FTTH in Europe

l-r: Colin Hutchinson, chief financial officer at Fibrus, Angela McGowan director CBI in NI, and Dominc Kearns, Fibrus founder

Fibrus lands £220m funding for Northern Ireland fibre roll-out

Northern Ireland's full fibre operator, Fibrus has secured funding worth £220m from a consortium of banks including the UK Infrastructure Bank, to fund fibre roll-out in Northern Ireland.

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Right at home

Keely Portway takes a look at the latest developments when it comes to FTTH deployment in Europe and what needs to be done to overcome the hurdles in the path of acceleration

(L-R) Steve Turner, Wesco sales director, Paul Brazel, Giganet CFO, Jarlath Finnegan, Giganet CEO, Mike Eccleston, Wesco VP & general manager EMEA – communications & security solutions, Rick Arsenault, Wesco VP & general manager – global service providers, broadband & wireless, Kevin Barry, Giganet chief network build officer, Gemma Reynolds, Wesco director of program management

Collaboration confirmed to support UK FTTH rollout

UK ISP, Giganet has entered into a multi-year agreement with global supply chain solutions provider, Anixter to support the expansion of full fibre, hyperfast service delivery to premises throughout the UK.

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Newco created to aid Ireland FTTH rollout

Irish fixed broadband provider eir has partnered with InfraVia, creating a new fibre company to accelerate FTTH deployment across the Republic of Ireland.

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