Gibtelecom Plans Massive Fiber Optic Broadband Deployment

The incumbent telecom operator of Gibraltar, the Gibtelecom is planning for a nationwide high speed broadband network. In order to support the front end of broadband networks, the operator is intending for an overhaul of its existing legacy networks by upgrading and or replacing it with fiber optic cables in the backbone. Gibtelecom intends to provide its Gibraltar based customers with ultrafast broadband. Operator’s strategy is to augment its current networks with the latest optical fiber cable network that will be capable of delivering high capacity, high bandwidth services to its current and future customers.

Verizon Signs Agreement with Unions

US-based Telecom network operator Verizon says they have reached an agreement with the CWA and IBEW on new contracts with the company’s 36,500 employees-mainly wireline and 165 wireless employees in the Northeast. Verizon has been in the news for the past two months ever since the operator announced massive investment plans, followed by a destructive employees strike.

Facebook and Microsoft Invest in Marena Fiber Cable System

Atlantic Ocean will get one more submarine fiber optic cable that will connect Spain at the European side and the Virginia state of the United States at the North American continent side. The submarine fiber cable project called Marea is built by giant web companies, Facebook and Microsoft in partnership with Telefonica. They have teamed up to build a new fiber optic cable under the Atlantic Ocean to have more control over their data transmission.

Fujitsu Offers Internship Opportunity in Philippines

Japan based leading telecommunications infrastructure provider and equipment vendor Fujitsu invites applications from engineering students who are interested in building a career in telecom domain. The internship opportunity is available to engineering graduates in Philippines.