Fiber Optic Market News 2015 March 18

Timor-Leste studies proposals for a fiber optic connection to Indonesia or Australia The government of Timor-Leste is considering two recent proposals for the installation of a submarine fiber optic connection to Indonesia or Australia, … Dark Fibre Africa eyes R500 million revenue Dark Fibre Africa (DFA), which constructs and owns fiber optic networks, has reported a 15% rise in revenue for the six months ended September … Telecom Italia activates fiber service…

Fiber Optic News 2015 March 11

Kelowna, West Kelowna being strung with fibre optic lines He’ll be notifying you that your home is about to be fitted with fibre optics, and it’s free, safe and painless. The Telus truck will come and workers will … Liquid Telecoms in $150m expansion In Zimbabwe, it will also finance ongoing Fibre-to -the-Home builds in … The power utility plans…

Broadband News 2015 March 11

Research on Broadband and Digital Media Markets In Australia Report provides 148 statistical tables and 34 charts related to the broadband and digital media markets in Australia, as well as aspects of the related… Globe claims top spot in PHL broadband This compares with the 2.3 million broadband subscriber base of Smart Communications Inc., Sun Cellular’s 676,000 and Philippine Long…

Broadband News 2015 March 10

Branstad pushing for Iowa broadband funding to be reinstated South Slope Cooperative Communications has been a leader in providing broadband access to Eastern Iowa communities. Broadband prices collapse along with Idaho Education Network Under IEN, schools on average paid $81 per month for each megabit – a measure of how much information a network line can carry – of broadband…

Broadband News 2015 March 9

Bringing high-speed Internet to rural, unserved areas David Salway, director of the New York State Broadband Program Office, said in an interview with The Citizen that the goal of the program is to help … City of Hagerstown receives eight responses in regard to expanded broadband downtown The City of Hagerstown’s attempt to find companies interested in expanding broadband-fiber Internet…

Broadband News 2015 March 8

Broadband news updates on 8 March 2015 The Global Broadband Adoption Gap Needs Greater Attention The divergent paths of broadband adoption in Stockholm and New York highlight just how difficult getting local populations to move online can be. Loebsack Says Help from Companies Needed to improve broadband Congressman Dave Loebsack met with local elected and economic development officials in Knoxville…

Broadband News 2015 March 7

Dakota County pushes to expand broadband access Dakota County, which lags behind the rest of the metro area in broadband Internet access, is expanding its fiber network and trying to partner with … Italy’s €6bn broadband plan: Spread 100Mbps far and wide, fill in the rural notspots On Tuesday, the Italian government approved a plan to boost broadband connectivity in…

Broadband News 2015 March 5

Iowa Telecommunication Companies Discuss Broadband Accessibility The ICA’s annual convention covers a host of issues in the telecommunications industry across Iowa, but leaders say bringing broadband to the small … Branstad praises Charles City for broadband efforts Charles City has been working since May 2014 with Connect Iowa, a nonprofit that promotes broadband access, adoption and use, on the Connected…