Articles about Fiber
This week, NBN Co commenced construction on its one millionth premises, the company said in a Senate Estimates hearing, where it also revealed that it has yet to gain access to any part of the hybrid fibre-coaxial networks that it expects will make up almost a third of its final footprint.
With a challenge to its international cable monopoly looming, Southern Cross Cable has extended the contracts with its largest customers.
Philippines telecommunications giant Globe Telecom has indicated that it may choose to use G.fast VDSL technology to reach buildings where legacy copper can't be replaced with fibre and fixed wireless can't cope with demand.
AT&T is delaying plans to install fiber networks in 100 cities within the United States.
ViewQwest announces its new 2Gbps fiber broadband service to be made commercially available in early-2015, offering the fastest residential internet connection in Singapore.
Hope King, currently a distributor of network components, has announced ambitious plans to build a $50 million factory in New Zealand.
Thirty five years ago the UK could have started the process of wiring up the country with fibre optic broadband. That never happened - but what's the situation now?
NBN Co CEO Bill Morrow has said there is no conspiracy over fibre savings with the company reviewing the outcome of a trial of new fibre deployment technology and methods implemented in a trial in Victoria that was leaked to media earlier this month.
A new study found that ISPs have managed to reduce the average number of website connection errors experienced by customers by 35 percent in the past three months.
New Zealand's fibre to the premises and building rollout has beat its June target for premises passed by the fibre network.
Italy's path to broadband nirvana isn't going to be an easy one, but the new government is hoping that tax breaks and less red tape can help speed the process.
The former Qualcomm executive brings a wealth of experience, but Google reportedly wants his operational expertise in order to sign up even more cities to the high-speed Internet service.
Complementary fibre and cable TV see Norway's TDC seal the deal.
NBN Co is working to reduce the backlog of premises unable to order a service on the fibre network, with a new contract signed with Universal Communications Group.
NBN Co reacted hysterically to the publication of an internal trial review that found that FttP could be rolled out 61 percent faster and 50 percent cheaper than in previous rollouts. Here's what the company's Melton deployment trial taught it about managing contractors better.