FTTx News Brief 2015 March 24

New Projects Enhance Connectivity in Botswana
Esther Mmolai reports in AllAfrica.com that the Botswana Government departments, business community and private properties owners have been urged to embrace and support the Botswana Fibre Networks (BoFiNet) projects by allowing project teams to access their premises.

Telefonica offers increased broadband speed in Spain
Telefonica’s customers in Spain can now download speeds of up to 300 Mpbs and upload speeds of up to 30 Mbps from the current 10 Mpbs. Giving an edge over its competitors, Telefonica will offer the highest available Internet speed in the residential market as its competitors -Vodafone-ONO, Jazztel and Orange- only have broadband offers of up to 200 Mpbs.

Jackson Qualifies for C Spire’s 1 Gbps Fiber To The Home Internet
C Spire reports that the homeowner pre-registration exceeded the required threshold in a third area of Mississippi’s largest city this week – helping Jackson qualify for C Spire’s ultra-fast 1 Gbps (Gigabit per second) Fiber to the Home Internet service and related super HD TV and home phone services. Jackson’s Belhaven Northeast fiberhood reached its pre-registration target Thursday and now joins the Eastover and Fondren East fiberhoods, which qualified for the next-generation services last week

Parametrique tie up with Tata Teleservices for FTTH Services
Parametrique Electronic Solutions Pvt. Ltd. has tied up with Tata Teleservices for Internet & voice services over FTTH (Fiber to the Home). Mr. Arun Das, the Regional Operation Head of Tata Teleservices, inaugurated the services first time on Parametrique FTTH  network in Amrapali Silicon City and Amrapali Princely Estate, Noida. Mr. Arun Das has joined hands with Mr. Sudeep Dutt, Director of Parametrique Electronic Solutions Pvt. Ltd., for services on Parametrique Network at a national level.

Peterborough Transformed Into A Gigabit City Within 11 Months
CityFibre says it has completed the construction of its 90 km Gigabit City network in Peterborough, less than 11 months from starting construction. Known as the Peterborough CORE the network connects 107 public sector sites, including administrative offices, data centers, schools and hospitals, providing a future-proofed network for Peterborough Council and its IT services provider, Serco.

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