The FTTH Council Europe event in Luxembourg this week was one of the first public outings for Nokia’s new fixed network team.
The choice of Luxembourg as the host country for the FTTH Council Europe’s annual summit perfectly summed up the conflicting world of fibre broadband on the continent.
Ericsson has won a deal to operate and maintain Vodafone India’s optical fibre cable network for three years.
The popularity of FTTH/B broadband technology with telcos and subscribers in Europe waned last year, new figures from the FTTH Council Europe have revealed.
Three is trialing a replacement fixed-line broadband service in Northern Ireland that uses Wi-Fi running off its mobile network.
Nokia and Energia Communications are to set to launch the first commercial G.Fast service in Japan later this year.
Deutsche Telekom has concluded a laboratory trial of Alcatel-Lucent’s XG-FAST technology as it looks to add more options to its broadband toolkit.
Danish operator TDC has revealed the extent to which fibre deployments are struggling to compete with cable.
Denmark’s TDC has unveiled a new three-year strategy, featuring brand changes, new tech and a promise to improve customer experience.
Ofcom has unveiled a new voluntary code for providers of broadband to business in an attempt to provide more accurate and reliable information on speeds.
To paraphrase Bill Clinton, it’s competition stupid.
BT has called a report from the British Infrastrucuture Group (BIG), urging Ofcom to structurally separate Openreach, as “misleading and ill-judged”.
Vodafone has launched a TV service in Ireland ahead of a wider roll out in the UK.
China Unicom has boosted its access to European telcos and enterprises by expanding a deal with Russia-based carrier MegaFon.
CityFibre has unveiled plans to launch a fibre network aimed at enterprises in the UK city of Bristol.
BT has appointed the man responsible for its network and IT infrastructure as the new CEO of Openreach.
Alcatel-Lucent has announced contract wins with NTT DOCOMO and Telekom Srbija, while talking up Swisscom’s fibre footprint.
Telecom Italia (TIM) has signed up Alcatel-Lucent to deploy IP core routing and software-defined networking technology as it continues to upgrade it core network.
CityFibre is to acquire part of KCOM’s network infrastructure in a deal that it hopes will enable it to better compete with BT Openreach.
Telekom Austria has signed up Alcatel-Lucent to supply a range of fixed-line broadband technologies in its home market.
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