Sanwa expands offering with Fiberon acquisition

08 June 2021

Tokyo-based fibre connectivity product vendor, Sanwa has acquired network solutions provider, Fiberon Technologies.

Photonics organisations forge partnership

08 June 2021

The IEEE Photonics Society and the European Photonics Industry Consortium (EPIC) have entered into an agreement to promote joint activities, cross-disciplinary technical dissemination and cooperative programs between membership bodies.

New ISP pledges £1bn to UK fibre

02 June 2021

New ISP and network builder, Upp says that it is to invest £1bn to deploy a full fibre network to 1 million premises in eastern England by 2025.

Arctic Connect subsea project on hold for further assessment

02 June 2021

Arctic Connect, the international project to build a trans-Arctic submarine telecom cable between Europe and Asia has been suspended.

UK incumbent trials hollow core fibre

01 June 2021

UK incumbent operator, BT has begun trials of hollow core fibre in collaboration with start-up and Southampton University spin out, Lumenisity, and Open-RAN mobile vendor Mavenir.

Ufinet increases Colombia capacity with coherent tech

01 June 2021

One of Latin America’s neutral infrastructure wholesale operators, Ufinet is upgrading its national long-haul network in Colombia, with the aim of doubling the capacity of its current network.

UK operator reports zero waste to landfill achievement

28 May 2021

UK operator Virgin Media states in its latest Sustainability Report publication that it has achieved zero waste to landfill operations for the first time.

Three projects launched by OIF

27 May 2021

Non-profit consortium, the Optical Internetworking Forum (OIF) recently held its technical and MA&E committees meeting for Q2 of this year.

Optical transmission equipment vendor eyes UK market

26 May 2021

Poland-based data transmission solutions provider, Salumanus has set up a British division.

Consortium awarded Ethiopia telecoms license, market opened-up

24 May 2021

The Ministry of Finance and the Ethiopian Communications Authority (ECA) have awarded a telecommunications license to the Global Partnership for Ethiopia

FTC takes legal action against ISP over speeds

21 May 2021

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) alongside seven law enforcement partners have made a complaint against U.S. ISP, Frontier Communications regarding internet service speeds.

ECOC commits to physical 2021 event

14 May 2021

The management committee behind industry conference and exhibition, ECOC has announced its commitment to making the 2021 event a physical one.