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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Emtelle Launches Unique Flexible Burial Solution Designed To Ease FTTx Installations

Emtelle’s new FibreFlow™ WEBFLEX enables operators to carry out branching of microducts for FTTx applications with greater ease and flexibility Hawick, Scotland, May 1, 2019 – Emtelle, the leading global manufacturer of blown fibre, cabling and ducted network solutions has today announced it has launched a brand-new flexible direct burial solution – FibreFlow™ WEBFLEX, designed to simplify branching of microducts when rolling-out Fibre-to-the-x (FTTx) networks. FibreFlow™ WEBFLEX is a flexible and easily accessible direct burial tube bundle, designed for installation using conventional and microtrenching technology. Consisting of 12 microducts joined…

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INCA calls High Court ruling against full-fibre advertising standards disappointing

INCA calls for Government and Ofcom support to reduce fibre advertising confusion to ensure customers are fully informed London, UK, April, 17, 2019 – The High Court ruling against CityFibre in the challenge to the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) over fibre advertising is a disappointment to operators building full fibre networks, the Independent Network Co-operative Association (INCA) has said. The ruling, delivered on Monday, dismissed CityFibre’s request for a Judicial Review of ASA’s decision that fixed line hybrid fibre connections containing copper, which are therefore slower, can be advertised as…

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INCA rolls-out rural roadshow to highlight full fibre potential for regions and enhance synergy between contributors

The INCA Rural Gigabit Future Events Programme, will enable national and local government and network providers to collaborate and share insight into the most effective ways to deliver rural connectivity London, UK, April 02, 2019 – The Independent Networks Co-operative Association (INCA) today announced its Rural Gigabit Future Events Programme, a unique events roadshow aimed at developing projects and initiatives to bring ultrafast connectivity to the UK’s hardest to reach and most remote locations. A series of six workshop events to cover the rural landscape of England and Wales, the…

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Emtelle Enhances Portfolio with New Solutions Team

The new team will drive solutions from concept to market to meet growing operator demand for ever-more simple and cost-effective installations Hawick, Scotland, January 17, 2019 – Emtelle, a leading provider of blown fibre, cabling and ducted solutions for the FTTX industry, today announced it has created a dedicated solutions team in response to rising global demand for customer-based solutions and increased product commoditisation. Focusing on developing new products and solutions that can be brought to market, the new team will grow Emtelle’s portfolio, building on the significant benefits Emtelle’s…

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INCA launches Gold Standard Quality Mark Scheme

The scheme will introduce a ‘seal of approval’ across full-fibre, hybrid, wireless and wholesale networks London, UK, 14 November, 2018: The Independent Networks Cooperative Association (INCA) today launched a new Gold Standard Quality Mark Scheme to highlight best practices in performance, design and operations, enabling consumers to buy with confidence when choosing internet packages. The initiative has been introduced to tackle what INCA says are confusing marketing messages from broadband providers and will provide an agreed set of definitions, covering technology, performance and customer service. Full-fibre, hybrid, wireless and wholesale…

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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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