Nokia selected to deploy multiple 100G DWDM/OTN channel network in East Africa

29 March 2019

Liquid Telecom Kenya has chosen Nokia to help upgrade its existing fibre network in order to support OTN/DWDM technology with an initial network capacity of 500G.

Kaiam’s UK and Europe operations acquired by Broadex Technologies

28 March 2019

Chinese transceiver supplier, Broadex Technologies has acquired the UK and Europe operations of Kaiam.

CityFibre awards Emtelle multi-million-pound contract for UK FTTH roll-out

26 March 2019

Emtelle has been selected for a multi-million-pound contract by CityFibre for ongoing supply as the alternative network provider continues to roll out its wholesale fibre infrastructure across the UK.

toob raises £75 million funding to expand UK fibre network

26 March 2019

toob has secured a £75 million funding package from Amber Infrastructure Group’s National Digital Infrastructure Fund (‘NDIF’) to support the build out of a gigabit-capable, fibre network.

DE-CIX internet exchange offers 400GbE access technology

25 March 2019

In response to growing demand for more data capacity, the DE-CIX internet exchange is now offering 400GbE access technology.

£4.9 million grant awarded for UK dark fibre research facility

22 March 2019

The Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) has committed a £4.9 million grant to fund a national research facility to support UK researchers in creating communications networks for the future.

Openreach opens consultation on UK copper switch-off framework

21 March 2019

Openreach has opened a consultation to agree a framework to switch off the UK's copper networks

Orange strengthens presence in France via public initiative networks

21 March 2019

Orange is to offer its services in France as an internet service provider (ISP) on all public initiative networks deployed in the market, regardless of the infrastructure operator deploying the network.

Microsoft and Facebook form Co-Packaged Optics Collaboration

21 March 2019

Microsoft and Facebook have partnered to form the Co-Packaged Optics (CPO) Collaboration.

CityFibre full fibre roll out expands to Bournemouth and Northampton

20 March 2019

Bournemouth and Northampton are the next two UK locations to benefit from alternative network provider, CityFibre’s full fibre roll out.

Salisbury to be first UK city to access FTTP under Openreach ‘Fibre First’ programme

20 March 2019

Salisbury is the UK’s first entire city to access Openreach’s new fibre to the premises (FTTP) technology under the Fibre First programme.

Telia Carrier and Telxius agree to combine transatlantic capability

19 March 2019

A new agreement between Telia Carrier and Telxius will combine transatlantic capacity from the MAREA cable system and Telia Carrier’s European backbone network.