Outlook positive for components despite slow Q3, says LightCounting

15 December 2021

Industry research firm, LightCounting has published its December 2021 Quarterly Market Update

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Construction to begin on $80m Texas fibre network

14 December 2021

Texas and Louisiana service provider, Vexus Fiber is to build a FTTH network in Laredo, Texas, introducing more than 70,000 properties to multi-gigabit speed service.

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Altice enters German market in partnership with Deutsche Glasfaser

08 December 2021

Rural German supplier, Deutsche Glasfaser has entered into a strategic partnership with Geodesia, the infrastructure construction arm of Altice Group.

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Bezeq upgrades Israel network

07 December 2021

Bezeq, one of Israel’s largest service providers is upgrading its network to handle increasing consumer, business and wireless IP traffic.

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Equinix eyes Africa market with MainOne acquisition

07 December 2021

Digital infrastructure provider, Equinix is to expand into Africa with the acquisition of data centre and connectivity solutions provider, MainOne.

New research affirms fibre’s green credentials

06 December 2021

Fibre is the best broadband option for consumers concerned about carbon emissions, according to findings from Australasian research firm, Sapere Research Group.

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UK incumbent manifesto commits to ‘customers, economy and society’

03 December 2021

UK incumbent BT Group has revealed a business-wide plan to focus and accelerate its efforts to build a better business for its customers, the economy and society at large.

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Data model designed to improve automation

02 December 2021

Broadband Forum’s latest YANG data model has been released to aid the automation of the control and configuration of access network elements.

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Neos Networks hits target in network expansion programme

02 December 2021

UK provider, Neos Networks has completed a key stage of its Project Edge network expansion programme.

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Fibre industry satisfactory but more could be done, says diversity study

01 December 2021

The FTTH Council Europe has revealed the preliminary findings of its Gender Diversity Survey.

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25G PON technology trialled in Turkey

01 December 2021

Türk Telekom is accelerating the build out of its high-capacity network in Turkey.

Fibre Systems Christmas hours

01 December 2021

The Fibre Systems team will finish work for Christmas at the end of the day on Thursday 23 December and return to our desks on Tuesday 4 January 2022.