Construction begins on Fife full fibre network

13 July 2022

Construction of a new full fibre broadband network is underway in Fife, Scotland across the towns of Burntisland and Cardenden.

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Glide Group, Velocity1 acquisition to grow ‘build-to-rent’ fibre footprint

13 July 2022

UK ISP, Glide Group has acquired 100 per cent of the shares of smart city infrastructure firm, Velocity1.

Cleveland provider upgrades enterprise-only network

11 July 2022

Cleveland, Ohio-based provider, Everstream operates a 27,000 fibre-mile network stretching from Duluth, Minnesota all the way to Washington, DC.

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County Broadband invests to create 100 local jobs

08 July 2022

UK alternative rural full-fibre provider, County Broadband has committed to creating a 270-strong team by the end of 2022 to support fibre roll-out across the East of England.

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NEXT submarine cable launches connecting Australasia to US

07 July 2022

Southern Cross Cables has announced the launch of its Southern Cross NEXT cable, along with the implementation and testing of 400GbE services across the 15,840km network.

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Open XR Forum publishes pluggable coherent spec

04 July 2022

The Open XR Forum has published its first approved specification for enhanced network management of pluggable coherent optical technology.

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22,000 premises to gain fibre broadband in Amarillo, Texas

30 June 2022

The city of Amarillo has agreed a $24m project with AT&T to build a new fibre network to more than 22,000 customer locations throughout the city.

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UK telecoms industry commit to cost of living plan

28 June 2022

Some of the UK’s best-known broadband and mobile operators have agreed to a number of new commitments to help customers with the rising cost of living.

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Indiana cooperatives team up to close the digital divide

23 June 2022

Hoosier Net, a consortium of internet service providers has received investment from Accord Telecommunications Collaborative, a group of 21 Rural Electric Membership Cooperatives (REMCs) and telephone cooperatives.

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Joint venture to provide 6 million Polish homes with fibre

22 June 2022

Polish operator, Play has signed a joint venture agreement with private equity firm, InfraVia Capital Partners to provide access to high-speed fibre connectivity to 6 million homes in Poland.

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Solana Beach, CA gains terabit-ready fibre network

20 June 2022

US operator, Netly Fibre has completed construction of an open-access terabit-ready fibre network in Solana Beach, California.

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UK connections by altnets surpass 1 million

15 June 2022

The Independent Networks Co-operative Association (INCA) has released its Metrics for the UK independent network sector report for 2022, compiled by Point Topic.