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More broadband upgrades coming to the Coromandel

Broadband speeds are picking up across the Coromandel and are poised to get even better as our Council works with the Government, Chorus, and Vodafone to fast-track upgrades. Chorus runs the bulk of the fibre-optic cables and copper lines in New Zealand that carry broadband while Vodafone builds and operates the cell-phone towers in the Coromandel that transmit wireless broadband. The…

Etisalat Shares Fiber Optic Networks with DEWA

Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) will get the optical fiber networks of Etisalat shared for its use. DEWA has signed an agreement with Etisalat to utilize the Gigabit-capable Passive Optical Network (GPON) on the Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS) backbone fiber network on all its 29,000 substations. The first phase will cover 3,200 substations in 4 zones across Dubai. As…

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Metrotel Plans Fiber Optic Network Expansion

Argentina’s telecommunication operator Metrotel plans for investment of USD 6.8 million to expand its fiber optic network. The Metrotel’s fiber optic network currently reaches 2,000 kilometres. Metrotel mainly focuses on the corporate segment. The company generated revenues of USD 30.8 million in 2014. Metrotel is owned by local holding Sociedad Comercial del Plata. Read also Conterra Selects Ciena Packet Optical…

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CFI Brings Fiber Optic Broadband to Constantia

Mowbray based South African communication network solution provider, Constantia Fibre Initiative (CFI) had announced that they will deploy optical fiber cables to connect to all the 3,500 houses in Constantia in 2015. Residents in Constantia will be able to sign up for the fiber optic broadband services. With a population of around 12,600 Constantia is a suburb of Cape Town,…

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Bangladesh and India to Sign Agreement for Bandwidth Sharing

Selling bandwidth is a good business created by the emergence of new telecommunication technologies. Investors putting their capital in building telecom infrastructures get a chance to recover their investment by selling bandwidth to their customers. Bangladesh government has recently approved a proposal to sign an agreement with its neighbor India to share the bandwidth of the submarine fiber optic cable…

Ukraine-Romania Border to Get Fiber Optic Link

An agreement has been reached between Ukraine and Romania governments and the Cabinet of Ministers has approved the construction of fiber optic link through Ukrainian-Romanian border. The agreement was signed in Bucharest in October last year. The cable is to be laid between the settlements of Orlivka (Ukraine) and Isaccea (Romania). Related News TIC Expands Fiber Networks in Iran Conterra…