North Carolina city to benefit from new fibre network

22 January 2021

The US City of Greenville is to receive a $40m investment into bringing fibre-to-the-home (FTTH) directly to residents.

DZS expands transport portfolio, customer base with Optellian acquisition

22 January 2021

Transport and access equipment vendor, DZS has signed a definitive agreement to acquire networking solution provider, Optelian.

Orange launches new subsea cable connecting France, US

21 January 2021

Orange is to build a new generation submarine cable connecting France to the United States.

Lumentum to acquire Coherent for $5.7bn

19 January 2021

Lumentum is to acquire Coherent for $5.7bn, bringing the latter’s photonics and lasers businesses into the former’s telecom, datacom, and 3D sensing photonics businesses.

Update: Acacia Communications and Cisco reach agreement on proposed merger

15 January 2021

Cisco and Acacia Communications have now reached an agreement regarding their proposed merger, with an amendment to the original agreement

Test partner selected for UK full-fibre initiative

07 January 2021

Exfo has been chosen by Openreach to collaborate on its major initiative to accelerate full-fibre deployment, and enhance the quality of build and experience across the UK.

Bolivian city to reach new heights of connectivity

06 January 2021

Potosí, Bolivia, the highest city in the world, is set to benefit from the deployment of a GPON broadband network.

euNetworks compliments network with The Loop acquisition

06 January 2021

European bandwidth infrastructure firm, euNetworks has acquired 100 per cent shares of duct and sub-duct based fibre network, The Loop Manchester from Gamma Telecom.

European tele-consolidation could return for 2021, says Bloomberg

06 January 2021

A new Bloomberg Intelligence report predicts a consolidation comeback in the European telecom market this year.

More than 5,000 UK jobs created for fibre network build

05 January 2021

Openreach, the access network division of BT Group, is creating 5,300 UK-based engineering jobs, to be filled this year.

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04 January 2021

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More than £1bn invested in London broadband rollout following successful fundraise

18 December 2020

Operator, G.Network, is to invest more than £1bn in rolling out connectivity in London, UK following a successful fundraise.