Connect Broadband Partners with Huawei for Fiber Project

India based broadband services provider Connect Broadband has partnered with Huawei to create Fiber Connected Smart homes. Under this partnership program, renowned builders and architects were invited to witness the benefits of FTTH technology over legacy technologies and were provided with technical know-how on deploying fiber cables in buildings at the time of construction. Connect Broadband reports it has already…

Rostelecom Expands Fiber Services in Kirov

Rosetelecom says it had deployed 40 kilometers of fiber optic cables in Kirov region serving government establishments in Samara. The Russian national telecom operator connects the properties owned by the commercial enterprises and government institutions in the Kirov region with the latest telecommunication technology. Rosetelecom has started providing broadband, IP telephony, VPN and other services in 43 such premises over…

Pioneer Consulting Supervises Relocation of DSCS in Maldives

Boston-based Pioneer Consulting, a leading international submarine cable consulting firm said it has supervised the relocation of two shore-ends for the telecommunications service provider Dhivehi Raajjeyge Gulhun Plc (Dhiraagu) on its Dhiraagu undersea cable system (DSCS). Company officials said they worked with Dhiraagu of Maldives and its entire team to ensure that the DSCS system continues to serve the people…

Videotron adds Ciena packet-optical transport systems to fiber-optic network

Ciena Corp. (NYSE: CIEN) says it has supplied its 6500 Packet-Optical Platform to Canadian service provider Videotron. The packet-optic transport systems will enable the Quebec-based telecommunications provider to leverage its fiber-optic network to offer such advanced services as 4K TV and colocation. Videotron has offered Ultra HD set-top boxes since last year and began offering sports programming in 4K this…

Enel Tables Formal Offer for Metroweb

Italian utility company, which has made its entry into fiber optic broadband, Enel has tabled a formal offer to buy fiber optic company Metroweb, two sources close to the matter said on Thursday. Reuters News reports the latest movement by Enel, that will have implications in the Italian telecommunication market. Here is the news from Reuters; Enel’s offer is part…

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Pakistan and Tajikistan Agree to Build Fiber Optic Network

Pakistan and Tajikistan will have soon digital connectivity over fiber optic cables passing through Afghanistan. The Central Asia-South Asia 1,000-megawatt (Casa-1,000) power supply project, in which fiber optic cables will also be laid along with electricity transmission lines will pave the way for connecting the two countries. The digital connectivity proposal by laying fiber optic cable along with the electricity…