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23 September 2022

TXO, the major provider of critical telecom network hardware and asset management services, has announced a wide range of Fibre-to-the-X (FTTx) street cabinets to help service providers avoid supply chain challenges.

20 September 2022

Sivers Photonics, a subsidiary of Sivers Semiconductors, successfully demonstrated its CW-WDM MSA compliant distributed feedback (DFB) laser arrays with Ayar Labs’ SuperNova remote optical source.

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16 September 2022

The global consortium’s demonstration encompasses next-generation technologies from stakeholders across the Ethernet ecosystem

14 September 2022

Member representatives from global network operators and network solutions providers are addressing innovations in coherent pluggables, including network use cases for XR optics from BT, TIM and Telefónica.

13 September 2022

The funding is able to be upsized to £178m over time to support future growth

08 September 2022

A record number of companies are demonstrating interoperability in 400ZR; co-packaging architectures, CEI-112G & CEI-224G and common management interface specification (CMIS) implementations.


From left: En Busiai Bin Seman (COO of SAINS), Mr. Dominick Siddle (CMO of irix), Mr. Sng Wei Kai (executive director of irix), Mr. Jonathan Smith (CEO of irix), YB Datuk Julaihi Narawi (Minister of Utility and Telecommunication Sarawak), Mr. Abang Abdillah Izzarim Bin Datuk Patinggi Abg Hj. Ab Rahman Zohari (chairman of irix), Tan Sri Mohamad Salim Fateh Din (chairman of MCMC)

Subsea cable launches connecting Malaysia and Indonesia

07 September 2022

irix (formerly known as PP Telecommunication) launched the Batam-Sarawak Internet Cable System (BaSICS) alongside Tier IV data centre, the irix DC

Scintil CEO Sylvie Menezo

Scintil Photonics brings total raised to €19m

07 September 2022

The second round of funding included Applied Ventures ITIC Innovation Fund, a fund jointly created by Applied Ventures and Industrial Technology Investment Corporation (ITIC)-Taiwan.

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Iskratel, S&T Slovenija merger to expand service range

06 September 2022

European ICT vendor Iskratel has merged with S&T Slovenija to form newco, S&T Iskratel.

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Giganet extends reach with Cuckoo acquisition

05 September 2022

The acquisition is in line with Giganet's UK growth strategy as part of the Fern fibre family, which also includes Jurassic, Swish, Allpoints Fibre and Vorboss.

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Energie AG invests in optical transport network

01 September 2022

The network will backhaul traffic from FTTH regional nodes to two central sites in Upper Austria.

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UK government reveals new cyber security rules

31 August 2022

The new regulations and code of practice, developed with the National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) and Ofcom, detail actions for providers to fulfil legal responsibilities under the Telecommunications (Security) Act.

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Bell MTS expands Manitoba network

30 August 2022

The Canadian provider is investing in next-generation network infrastructure as part of the expansion, which will bring fibre connections to more than 6,500 locations.

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Truespeed enhances fibre network with XGS-PON

29 August 2022

The Bath-based full fibre broadband provider is making improvements as it continues the rapid expansion of its network.

Pictured left to right – Swish Fibre co-founder, Alistair Goulden and Swish Yorkshire managing director, Bob Snowden

Swish Fibre expands into Yorkshire

26 August 2022

The move is part of the uk altnet’s long-term ambition to become a national broadband provider.

WDM transport spend exceeds pre-Covid levels in North America

26 August 2022

Network component and equipment market research firm Cignal AI has released its latest Transport Hardware Report.

EPB launches community-wide 25Gb/s service

25 August 2022

Chattanooga, Tennessee provider EPB has launched a community-wide 25Gb/s internet service, which will be available to customers on the company’s fibre network.

Andreas Bierwirth, CEO of Magenta Telekom; Dominique Leroy, member of the management board, Deutsche Telekom AG; Stephan Wehrmann, business development director DACH at Meridiam (credit: Magenta Telekom)

Joint venture formed for Austrian fibre investment

24 August 2022

Austrian operator Magenta Telekom has partnered with French investor Meridiam to finance the expansion of its fibre network.