Fiber Optic Market News 29 February 2016

Cape Town fibre trial hits 400Gbps download speed

Kerala Achieves the Status of First Digital State in India

India’s southern state of Kerala had achieved a unique status of becoming the country’s first digital state by linking all villages in the state with high speed broadband networks under the scheme of BharatNet (previous National Optical Fiber Network or NOFN). Indian President Mr. Pranab Mukherjee had formally announced the achievement of the state in a function to launch a Digital empowerment campaign in Kozhikode (old Calicut). The digital empowerment campaign is launched by the central government to reduce the digital divide by the year 2020.

Fiber Optic Market News 25 February 2016

CityFibre response to Ofcom’s Strategic Review of Digital Communications

Fiber Optic Market News Digest 25 February 2016

Verizon to buy fiber-optic network from Icahn’s XO for $1.8B

Verizon Communications has agreed to buy the fiber-optic network business and lease spectrum from Carl C. Icahn’s XO Communications for $1.8 bn.