optical fiber

Algerian Telecom Confirms Plans to Produce Optical Fiber

Confirming previous reports that Algerian Telecom (AT) intends to start domestic production of optical fibers in Algeria, the CEO of Algerian Telecom revealed the country’s plans to soon start producing an optical fiber. Algeria Telecom CEO Azouaou Mehmel told the Algerian Managers (FCE) Forum that the telecom operator is in discussions with national industry groups for the local production of…

EneCom to Deliver 1Gbps Over G.fast in Japan

Japanese broadband provider, Energia Communications (EneCom) plans to provide 1 Gbps over copper cables using G.fast technology in Japan. EneCom will be the first provider in Japan to roll out commercial G.fast services. Existing copper lines can be used to deliver such higher speeds. The provider will launch the broadband service in the Chugoku area starting in June this year….

Vodafone Will Not Share Fiber Optic Infrastructures With Portugal Telecom

The Vodafone Portugal has made it clear that they do not intend to share their new fiber optic infrastructures with Portugal Telecom. Vodafone has an agreement with Portugal Telecom to share their existing fiber optic investments in Portugal. The chairman of Vodafone Portugal, Mario Vaz, said that the existing infrastructure sharing contract with Portugal Telecom is operational, but there has…

Essex Reduces AFOP Shares

Information from Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) reveals that Essex Investment Management Co.LLC has reduced the number of shares of Alliance Fiber Optic Products Inc.(AFOP) by 65 percent. Essex owned 24,690 shares of the AFOP’s stock after selling 47,294 shares during the period. Data from SEC shows that the Essex owned about 0.14% of AFOP Products worth $374,000, Several other…

Global Fiber Optic Market to Show Consistent Growth

People working in fiber optic network projects and equipment manufacturing divisions are concerned about the future of fiber optic market. The stability in fiber optic market has been in doubt especially after crisis in global oil price that brought financial crisis to many countries in the middle east Asia. Tr s. and also the stagnant economy in Europe. Governments have…

New Fiber Optic Link to Connect Sharon-Pomfret

The Vermont Public Service Department has announced completion of a new fiber optic line from Sharon to Pomfret. This new fiber optic cable network was built to expand high-speed Internet service in east-central Vermont. The department’s Division for Telecommunications and Connectivity says the 22 kilometers long fiber optic network will enable local service provider EC Fiber to bring high-speed Internet…