Orange Espana Applies for Loan to Expand FTTH Network

Orange Espana is looking for funds to support its fiber to the home deployments in Spain. The telecom operator had submitted the application to European Investment Bank, shortly known as EIB for a loan of up to 400 million Euro. Orange wants to develop its Fiber to the home and 4G networks throughout Spain. There are more than 2.3 million…

m2fx Expands to Oman and UAE

London, UK and Dubai, 17 March 2015 – m2fx, the inventors and producers of the world-leading range of patented Miniflex™ fiber cables today announced a new partnership with Innogulf, expanding distribution of its products into Oman and the United Arab Emirates (UAE). Innogulf will provide customers with m2fx’s full product range, including its innovative Miniflex pushable fiber cables. Developed to…

Bluebell Opticom Announces ShaxX SMPTE Hybrid Cable Alternative With Power Insertion for Broadcast Cameras

Bluebell Opticom Ltd., a provider of innovative fiber-optic solutions for fixed and remote applications, today announced the ShaxX, a rugged system designed to provide full bi-directional signaling and power for broadcast cameras fitted with standard SMPTE 304M hybrid connectors. The ShaxX allows outside broadcast and remote production crews to forgo SMPTE hybrid cables and take advantage of preinstalled fiber networks…

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Cables and Connectors Market for Satellite and Submarine Industries, by Components, Application, Industries and Geography- Analysis and Forecast (2012-2020)

Rising internet penetration, along with the need for high speed internet connection is the major driving factor for the growth of the cables and connectors market. With the demand for bandwidth growing rapidly, there is an ever-increasing need for fiber optic interconnectivity to support the growing data traffic. In the industry category of cables and connectors, the “submarine industry” is…

Alfa Telecom Aims to Double Stake in Turkcell

In a bid to double its stake in Turkcell, the Russia based Alfa Telecom has offered $2.8 billion. This will enable Alfa to buy back a 13.8 percent stake in Turkcell. This move would give the billionaire Mikhail Fridman’s Alfa group the ability to control Turkey’s top mobile operator, Turkcell. Reuters reported this news on 17 March. The bid is likely…

BBCC Offers Course in Fiber Optic Communication

Moses Lake (Washington) based Big Bend Community College (BBCC) offers courses in fiber optic and electronic communication. Two classes covering the basics of high-speed data communication applications that are of growing importance to local industry are offered this spring at Big Bend Community College. Electronic Communications I (IST-224) and Introduction to Fiber Optics (IST-226) are evening classes taught by BBCC…