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19 May 2022

A team of scientists at the National Physical Laboratory (NPL) have successfully demonstrated a new technique that can transform undersea power and telecom cables into arrays of environmental sensors.

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18 May 2022

Connectivity platform provider Clearfield is to acquire cable manufacturer Nestor Cables in a transaction worth approximately $23m.

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16 May 2022

Micro-trenching technology and XGS-PON platform will allow for faster deployment.

11 May 2022

Prysmian Group is to work with Australian operator, Telstra to build a new state-of-the-art intercapital fibre network in the market.

10 May 2022

Fareham College in the UK has partnered with ISP, Giganet to train, upskill and develop the next generation of fibre installation engineers.

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09 May 2022

Engineering services firm for telecoms and power sectors in Ireland, Obelisk, has been acquired by Constructel Visabeira, subsidiary of multi-sector holding company, Grupo Visabeira.


New fibre route to connect France, Turkey via Trans Adriatic Pipeline

06 May 2022

EXA Infrastructure and the Trans Adriatic Pipeline (TAP), part of the Southern Gas Corridor transporting natural gas from Azerbaijan to Europe, are partnering to build a new fibre route connecting France with Turkey.

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TIM, Nokia successfully demo 600G transmission over 1008km

05 May 2022

Nokia has completed a network trial with Telecom Italia (TIM), demonstrating 600G transmission over a 1008km live link in the latter’s terrestrial backbone network in Italy.

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BT, Toshiba launch commercial trial of quantum secured metro network

03 May 2022

U.K. incumbent, BT, alongside Toshiba has launched the trial of a commercial quantum secured metro network.

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2 Gig fibre launched by U.S. provider to ‘leave no town behind’

20 April 2022

U.S. provider, Kinetic has announced the availability of its 2 Gig Kinetic fibre in select residential markets.

New Google submarine cable to link Canada and Asia

12 April 2022

Google has launched its new Topaz subsea cable – the first to connect Asia and Canada.

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UK fibre-in-water scheme lands £1.2m funding

12 April 2022

UK water provider, Yorkshire Water and its partners have received a £1.2m government grant to kick-start research and development of fibre-in-water in the UK.

Netomnia and YouFibre land further £295m fibre funding

08 April 2022

UK altnet, Netomnia and sister company, ISP YouFibre have secured £295m in new funding.

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Quantifi Photonics, SmarTest Electronics acquisition expands production capability

05 April 2022

Quantifi Photonics has acquired test and measurement equipment manufacturer, SmarTest Electronics.

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Proximus to connect 65,000+ additional properties by 2024

05 April 2022

Belgian provider, Proximus has committed to expanding roll-out of its open fibre network across the southern part of West Flanders.

Giganet invests in UK fibre installation training centre

04 April 2022

UK ISP, Giganet has opened a full fibre training centre in Whiteley, Hampshire.

LightCounting: sales of Ethernet optical transceivers set new record

04 April 2022

Industry research firm LightCounting has released its High-Speed Ethernet Optics report for March 2022.

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M-net, miecom to build fibre network in Lauterbrunn, Heretsried

01 April 2022

Bavarian network provider, M-net is building a new fibre network in partnership with regional regional operator miecom in the Lauterbrunn district of the municipality of Heretsried, northwest of Augsburg.