5G Wireless network

Nokia Signs Deal with STC for 5G Solutions

Saudi Arabia’s incumbent telecommunication service provider, Saudi Telecom Company (STC) and Nokia have signed an agreement to develop a full 5G network in the country. Nokia will supply its full 5G portfolio to STC. In line with the global trend towards 5G, STC intends to deploy the latest high-speed wireless technology products in order to bring reforms to its telecommunication…

Optical communication

FiberHome, CICT, and Accelink Demonstrate Petabit Transmission

In a first of its kind experiment in China, a consortium of researchers from CICT (China Information and Communication Technology), FiberHome and Accelink have successfully developed a system capable to transmit at petabit rates. The National Information Optoelectronics Innovation Center and the National Key Laboratory of Optical Fiber Communication Technology and Network China working as the subsidiary of CICT Group…

Fiber to the home technology

SLT Reports Profit From FTTH Services

Sri Lanka Telecom PLC (SLT) Group has posted a revenue of Rs.81.44 billion equivalent to US$454 million for the financial year ending December 31, 2018,with impressive growth of 7.53%. Thanks to the FTTH and other fiber related services, SLT’s investments are now paying back. Though the incumbent telecommunication service provider could make profit in all sectors of its business, major…

business collaboration

Hexatronic Strikes Supply Deal with CityFibre

Hexatronic Strikes a Supply Deal with CityFibre for providing fiber optic solutions The UK division of Swedish fiber optic solution provider Hexatronic Group AB has entered into a supply agreement with CityFibre to provide fiber optic passive products. The Hexatonic UK Ltd., which is a wholly owned subsidiary of Hexatronic Group AB, will supply passive fiber optic solutions including fiber…

wired and wireless network

Ciena Provides Coherent Optical Platform and MCP Software to Rakuten

The e-commerce giant Rakuten, which received the license to provide mobile services in Japan deploys Ciena’s Coherent Optical Platform and network management softwares. Rakuten is entering to a highly competitive Japanese telcommunicaiton business sector, whih is considered to be one of the matured markets. Rakuten as an emerging mobile provider in Japan has secured licenses for providing telecommunication services. Japanese…

undersea fiber optics

GTD Selects Prysmian for Arica to Puerto Montt Submarine Cable

The Chilean telecommunication service provider GTD (Gtd Teleductos S.A, Grupo GTD) has selected Prysmian to supply the submarine cables for its project to connect Arica to Puerto Mont in Chile. The new contracts worth around €50 million have been secured through Prysmian Group’s submarine telecom division NSW. NSW became part of Prysmian Group after the acquisition of General Cable. The…