Fiberoptic & Broadband News

Below you can find a compilation of the most interesting articles on the web from leading publications regarding the Fiber Technology Industry. If you feel your article is missing, please let us know and send us your publication:

B4RN Suspends New EIS Investments into its UK FTTH Rollout


The B4RN (Broadband for the Rural North) project, which is deploying a community built and funded 1Gbps “ full fibre ” ( FTTH ) rural broadband network to homes in several counties, hav... » Read more

Fixed 5G a 'Supplement' to Home Broadband, Altice USA Exec Says


NEW YORK -- Future of Cable Business Services -- 5G-powered fixed wireless services are being ballyhooed as a competitive alternative to wired home broadband services. But a top Altice USA exec say... » Read more

Researchers develop optical fibre capable of over 1 petabit per second


Boffins claim new fibre can transmit 12 times as much data as existing optic fibres. A coupler created by Macquarie University in Australia, combined with a fibre fabricated by Hokkaido University... » Read more

FTTH Council Europe Calls for End to Misleading Fibre Broadband Ads


The FTTH Council Europe has today welcomed a vote by the European Parliament to approve the new European Electronic Communications Code (EECC), which could boost investment in “ full fibre &r... » Read more

Calix Lands Malta-Based Melita


SAN JOSE -- Calix today announced Melita has selected the AXOS E7-2 Intelligent Modular System and the AXOS E3-2 Intelligent PON Node to power its new GPON network, which will enable a full suite o... » Read more

European Parliament approves new telecom regulatory code


The European Parliament has given its final approval to the new EU telecoms regulations. In addition to measures designed to support the roll-out of fibre and 5G networks, the legislation extends c... » Read more

Eir to invest €1bn over five years to expand fibre and mobile network


Eir reports that 1.8m premises in Ireland now passed with high-speed fibre services and that 70pc of its broadband base are using fibre. Eir has revealed it plans to invest €1bn over the next ... » Read more

Rural Wales FTTH Project is 2018 Finalist for an EU Broadband Award


The community built and 1Gbps capable Fibre-to-the-Premises ( FTTP ) based broadband ISP network for Michaelston-y-Fedw in Wales ( here ) has been named as the only UK finalist in this year’s... » Read more