SSE Enterprise Telecoms, Three UK and Telefónica UK (O2) have agreed to support further fibre rollout in London

SSE Enterprise Telecoms’ high-capacity fibre ring in central London will link to Three UK and O2’s cell sites using London’s sewer system LONDON, UK – 28th September 2018 – SSE Enterprise Telecoms – one of the UK’s leading connectivity suppliers, and part of SSE plc – has today announced details of a fibre agreement with Three UK and O2 that will form the basis of enhanced fibre access in the country’s capital. The partnership centres around the use of SSE Enterprise Telecoms’ fibre ring – where a proportion of the…

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Sterlite Tech to double its optical fibre cable solutions capacity to meet global demand for network densification

– Expansion will place the Company among the top integrated optical fibre and cabling companies globally Pune, India – September 17, 2018: Sterlite Tech [BSE: 532374, NSE: STRTECH], an end-to-end global technology leader in smarter digital networks, today announced the addition of 15 million fibre km to its optical fibre cabling capacity, doubling it to 33 million fibre km. This expansion will place the Company among the top integrated optical fibre and cabling technology providers globally. The Company’s Board of Directors has approved a Rs 320 crore ($44 million) capital…

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Fujikura Europe Announces Launch of its New Smart Single Fibre Fusion Splicer: The 41S

Operators can save time and cost with the new wireless solution Chessington, UK, 6th August 2018: Fujikura Europe, leaders in connectivity and splicing technology, has announced the launch of its latest single fibre active cladding alignment fusion splicer. Designed for FTTX applications, the next-generation smart 41S splicer boasts innovative features in a compact and robust package. Wirelessly connecting to the CT50 fibre cleaver using Bluetooth technology, the 41S enables a range of pioneering functions that will improve the overall installation time, cost and efficiency for operators. Compared to its predecessor…

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SSE Enterprise Telecoms to unbundle 177 BT exchanges to enhance UK business connectivity

Three UK will be first to use the enhanced network to underpin its 5G ambitions, while the project will bring over 180,000 new UK business postcodes into play for SSE Enterprise Telecoms LONDON, UK – 09 July 2018, – SSE Enterprise Telecoms – one of the UK’s leading connectivity suppliers, and part of SSE plc – has today announced details of a major project to unbundle 177 BT exchanges, to meet the significant demand for high-capacity fibre connectivity amongst UK businesses. The project, which will be rolled out over the…

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Sterlite Tech unveils 5G, FTTH enabling network technologies at ANGA COM 2018

The new offerings provide both high fibre capacity and reduced deployment time Cologne, Germany and Pune, India – June 14, 2018: Sterlite Tech [BSE: 532374, NSE: STRTECH], a global technology leader in web-scale digital networks, unveiled a bouquet of all new 5G-enabling fronthaul and Fibre-to-the-Home (FTTH) network technologies at ANGA COM 2018. The global debut of the Airblown Micro cable, Micro cable – 4mm, Micro Bullet Series Cable and the Riser Cable highlights Sterlite Tech’s continuous commitment to disruptive network designs, and innovative research and development. Built on its globally…

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Emtelle introduces FS:Detect, the latest enhancement of its FiSpy microduct connection system

Building on FiSpy’s growing reputation, FS:Detect enables operators and their network construction partners to quickly identify the exact location of faults or failed fibre installation. Hawick, Scotland, June 11, 2018 – Emtelle, a leading provider of blown fibre and ducted network solutions for the telecoms industry, has added FS:Detect to its product range to create an innovative integrated kit designed to pinpoint damage and deliver error-free microduct selection in fibre networks, significantly reducing costly repairs and installation time. Developed by New Zealand-based FiComms, the FiSpy kit consists of two complementary…

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Interoute fibre powers the new Vatican online news portal

Interoute’s fibre optic network enables digital transformation for the Vatican London, UK, 26 April 2018 – Interoute, the global network and cloud company, today announced that its fibre network is supporting the launch of The Vatican Communications Secretariat’s new online portal www.vaticannews.va. The portal incorporates many different communication channels (radio, TV and publishing) into a single interface, supporting the Church’s mission to address the current digital environment. The digital site allows users to easily search for information, providing them with multimedia, multi-device and multilingual content. Francesco Masci, Head of the Technology…

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Altnet operators reach nearly one million premises with full superfast fibre

New report predicts more than 14 million premises will be passed by altnets by 2025 London, UK, April 12, 2018: Nearly one million homes and businesses in the UK are now in reach of ultrafast full fibre connectivity provided by alternative network providers (altnets), a new report has revealed. According to the Independent Networks Cooperative Association (INCA) and Point Topic – which teamed up to publish the report – this is approaching double the number of premises reached by BT Openreach. Drawing on survey responses from INCA members, UKWISPA and…

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Stoke-on-Trent City Council partners with VXFIBER to launch Gigabit full fibre broadband

Stoke-on-Trent City Council to use VXFIBER Open Access platform to support full fibre broadband connectivity for residents and businesses MIPIM, Cannes – Wednesday 14 March 2018 – VXFIBER, the Swedish provider of Fibre-to-the-Home (FTTH) Open Access solutions, has partnered with Stoke-on-Trent City Council to roll out Gigabit full fibre connectivity to residents and businesses. With an initial project in the city’s Enterprise Zone, the rollout of a full city-wide fibre network is a vital part of Stoke-on-Trent’s move towards becoming a smart, sustainable ‘Gigabit city’. Stoke-on-Trent City Council is working…

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Emtelle launches indoor pre-connectorised fibre microduct system

Low Fire Hazard QWKconnect MDU pre-connectorised fibre microduct system for internal use will be premiered at FTTH Conference 2018 Hawick, Scotland, February 12, 2018 – Emtelle, a leading provider of blown fibre and ducted network solutions for the telecoms industry, today launched a ground-breaking new product to meet new indoor fire regulations. Based on the QWKconnect pre-connectorised fibre microduct system, the new QWKconnect MDU is manufactured out of Low Fire Hazard (LFH) material, meaning it is suitable for internal use, giving excellent performance in a fire scenario. The QWKconnect MDU…

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