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European FTTH/B coverage surpasses more than half total homes

12 May 2021

The FTTH Council Europe has revealed its 2021 Market Panorama in association with Idate, outlining fibre deployment trends in Europe.

XR Optics successfully trialled with Australian provider

12 May 2021

Australia’s wholesale open-access broadband provider, NBN Co, has completed a successful proof of concept trial of Infinera’s XR optics-based point-to-multipoint coherent optical technology.

Swisscom modernises network for faster service and scalability

11 May 2021

Swiss network provider, Swisscom is transforming its existing infrastructure to create a fully automated and higher capacity transport network.

Glide Group network acquisition expands UK customer base

10 May 2021

UK independent network provider, Glide Group has acquired 100 per cent shares of network design, installation and maintenance specialist Concept Solutions People (CSP).

Monet submarine cable upgrade powered by coherent technology

07 May 2021

Angola Cables has upgraded its Monet submarine cable network using coherent optical technology to provide more capacity and lower latency.

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.

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