Europe ‘on track’ to meet connectivity targets; rural areas gaining focus

24 May 2022

The FTTH Council Europe has revealed its latest market reports at the FTTH Conference in Vienna.

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Outstanding FTTH contributions rewarded in Vienna

24 May 2022

An operator and two individuals that have actively contributed to the acceleration of FTTH in Europe have been recognised with awards at the FTTH Conference.

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Researchers transform subsea cable into arrays of environmental sensors

19 May 2022

A team of scientists at the National Physical Laboratory (NPL) have successfully demonstrated a new technique that can transform undersea power and telecom cables into arrays of environmental sensors.

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Clearfield acquires Nestor Cables, enables vertical integration

18 May 2022

Connectivity platform provider Clearfield is to acquire cable manufacturer Nestor Cables in a transaction worth approximately $23m.

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Finnish altnet builds competitive 10G fibre network

16 May 2022

Micro-trenching technology and XGS-PON platform will allow for faster deployment.

Telstra selects Prysmian as cable partner for Australia network build

11 May 2022

Prysmian Group is to work with Australian operator, Telstra to build a new state-of-the-art intercapital fibre network in the market.

Partnership provides training for next-gen installation engineers

10 May 2022

Fareham College in the UK has partnered with ISP, Giganet to train, upskill and develop the next generation of fibre installation engineers.

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Obelisk acquisition enables global growth

09 May 2022

Engineering services firm for telecoms and power sectors in Ireland, Obelisk, has been acquired by Constructel Visabeira, subsidiary of multi-sector holding company, Grupo Visabeira.

New fibre route to connect France, Turkey via Trans Adriatic Pipeline

06 May 2022

EXA Infrastructure and the Trans Adriatic Pipeline (TAP), part of the Southern Gas Corridor transporting natural gas from Azerbaijan to Europe, are partnering to build a new fibre route connecting France with Turkey.

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TIM, Nokia successfully demo 600G transmission over 1008km

05 May 2022

Nokia has completed a network trial with Telecom Italia (TIM), demonstrating 600G transmission over a 1008km live link in the latter’s terrestrial backbone network in Italy.

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BT, Toshiba launch commercial trial of quantum secured metro network

03 May 2022

U.K. incumbent, BT, alongside Toshiba has launched the trial of a commercial quantum secured metro network.

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2 Gig fibre launched by U.S. provider to ‘leave no town behind’

20 April 2022

U.S. provider, Kinetic has announced the availability of its 2 Gig Kinetic fibre in select residential markets.