ZTT Plans Expansion of Fiber Cable Plant in India

China-based ZTT plans Expansion of its Indian manufacturing units for production of optical fiber cables. The group’s Indian subsidiary, ZTT India Private Limited has signed an MoU with the Economic Development Board (APEDB) of India’s Southern State of Andhrapradesh. ZTT will invest approximately US$100 million for expanding its cable manufacturing operations in Andhrapradesh. The economic development Board of the state…

Cisco Transmits 600Gbps on AARNet Network

Leading provider of telecommunication technology solutions, Cisco has successfully demonstrated transmission fo 600Gbps on the production network prepared by AARNet (Australia’s Academic and Research Network). The team used the Cisco Network Convergence System, NCS 1004. This groundbreaking terrestrial speed achievement by the current trial is the first of its kind in Australia and proves the future scalability of the AARNet…

Facebook to Build Fiber Network in West Virginia

Facebook plans to build fiber optic network connecting Ashburn in Virginia and Columbus in Ohio. The fiber network will span more than 440 kilometers on its way connecting the neighborhoods and businesses. The announcement came at a function where the Governor Jim Justice and Senator Shelley Moore Capito joined representatives from Facebook. The representatives from Facebook explained their plans to…

FibreCo is Now Part of SEACOM

Pan-African communications provider SEACOM announced the completion of its acquisition of FibreCo Telecommunications, including the approval by the Competition Commission. Now Seacom owns 100 percent shares of FibreCo. FibreCo owns and operates nationwide fiber Optic network and provides infrastructure and connectivity services across South Africa. The acquisition was made through SEACOM’s affiliate SEACOM South Africa. FibreCo’s network runs along South…