Ciena Offers Free Internet to Students in New Zealand

A new half-a-million-dollar fund has launched today to help address digital inequity in New Zealand by providing free in-home internet access to eligible students in decile 1 high schools. The ‘Ciena Jump for Students Fund’ is the result of a collaboration between Ciena, Spark Foundation, Skinny and a network of decile 1 high schools around New Zealand.

Nokia and ExteNet Systems to bring high-speed internet to Cal.net

Nokia and ExteNet Systems today announced their agreement to deliver a CBRS network for Cal.net, Inc., a wireless internet service provider based in Northern California, with internet speeds of up to 100 Mbps downlink and 20 Mbps uplink for Cal.net customers in rural and underserved regions.

Telefonica Launches IpT Peru

Telefonica Plans Large-scale Internet Expansion in Latin America by launching Internet Para Todos Peru (IpT Peru). Once successful in Peru, Telefonica will replicate the model in the rest of the Latin American and Caribbean countries. Telefonica in collaboration with Facebook, IDB Invest and CAF has created Internet para Todos Peru aiming to expand mobile internet connectivity in Latin America. IpT…

164 German Municipalities Can Now Surf Internet with 100 Mbps

Thanks to Deutsche Telekom’s continuing improvements and development of its fiber optic networks, 164 Municipalities in Germany can now access to the broadband internet speeds of up to 100 Mbps. By adding 21,600 more households to the list of 100 Mbps service, now a total of 132,000 households in 164 municipalities will get the advantage of the speed enhancement by…