Snow Disrupts BSNL Services in Kashmir

Telephone services in many parts of the northern state of Jammu & Kashmir in India has been disrupted by the snow. Local media reports that the service provider BSNL’s fiber optic cables are broken near Jawahar tunnel on the Jammu-Srinagar highway. BSNL, the state owned telecommunication service provider of India said the signal on their mobile phones was completely lost…

Telstra Starts to Upgrade Submarine Communication Capacity

Australian telecommunication service provider, Telstra started a project to upgrade its existing submarine cable capacity using Infinera’s fourth generation ICE4 optical engine. This is a major upgrade to the operator’s network services in the Asia-Pacific region. Infinera solutions will add more capacity to the optical fibers. Telstra said that the capacity improvement is a significant change in services offered to the customers in the Asia-Pacific, which…

Telekom Upgrades Broadband Speeds in 227 Municipalities

In an attempt to reduce the digital divide between cities and villages, German Telecommunication service provider Deutsche Telekom has upgraded the broadband speeds in 227 villages all over the country. Increased speeds of up to 100Mbps could be accessible by 241,000 households. Deutsche Telekom makes use of its fiber-optic network to deliver broadband services to its subscribers. Telekom offers broadband…

Keystone Heights Airport Plans for Fiber Deployment

Keystone Heights Airport plans to deploy fiber optic cables as a measure to enhance and modernize its telecommunication facilities and update the broadband services in the Airport region. The Airport Authority will receive the required fund for the project from the Florida Job Growth Grant. Fiber optic deployment project would bring job opportunities to the locals. The current senator Rick…