Emtelle announces collaboration with CommScope to enhance full fibre offering

CommScope’s connectivity products are fully compatible with Emtelle’s existing microduct, fibre cable and connectivity range Hawick, Scotland, 23 April, 2020 – Emtelle, the leading global manufacturer of pre-connectorised, blown fibre cable and ducted network solutions, today announced a new collaboration with CommScope, a leading network technology company, to further expand its fibre connectivity portfolio. Under the agreement, Emtelle will integrate CommScope closures and connectivity products into its existing solutions. This will further enhance Emtelle’s solutions by marrying CommScope’s unique offering with Emtelle’s existing microduct and blown fibre cabling range. Covering…

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Independent network full-fibre coverage grows 50%, passes 1.2 million premises with superfast or ultrafast broadband

New INCA and Point Topic survey finds industry has achieved a 50% growth from the previous year and expects the number to rise to 2.4 million in 2020 London, UK, April 8, 2020: A new report has today revealed that the UK’s independent network providers (altnets) increased their full-fibre coverage by 50% in 2019, up from 23% growth in 2018, to pass 1.2 million premises. Compiled for the Independent Networks Co-operative Association (INCA) by Point Topic using data provided by independent network operators, the report – ‘Metrics for the UK…

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Prysmian Group Introduces Breakthrough Innovation for Telecom Broadband Development

World’s First 180 Micron Bend Insensitive Fibre Pushes Dimensions to an Unprecedented Lower Level Miniaturized Optical Cables Are Key to Sustain Future Digital Developments Milan, 16 December 2019 – Prysmian Group, world leader in the energy and telecom cable systems industry, keeps sustaining future digital developments and introduces a bend insensitive single-mode optical fibre with 180µm outer diameter. Prysmian’s BendBrightXS 180µm will enable an unprecedented level of cable miniaturization and confirms Prysmian commitment to support the evolution of high-density optical networks. We are living in a time of technological transformation….

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In-depth knowledge and advanced data are crucial to saving costs, improving quality and reducing timescales of street works, says Gaist

Skipton, UK, 26 November 2019: With an ever-increasing number of street works taking place across the UK’s highway networks each year, telecommunications providers need to take advantage of in-depth analysis and data in order to cut costs, improve quality and speed up widescale fibre deployment, Gaist Head of Business Development, Ian Job said today. Addressing the specialist consultants at a private street works conference, Job highlighted how in-depth imagery before and after the necessary street works can provide crucial, time-stamped records of the quality of work carried out, adding value…

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telent joins INCA, supporting Altnets to roll-out gigabit fibre across the UK

Warwick, UK, 10 October 2019: telent Technology Services Ltd (telent), a leading UK technology and network services company, has today announced it has joined the Independent Networks Cooperative Association (INCA), as part of its focus to support Alternative Network providers (Altnets) in building the UK’s Gigabit networks across metropolitan, urban and rural areas. As an INCA member, telent plans to utilise its membership to support Altnets in their plans to further roll-out ultra-fast fibre infrastructure across the UK. Investment in the market for the implementation of physical infrastructure to deliver…

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INCA Conference’s Tech Showcase agenda finalised with holistic approach to full-fibre deployment

Tech Showcase feature billed as an “essential opportunity” to hear from the latest in optimal network technology London, UK, 3 October 2019 – At Tech Showcase this year, one of the most popular sessions of the Independent Network Co-operative Association’s (INCA) Annual Conference, attendees will hear from leading operators and suppliers as they discuss the best approaches to delivering full-fibre and wireless networks. As network operators prepare to deliver on the promises made by the government to achieve full-fibre coverage across the UK by 2025, Tech Showcase will discuss the…

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Emtelle multiplies supply length of pre-installed fibre solutions

Hawick, Scotland, 08 August, 2019 – Emtelle, the leading manufacturer of blown fibre, cabling and ducted solutions, has today announced it has further developed its Pre-Installed Fibre Unit (PIFU) and Multifu Multiple Installed Fibre Unit (Multifu) solutions, allowing for the PIFU to be supplied in 4,000 metre lengths and the Multifu in 1,500 metre lengths. A development from its existing solutions, consumers can expect the same notable benefits that the PIFU and Multifu has always offered, but now with the additional benefit of increased lengths available. Multifu – pioneered by…

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ProLabs urges operators to look at the management of fibres in order to future-proof networks and be 5G ready

Cirencester, UK – With ever-growing capacity requirements and the complexity of the future 5G network, it is important for operators to invest in the monitoring and management of networks, in order to maximise network infrastructures and be prepared for 5G. As the demand for increasing bandwidth and higher data rates create increasingly complex networks, more variables are introduced that decrease the average time to failure and increase the average time to repair, if a failure occurs. This coupled with the fact that site visits are expensive, time consuming and can…

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Connected Britain the biggest ever as UK fibre race gathers pace in preparation for 5G future

London, UK, 28 May 2019 – Connected Britain – now well established as the UK’s flagship conference and exhibition – is set to break all records when it opens its doors on June 18 at the Business Design Centre in London. The event – taking place at London’s Business Design Centre from June 18-19 – has doubled in size in each of the five years it has been established and 2019 will feature 200 top level speakers from the UK’s leading operators to public sector organisations, property companies and suppliers….

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Tata Communications Transformation Services partners with Africa Development Solutions to bridge the digital divide in Africa

Partnership will help accelerate access to ICT, enabling equitable distribution of digital know-how, job creation and enhanced socio-economic development Mumbai, Kigali and Dakar 20th May 2019 – Tata Communications Transformation Services Limited (TCTS), a leading Telco transformation and managed services provider, is partnering with Africa Development Solutions (ADS Group) to facilitate building the fibre infrastructure backbone across Africa and enable a digital economy that can empower societies and communities, in line with the Smart Africa vision. TCTS will perform pre-feasibility assessments with ADS for African nations, studying existing as well…

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