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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…

OCS available on LA FIBRE Videofutur

Orange and Vitis have signed an agreement that makes movies and TV channels from Orange Cinema Series (OCS) available on LA FIBRE videofutur, a full FTTH offering for public networks.…

BT: “IPTV can lead to fully-connected population”

Helen Burrows, Head of Policy at BT, has called for the UK government to take policy decisions that she suggests would lead to a more connected society, building on the…

Over 200m have Gigabit Internet availability

Over 200m have Gigabit Internet availability

Viavi Solutions has released an updated version of Gigabit Monitor, the company’s visual database referencing current and planned gigabit deployments around the world. Analysis of deployments reveals that 219 million…

FTTH lobby seeks 5G role

FTTH lobby seeks 5G role

The FTTH Council Europe – whose mission is to accelerate ubiquitous, fibre-based connectivity for a competitive Gigabit Society – has organised a cross-industry debate in the European Parliament that will…

Ofcom consults on opening up BT’s infrastructure

UK comms regulator Ofcom has set out detailed plans for improving access to BT’s network arm Openreach’s infrastructure, making it cheaper and easier for competing providers to connect their own…

Portugal ends 2016 with 3.6m pay-TV subs

The number of pay-TV subscribers in Portugal reached 3.67 million at the end of the fourth quarter of 2016, representing a growth of 145,000 (+4.1 per cent) on the previous…

Orange, Telefónica to share FTTH networks

Orange, Telefónica to share FTTH networks

On the heels of Telefónica and Vodafone’s agreement, Orange has also signed a deal with the dominant operator to use its FTTH network in  areas where it has currently no…

Spain: FTTH in over 5m homes

Spain: FTTH in over 5m homes

FTTH penetration continues to grow in Spain with over 5 million active lines at the end of January. The latest figures from the CNMC reveals that FTTH grew by 164,817…

Telefónica, Vodafone FTTH alliance

Telefónica, Vodafone FTTH alliance

Telcos Telefónica and Vodafone have reached a breakthrough agreement over FTTH whereby Vodafone will be able to use Telefónica’s FTTH networks in exchange for a fee over a five-year period.…