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fibre optic

PacketLight Networks supports native 4K video transport

PacketLight Networks, a provider of DWDM and OTN equipment, today announced that its 200G devices now support native 12G-SDI service for the transport of 4K video.  Both the PL-2000M 200G Single Wavelength Muxponder and the PL-2000ADS 2x100G ADM/Muxponder for Short Haul networks transport a mix of data, storage, voice, and video services over data centre […]

November 1, 2023

ANGA COM 2023: ‘Bookings up 30%’

More than four months before the event, registrations for more than 22,000 sqm gross exhibition space have already been received for ANGA COM 2023. There is currently an increase of more than 30 per cent in booked space from the existing client base alone compared to 2022. Growth is particularly strong in the fibre optics […]

January 10, 2023

Telefónica sells ADSL network

Spain’s Telefónica has sold its ADSL network to the Australian Fund Macquarie for €200 million as a way to reduce debt and shed an ‘obsolete technology’. The telco group has been deploying optic fibre to replace the former ADSL networks, so far reaching 4.8 million connections versus 1.1 million ADSL. Telefónica plans to fully abandon […]

January 14, 2022From David Del Valle in Madrid

Italy: TIM fibre optics in 2,700 municipalities

In the last seven months, around 2,700 Italian municipalities have benefited from TIM’s work to expand ultra-broadband coverage and allow an increasing number of households and businesses to access a fast Internet service. In September, the company continued to intensify its FTTC technology cabling work, mainly concentrated in the so-called “white areas” of the country, […]

October 5, 2020