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Fiber optic market opportunities to speed up Digital India Mission

Source: 8 May, 2017 Governments across Asia are encouraging investment in high capacity networks. They see fiber as the infrastructure of the 21st Century. In recent global survey, 71 percent of respondents expect to transition the majority of their networks to FTTH by 2025… Full story>>

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Iran’s TCI begins FTTH rollout

Source: 2 May, 2017 The Telecommunication Company of Iran (TCI) has launched a project to deploy the country’s first fibre-to-the-home (FTTH) connections in Tehran and seven other cities. TechRasa reports that the initial phase of the rollout will see 580,000 lines installed, including 245,000 in Tehran, 85,000 in Isfahan, 80,000 in Mashhad, 61,000 in Shiraz, 61,000 in Ahvaz, 28,000 […]

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Bangladesh government kicks off rural fiber project

Source: 30 Mar 2017   Bangladesh’s government has undertaken a project to extend fibre-optic connectivity to an additional 772 union councils – the country’s smallest rural administrative sub-divisions – by the end of 2018, funded by the Social Obligation Fund (SOF) to which operators contribute 1% of gross revenues. As reported by the Dhaka Tribune, the project under the […]

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PLDT accelerates fibre rollout with ‘Fibr City’ programme

Source: 21 Mar 2017   PLDT Inc. has revealed it is ramping up its ongoing fibre-to-the-home (FTTH) rollout programme in the country’s cities and towns, with the announcement of a new ‘Fibr City’ project in Toledo City, in Cebu province. Under the plan, which is being carried out in partnership with the municipal government, residential users and businesses will […]

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Malaysia-Cambodia-Thailand subsea cable launches

Source: 17 Mar 2017   A new subsea cable connecting Malaysia, Cambodia and Thailand has been launched in Cambodia, adding at least 30Tbps of regional capacity. The Malaysia-Cambodia-Thailand (MCT) cable system was designed and deployed by Huawei Marine for Cambodia’s EZECOM, Telekom Malaysia and Symphony Communication of Thailand…   Full Story>>    

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Kazakhtelecom to connect 60 villages to fibre-optic network this year

Source: 6 Mar 2017   Around 60 villages in North Kazakhstan will be connected to fibre-optic network infrastructure by the end of the year, news agency cites Kazakhtelecom’s General Director Alim Shukenov as saying. In total, more than 200 settlements in the region will be covered by the majority state-owned firm’s fibre backbone network by 2020   Full […]

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nbn details plans for FTTC rollout

Source: 1 Mar 2017   nbn, the company overseeing the construction of Australia’s National Broadband Network (NBN), has named the first areas set to receive what it refers to as its ‘cutting edge fibre-to-the-curb (FTTC)’ technology. Following a ‘major’ update to the company’s address checker function on its website, it has released details for around 700,000 premises which will […]

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PLDT to expand FTTH footprint by 80% in 2017

Source: 10 Feb 2017   PLDT plans to expand the reach of its high-speed FTTH service by around 80% in 2017 to reach 4.4 million homes passed, the company announced. The expansion will see around 1.9 million new serviceable homes added to the network footprint, which reached 2.5 million homes last year following an aggressive fiber rollout.   Full […]

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New Zealand Ultra-Fast Broadband extended to 151 towns

Prime Minister Bill English and Communications Minister Simon Bridges today announced Ultra-Fast Broadband (UFB) will be extended to more than 151 additional towns, providing up to 85 per cent of New Zealanders with access to fibre by the end of 2024. The second, $300 million phase of the Government’s UFB programme was launched in Amberley, north Canterbury, this morning. Following […]

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TRAI issues recommendations on in-building infrastructure

Source: 23 Jan 2017   Sector watchdog the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India has published its recommendations on ‘In-Building Access by Telecom Service Providers (TSPs)’, identifying what it deems ‘restrictive practices’ by building owners and suggesting potential remedies for the situation. According to the regulator, many building owners enter into agreements with infrastructure providers or TSPs, under which a […]

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