CanArctic Plans to Connect Clarenville and Iqaluit with Fiber Optic Cable

Toronto-based CanArctic Inuit Networks says they will construct a fiber optic cable network to connect Clarenville in Newfoundland and Iqaluit, Nunavut. The company estimates a total span of more than 2,000 kilometers for this new network. The initial calculation is around  $107 million for building the new fiber link that would deliver high speed communication services to the customers. The…

Oman Broadband Connects Half a Million Houses with Fiber Optic Cables

Oman Broadband has started building the network since 2015 as part of the government project to cover the Sultanate with fiber optic network. Large parts of the Sultanate’s governorates were covered by the service; approximately 400,000 housing units and connected around 86,300 housing units. Approximately 81,600 housing units were also connected in Muscat, 2,500 in North and South of Al…

Why Do We Need to Build FTTH and 5G Networks Together?

FTTH deployments have been increasing worldwide. It has reached a saturation level in many countries, while some countries are making steady progress, others are starting with enthusiasm. At the same time, 5G is a sure thing to come. Both FTTH and 5G needs a lot of fibre on the field. It is wise to invest in both FTTH and 5G in order to save a lot of money. Adding spare capacity to FTTH deployments today significantly reduces 5G rollout costs tomorrow.

Telstra Launches Wavelength Services Based on 400G Technology

Telstra announced the successful commercial launch of wavelength services based on 400G technology provided by Ericsson and Ciena. This achievement significantly increases Telstra’s network capacity whilst reducing power consumption, footprint, and time to market for customers. With this upgrade Telstra is now able to deliver 400G wavelengths in its optical transmission network and between data centers, providing for enhanced customer…