WebSprix Prepares to Offer Triple-Play Services in Ethiopia

Ethiopian service provider, WebSprix is preparing to offer high-speed broadband internet access, IPTV, and voice services together. WebSprix will be the first provider in the country to offer the triple-play services. WebSprix is the first service provider to offer high-speed broadband access in Ethiopia, helping build a stronger IT infrastructure and boost economic growth. The Cisco Routed Optical Networking solution…

Openreach Makes Final Connections in Highlands and Islands

Openreach has delivered 6,500 kilometers of fiber optic cable in order to bring superfast broadband to more than 290 Highlands and Islands communities and is now making the final connections. Openreach in a press release stated that the £146m fiber broadband roll-out is making its final stage before handing over to the Scottish Government’s Reaching 100% (R100) program.

Etisalat Achieves Fastest 5G Speed Recorded So far

UAE based telecom giant Etisalat has achieved the world’s fastest 5G download speed of 9.1 Gigabits per second, the company claimed in a press release. This throughput has been achieved by aggregating multiple commercial spectrum band of n78(3.5GHz), n41(2.6GHz) and millimeter wave n258(26 GHz). This was accomplished through a prototype 5G device that aggregates all three bands. Saeed Al Zarouni,…

Deutsche Telekom Introduces Fiber Factory to Speed up FTTH Deployment

Deutsche Telekom , DT has started a new deployment team consisting around 13,000 staff, what it calls ‘Fiber Factory’ to speed up the fiber deployment to homes. Deutsche Telekom is now accelerating the fiber cable deployment rate in Germany and estimates that in the future, the focus will be on giving fiber optic connections in large quantities. DT likes to…