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13 September 2021

UK incumbent operator BT has conducted a trial of Quantum Key Distribution (QKD) over hollow core fibre cable, from Southampton University spin out, Lumenisity.

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27 October 2021

The FCC has adopted an order preventing China Telecom (Americas) from providing domestic interstate and international telecommunications services within the country.

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27 October 2021

Dallas-based infrastructure provider, InnerCity FiberNet has agreed to acquire connectivity solutions firm Gigabit Communications.

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21 October 2021

Cardiff based provider Ogi recently secured an investment from Infracapital to deliver a £200m phase one business plan to build a full-fibre broadband network across south Wales, UK.

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20 October 2021

Optoelectronic component manufacturer II‐VI is to power all of its European facilities with 100 per cent renewable electricity sources.

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19 October 2021

The Comisión Nacional de los Mercados y la Competencia (CNMC), which regulates competition in Spain, has approved the definitive regulation of the wholesale broadband access markets.

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15 October 2021

Lumentum has awarded its first diversity, inclusion, and belonging (DIB) scholarships to 16 applicants from its 2021 internship program.

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Initiative aims to address UK STEM educational divide

13 October 2021

Ciena and not-for-profit organisation, Academy Achievers are collaborating to help close the digital and educational gap among students interested in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) careers.

Ardian enters Spanish telecoms sector with Adamo acquisition

12 October 2021

Private investment house Ardian, has made its first investment in the Spanish telecoms market with the acquisition of operator Adamo from EQT Private Equity.

Feasibility study under way for sustainable subsea cable

11 October 2021

Nordic operator, Bulk Fiber Networks and subsea engineering firm, WFN Strategies have teamed up to begin a feasibility study for the prospective Leif Erikson cable project, which will connect Norway and Canada.

Upp appoints network design and build partner for UK FTTH

11 October 2021

UK ISP and network builder, Upp has partnered with network design and build firm Light Source to help deliver its FTTH connection across Lincolnshire.

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Facebook to launch transatlantic subsea cable

08 October 2021

Facebook is to launch its first subsea cable connecting Europe to the U.S.

Collaboration created to aid 400G pluggable transition

08 October 2021

Microchip Technology and Acacia have teamed up to help enable the market transition to 400G pluggable coherent optics for data centre routing, switching and metro optical transport network (OTN) platforms.

LightCounting: Ethernet market on track for record growth this year

07 October 2021

LightCounting has released its High-Speed Ethernet Optics Report for September 2021.

Submarine cable trialled using multicore fibre

07 October 2021

NEC Corporation, alongside subsidiary OCC Corporation and Sumitomo Electric Industries, have completed the first trial of uncoupled 4-core submarine fibre cable.

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Broadband Forum open source project to bring 5G benefits to fixed-line

06 October 2021

Broadband Forum has revealed its latest project, Open Broadband – WWC Reference Implementation for 5G-RG (OB-5WWC).

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TDC NET upgrades Danish fibre network

06 October 2021

Danish broadband and mobile network provider TDC NET is building a fibre network with a coverage of approximately one million homes ready for connection.

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Delta Fiber acquisition to aid ambitious Netherlands target

05 October 2021

Investment firms EQT and Stonepeak have agreed to acquire Netherlands provider, Delta Fiber.

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Sonic expands Oakland network with 10G Combo PON technology

30 September 2021

California ISP, Sonic is expanding its network into Oakland to support both existing GPON services and new XGS-PON services to deploy a future-proof FTTH network

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