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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.

Pictured: Lord Mayor Thomas Eiskirch; Srini Gopalan, member of the board of management of Deutsche Telekom AG and spokesman for the management of Telekom Deutschland; Patrick Helmes, managing director of Glasfaser Ruhr and Christian Graumann, managing director of Glasfaser Ruhr

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.

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Clearfield acquires Nestor Cables, enables vertical integration

18 May 2022

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

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Finnish altnet builds competitive 10G fibre network

16 May 2022

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

Telstra selects Prysmian as cable partner for Australia network build

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.

Partnership provides training for next-gen installation engineers

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.