ECOC postponed until December

13 May 2020

The management committee behind industry conference and exhibition, ECOC has taken the decision to postpone the 2020 event from September to December due to the current situation regarding Covid-19.

Aberdeenshire, Scotland receives £10.5m full-fibre network investment

12 May 2020

Aberdeenshire Council has invested £10.5m in a full-fibre project spanning up to 200km.

Optical comms market emerging first and fighting fit from Covid-19

11 May 2020

LightCounting's updated forecast for the optical communications market provides (tentatively) positive and reassuring reading.

Liberty Global, Telefónica merger brings together Virgin Media and O2

07 May 2020

Liberty Global and Telefónica have reached an agreement to combine British operations O2 and Virgin Media. This is under a new, £31.4bn agreement that could have a huge impact on the UK market.

Ofcom revises 2020/2021 Plan of Work in light of Covid-19

04 May 2020

UK communications regulator, Ofcom, has published its Plan of Work 2020/21, which contains a number of amendments to the original draft, published in January, due to the Covid-19 pandemic.

OIF Publishes IA for 400ZR multi-vendor interoperability in cloud scale DCI

04 May 2020

The Optical Internetworking Forum (OIF) has published its Implementation Agreement (IA) for a 400ZR coherent optical interface.

Rural Ukraine to benefit from new fibre network

23 April 2020

A new fibre-optic network is set to bridge the digital divide in the Ukraine, connecting 200 towns and villages.

Collaboration creates expanded connectivity offering

23 April 2020

Emtelle has collaborated with CommScope to further expand its fibre connectivity portfolio.

European Market Panorama 2020: 172m homes passed; Iceland bags top-spot

23 April 2020

The FTTH Council Europe, in partnership with Idate, has revealed the latest 2020 Market Panorama figures, detailing fibre deployment trends in Europe.

UK altnets increase coverage by 50 per cent, 12m premises passed

09 April 2020

A recent INCA survey has revealed that the UK’s independent network providers (altnets) increased their full-fibre coverage by 50 per cent in 2019.

On the house for staying at home

07 April 2020

Five free online courses for fibre professionals to access during the covid-19 lockdown.

Erzsébet Fitori to leave the FTTH Council Europe

02 April 2020

Erzsébet Fitori, director general at the FTTH Council Europe is to leave her role to explore the next chapter in her career.