Hawaiki Nui submarine cable in green, Hawaiki submarine cable in white (credit: Hawaiki)

SDM subsea cable to link South-East Asia, Australasia and North America

05 November 2021

Hawaiki is launching a new SDM subsea cable linking South-East Asia, Australasia and North America.

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Lumentum acquires NeoPhotonics in $918m deal

04 November 2021

Lumentum Holdings and NeoPhotonics Corporation have entered into a definitive agreement under which the former will acquire the latter.

Adva, Funet demo long-haul 800G over live network

04 November 2021

Researchers at the CSC – IT Center for Science have transported 800Gb/s over 2,000km on a live network.

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UK govt commits to better broadband for 500,000 more rural premises

01 November 2021

The UK’s Department for Digital, Culture, Media & Sport have committed to the provision of better broadband for 570,000 more rural premises via the £5bn Project Gigabit scheme.

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FCC bans China Telecom from operating in the U.S.

27 October 2021

The FCC has adopted an order preventing China Telecom (Americas) from providing domestic interstate and international telecommunications services within the country.

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InnerCity FiberNet expands service area with Gigabit Communications acquisition

27 October 2021

Dallas-based infrastructure provider, InnerCity FiberNet has agreed to acquire connectivity solutions firm Gigabit Communications.

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Collaboration to bring full-fibre to 150,000 south Wales premises

21 October 2021

Cardiff based provider Ogi recently secured an investment from Infracapital to deliver a £200m phase one business plan to build a full-fibre broadband network across south Wales, UK.

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II-VI commits to greener manufacturing

20 October 2021

Optoelectronic component manufacturer II‐VI is to power all of its European facilities with 100 per cent renewable electricity sources.

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Spanish regulator approves wholesale market regulation

19 October 2021

The Comisión Nacional de los Mercados y la Competencia (CNMC), which regulates competition in Spain, has approved the definitive regulation of the wholesale broadband access markets.

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Lumentum commits to inclusion with internship programme

15 October 2021

Lumentum has awarded its first diversity, inclusion, and belonging (DIB) scholarships to 16 applicants from its 2021 internship program.

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Initiative aims to address UK STEM educational divide

13 October 2021

Ciena and not-for-profit organisation, Academy Achievers are collaborating to help close the digital and educational gap among students interested in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) careers.

Ardian enters Spanish telecoms sector with Adamo acquisition

12 October 2021

Private investment house Ardian, has made its first investment in the Spanish telecoms market with the acquisition of operator Adamo from EQT Private Equity.