Vodafone Targets 9 Million Subscribers in Spain by July 2016

Spanish division of Vodafone said they target to increase their Fiber home-pass to more than 9 million homes in the country. The service provider’s fiber-optic deployment is continuing as per their plan. Vodafone targets to achieve this 9 million home-pass between June and July 2016. Vodafone has currently around 1.9 million subscribers to its fiber-optic broadband services. In Spain, Vodafone’s…

Farmington School Plans Expansion of Fiber Optic Network

The Farmington school board has decided to expand its fiber optic networks in the campuses. The current trend among schools in the United States is to build their own networks. The school board has approved a budget for the upcoming school year along with fiber-optic network expansion project that will be connected to every school in the district. The members…

BBG Submarine Fiber Cable System Starts Operation

The Bay of Bengal Gateway (BBG) submarine fiber optic cable system that links Malaysia to the United Arab Emirates has started its operation. The 8,040 kilometers long submarine system connecting South East and South Asian countries to the Middle East Asia will handle the bandwidth demands of emerging technologies and applications. The connection of traffic to BBG is achieved by…

Minister Inaugurates Fiber Optic Stations in Lebanon

Lebanese Telecom Minister Boutros Harb said his government intends to deploy fiber optic networks throughout the country while inaugurating two fiber optic stations in Rabieh and Serhal hospital. He told his ministry is taking necessary steps to spread this new service to Beirut and other regions soon. Harb said the new fiber optics stations are part of his plan to…

Penetration Reaches 46.2 Percent in Fiber-to-the-Business Segment

Vertical Systems Group publishes a research report on the optical fiber penetration in commercial buildings in the United States. According to the report, the business fiber penetration in the country has increased to reach 46.2% indicating a narrowing fiber gap in the broadband services in the commercial sector. Vertical Systems Group considers fiber-connected multi-tenant and company owned buildings in the…

YOFC Opens New Manufacturing Division in Lanzhou District

China based Yangtze Optical Fiber and Cable Co. Ltd (YOFC) announced the commencement of operation of their new manufacturing facility for optical fibers and cables in Lanzhou. The fully owned subsidiary company of YOFC in the New District of Lanzhou starts its partial operation at time when there is a shortage of optical fibers worldwide. The new manufacturing facility is…