Middle East Specialized Cables (MESC), a Saudi Arabia based cable and wire manufacturer engaged in optical fiber cable production as well apart from specialized cables such as instrumentation cables has opened a testing laboratory dedicated to conducting fire performance tests on cables. The new lab is opened at their UAE factory.
The UK based CityFibre will provide Gigabit broadband services to its subscribers in Bristol in February. The provider had announced plans to launch superfast broadband services over fiber optic networks. CityFibre had acquired KCOM’s national fiber optic networks last year. This will accelerate CityFibre’s plans to launch the services quickly. Around 82 kilometers of fiber optic cable will be used to launch business broadband services under the ‘Bristol Gigabit City’ banner.
Tirano in the northern province of Italy will get superfast broadband services over fiber optic networks, thanks to the deployment done by Telecom Italia. The incumbent telecom operator has announced the commercial launch of fiber optic services in the town.