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Virgin Media Tests Symmetrical 8 Giga Transmission

The BBC reports that UK’s telecom service provider, Virgin Media had conducted trials to verify feasibility of offering 8 Gbps symmetrical speeds at eight homes. The trial was conducted in the village of Papworth, Cambridgeshire. The provider hopes to extend this speeds to 50 more over time. Virgin Media used EPON technology (Ethernet PON) to transmit 8 Gbps downstream and…

BESCOM to Build Own Fiber Network

The Bangalore Electricity Supply Company (BESCOM) is planning to start building its own fiber-optic network in the city. The new cables will be laid along with the underground power cables that the electricity company install as part of its effort to bring safety, security, and aesthetics to the city landscapes. Bangalore, being the Silicon Valley of India in the southern…

ZTE Establishes ITU’s First Standard for Unidentified Network Threat Detection

Chinese telecom solutions provider, ZTE Corporation has initiated for an international standard for ‘Unidentified Network Threat Detection and Defense System. The press release published in the supplier’s site stated that they have established an international standard project for unidentified network threat detection and defense at the SG17 Plenary Meeting of Telecommunication Standardization Sector of International Telecommunications Union (ITU) in Geneva,…

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Nexera Looks for Equity Partners in Poland

Polish media reports that the wholesale fiber-optic network operator, Nexera had floated equity to mobilize funds for its planned network developments in the country. Nexera aims to cover 450,000 homes with the fiber optic cable networks in order to make itself ready to serve potential subscribers with high-speed broadband services. Nexera targets to raise an equity share capital of around…

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Liquid Telecom Provides Connectivity to the Refugee Camps in Kenya

Liquid Telecom has conneted the Gertrude’s Children’s Hospital in Nairobi to Dadaab refugee complex with high-speed broadband communication network. This connectivity will ensure tele-medicine to the refugess living in four camps in Dadaab. This is an act of appreciation to the whole team of Liquid Telecom that involved beginning from the management to the field staff. Refugee camps are forgotten…

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Telstra Plans Massive Modernization of Victorian Mobile Network

Australian telecommunication service provider Telstra plans to invest more than $160 million for a massive modernization of the mobile networks in VIctoria. It is estimated that there would be 600 mobile network projects across Victoria to be carried out in 2019. The modernization of the mobile networks will help to eliminate mobile black spots, improve data speeds and capacity. Telstra’s…