Midco Extends Fiber-Optic Network in Minnesota

South Dakota-based Midcontinent Communications (Midco) has extended its fiber-optic network reach to more locations in Minnesota through a cooperative relationship with Arvig. The agreement with arvig will help Midco Business customers take advantage of growing opportunities to reach Minnesota communities, including Duluth, Marshall, the Minneapolis-St. Paul metro area, Rochester, St. Cloud and more, according to a news release. Midco is…

Gigabit Ethernet, Transmission Mechanism for 1000BASE Standards

Driven by growing Internet-based operations and the increasing delivery demands for time-sensitive applications, there appeared a boom in the deployment of 10/100M Ethernet or Fast Ethernet due to the low cost and compatibility with existing local area networks (LANs) over the past few years. Thanks to the advances in Ethernet technology, the Gigabit Ethernet, 1GbE, (1000M Ethernet) has been deployed…

Telecom Italia Plans Investment of 12 Billion Euros

Presents Strategy Plan for 2016-2018 Telecom Italia management has presented its strategic business plan for the next two years, that is 2016 to 2018 to the trade unions. The information shared by the management to the unions reveals the operator’s investment program during years from 2016 to 2018 and is also based on what the operator could achieve last year….

Israel to Speed up Fiber Optic Network Deployment

The director-general of Israel’s Ministry of Communications, Shlomo Filber is forming a new strategic plan for a massive deployment of fiber optic networks to manage the bandwidths that would be demanded by the 5G applications. The Ministry’s main aim is connecting one million households to a fiber optic network by 2020. These fiber optic networks will help Israel to be…

Benchachinda to Deploy Fiber Optic Cables in Rangoon

Thailand based broadband Internet company Benchachinda Group is part of a consortium to deploy fiber optic cables in Rangoon, reports local newspapers in Thailand. Benchachinda is a joint venture partner of Telenor to form DTAC in Thailand. Telenor is now one of the leading telecom service providers in Myanmar expanding fiber optic networks rapidly to many cities and villages. Benchachinda…

City Of North Vancouver Installs Fiber Optic Network and Traffic Control Management System

The City of North Vancouver’s vision is to become a highly engaging community that celebrates its vibrant and diverse neighbourhoods. With this mandate, the City needed to upgrade its legacy communications infrastructure to a technology-advanced fibre-optic network with maximum bandwidth and heightened security. In a press release issued on July 21st, the City of North Vancouver announced the deployment of…