Airtel Invites Vodafone for a Joint Fiber Company

In a major strategic move that would redefine the Indian telecommunication market, the Chairman of Bharti Airtel has invited Vodafone Idea to set up a joint fiber optic company to deploy and manage fiber networks in the country. It is estimated that a joint fiber company and common network inventory can save both companies a substantial 25 percent fiber builds….

BT Enhances Fiber Network Capacity with DCI Platform

British Telecom (BT) has selected Ciena’s DCI Platform to upgrade its fiber netwrok capacity throughout the UK. The DCI Platform that increases the capacity of BT’s existing fiber optic cables will help the operator to meet data growth driven by 5G and its ongoing FTTP deployments. BT is preparing for deployment of 5G services in 16 cities by this year….

SLT Reports Profit From FTTH Services

Sri Lanka Telecom PLC (SLT) Group has posted a revenue of Rs.81.44 billion equivalent to US$454 million for the financial year ending December 31, 2018,with impressive growth of 7.53%. Thanks to the FTTH and other fiber related services, SLT’s investments are now paying back. Though the incumbent telecommunication service provider could make profit in all sectors of its business, major…

CTS Partners with Huawei to Build All-Optical Network in Malaysia

CTS (Celcom Timur (Sabah) Sdn Bhd) had selected Huawei as partner to build its All-Optical network in Malaysia. Huawei also announced the news of this collaboration with CTS to build a next-generation integrated service transport network. The All-Optical network will connect more than 40 important service nodes. CTS optical network once finished will provide its customers with massive-connection points in…