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Posted in Belarus

Belarus to Speed up Urban Fiber Optic Connectivity

Belarus Government is planning to speed up fiber optic connectivity to the apartments in the country’s urban areas. In an interview with the local media, the Minister of Communication and Information, Mr. Konstantin Shulgan revealed his administration’s plans. A short-term…

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OCC Submarine Cables Will Connect Kagoshima and Okinawa 2
Posted in Asia Pacific Japan

OCC Submarine Cables Will Connect Kagoshima and Okinawa

Japan based NEC’s subsidiary, OCC Corporation will manufacture submarine fiber optic cables that would connect Kagoshima and Okinawa islands. NEC has been selected by the Okinawa Cellular Telephone Company to deploy submainre link between the southern prefecture of Japan. OCC…

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Deutsche Telekom and Ericsson achieve 40Gbps Over Wireless Backhaul 4
Posted in West Europe Germany

Deutsche Telekom and Ericsson achieve 40Gbps Over Wireless Backhaul

German telecommunication provider, Deutsche Telekom and equipment solutions provider Ericsson has conducted data transmission tests using millimeter wave (E-band – 70-80GHz) and achieved 40Gbps wireless backhaul transmission rates over a distance of 1400 meters. This is a milestone achievement in…

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L&T installation crew deploys cables underground
Posted in South Asia India

L&T Bags Fiber Laying Contract for Pimpri and Chinchwad

Indian media reports that the leading construction company Larsen & Toubro Limited (L&T) has bagged an order worth US$35.2 million for the installation of fiber optic cables and related accessories and construction of infrastructure facilities in Pimpri Chinchwad Municipality. As…

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undersea fiber optics
Posted in East Europe Russia

Huawei Marine Begins Construction of Far East Submarine System

Huawei Marine Networks Co. Ltd. (Huawei Marine) has commenced construction of the submarine fiber optic cable for the Far East submarine system and will also shortly start manufacturing another wet plant for this system. This is a direct result of…

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Posted in Indonesia Asia Pacific

MNC to Offer 200Mbps Broadband Speeds in Indonesia 

ZTE Corporation (ZTE) has entered into an agreement with Indonesian Media and Telecommunication company, MNC Kabel Mediacom to deploy broadband internet service in the country. The China-based global provider of telecommunication equipment, network solutions, and mobile devices, ZTE will help…

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Posted in Tutorials

G652D-Low Water Peak Optical Fiber Characteristics and Applications

Low water peak fiber,  as known in the fiber optic industry in general, which is the ITU-T G652D compliant optical fiber in the series of ITU-T G.652 recommendations has many different brands introduced by different optical fiber manufacturers. Each one…

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Posted in China

Ovum Foresees Chinese Dominance in FTTx Market

China being a big country in terms of population, geography and economic growth have the highest potential for growth in communication sectors too. This is especially true for the growth of optical fiber communications in China. Chinese telecom operators and…

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Posted in MENA Saudi Arabia

Saudi Telecom Company Offers Multimedia Services Through FTTH

Offering multimedia services to subscribers is one of the attractions of Fiber to the home internet broadband connection. High-quality multimedia service is possible through a fiber optic connection. Saudi Arabia’s national telecom operator Saudi Telecom Company announced the launch of…

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Posted in Product

AFL Announces Noyes C-Series QUAD Testing Solution

AFL Telecommunications is launching the Noyes C-Series QUAD test solution, including a compact QUAD OTDR and QUAD Certification Test Kit with the capability to mix and match to suit your network testing needs. The C850 QUAD OTDR is a compact,…

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