Orange seeks FTTH partners in Poland

21 August 2020

Orange Polska is to create a new company to increase fibre roll-out in the country and is looking for investment partners.

Deutsche Glasfaser commits to connecting more HMOs

20 August 2020

German provider Deutsche Glasfaser has partnered with Westkabel GmbH and Varia3 GmbH, to ensure homes of multiple occupancy can connect to fibre.

Columbia sees one of ‘largest fibre builds’ in city’s history

19 August 2020

Bluebird Network is to add around 60mi of fibre to its backbone in Columbia, Missouri.

Open source networking solutions provider to cease trading

19 August 2020

San Jose-based open source software defined networks (SDN) solution provider, Lumina Networks is to close its doors.

UCL researchers set world record for internet speed

17 August 2020

A team of researchers from University College London (UCL) have achieved a record data transmission speed of 178Tb/s.

Gigaclear on engineer recruitment drive for fibre expansion

14 August 2020

UK rural broadband provider, Gigaclear is looking to recruit 120 new, full-time field engineers by the end of March next year, to help build network capacity.

Acacia eyes edge and access for coherent

12 August 2020

Acacia Communications is sampling new 100G coherent pluggable solutions designed for optimisation in edge and access applications with unamplified links up to 120km.

TEC takes 10G services to mid-south America

12 August 2020

Rural service provider, TEC is to bring 10G services across the mid-south region of America.

Ciena selected for new Windstream converged network

11 August 2020

Advanced network communications provider, Windstream is to build a national converged optical network (NCON) in order to connect cities across its U.S. network to provide critical connectivity.

II-VI helps field-test Windstream’s 800G live network trial

07 August 2020

II‐VI’s Waveshaper and WaveAnalyzer instruments were selected to field-test the live network trial of 800Gb/s transmission on a single channel for provider, Windstream.

Canadian government invests in rural fibre projects

05 August 2020

The Government of Canada investment is investing $8.5m in fibre to help residents of rural areas access high-speed internet.

Warburg Pincus, DTCP acquire majority stake of Community Fibre

30 July 2020

Equity firm, Warburg Pincus and investment management group, DTCP have agreed to acquire a majority stake in London’s Community Fibre.