks

Vermont’s ECFiber (East Central Vermont Community Fiber-Optic Network) extends its fiber optic networks in the towns of Chelsea and Tunbridge passing about 80 potential subscribers on parts of East Randolph Road, Brook Road, Nicholette Road, Hook Road, Burbank Crossroad, Chelsea Line Road, Dickerman Hill Road, and Whitney Hill Road. ECFiber has shown steady growth in its fiber optic deployment. The…