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Infrastructure build partner selected for London roll-out

13 April 2021

Infrastructure services contractor, Kelly Group has been selected to partner with independent provider, Community Fibre on the latter’s full-fibre roll-out in London, UK.

Cignal AI: 400G+ coherent shipments tripled last year

12 April 2021

Market research firm Cignal AI has published its latest Transport Applications Report, covering the fourth quarter of last year.

Researchers demo 1,100km transmission of 800G

07 April 2021

A team of researchers from China Mobile Research Institute has successfully tested the 1,100km transmission of 800G systems.

Netherlands to gain €700m infrastructure

07 April 2021

Investment firm, KKR and investment management platform, DTCP have teamed up to launch independent infrastructure platform, Open Dutch Fiber.

Zayo increases capacity across pan-European network

30 March 2021

Zayo Group has committed to providing increased optical network capacity and reach between Dublin, Ireland and Amsterdam, Netherlands in what the firm calls an ‘important step’ towards enabling 400G in the region.

Update: II-VI wins Coherent bidding war

26 March 2021

II-VI Incorporated is to acquire Coherent for approximately $7.01bn.

Update: New Ofcom regulations - industry responses

23 March 2021

UK telecoms regulator, Ofcom has confirmed how it plans to regulate the wholesale telecoms markets for the next five years and beyond.

Denmark to go sustainably digital with kr120m access investment

22 March 2021

Denmark energy and telecommunications group Norlys is looking to develop new sustainable solutions for end-users as it continues its fibre roll-out in the market.

Luxembourg to gain 400G backbone network

19 March 2021

Luxembourg incumbent, Post Luxembourg is upgrading its backbone network in the country, moving from switches and routers to optical connectivity.

Minden to be ready for growth with new fibre network

16 March 2021

Glasfaser Nordwest is beginning construction on a new fibre network in Minden, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany.

Effect Photonics gains $37m funding for single-chip coherent development

15 March 2021

Effect Photonics has raised $37m in Series C funding, co-led by Smile Invest and existing investor, Innovation Industries Fund.

Coherent bidding war continues with $6.64bn offer from II-VI

12 March 2021

The ongoing bidding war for Coherent between Lumentum, II-VI, and MKS Instruments continues to develop.

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