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Openreach Announces “Stop-Sell” Policy of Copper Broadband

British Telecom’s fiber optic broadband deployment wing Openreach has announced a “Stop-Sell” policy to its legacy broadband services thereby promoting its fiber optic broadbands throughout the United Kingdom. The decision to withdraw copper-based broadband services progressively will lead to an ultimate “Withdrawal in full”. Richard Allwood, Chief Strategy Officer wrote in a press statement released on Openreach’s website while announcing…

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UPN Expands Fiber Network in Denton

The US-based private network operator, Unite Private Networks (UPN) has expanded its fiber optic network coverage in the Denton area. UPN can now serve its customers in more areas with the current network expansion. The fiber network expansion in the Dallas/Fort Worth metro consists of the construction of around 96 kilometers of new fiber optic infrastructure throughout Denton, Texas. UPN…

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ZTE Expands European Presence Through Netgem

China-based communication solutions provider, ZTE and Netgem Sign Strategic Partnership to Address the European Fiber Market. ZTE provides telecommunications, enterprise and consumer technology solutions for the Mobile Internet, while Netgem is the publisher of Diamond, a cloud-based software suite for entertainment and connected home services, and a provider of end-to-end solutions for the telecommunications market. ZTE and Netgem announced that…

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Uzbektelecom Signs Contract for Optical Network Upgrade Project

Uzbektelecom JSC (Uzbektelecom) plans to modernize its nationwide optical fiber networks in order to enhance the transmission capacities. The contact has been finalized with the Japan-based Toyota Tsusho Corporation (Toyota Tsusho) and NEC Corporation. The opitcal fiber network updgradatin work will be carried out using the funds provided by the Japan Bank for International Cooperation (JBIC), Nippon Export and Investment…

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Zzoomm Selects ADTRAN as Technology Partner

Telecommunication network solution provider, ADTRAN Inc, has been selected by UK’s new fiber optic network operator, Zzoomm as the technology partner. ADTRAN solution would speed up Zzoomm’s 10G FTTH building process in towns and suburbs of the United Kingdom. The partnership will Speed up the process of a full fiber network deployment in the UK. Zzoomm targets to cover 1 million…

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PLDT Allocates US$1.5 Billion for Network Expansion in 2019

Philippine’s incumbent operator, PLDT announced its unaudited financial and operating results for the full year 2018 with Core Net Income of Php26.2 billion and reported net income of Php19.2 billion. On PFRS15 basis, Core and Reported Income stood at Php25.9 billion and Php18.9 billion respectively. 2018 was a breakthrough year for PLDT with all of its main revenue businesses –…