New Study Shows FTTH is a Green Technology

Updating the last mile in America’s telecommunications networks with high-bandwidth, direct fiber-optic connections to homes and businesses will deliver substantial environmental benefits in the short term–outweighing the environmental costs of deployment in as little as six years, claims a study released by the consulting firm PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC).

Demand for Optical fiber connectivity in Taiwan is on the top

Optical fiber has become the fastest growing access technologies in Taiwan. Taiwan has more than 800,000 Subscribers connected through Fiber optics by the end of June 2008. Much credits goes to the government and the construction sector.

Draka Announces Price Increase Resulting from Mounting Steel Costs

Draka Communications, a leader in fiber and fiber cable solutions, today notified its customer base about an upcoming price increase for fiber optic cables containing steel components, including armor.

Fiber Optic Network Links Mozambique and South Africa

The small gap in the fiber optic link between South Africa and Mozambique has now been closed. Fiber optic cables crossing Mozambique and South Africa border has been installed and commissioned. People are looking to see whether Telkom SA (South Africa) offers rates that are sufficiently cheap to be competitive with satellite, something it has not offered Lesotho and Namibia’s incumbent telecom operators.