Fiber-Optic Broadband Deployment News from United Kingdom

O2, which is the trade name of Telefonica Europe plc., revealed their plans to launch commercial trials of fiber optic broadband before the end of the year. Telefónica UK Limited has 22.3 million mobile customers and more than 700,000 fixed broadband customers in the UK. Telefonica UK Limited is part of Telefonica S.A’s European business that uses O2 as its…

Seacom Signs Service Agreement with Telecomunicações de Moçambique

Submarine cable operator Seacom has signed a master services agreement with a Mozambican service provider, Telecomunicações de Moçambique to provide access to the largest fiber optic network in Mozambique. Sources in Seacom said the agreement would give them and their customers access to the largest and most distributed fiber optic network in Mozambique. In addition, the agreement will open up a diverse route into Zimbabwe and a border presence in Malawi and South Africa.