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Joint venture to provide 6 million Polish homes with fibre

22 June 2022

Polish operator, Play has signed a joint venture agreement with private equity firm, InfraVia Capital Partners to provide access to high-speed fibre connectivity to 6 million homes in Poland.

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Solana Beach, CA gains terabit-ready fibre network

20 June 2022

US operator, Netly Fibre has completed construction of an open-access terabit-ready fibre network in Solana Beach, California.

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UK connections by altnets surpass 1 million

15 June 2022

The Independent Networks Co-operative Association (INCA) has released its Metrics for the UK independent network sector report for 2022, compiled by Point Topic.

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Sony establishes newco for space optical communications

07 June 2022

Sony Corporation of America (SCA), has formed a new company, Sony Space Communications Corporation (SSC), to conduct space optical communications.

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Dark fibre adds 20,000 fibre miles to Hillsboro, Oregon

07 June 2022

U.S. metro dark fibre provider, Bandwidth Infrastructure Group (Bandwidth IG) has expanded its infrastructure to the Greater Portland, Oregon, area.

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Deutsche Telekom, Glasfaser Ruhr team up to bring FTTH to Bochum

06 June 2022

Deutsche Telekom and Glasfaser Ruhr have agreed on large-scale cooperative FTTH expansion in the German city of Bochum.

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UK independent confirms £4.9bn debt raise for fibre roll-out

06 June 2022

UK alternative network provider, CityFibre has confirmed a debt package totalling £4.9bn.

Upp invests in network design to ‘speed up' roll-out

25 May 2022

New UK ISP and network builder, Upp has invested in a software solution to help tackle the shortage of fibre network designers in the UK.

UK altnet secures £100m funding to accelerate fibre roll-out

25 May 2022

UK start-up alternative provider, Freedom Fibre has secured a total £100m commitment of scale-up funding, just over a year since its formation.

Europe ‘on track’ to meet connectivity targets; rural areas gaining focus

24 May 2022

The FTTH Council Europe has revealed its latest market reports at the FTTH Conference in Vienna.

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Outstanding FTTH contributions rewarded in Vienna

24 May 2022

An operator and two individuals that have actively contributed to the acceleration of FTTH in Europe have been recognised with awards at the FTTH Conference.

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Researchers transform subsea cable into arrays of environmental sensors

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.