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03 May 2023

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LightCounting predicts optical transceiver sales dip in 2023

02 May 2023

LightCounting has updated its market forecast report for optical components.

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Ofcom names most complained-about UK provider

27 April 2023

The results are based on the latest figures for complaints received about the UK’s major broadband, mobile, landline and pay-TV providers between October and December 2022.

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Fibre network expanded in Palmyra, Marion County

27 April 2023

Chariton Valley constructed approximately 120 miles of fibre cable to Marion County, with an additional 16 miles beyond the rural Palmyra agreement.

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Norlys acquires Telia’s Denmark operations, new challenger created

26 April 2023

Norlys will acquire 100% of Telia’s operations and network assets in Denmark valued at an expected DKK 6.25bn

Sustainability survey highlights fibre’s green credentials

25 April 2023

The results of the survey by the FTTH Council Global Alliance (FCGA) suggest that the telecom industry will benefit from fibre’s sustainable qualities in achieving ESG and CSR goals.

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Telefónica to close copper central offices by 2024

20 April 2023

The operator has confirmed to Spanish regulator, Comisión Nacional de los Mercados y la Competencia (CNMC) that it will close all copper central offices as part of a fixed network transformation plan.

FTTH Conference 2023: Will PON prevail over point-to-point?

19 April 2023

The FTTH Council Europe makes its predictions in the FTTH/B Forecasts for Europe 2023-2028 report.

FTTH Conference 2023: 219 million EU homes passed with FTTH/B

19 April 2023

The latest FTTH/B Market Panorama report from the FTTH Council demonstrates more than 62% of households in EU39 countries have access to FTTH/B coverage.

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FTTH Conference 2023: Award winners announced

19 April 2023

The FTTH Awards were presented during the FTTH Conference. Categories included FTTH Operator, FTTH Individual, the Charles Kao Award and the newly introduced Champion of Diversity Award.

Map of Zayo’s new transatlantic route connecting Manchester and New York. (Graphic: Business Wire, credit: Zayo)

Zayo announces transatlantic route connecting Manchester and New York

17 April 2023

The route will mark an additional transatlantic cable connection for Zayo, with the aim of reducing latency for customers across continental Europe to North America.

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Valoo selects Nokia for multi-gig fibre network deployment

17 April 2023

The new network will connect 200,000 homes in and around 30 cities by the end of 2026.