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Study: US homes benefit from fixed broadband competition

Findings from a study of the US broadband market by trade body ACA Connects, which represents smaller and medium-sized, independent triple-play companies, suggest the vast majority of Americans now enjoy the fruits of robust broadband competition, and the competitive market will further expand and intensify in the next several years. Key findings: A substantial majority […]

June 27, 2022

Forecast: India comms revenue to grow 5.8% CAGR

The total fixed communication services revenue in India is expected to increase at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 5.8 per cent from $7.4 billion (€7bn) in 2021 to $9.8 billion in 2026, mainly driven by the strong growth in the fixed broadband segment, forecasts GlobalData, a data and analytics company. GlobalData’s India Fixed […]

June 21, 2022

Netomnia, STL test programmable FTTx on live networks

STL, an integrator of digital networks, has announced that it will test its programmable FTTx (pFTTx) software solution with Netomnia for their live networks in the UK. With experience in optical connectivity for more than 25 years, STL is bringing software-defined networking to large-scale fibre to the home, cell sites and business networks through pFTTx. […]

May 23, 2022

Community Fibre passes 500k London homes

Community Fibre, London’s full fibre broadband provider can now take orders from 500,000 London homes and 116,000 businesses. Community Fibre is commitmed to offering 2.2 million homes and businesses its full fibre multi-gigabit capable broadband by the end of 2024. In support of its expansion plans, Community Fibre has secured an additional £100 milliom facility […]

May 3, 2022

Canada’s Rogers cracks 8 Gb/s

Canadian technology and cable giant Rogers Communications has released its Q1 financials. As part of the release they said that tests and consumer trials have successfully confirmed their ability to deliver 8 Gigabits per second symmetrical data transfer on its fibre network. The tests more than doubled the fastest published Internet speeds of any major […]

April 22, 2022By Chris Forrester

Netomnia, YouFibre secure further £295m funding

Netomnia, a provider of full fibre broadband infrastructure, and internet service provider YouFibre have secured £295 million in new funding led by DigitalBridge Investment Management, the investment management platform of DigitalBridge Group. DigitalBridge’s equity investment will come alongside follow-on commitments from existing shareholders Soho Square Capital and Advencap Limited. Founded by CEO Jeremy Chelot, who […]

April 11, 2022

Forecast: Fibre to dominate APAC broadband services

Fixed communications service revenue in the Asia-Pacific (APAC) region is set to increase at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 1.7 per cent to reach $406.2 billion (€364.4bn) in 2026, supported by the growing fixed broadband service adoption, particularly in the emerging markets of the region, forecasts GlobalData, a data and analytics company. An […]

March 30, 2022

Astro launches Astro Fibre

With an increasing number of connected and WiFi-enabled devices in Malaysian households, every room in the house is becoming ‘smarter’. Fast and reliable broadband is now essential for our everyday lives, be it for remote working, online learning, entertainment purposes such as gaming or simply streaming our favourite series – it is no longer something […]

March 24, 2022

Mubadala commits further £300m to CityFibre

CityFibre, the UK’s independent Full Fibre platform and carrier-neutral operator, has announced a further equity commitment of £300 million (€360m) from its existing shareholder, Mubadala Investment Company. This equity investment will support CityFibre’s accelerated growth plans and enable participation in Building Digital UK’s (BDUK) ‘Project Gigabit’ rural programme. Under the infrastructure vertical of the UAE–UK […]

March 22, 2022

Lindsay Broadband partners with New Use Energy

Lindsay Broadband and New Use Energy Solutions have entered into an agreement for Lindsay to resell their affordable, clean powering solutions ‘powered by NUE’ to customers globally. Lindsay Broadband’s current LEON (Lindsay Ever on Networks) powering solutions include HFC network standby and non-standby power supplies, NIU/CPE UPS systems, and small cell powering solutions. ‘Powered by […]

March 9, 2022