Broadband

Reliance Jio plans fiber broadband network in 900 towns

U.S. Commerce Secretary reveals plans to spend $65 bn to expand broadband

U.S. Commerce Secretary Gina Raimondo revealed plans to spend $65 billion to expand broadband access and affordability, Reuters reported. The authors of the new infrastructure...
Altice USA broadband

Altice USA reveals $1.8 bn Capex focusing on FTTH

Altice USA said it expects to accelerate investments in key growth initiatives, increasing cash capital expenditures to ~$1.7 billion to $1.8 billion in fiscal...
Frontier fiber coverage

Frontier Capex touches $377 million in third quarter

Frontier Communications said capital expenditures (Capex) touched $377 million in the third quarter of 2021 against $314 million in the third quarter of 2020,...
MTN store South Africa

MTN service revenue up 19% to R125 billion in nine months

MTN Group’s service revenue increased 19.1 percent to R125 billion -- driven by growth momentum in major markets Nigeria, Ghana and South Africa --...
Optical fiber investment

Number of US fiber lines to reach 28.2 mn by 2026

The number of US fiber lines will grow at a CAGR of 10.8 percent to reach 28.2 million lines by the end of 2026....
BT headquarter London

BT achieves $1.37 bn cost savings target ahead of schedule

BT said it delivered its annual 1 billion pounds ($1.37 billion) cost savings target 18 months ahead of schedule. BT earlier reported revenue of £5.071 billion...
Remote working for telecom professionals

Adapting to the telecoms demands of remote working

Remote working is here to stay, and it has brought with it huge telecommunications challenges. The capacity of the internet and its many comms...
CityFiber broadband investment UK

FCC receives requests for $1.3 bn for Emergency Connectivity Fund Program

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has received requests for nearly $1.3 billion in the second application filing window of the $7.17 billion Emergency Connectivity...
Altice USA broadband

Jio beats Airtel in wired broadband business in India

Reliance Jio Infocomm has overtaken Bharti Airtel in wired broadband business in India during August 2021. The state-owned BSNL continues to dominate the wired broadband...
Telstra broadband

Ardian Infrastructure buys rural operator Adamo for $1.1 bn

Private equity fund EQT has agreed to sell Spanish telecom provider Adamo to France’s Ardian Infrastructure for an enterprise value of $1.16 billion. Barcelona-based Adamo provides...
Comcast investment

Comcast invests $28 mn for fiber network expansion in Beltway Region

Comcast Business announced a two-year, $28 million investment in an expansion of its fiber network throughout its Beltway Region of Delaware, Maryland, Virginia, Washington, D.C., and West Virginia. The network build-out includes...
NEC submarine cable

NEC wins contract from Facebook to build subsea fiber-optic cable

NEC Corporation has won a contract from Facebook to build transatlantic subsea fiber-optic cable connecting the USA and Europe. NEC said its 24 fiber pair...
Telstra broadband

Broadband Forum launches Open Source project to cut development times

Broadband Forum today announced the launch of Open Broadband – WWC Reference Implementation for 5G-RG (OB-5WWC) for assisting vendors and operators to bring products...
Frontier fiber coverage

AT&T and Frontier sign fiber network deal

AT&T announced its partnership with Frontier Communications to enhance the coverage of fiber-optic connectivity to large enterprise customers. The multi-year agreement with Frontier Communications will...
SK Telecom mobile tech

SK Broadband sues Netflix after traffic surge from Squid Game

SK Broadband, an Internet service provider in South Korea, has sued Netflix to pay for costs from increased network traffic and maintenance work because of...
Vodafone 5G Italy

Vodafone tests BNG technology for fixed broadband network

Vodafone and partners such as Benu Networks, Casa Systems, Cisco and Nokia, have tested an innovative technology to deliver faster fixed broadband to customers...

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