Major Tier-1 operator selects Iskratel technology for network upgrade

Kranj, 9 May 2018 – Iskratel, the leading European provider of communications solutions for the digital transformation, today announced its Innbox G108 home gateway is being used in a next-generation PON trial by one of the leading EMEA Tier-1 operators involved in the CORD (Central Office Re-architected as a Datacenter) project. Several hundred Optical Network Terminals (ONTs) – which were launched at the FTTH Conference in Valencia, Spain, earlier this year – have been deployed to support speeds of up to 10 Gbps upstream and 10 Gbps downstream. The next-generation…

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Interoute increases UK network diversity with new 100G routes to Europe

Multiple 100G services provide high-speed connectivity from the UK Midlands to European locations, circumventing London. London, 9th May, 2018 – Interoute, the global cloud and network provider, has announced the launch of new 100G routes between the UK and Europe, enabling service providers and large enterprises to transport traffic from the UK Midlands to Europe without going through the London area. This new service offering will address the current key demands of network operators such as improved cyber resilience, increased efficiency, lower costs and greater speed of deployment; through improved…

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Italtel and Open Fiber extend contracts to develop ultra-broadband network

Projects include fiber optic and wireless technologies, with the value of activities included in the deals equating to more than €200 million Milan, Italy, May 8, 2018 – Italtel – a multinational ICT company, of which 81% is controlled by Exprivia, a company listed on the STAR segment of the Italian Stock Exchange [XPR.MI] – and Italian Fiber-to-the-Home wholesale operator Open Fiber have extended their contracts related to the development of an ultra-broadband network in underserved areas of Italy. The first two contracts for the project date back to 2016…

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Interoute to support global social media company’s European network expansion

Interoute to supply over 4,000KM of diverse dark fibre routes across 8 countries. London, 08 May, 2018 – Interoute, the global cloud and network company, announces today that it has been selected by a global social media networking company to provide over 4,000 kilometres of dark fibre in Europe. This will see Interoute deliver diverse long-haul dark fibre routes in Austria, Belgium, France, Germany, Italy, Netherlands, Spain, Switzerland and the UK. Services to consumers and businesses provided by over-the-top (OTT) providers are a key driver for the exponential growth in…

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SSE Enterprise Telecoms signs deal to support Three UK’s network ambitions

Initial agreement will bring 20 of Three UK’s core data centres ‘on-net’ for 5G preparation, cementing Three UK and SSE Enterprise Telecoms’ commitment to the UK’s digital economy as leading connectivity providers LONDON, UK – 1 May 2018 – SSE Enterprise Telecoms – one of the UK’s leading connectivity suppliers, and part of SSE plc – has today announced a major contract agreement with Three UK, which will see the two companies working together to support the mobile network’s growth and expansion goals. In the first phase of the partnership,…

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Vipnet selects Bulb Technologies to deliver a personalised and enhanced customer service

Vipnet automates its customer care and network troubleshooting service through a single platform to perform network diagnostics and troubleshooting across multiple domains and service types London, UK – April, 24th 2018 – Bulb Technologies, a leader in service management and customer experience solutions, today announced that Vipnet, a leading operator in Croatia and part of the A1 Telekom Austria Group, has selected CEMPRESSO Customer Care, a platform for customer support process automation and knowledge management, to automate its customer care service and enhance its network troubleshooting service. Vipnet needed a…

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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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Calix and Infosys Enter Strategic Co-Creation Partnership to Accelerate Time to Market for New Capabilities on AXOS Platform

The partnership represents a major step forward in the development of the AXOS ecosystem, focusing the technology and engineering expertise of Infosys on creating new offerings on the AXOS software platform PETALUMA, CA and BENGALURU, INDIA – April 10, 2018 – Calix (NYSE: CALX) today announced a strategic multi-year partnership with Infosys (NYSE: INFY), that will accelerate communications service provider (CSP) adoption of AXOS, its Software Defined Access (SDA) Platform. Calix and Infosys will jointly invest to co-create new services and value-added offerings on the award winning AXOS platform. By…

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Telstra continues its growth in Europe with its network expansion and new hub in Paris

22 March 2018 – Telstra, a leading telecommunications and technology company, today announced the expansion of its business in Europe with the Telstra Programmable Network soon to be available via new points of presence (PoPs) in Frankfurt and Paris in addition to a new office in Paris that will serve as Telstra’s hub for Continental Europe. This builds on Telstra’s already strong presence in Europe and follows recent investments including the acquisition of UK-based technology services business Company85. Tom Homer, Telstra’s Managing Director for EMEA, said the expansion is part of…

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Emtelle completes data centre portfolio with launch of new end-to-end solution

PowerProtect+ and Opticom provide optimum protection for data centres where they need it most Hawick, Scotland and London, UK, March 21, 2018 – Emtelle, a leading provider of blown fibre and ducted network solutions for the telecoms industry, today announced a new addition to its PowerProtect+ range, completing its data centre portfolio and further reducing the risk of costly damage to areas where cables transition from an external to internal network. Opticom – which was recently chosen as the new standard duct between manholes and the intake areas of a…

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