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Nokia, Etisalat complete successful single-carrier terabit-per-second field trial

07 October 2019

Nokia, in partnership with UAE provider Etisalat, has successfully completed a field trial of single-carrier terabit-per-second data transmission on a deployed fibre network.

Openreach selects fibre cable supply partner

07 October 2019

Openreach has awarded a contract to Fujikura for the supply of its new Air Blown Wrapping Tube Cable (AB-WTC), a ribbon fibre cable.

Sales of Ethernet transceivers to decline this year, says LightCounting

04 October 2019

Specialist market research firm LightCounting has released its latest High-Speed Ethernet Optics report.

Ciena acquires Centina for Blue Planet integration

03 October 2019

Ciena Corporation is to acquire network performance solution provider, Centina, incorporating the company’s technology and engineering expertise into its Blue Planet division.

UK chancellor promises billion-pound investment in broadband

01 October 2019

At the recent Conservative Party conference, chancellor Sajid Javid pledged to invest £5bn to support the roll-out of full fibre in the UK.

Milan and Madrid gain new metro networks

19 September 2019

Bandwidth infrastructure firm and network operator, euNetworks has extended its investment in Europe, building duct based, high-fibre count networks in Milan and Madrid.

Sky strategic partnership provides wholesale access to UK full-fibre networks

18 September 2019

Sky has entered into a strategic partnership with last-mile network provider, BUUK Infrastructure.

UK urban-rural digital gap continues, say MPs

18 September 2019

A new report from the Commons environment, food and rural affairs select committee warns that the ongoing digital divide between urban and rural areas continues to marginalise communities.

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.

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