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Spain: Nokia delivers 20Gbps FTTH

Nokia has announced that Telefónica Spain has successfully trialled 25G PON technology. The trial, the first in Spain to demonstrate symmetric speeds of 20 Gbps, showed that 25G PON can co-exist with Telefónica’s existing GPON solution. Telefónica, with almost 60 million FTTH homes passed already deployed in their multiple business units, says it can now […]

January 17, 2023

Survey: US fibre broadband deployments accelerate

Findings from the 2022 Fiber Provider Survey from trade body the Fiber Broadband Association suggest that more fibre was deployed in 2022 than ever before as the industry advances its goal to close the digital equity gap. The research, performed by RVA LLC Market Research & Consulting (RVA), shows that fibre providers passed 7.9 million […]

December 23, 2022

Report: UK, Germany lagging in European fibre rollout

Fibre is increasingly taking root in the five largest European markets. Since the first quarter of 2021, 1.8 million broadband FTTx subscriptions have been taken on average each quarter to reach more than 37 million subscriptions across 146 million households at Q2 2022 in those five countries, reports Dataxis. The technology has disrupted the broadband […]

December 8, 2022

Cube invests in ClioFiber

Cube Infrastructure Managers’ Connecting Europe Broadband Fund (CEBF) has announced its investment in a wholesale fibre-to-the-home (FTTH) / fibre-to-the-office (FTTO) project operated by ClioFiber in Italy. The first phase of this project represents an investment plan of circa €50 million. ClioFiber marks a major milestone in CEBF’s history as the fund’s tenth investment since its […]

December 6, 2022

ANGA COM 2023: Kick-Off for new Streaming & OTT Hub

After the restart in May 2022, ANGA COM is back on a full growth path. Registrations for more than 18,000 sqm of gross exhibition space have already been received for the next show from 23 to 25 May 2023. In terms of space booked by the existing client base, there is currently an outstanding increase […]

December 6, 2022

Deutsche Telekom accelerates fibre rollout

In the coming year, Deutsche Telekom plans to increase the pace of its fibre rollout significantly, with 2.5 to 3 million connections set to be added in 2023. In the current year, Telekom’s fibre team is fully on track to achieve the goal of offering FTTH connections to an additional 2 million households and businesses. […]

December 5, 2022By Colin Mann

CityFibre, toob partnership

CityFibre, the UK’s independent full fibre platform, has signed an agreement with toob, a full fibre network builder and broadband provider based in the South of England, enabling them to extend their broadband retail proposition across CityFibre’s national footprint. The agreement will enable toob to extend its market reach, launching its ultra-fast services over CityFibre’s […]

November 23, 2022

ANGA COM 2023: Key Topics Fibre, Streaming and OTT

With more than 18,000 participants from 82 countries and 390 exhibitors, ANGA COM, Europe’s leading Exhibition and Conference for Broadband, Television & Online, celebrated a brilliant comeback in May 2022. The next show date is May 23rd to 25th 2023 in Cologne, Germany.For the next year – 7 months in advance – a further increase […]

October 27, 2022

Japan: Fixed comms revenue to grow 2.5% CAGR to 2026

The total fixed communication services revenue in Japan is expected to increase at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 2.5 per cent from $35.3 billion in 2021 to $40 billion in 2026, driven by the growth in both fixed voice and fixed broadband segments, forecasts GlobalData, the data and analytics company. GlobalData’s Japan Fixed […]

October 14, 2022

Lit Fibre board appoints ex-Openreach CEO

Community-focused ISP Lit Fibre has appointed industry expert Steve Robertson as Non-Executive Director, as the company continues its mission to bring world-class fibre broadband to towns across the UK. Robertson brings to Lit Fibre more than four decades of leadership experience in telecoms, including leading Openreach from its inception in 2005 until 2011. During his time […]

October 11, 2022