Openreach UK full-fibre build to accelerate for harder-to-reach areas

28 January 2020

Openreach, the access network division of BT Group has outlined its plans to accelerate full-fibre build to 227 market towns and villages across the UK.

PTCL expands Pakistan network capacity to 200G

27 January 2020

Pakistan Telecommunication Company Limited (PTCL) is expanding the capacity of its recently installed 100G transport network to 200G across the cities of Islamabad, Lahore and Karachi.

Henley broadband speeds Zzoomm to 2Gb/s

23 January 2020

UK broadband network operator, Zzoomm has switched on its fastest full-fibre broadband service in Henley-on-Thames.

FibreNation acquisition to bolster CityFibre design and planning capabilities

21 January 2020

UK altnet, CityFibre has acquired broadband network provider, FibreNation from TalkTalk Group.

Direct subsea optical connection trialled between USA and Africa

20 January 2020

Angola Cables is trialling Nokia’s Photonic Service Engine 3 (PSE-3) chipset for the first direct subsea optical connection between the USA and Africa.

CSPs searching out new revenue opportunities, says LightCounting

17 January 2020

LightCounting has released a report looking at the impact of 5G and the cloud on telecom networks, and how these factors are shaping the market.

Prysmian to help bring high-speed connection to 52 Mexican cities

16 January 2020

Prysmian Group has been awarded a contract by Mexican government-owned Comisión Federal de Electricidad (CFE) to supply fibre cables to connect some of the country’s most remote regions.

Emtelle expands with new fibre termination facility

16 January 2020

Emtelle has opened a new fibre termination facility to help continually meet the growing appetite for pre-connectorised fibre solutions.

UK regulator sets out proposals for full-fibre boost

08 January 2020

The UK’s communications regulator, Ofcom has revealed its latest major proposals to accelerate investment in full-fibre broadband, under the Wholesale Fixed Telecoms Market Review 2021-26.

Indigo Telecom Group acquires 4site to expand network design expertise

07 January 2020

Network design consultancy, 4site has been acquired by Indigo Telecom Group.

NeoPhotonics 400G coherent transceivers undergoing customer trials

07 January 2020

NeoPhotonics has shipped its new 400G capable ClearLight CFP2-DCO transceiver for end customer trials.

Dorset, UK in line for network overhaul

11 December 2019

Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole (BCP) Council has selected network service provider, MLL Telecom to overhaul and consolidate its existing network infrastructures.