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BBF Releases Standards for Modularization of DBA

BBF (Broadband Forum), a non-profit industry organization composed of the industry’s leading broadband operators, vendors, and thought leaders, has released new standards for the modularization of the Dynamic Bandwidth Assignment (DBA) function. The standards initiated by NTT (Japan) and CHT (Taiwan) represents a significant advance in the Quality of Service (QoS) of optical access systems and a milestone for 5G…

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ZEOP Installs Iskratel GPON FTTH Home Gateway in Reunion

ZEOP, leading internet service provider has started deploying Iskratel’s GPON FTTH Home Gateway Innbox G68 solution in French Reunion as part of its fiber to the home deployments. ZEOP’s project, from initial contact to completion was carried out in less than six months and it is now able to deliver high-speed broadband services to the customers. Iskratel’s GPON FTTH Home…

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Nexans Expands its Connected Drums Service Solution

Nexans has expanded its Connected Drums solution business to six countries in Europe, which the solution provider plans to take to the other parts of the world. Nexan’s Connected Cable Drum ERP solution helps real-time tracking of cable drums and can reduce the time it takes to return a drum back to Nexans factory by as much as 25 percent…

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BSNL Embarks on 5G Voyage

India’s incumbent telecommunications service provider BSNL has started its 5G journey when it signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Ciena. Ciena’s 5G Network Solutions add scale and network automation to support a new age of mobile connectivity to BSNL subscribers in India. BSNL in line with the recent strategic telecom plan from India’s Department of Telecommunications and to support…

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Deutsche Telekom Offers Speedbox Broadband

Germany’s premier telecommunications service provider, Deutsche Telekom (Telekom) has started offering high-speed hotspot called ‘Speedbox’ to its customers. The attractive part of the offer is the ‘Seamless connectivity with Mobility’. Customers can carry this Speedbox wherever they go and use it to connect to the internet whenever they wish at a more economical and cost-effective way. The Speedbox offers 100…

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Construction Commences for the Maud Street Landing Station

Construction of the landing station for the Sunshine Coast Submarine Fiber Optic Cable System in Maud Street is progressing. The Sunshine Coast City Council had allocated a fund of US$4.67million for the cable landing station, which is the major land-based facility. The project cost for the Sunshine Coast International Broadband Submarine Cable network is calculated at US$24.8million. The City Council…