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AquaComms Begins Construction of AEConnect

Submarine network solution provider Aqua Comms Limited (AquaComms) announced that it has brought its contract into force (CIF) with TE SubCom, a TE Connectivity Ltd. company and an industry pioneer in undersea communications technology. TE Subcom has begun manufacturing on the America Europe Connect (AEConnect) subsea cable system. AEConnect is scheduled to be ready for service in by the end…

TelOne to Invest in Wifi and FTTx Networks

Zimbabwe’s state owned telecommunications company, TelOne plans to roll out Metro Wifi and Fiber to the Premise services and has allotted $9,5 million for the initial phase of the expansion program. TelOne officials realizes the importance of optical fibers and acknowledges the company’s commitment to go ahead with fiber optic deployment projects. TelOne will not extend the fiber project in…

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NUP/UPNA-Public University Engineer Develops Bio-Sensor for Health Applications

One telecommunications engineer of NUP/UPNA-Public University of Navarre Mr.  Abián Bentor Socorro-Leránoz, has developed optical resonance-based biosensors for use in healthcare applications such as the detection of coeliac disease. Coeliac disease is an autoimmune disorder of the small intestine that occurs in genetically predisposed people of all ages from middle infancy onward. Symptoms include pain and discomfort in the digestive…

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Rostelecom Expands Networks in Kurgan

Russian telecom operator Rostelecom expanded its fiber optic network in the Kurgan region. Rostelecom covered 3,000 additional households in 29 apartment houses with the GPON network there in the first quarter of 2015. Also, the operator has upgraded its central office in the city of Tobolsk in the Tyumen region. Around 460 houses have started to use digital telephone services…

Turkey and Kazakhstan Talks About Fiber Optic Link

Leaders of Turkey and Kazakhstan met this week Thursday to discuss various issues for regional co-operation in many areas including telecommunication. Among the many issues discussed, one of the items interesting to our readers was the creation of a fiber optic network that links Kazakhstan and Turkey. This route can further connect with the Middle East, Europe, and China. Kazakhstan…

Jaguar to Expand Fiber Optic Network in Mankato

Mankato’s high speed, fiber optic network will get a major boost, while also bringing a new competitor to the city’s private-sector broadband market under an agreement between the city, Blue Earth County and Owatonna-based Jaguar Communications. Jaguar Communications, Inc. was founded in 1999 by a group of seven forward-minded people with the intent to provide advanced telecommunications services to a six-county area…