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Mobile Network Operators Will Benefit from FTTx Deployment

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Market research firm Research and Markets has published a new report on business opportunities and the strategies that can help mobile network operators providing FTTx services apart from their mobile services in the Asia-Pacific region. The report titled “FTTx Networks and Services for Mobile Operators in Emerging Asia-Pacific: Assessing the Opportunity ” covers existing operators and emerging opportunities in the…

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Virgin Media Plans for 1 Million FTTH Connections by 2020

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The UK based Virgin Media revealed its plan to deploy high-speed broadband through fiber to the home networks to one million subscribers by 2020. The broadband service provider will connect at least 25 percent of the residential and business units that have already been covered by its fiber optic networks. Virgin Media is currently undertaking a £3 billion Project to…

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

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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…

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Metrotel Plans Fiber Optic Network Expansion

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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…

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