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Ofcom report reveals nearly 2.5m UK premises now access full-fibre

17 September 2019

Nearly 2.5 million UK homes and businesses can now access full-fibre broadband, according to Ofcom’s latest data on broadband and mobile availability.

Netsam expands Swedish metro network

17 September 2019

Swedish communication service provider, Netsam has selected ADVA to help expand its metro network in answer to data demand.

SEA-ME-WE 5 submarine cable achieves 100 per cent capacity increase

17 September 2019

Ciena has completed an upgrade to the SEA-ME-WE 5 (South East Asia – Middle East – Western Europe 5) submarine cable system.

Prysmian, Comtec partner to aid UK FTTx market

16 September 2019

Prysmian Telecoms UK and Comtec have joined forces for the distribution of the former’s range of connectivity and optical cable for the growing domestic full-fibre market.

Brazil’s ISPs to be ‘better served’ by ECI, WDC Networks partnership

12 September 2019

Optical transport systems vendor, ECI has partnered with service distributor, WDC Networks to better serve Brazilian internet service providers (ISPs).

Deployments to 90 per cent of US homes achievable in 10 years

10 September 2019

A new study has been released exploring the costs associated with deploying fibre networks to all households across the US.

NBN Co selects Infinera platform for open-access broadband enhancement

10 September 2019

Australia’s wholesale open-access broadband provider NBN Co is deploying Infinera’s Transcend software-defined networking (SDN) solution.

CST Global XG-PON 1270nm 2.5G lasers perform to 85°C

09 September 2019

Samples of CST Global’s 1270nm 2.5Gb/s lasers have shown eye mask margins of 34 per cent and extinction ratios up to 9.3dB.

Open Eye Consortium launches 53Gb/s single-mode specification

09 September 2019

The recently formed Open Eye Consortium (Open Eye MSA) has a 53Gb/s single-mode specification available for its members.

Emtelle selected for €63 million German network expansion

04 September 2019

Emtelle has entered into a strategic partnership with Deutsche Glasfaser.

APAT OE begins production of 25G transceivers for 5G

03 September 2019

APAT OE has added production capabilities for 25G transceivers.

Iliad partnership to accelerate French fibre delivery

03 September 2019

The Iliad Group is in talks with private equity firm, InfraVia to set up a partnership aimed at accelerating FTTH roll-outs in sparsely populated areas of France.

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