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Report: Global broadband sub growth slows in Q4

In Q4 2023, global fixed broadband connections reached 1.43 billion, following a quarterly growth of 0.96 per cent.  Point Topic, the broadband market intelligence provider, recorded a decline in fixed broadband subscriptions in 18 countries, down from 21 in Q3 2023. Some of these markets have high mobile subscriber penetration, others are experiencing high inflation […]

April 19, 2024

nexfibre in 1m premises

nexfibre, the next generation fibre network operator, has reached a total of one million premises passed and ready for service. nexfibre’s goal is to deliver its full-fibre network to 5 million premises by 2026. To achieve this, the business is investing £1 billion in the UK’s broadband infrastructure this year as part of its plans […]

April 17, 2024

Balearic Islands to be connected with 10-gigabit speed

Around 200,000 homes across the Balearic Islands will soon have access to ultra-fast fibre connectivity thanks to a new project between Slovenia’s Kontron and Fibwi worth €5 million. Some 100,000 homes across Mallorca will be among the first to be connected. Fibwi has now become the first network operator in the Balearic Islands to offer […]

April 10, 2024

Forecast: India fixed comm services revenue at $13.2bn in 2028

The total fixed communication services revenue in India is expected to increase at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 2.9 per cent from $11.5 billion (€10.5bn) in 2023 to $13.2 billion in 2028, mainly driven by the healthy growth in the fixed broadband segment, forecasts GlobalData, the data and analytics company. GlobalData’s India Fixed […]

March 28, 2024

ANGA COM 2024: Already 475 exhibitors

ANGA COM, the European Exhibition and Conference for Broadband, Television & Online, has exceeded last year’s mark in terms of the number of exhibitors and the net rented space: 475 companies from 35 countries will be present on 25,000 sqm gross exhibition space. The event takes place May 14th – 16th in Cologne, Germany. Dr. […]

March 27, 2024

ANGA COM 2024 announces conference programme

ANGA COM, the European Exhibition and Conference for Broadband, Television & Online which runs from May 14th to 16th in Cologne, Germany, has released its conference programme with the key topics of the broadband and media industry. There will be over 50 panels with more than 200 speakers across the Gigabit Summit, the Media Summit, […]

March 13, 2024

WCG partners with OpenVault

Westman Communications Group (WCG) and OpenVault have announced that WCG is using OpenVault’s Proactive Network Maintenance (PNM) solutions to optimise customer experiences for broadband subscribers throughout over 65 communities in Manitoba. WCG is deploying OpenVault PNM to provide greater, automated identification of network issues that may impact broadband performance, enabling field support and customer service […]

March 12, 2024

Report: Greater investment needed to realise ‘gigacities’

The key criteria required for an urban area to be described as a ‘gigacity’ have been set out in a report released by the World Broadband Association. The whitepaper also provides a set of recommendations for government and regulators to encourage greater fibre deployment. The creation of gigacities, defined as where the vast majority have […]

March 6, 2024

Millicom accelerates fibre deployments with Harmonic

Harmonic has announced that Millicom, a provider of fixed and mobile telecommunications services in Latin America through the TIGO brand, has successfully launched XGS-PON fibre-to-the-home (FTTH) with Harmonic’s cOS broadband platform. This expands on Millicom’s previously announced use of the cOS platform to provide high-speed broadband services across nine countries in Latin America. “Adding fibre […]

February 20, 2024

Study: US net subs favour fibre SPs

Parks Associates’ new consumer study, Home Internet Evolution: 5G Competition and Value-Added Services, finds that fibre and mobile services score the highest regarding consumer value perceptions of their Internet service, especially on cost. Sixty-six per cent of subscribers with a fixed wireless access (FWA) plan from a mobile provider – also known as 5G or […]

January 26, 2024