Openreach to close Mildenhall/Salisbury copper network in 2023

12 January 2022

UK operator Openreach has announced a further 98 exchanges where it plans to stop selling legacy analogue services in favour of fibre.

Partnership agreed for Ionian subsea cable build

06 January 2022

Digital infrastructure platform connecting Europe and North America, EXA Infrastructure has inked a deal with neutral operator, Islalink to become its landing and terrestrial services partner in Italy and anchor tenant in Ionian.

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Digital Realty acquires majority stake in Teraco

04 January 2022

Data centre, colocation and interconnection solutions provider Digital Realty is to acquire a majority stake in African carrier-neutral data centre and interconnection solutions provider Teraco Data Environments.

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Telia Carrier trials ICE6 800G coherent technology for its global network

04 January 2022

Telia Carrier has conducted a successful trial of Infinera’s ICE6 800G technology on its live global network, AS1299.

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Affordable Connectivity Program launched by FCC

04 January 2022

U.S. communications regulator the Federal Communications Commission has officially launched the Affordable Connectivity Program.

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.