Fiber Optic Market News Digest 25 February 2016


Verizon to buy fiberoptic network from Icahn’s XO for $1.8B

Verizon Communications has agreed to buy the fiberoptic network business and lease spectrum from Carl C. Icahn’s XO Communications for $1.8 bn.

Google Fiber to use existing fiber optic cable in San Francisco

Google Fiber announced Wednesday it will use existing fiber optic cables in San Francisco to bring its gigabit Internet service to some apartments, …

City, county explore fiber partnerships

The Shelby County Fiber Optic board discussed both long-term options and immediate needs at a meeting in Shelbyville Mayor Tom DeBaun’s office …

Telefónica’s 20% cut in FTTH investments

The CNMC’s decision to oblige Telefónica to share its FTTH networks at regulated prices with its competitors Vodafone and Orange across Spain will …

Frontier to deliver IPTV to 7M customers across 40 of its markets

More recently, the service provider started offering FrontierTV IPTV service in Durham, N.C. in January over its existing copper and FTTH networks, …

BT ready to boost superfast broadband investment

BT said it would boost superfast broadband investment, including more fibre-to-the-home (FTTH), if Ofcom decides not to force a separation of network …

United States Lags Behind in Fiber Optic Penetration

This chart shows the percentage of fiber connections in total broadband subscriptions in OECD countries.

euNetworks Announces Strategic Commercial Partnership with Aqua Comms

Aqua Comms is deploying Ciena’s 6500 Packet-Optical Platform, powered by WaveLogic 3 Extreme coherent optics on its AEConnect fibre optic

Global Medical Fiber Optics Market Will Reach $1336.1 million in 2019

According to a new market report published by Persistence Market Research “Global Market Study on Medical Fiber Optics: Asia to Witness Highest …

Global Fiber Optic Connectors Market to Grow at a CAGR of 7.40%

Global Fiber Optic Connectors Market to Grow at a CAGR of 7.40% – A new research report published by Transparency Market Research states that …


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