CISCO Won Broadband Project from Andhra Pradesh

The southern state of Andhra Pradesh in India has awarded the high speed broadband project the scope of which includes the design and deployment of approximately 22,500 kilometers of fiber optic cable network across the state. The equipment maker Cisco Systems Inc. will design and implement a broadband project in Andhra Pradesh, the first state to implement such a project…

Wisper ISP Expands Operations in Missouri

NEOSHO Daily News reports the acquisition of Stouffer Communications by Wisper ISP. With this acquisition, Wisper ISP is able to expand its operations in Missouri. Wisper ISP is a Belleville, Ill.-based internet service provider. Stouffer began the company by offering Internet service in Granby and Diamond. John Stouffer of Neosho has decided to sell a business that he started in…

Telefonica to Share Submarine Fiber with Internexa

Latin America based Internexa had reached agreement with Telefonica to use later’s new submarine fiber optic cable that connects Brazil to the United States. The 11,000 kilometer long submarine fiber optic cable called BRUSA will be helpful to manage the traffic between latin countries and North America and is estimated to handle the growing high bandwidth transmission requirements. Internexa’s use…

BREKO Carrier Members Forecasts 4.2 Million Fiber-Optic Broadband Subscribers by 2018

BREKO has published a report on the broadband status in Germany, which reveals the fact that majority of the fiber-optic deployments are done by its members. The Broadband Operators’ Association’s 5th edition of its Broadband Compass report focusses on fiber-optic network roll-outs. BREKO says that over 80 percent of fiber-optic (Fiber-to –the-building/business or Fiber-to-the-home) network roll-out in German is currently…

Enel Open Fiber to Share Networks with Vodafone and Wind

Italian Electricity company Enel is gearing towards an agreement with mobile operators Vodafone and Wind over its plans to help develop a national fiber-optic broadband network Enel was pushed by the government authorities to engage in the deployment high-speed broadband networks in Italy The utility company will use its existing infrastructures to deploy fiber optic cables that will help faster…

SEA-ME-WE 5 Submarine Fiber Optic Cable Lands at Tuas, Singapore

Singapore’s incumbent telecom operator SingTel has confirmed the landing installation of the submarine fiber optic cable SEA-ME-WE 5 (5th cable route of South East Asia-Middle East-West Europe), that spans from Singapore to France connecting many Asian and European countries on its way. The landing of the submarine cable in Singapore was done at Tuas, which is a Western shore city….