FTTx Market Digest 2015 March 17

Germany Invests €10B in Better Broadband The German government plans to invest more than €10 billion (US$10.6 billion) in high-speed broadband, with €8 billion ($8.4 billion) of that coming from the country’s telecom industry, according to a Deutsche Welle report citing an interview in the Rheinische Post. According to Alexander Dobrindt,… 1TB free fiber-to-the-home data from Vox Telecom Anyone who…

Fiber Optic Market Digest 2015 March 17

Moldova fixed internet revenues up 13% in 2014 At the end of 2014, over 259,800 subscribers (51 percent) were using optical fiber, about 211,900 (41.6 percent) were using xDSL and 35,800 (7 … Avagos 25G VCSEL Shipment Surpasses 1 Million Channels Using Avago’s broad portfolio of VCSEL IP, the 25G VCSEL technology drives a wide range of fiber optic transceiver…

Broadband Market Digest 2015 March 17

Lawmakers consider issuing bonds for broadband expansion The Billings Democrat’s measure, House Bill 14, would fund up to one-half or $2.5 million of any project to install the broadband framework, specifically … German minister Dobrindt pledges billions for broadband Transport Minister Alexander Dorbindt has announced a major public-private plan to invest in broadband infrastructure in Germany, saying fast … Telecom…

Unitel Bags Fiber Optic Network Expansion Project in Angola

ANIP, Angola’s National Agency for Private Investment (ANIP) has granted the biggest contracts for a nationwide fiber optic infrastructure development project to the Unitel group. Unitel is an Angola based telecommunication company. The total value of the telecom contracts awarded to other companies including Unitel is around US dollar 2.982 billion.

Fiber Optic and Broadband Market News 2015 March 16

NBN Co spells out Fibre-on-Demand costs NBN Co has released the details on how much it will cost those interested in switching from Fibre-to-the-Node (FTTN) technology to Fibre-to-the-Home (FTTH), with individual premises set to pay a $300 application fee and a $300 design and quote fee. TPG swipes NBN city customers via rival Fibre-to-the-Basement network FttB is a high-speed broadband…

Fiber Optic and Broadband Digest 2015 March 15

TELUS expands Central Okanagan advanced fibre optic network TELUS is investing $100 million to connect more than 90 per cent of homes and businesses in Kelowna and West Kelowna directly to a fibre optic … MTL hunts fibre optic cable partner The telecommunication firm which boasts the widest fibre optic network that the whole nation benefits from in terms coverage…