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FibreNation appoints infrastructure-build partner for UK fibre roll-out

22 August 2019

Wholesaler, FibreNation has appointed the Makehappen Group to manage the infrastructure build for its upcoming roll-out of full-fibre capabilities.

Cignal AI: Global optical hardware spend increases

21 August 2019

Research firm, Cignal AI has released its latest Optical Hardware Report for the second quarter of 2019.

Macquarie Capital, Voneus team up for rural UK broadband provision

13 August 2019

Macquarie Capital is investing £10 million in rural broadband company, Voneus, with the potential to invest up to £30 million in the future.

CenturyLink invests in network edge strategy

13 August 2019

CenturyLink is to invest several hundreds of millions of dollars in its edge networks to help build and support edge compute services.

SSE Enterprise Telecoms partners with Synaptec to aid network visibility

09 August 2019

SSE Enterprise Telecoms and Synaptec have entered into a technical partnership.

400G to surpass 15m ports in 2023, while 100G will peak, says Dell’Oro

07 August 2019

Market research firm, Dell’Oro Group has released the latest iteration of its Group Ethernet Switch – Data Center Five Year Forecast Report.

Openreach announces 36 new UK locations for fibre build

02 August 2019

Openreach, the access network division of BT Group is to extend its ‘Fibre First’ programme to a further 36 locations across the UK in the next 12 months.

Community Fibre boosted with further £50m funding

17 July 2019

FTTH supplier to London, Community Fibre has secured an additional £50 million in funding from RPMI and Amber Infrastructure.

Compact modular hardware sales exceeded $275m in Q1, finds Cignal AI

17 July 2019

Industry market research firm, Cignal AI has released its 1Q19 Optical Applications Report.

(left to right): Professor Ian Leslie (Chair of the LBF Board), Jon Holgate (Operations Director), Noelle Godfrey (Commercial Director), Ritchie Carter (Operations Manager), Mark Andrews (Commercial Manager).

Collaboration to offer fibre opportunities in Cambridgeshire, UK

15 July 2019

A joint venture has been launched between the University of Cambridge and Cambridgeshire County Council to open up new opportunities for full-fibre networks.

Optical communications professionals - let us know what’s bothering you!

15 July 2019

Fibre Systems is looking for manufacturers/vendors, planners, installers, integrators, operators and academics to help shape the topics we cover.

Cisco to acquire Acacia Communications

09 July 2019

Cisco has announced its intent to acquire Acacia Communications.

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