Broadband

CommScope 10G EPON with Remote OLT

Jupiter Telecom selects CommScope to deliver 10Gbps broadband

CommScope announced that Jupiter Telecommunications, a cable broadband and multi channels video provider in Japan, has selected its XE4202 10G-EPON Remote OLT fiber node module to deliver 10Gbps...
Optical fiber investment

Telefonica sells majority stake in fiber optic network in Chile to KKR

Telefonica has agreed to sell majority stake in Chile’s existing fiber optic network, the largest fiber optic network in Chile, to KKR, a global...
Telstra broadband

FCC finalizing rules for new $3.2 bn low-income internet subsidy

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) said it is moving to finalize rules for a temporary $3.2 billion program funded by Congress to provide lower-income...
NBN Broadband

Over 8.1 mn household and business connected to NBN

More than 8.1 million household and business services have connected to the NBN, according to the ACCC’s Wholesale Market Indicators Report. The 3.6 percent growth...
Cable One broadband network

Cable One buys controlling stake in Hargray

Cable One has agreed to acquire 85 percent additional stake in Hargray Acquisition, in a transaction valuing the company at $2.2 billion. The deal will...
Vodafone 5G Italy

Vodafone trials 100G PON fiber technology with Nokia

Vodafone announced the trial of a new Passive Optical Network (PON) technology capable of delivering speeds up to 100 gigabits per second on a...
BT call centers UK

BT says call center agents receive less number of calls

BT today revealed that its call center agents have answered 34.20 million calls in the last year alone as compared with 38 million during...
mobile-internet-charge-in-india

Internet outage hits U.S. East Coast

Thousands of users across the U.S. East Coast faced internet outage from providers including Verizon Communications on Tuesday, disrupting services offered by Google, Amazon,...
BT broadband for homes

BT to hire 2,729 apprentices in 2021

BT Group announced plans to recruit more than 400 apprentices and graduates for its September 2021 intake. In 2021 the company will hire 2,729...
Orange FTTH business

Orange sells 50% stake in FTTH business for $1.58 bn

Orange has agreed to sell part of its fixed fibre (FTTH) business in France to a consortium of three investors for about 1.3 billion...
Project Loon by Google

Alphabet to stop Loon, which used balloon alternative to cell towers

Google parent Alphabet is shutting down its internet balloon business Loon, which aimed to provide a less expensive alternative to cell towers, saying on...
Carrier Wi-Fi

How to keep yourself safe when using public Wi-Fi?

Nowadays, hotspots are everywhere and everyone loves them. Free public Wi-Fi sounds too good to be true, but wait! It is not really! Authorities report...
wi-fi-investment

RailTel plans broadband and WiFi in remote villages

RailTel, which has provided fibre optic connectivity at over 5,900 stations across the country and mostly in rural areas, is planning to provide broadband...
Airtel Broadband

Airtel Xstream Fiber broadband offers free 1 Gbps Wi-Fi router

Airtel, India’s largest private sector broadband service provider with presence in over 150 cities, said its Airtel Xstream Fiber Rs 3999 plan comes with...
WeLink Network

WeLink raises $185 mn investment from Digital Alpha Advisors

WeLink, a fixed-wireless broadband provider, has raised $185 million investment from Digital Alpha Advisors to expand to new markets across the United States. WeLink provides...
WhatsApp for calling on smartphone

Online calling on WhatsApp surged by 50% on Jan 1

The online calling on WhatsApp has increased by 50 percent on January 1, 2021 as compared to New Year’s Eve in 2020. Messaging app WhatsApp...

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