The UK Government has announced it will spend £95 million to fund full fibre projects in 13 locations across the country, as a report from CityFibre revealed the potential economic benefits of the technology.
Ofcom has unveiled proposed new caps on the wholesale prices that Openreach can charge to rivals, leading to BT-owned company to warn revenues and profits would dip in the next three financial years.
CityFibre and Vodafone have announced the Scottish city of Aberdeen as the second destination for their FTTH joint venture.
“Incumbents do not have the answer,” was CityFibre CEO Greg Mesch’s characteristically blunt claim during a panel at this week’s FTTH Conference in Valencia.
By Brendan Gill, CEO of OpenSignal
The number of FTTH/B subscribers in Europe increased by 20.4 percent in the year to September 2017, new figures show, with Russia, Spain and France powering growth.
It’s not often you hear an operator praising a regulator, but Spain’s biggest broadband players found time in their talks to do just that at the 2018 FTTH Conference.
TalkTalk and Infracapital have announced plans to build a FTTH network that will cover three million homes and businesses in the UK.
eir has become the latest Irish operator to pull out of the country’s broadband tender programme, citing a range of “risks”.
BT-owned Openreach is set to bring FTTP services to a further one million premises by the end of 2020 through a new programme.
Openreach has restated its commitment to rolling out fibre in the UK after the country’s government claimed success in its 95 percent coverage goal for superfast broadband.
Vodafone has tested a new network slicing technology in Ireland that it claims will support new business models and potentially aid the deployment of fibre networks.
Milton Keynes has been chosen as the first UK town to benefit from the fibre broadband joint venture between Vodafone and CityFibre.
BT is guaranteeing a minimum speed of 100MBps in its two new residential broadband packages.
Iliad's take-over of eir, CityFibre's new fibre deal and Vodafone's new head of IoT feature in our round-up of the major news stories from the holiday period.
Deutsche Telekom has partnered with utility and telecoms company EWE on a new joint venture which aims to connect over one million German households to fibre.
Irish wholesale broadband provider SIRO has tested an emerging fibre technology that could allow it to offer symmetrical 10GBps connections to customers.
Over 30,000 customers have opened accounts at Orange Bank, the operator’s CEO has revealed, as the telco updated the market at the midway point of its latest five-year plan.
The CEO of Deutsche Telekom has said six million homes in Germany will have access to 100MBps broadband by February next year as the operator races to upgrade its network.
Proximus is to deploy FTTH technology in Liege, as the operator’s 10-year fibre broadband investment programme expands beyond the five launch cities.
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