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Mweb Offers New FTTH Package

South Africa’s internet service provider Mweb has introduced new fiber to the home packages that include a free DStv Explora, a free router, free installation, and free night-time data, at prices ranging from ZAR 999 to ZAR 2,849 per month. The packages include 300 MB of Wi-Fi data at AlwaysOn hotspots and free calls to Mweb Talk numbers. The new…

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CBBC Plans Broadband Network

CBBC, Columbia Basin Broadband plans feasibility study A high-speed fiber optic network is under planning and study by CBBC (Columbia Basin Broadband Corporation) in Rossland. Columbia Basin Broadband Corporation, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Columbia Basin Trust is studying the option to bring better high-speed connectivity to the Basin. To do so, it continues to improve and expand its regional network….

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City of Vallejo Plans Fiber Optic Network

The City of Vallejo has deployed its own fiber optic networks in the city. The City intends to provide high speed broadband services to the residential and business subscribers. By installing its own fiber optic cables the city authorities hope to deliver affordable high-speed services. City’s own fiber optic networks can be given for leasing to the potential service providers….

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Eircom Selects Huawei for ONT and OLT Supply

The Chinese telecommunication equipment vendor Huawei has been selected by Ireland’s Eircom for the supply of Optical Line Terminals and Optical Network Terminals. The value of the supply contract awarded to Huawei is around USD 11 million. Huawei’s network equipment will be deployed in Eircom’s Fiber to the home networks. Optical Line Terminals are used in central office/telephone exchange that…

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MaxxSouth Broadband Offers 1 Gbps FTTH services in Starkville

TV, Internet and phone service provider MaxxSouth Broadband had launched 1 Gbps broadband services to the subscribers in Starkville, Mississippi. The provider says the broadband speed is one of the highest available speeds in the area. The initiative by the service provider will create new technical and administrative jobs in telecommunication sectors, while keep the society updated with the latest…

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Lubbock City Utility Board Studies Cost of Fiber Optic Installation

Lubbock Power & Light staff had conducted a study about possible fiber optic network deployment to serve high-speed broadband services to the residential and business subscribers. The study reveals that the cost for the city to install its own fiber optic cable network in downtown Lubbock would be less than USD 100,000. This is a rough estimation obtained after a…