Sri Lanka Telecom and Mobitel Unify Forces

Sri Lanka Telecom (SLT) and SLT Mobitel unveiled their unified brand identity on January 1, 2021, at SLT Headquarters forming a formidable force creating a lasting legacy as the national Information and Communications Technology (ICT) solutions leader. The historic unification of products and services were symbolically launched at the event that took place with the participation of Rohan Fernando, Chairman,…

euNetworks Expands by Acquiring The Loop

euNetworks Fiber UK Limited (“euNetworks”), a Western European bandwidth infrastructure company, announced that it has acquired 100% of the shares of The Loop Manchester Limited (“The Loop”), from Gamma Telecom Holdings Limited (“Gamma”). The Loop is a duct and sub-duct based fiber network in Greater Manchester in the United Kingdom. The Loop launched in 2012 and has a unique duct…

European Union Opens Investigation Against Chinese Cable Dumping

Reuters reports that the European Union has opened two investigations into Chinese cable exporters to assess whether optical fiber cables are being sold in the bloc benefiting from unfair subsidies. The European Union sees China as a systemic rival and has 23 investigations underway into various products exported from the country. If the investigations follow actions to regulate the shipment…

Sumitomo Succeeds Mass Production of Ultra Low Loss Optical Fiber with 0.14 dB/km

Japan-based Sumitomo Electric announced in a press release that the company had succeeded to produce Ultra Low Loss Optical fibers on a massive scale. Sumitomo has achieved the World’s lowest ever recorded attenuation of 0.14 dB/km at 1550nm for the optical fibers and is now capable to produce it commercially. The commercial production is planned for January 2021. Sumitomo recorded…