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Andreas Bierwirth, CEO of Magenta Telekom; Dominique Leroy, member of the management board, Deutsche Telekom AG; Stephan Wehrmann, business development director DACH at Meridiam (credit: Magenta Telekom)

Joint venture formed for Austrian fibre investment

Austrian operator Magenta Telekom has partnered with French investor Meridiam to finance the expansion of its fibre network.

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Scottish fibre network extended

The Scottish government has committed to a further £36m expansion of the ‘Reaching 100%’ (R100) contracts for gigabit-capable broadband delivery.

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Virgin Media O2 bags £4.5bn fibre investment

Telefónica and Liberty Global, parent companies of Virgin Media O2, have partnered with InfraVia to set up a joint venture to roll-out FTTH to greenfield premises across the UK.

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Indiana cooperatives team up to close the digital divide

Hoosier Net, a consortium of internet service providers has received investment from Accord Telecommunications Collaborative, a group of 21 Rural Electric Membership Cooperatives (REMCs) and telephone cooperatives.

On trend

Keely Portway reports on the popular Market Watch panel that took place at OFC 2022, focusing on the current state of the optical market

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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