IEEE Honors NTT, Furukawa, Sumitomo and Fujikura for VAD Method

Japanese Telecom operator NTT along with world’s leading optical fiber and cable suppliers such as Fujikura, Furukawa and Sumitomo has been honored by IEEE for their milestone achievement and contribution to the optical communication networks by developing an innovative preform manufacturing method called VAD (Vapor Axial Deposition). The prestigious IEEE Milestone award has been handed over to the representatives of…

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…