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KBRO future-proofs broadband network with Harmonic

Harmonic has announced that KBRO, a multiple-system operator in Taiwan, has selected Harmonic’s CableOS Broadband Platform to future-proof its broadband network. The CableOS Platform will enable KBRO to converge its fiber and DOCSIS network to sustainably meet the demand for reliable, ultrahigh-speed broadband experiences. “The virtualised CableOS Platform unifies the core to simplify the delivery […]

September 20, 2023

Vorboss offers discounted 10Gbps fibre in London

Vorboss is providing London’s start-ups, schools, NGOs and SMEs access to its fibre network at a reduced rate of £350 per month. Vorboss is now offering London’s early-stage start-ups, educational institutions, and non-profits the opportunity to connect to its 10Gbps enterprise fibre network while saving £300 on the £650 a month standard pricing. With 10G […]

September 12, 2023

nexfibre, Virgin Media O2 acquire altnet Upp

UK fibre builder, nexfibre, in partnership with Virgin Media O2, has reached an agreement with fibre operator, Upp, to acquire the provider. The acquisition will boost the fibre footprint of nexfibre by 175,000 premises in the East of England and ensure investment and network build in the region continues. The all-cash deal sees Virgin Media […]

September 6, 2023

Vorboss bolsters leadership talent with key hires

Vorboss, London’s business fibre network, has announced the appointment of Richard Price as Chief Security Officer, and James Fredrickson as Chief Corporate Affairs Officer. Price is a leading technology and security expert, having worked in the sector for over 20 years in technical and commercial roles, with a transformation focus. He is responsible for the […]

September 6, 2023

nexfibre £250m funding boost

The UK Infrastructure Bank has made a £250 million (€291m) debt investment in new next generation fibre broadband company nexfibre which is rolling out full-fibre broadband to 5 million homes across the UK by 2026. As part of its commitment to investing in infrastructure that tackles climate change and boosts regional and local growth, the […]

July 17, 2023By Colin Mann

VM02 speeds up XGS-PON roll-out

UK multiplay telco Virgin Media O2 has confirmed wider availability of its latest fibre technology, known as XGS-PON, following trials late in 2022. “These trials proved successful so now we are taking the next step forward in our network evolution and starting to sell services powered by the latest fibre technology, known as XGS-PON, much […]

June 29, 2023By Colin Mann

$42bn boost for US high-speed connectivity

In the largest Internet funding announcement in history, the US Department of Commerce has announced funding for each state for high-speed Internet infrastructure deployment through the Broadband Equity Access and Deployment (BEAD) Programme  – a $42.45 billion (€38.9bn) grant scheme created in the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law and administered by the Department of Commerce. This announcement […]

June 27, 2023By Colin Mann

KPN acquires Primevest’s fibre network

KPN has further strengthened its fibre footprint in the Netherlands’ larger cities by acquiring the fibre network of Primevest Capital Partners. This consists of 127k homes passed in urban areas in The Hague, Rotterdam and Eindhoven. The acquisition is in line with KPN’s strategy to expand its fibre network and cover ~80 per cent of […]

June 19, 2023

Astro Fibre expands reach in Sabah

Astro’s partnership with Celcom Timur (CT Sabah) has commenced, providing high-speed broadband to a potential of 118,000 homes across towns such as Kota Kinabalu, Tawau, Semporna, Kunak, Sandakan, Penampang, Lahad Datu, Beaufort, Keningau, Kota Belud, Kota Marudu, Kudat, Putatan, Ranau, Tenom and Tuaran. As an introductory offer, the Primary Pack with Astro Fibre 50Mbps plan […]

June 9, 2023

AT&T scores well for customer satisfaction

When it comes to connectivity, there is no contest: Fibre Internet beats non-fibre service hands down, according to the American Customer Satisfaction Index (ACSI) Telecommunications Study 2022-2023. The former outpaces the latter by 9 points — 75 to 66 — for customer satisfaction (on a scale of 0 to 100. “Across the entire customer experience, […]

June 7, 2023