Fiber optic cable will be built between Guantánamo and Florida

The submarine cable system construction will cost 35 million dollars and Xtera Communications, the Texas Firm responsible for the work, expects to turn it on in February 2016.

September 07, 2015 by

Fiber Optic Equipment Market worth 902.2$ by 2020

Before and after installing fiber optic is really important to test its work and feasibility because testing it reduces the failure rate, saving future repair cost. Companies are using Fiber Optic Test Equipment to detect flaws and provide accurate measurement of power and attenuation losses

A 3,400 miles fiber optic network will be built in Kentucky

The construction will start this year and is planned to be finished by the middle of 2016 in eastern Kentucky, and eventually it will reach all 120 counties of the state. State and private officials revealed the project will cost about 324 million $. 

Verizon will reach 80Gbps in the near future.

Verizon-s new super-fast fiber optic technology has successfully completed all field tests. With next-generation passive optical network (NG-PON2) it could offer speeds anywhere from 10Gbps to 80Gpbs

August 13, 2015 by

Brazil wants to expand their fiber optics networks

The Brazilian government wants to have fiber optic technology in 90% of the country’s cities. The average Internet speed in the South American country has gone up by 11%, reaching 2.9Mbps.

CenturyLink's UCaaS service going to Iowa

CenturyLink agreed to provide its unified communications-as-a-service (UCaaS) to Iowa Communications Network (ICN), thus increasing its presence in the cloud-based services market.

Canadian Telecom completes $14M fiber network for business and residential customers

TELUS completed 150 km network that reaches 16 cities, in Vancouver island, that will enjoy broadband Internet even for the very first time for some of the communities. The network will improve the healthcare, education and business thanks to the access to new technologies.

AT&T extend 1Gbps service to schools as part of DirecTV deal

Locations has not been revealed, but AT&T will extend its 1Gbps FTTP service to more E-rate schools and libraries as part of one of the FCC’s requirements for the merge that is now completed.

July 27, 2015 by

Best Buy joins Obama's FTTH program

The retail store will collaborate with training programs and tech-support to the community in President Obama’s ConnectHome, the project that will deliver high speed Internet to 275,000 low-income households in 27 cities.