Altitude Infrastructure to invest €2.5bn in French fibre

21 September 2020

Altitude Infrastructure has raised €500m in equity and junior debt and plans to invest €2.5bn over the next three years to accelerate the development of fibre in France.

New York, New Jersey region sees connectivity expanded

17 September 2020

The New York and New Jersey metro region of America is to benefit from enhanced backbone connectivity thanks to a strategic partnership between Telia Carrier and ZenFi Networks.

PIT Chile deploys new DCI link, observing social distancing

17 September 2020

Internet exchange point (IXP), PIT Chile has deployed PacketLight’s PL-2000T transponder to connect two of its data centres in Santiago, Chile.

EXFO expands testing activity with InOpticals acquisition

11 September 2020

EXFO has acquired high-speed test instrument specialist, InOpticals in a move to expand its test activity in 400G/800G lab and manufacturing markets.

Open Fiber accelerates Italian FTTH adoption with Nokia

10 September 2020

Italian infrastructure operator, Open Fiber is expanding its FTTH network across the country.

FTTH Conference, Berlin moves to September 2021

10 September 2020

The FTTH Council Europe has rescheduled this year’s physical FTTH Conference to take place in September 2021.

DB Systel deploys German optical backbone network

08 September 2020

DB Systel has recruited ECI to build and deploy a flexible optical backbone network in Germany.

Three chooses CityFibre for 5G fibre backhaul

07 September 2020

UK alternative fibre provider, CityFibre has been selected by Three to help connect an additional 1,300 mobile masts across 59 towns and cities under a multi-million pound contract.

Primevest infrastructure fund enters German fibre market

26 August 2020

The Primevest Communication Infrastructure Fund (PCIF) has acquired the fibre to the curb (FTTC) network in the municipality of Leichlingen, North Germany.

Deutsche Telekom reveals new service to compete with OTT

26 August 2020

Fixed and mobile network and IPTV provider, Deutsche Telekom has launched a new service to compete with over-the-top (OTT) TV services.

KPN network-trials sustainable fibre cabling

24 August 2020

Dutch provider, KPN is to install a fibre optic network made using 90 per cent recycled plastic.

Eurofiber strengthens position with Brightfiber acquisition

21 August 2020

Digital infrastructure provider, Eurofiber is to acquire Brightfiber, a builder and manager of fibre networks on business parks across the Netherlands.