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Australia: nbn roll-out reaches halfway

Australia: nbn roll-out reaches halfway

One in two Australians can now connect to the nbn network as the roll-out of the nation’s largest ever infrastructure project officially passed the halfway point. More than 5.7 million…

Telefónica TV for all Fusión subs

Telefónica TV for all Fusión subs

Telefónica is adding its TV service to all Movistar Fusión packages as it seeks to migrate all its ADSL customers to optic fibre between now and 2020. The company has…

UK pledges £400m for ultra-fast broadband

The UK government has launched a £400 million (€455m) infrastructure fund to further investment in ‘full-fibre’ broadband. The aim is to offer speeds of up to one gigabit per second…

Russia leads FTTx market in CEE

According to Dataxis, the growth for FTTx (FTTH/B) is coming mostly from Central and Eastern European (CEE) countries, particularly from Russia. In 2016, Central and Eastern Europe (CEE) countries accounted…

Spain: Convergent packages increase pay-TV consumption

Spanish households subscribed to convergent packages with five services (fixed and mobile telephony, fixed and mobile Internet access and pay-TV) are spending more money per month than those with four…

BT releases ‘record’ capacity from networks

A new 400Gbps single-carrier based technology solution to transmit vast streams of data over core fibre-optic networks, the ‘motorways’ of the Internet, has been developed by researchers at the BT…

Fibre boosts pay-TV subs in Portugal to 3.7m

The number of pay-TV subscribers in Portugal reached 3.7 million in the first quarter of 2017, a growth of 135,000 subscribers (3.8 per cent) year-on-year. According to the National Communications…

Australia: nbn DOCSIS 3.1 trials hit 1Gbps

Australia: nbn DOCSIS 3.1 trials hit 1Gbps

Gigabit speeds are around the corner for eligible homes and businesses in Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Adelaide, Perth and the Gold Coast. The news comes as a result of Australia’s national…

Stofa set for ‘biggest-ever’ transformation project

Responding to competitive challenges, Danish TV and Internet service provider Stofa is to undertake what CEO Ole Fruekilde describes as it biggest-ever project centring on a full technology migration across…

ANGA chief calls for gigabit policy

ANGA chief calls for gigabit policy

Thomas Braun, President, ANGA Association of German Cable Operators, has called on German politicians to adopt a policy supporting gigabit speed networks. In at opening address an ANGA COM in…