Posted in Broadband News

Hammer and Wikibuli Brings Broadband to Dominica

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Hammer Fiber Optics Holdings Corp and Wikibuli had reached to an agreement that would provide broadband serrvice in Dominica. Both companies through a press release announced that the transaction between them had closed as planned on 1 January, 2019.

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Posted in Fiber Optic News

FTTH Council Asia-Pacific Selects Venue for 2019

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Wuhan, the “Optical Valley” of China will host 14th FTTH Council Asia-Pacific Conference. The Council, through an email newsletter had distributed the details to the registered users. The event will be held for three days starting on Monday, the 15 April, 2019 and ending on Wednesday, the 17 April 2019.

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PolyOne Acquires Fiber-Line

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Ohio based PolyOne Corporation, a global provider of plastic materials used in the fiber optic industry has announced the acquisition of famous water blocking cable solutions provider Fiber-Line for a US$130 million. Both PolyOne and Fiber-Line products cater to the fiber optic cable manufacturing segment.

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Posted in Submarine Fiber Optic Cable

India Starts Digitalization of Andaman & Nicobar Islands

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Indian Government is planning to digitalize its remote and isolated islands of Andaman and Nicobar region. A proposal from the Communications Ministry got approval from the Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate this week to deploy fiber optic cables and Wifi equipment in the islands. Communication Ministry has been waiting for the approval to deploy 2,200 kilometers of optical fiber cables to connect the islands with the mainland and between the islands. The new cable system will provide the required infrastructure to deliver high-speed internet in the islands. The initial plan is to connect and digitize eight islands of Andaman and Nicobar.

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