Metrotel Plans Fiber Optic Network Expansion

Argentina’s telecommunication operator Metrotel plans for investment of USD 6.8 million to expand its fiber optic network. The Metrotel’s fiber optic network currently reaches 2,000 kilometres. Metrotel mainly focuses on the corporate segment. The company generated revenues of USD 30.8 million in 2014. Metrotel is owned by local holding Sociedad Comercial del Plata. Read also Conterra Selects Ciena Packet Optical…

Research and Markets Finds Huge Potential in Indian Fixed Broadband Equipment Market

As India’s telecom minister Mr. Kabil Sibbal commented while speaking at the 6th FTTH Council Asia Pacific conference that the last mile in India would be an option to the service provider and telecom operator according to the customer choice. It is difficult for the ministry to select a particular technology for the last mile as a choice on last…

Qtel Unveils Fiber Connection to TGN

The Economic Times reports that Qatar’s telecom operator Qtel has unveiled a new fiber optic cable connection to India’s Tata Global Network (TGN). The high-capacity submarine fiber optic cable in Sumaismah, north of Doha, Qatar was deployed by the well-known undersea communications technology provider TE SubCom, wrote the Economic Times. As per the report, when the new link is fully…

Sumitomo Expands European Fiber Optic Cable Business Through Tie up with Nexans

Sumitomo Electric Industries, Ltd. a Japan-based Fiber optic technology pioneer has reached an agreement with Nexans S.A. to tie up in optical fiber cable business for terrestrial fiber optic telecommunications in Europe. This agreement concerns more specifically the deployment of the Fiber-To-The-Home (FTTH) network. With this agreement, Sumitomo Electric has entered into a joint venture agreement with Nexans to acquire…