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London altnet’s fibre academy to help hit rollout targets

04 May 2021

Independent provider, G.Network has committed to a recruitment and training programme.

FTTH Conference 2021 goes digital

27 April 2021

The FTTH Council Europe, organisers of the FTTH Conference, have taken the decision to run the event virtually for 2021.

Partnership demo’s 800G Ethernet interoperability

21 April 2021

Optical transceiver manufacturer, InnoLight Technology and test and measurement vendor, Spirent Communications have successfully validated 800G optical transceiver interoperability.

Virgin Media UK trials reach speeds of 2.2Gb/s

21 April 2021

UK cable operator, Virgin Media has successfully conducted trials of its DOCSIS 3.1 network in Southampton and Manchester.

(Left) Ben Wu, director – consumer & mass market, HGC; (right) Andrew Kwok, chief executive officer, HGC, pictured at the project's opening ceremony

Fibre network brought to remote Hong Kong village

20 April 2021

Hong Kong operator, HGC Global Communications (HGC) has committed to extending its optical fibre network to Lung Kwu Tan in Tuen Mun via service provider arm, HGC Broadband.

Investment expands Tierra del Fuego network

19 April 2021

Argentina's incumbent, Arsat is expanding its Federal Fibre Optic Network (Refefo) to reach underserved parts of the Tierra del Fuego province.

Cable partner selected for UK fibre build

15 April 2021

UK access network infrastructure provider, Openreach has selected a key partner to provide optical cable solutions for its new full fibre broadband network.

Hollow core fibre cable used in first commercial deployment

14 April 2021

Bandwidth infrastructure firm, euNetworks has deployed a new business network in London, based on hollow core fibre technology.

Virgin and O2 merger provisionally cleared by regulator

14 April 2021

UK competition regulator, the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has provisionally cleared the proposed merger between Virgin Media and O2.

Infrastructure build partner selected for London roll-out

13 April 2021

Infrastructure services contractor, Kelly Group has been selected to partner with independent provider, Community Fibre on the latter’s full-fibre roll-out in London, UK.

Cignal AI: 400G+ coherent shipments tripled last year

12 April 2021

Market research firm Cignal AI has published its latest Transport Applications Report, covering the fourth quarter of last year.

Researchers demo 1,100km transmission of 800G

07 April 2021

A team of researchers from China Mobile Research Institute has successfully tested the 1,100km transmission of 800G systems.

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