Inea picks Genexis for GPON rollout 

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Inea, a FTTH network operator and service provider in Poland, has selected FTTH home gateway supplier Genexis for the delivery of GPON Gigabit fibre gateways. For new connections, Inea will deploy Genexis’ GPON Hybrid gateway, providing high-speed fibre routing and wireless in combination with full triple play functionality. Inea has connected 20 percent of Polish FTTH customers to its FTTH network …

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Eircom brings 100 Mbps coverage target forward by a year

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Eircom has brought forward its initial target of 1.4 million homes connected to 100 Mbps service by the end of 2016, to the end of 2015, compared to over 1.1 million now, Geoff Shakespeare, the operator’s managing director for technology evolution and development told Silicon Republic. Over 1.1 million homes across the country are currently passed by 100 Mbps broadband. …

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Rostelecom expands fibre network in regions

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Russian national operator Rostelecom built networks in nine agglomerations in Khakasia republic, including the city of Abakan, in 2014. The fibre network was extended to 678 additional apartment buildings, and around 52,000 households were covered with networks using GPON and ETTH technologies. The network was also deployed in the Cheryomushki agglomeration, the suburb of the town of Sayanogorsk, as well …

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Alcatel-Lucent to build FTTH network for Vodacom in SAfrica

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Vodacom South Africa has selected Alcatel-Lucent to build a gigabit passive optical networking (GPON) system to expand Vodacom’s customer base for enterprise and residential markets, as reported by IT News Africa. The new converged network will enable Vodacom to provide customers with ultra-broadband. Vodacom will deploy Alcatel-Lucent’s GPON system, as well as the Motive customer experience platform to provide high-quality …

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Beltelecom records 300,000 subscribers over GPON

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Belarusian  Beltelecom stated that the number of subscriber using GPON reached 300,000. The operator expands the network over the GPON technology across the country. The services are available for both household and corporate subscribers. Beltelecom offers a free connection to the GPON network; end-user devices are also free for subscribers connecting over GPON.

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Chunghwa Telecom, Alcatel-Lucent to launch Taiwan’s first GPON

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Alcatel-Lucent has established a contract with Taiwanese telco Chunghwa Telecom to launch the country’s first gigabit passive optical network (GPON). The new infrastructure will allow Chunghwa to provide triple-play services to its residential and business customers. As a part of the launch, Alcatel-Lucent will deploy its 7342 Intelligent Services Access Managers (ISAM) while the GPON platform will be complemented by …

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Alcatel-Lucent and SWU TeleNet partner to bring broadband to Rural Germany

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German regional network operator, SWU TeleNet has started to deploy a high speed broadband network in 14 districts of Ulm in South Germany, in association with French-US vendor Alcatel-Lucent. According to report, the rollout forms part of the ‘Internet-Offensive 2012′ initiative, under which the rural region of Ulm is preparing to meet and surpass the targets of the European Commission’s …

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Kazakhtelecom and Alcatel-Lucent deploy the first GPON network in Kazakhstan’s capital Astana

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Alcatel-Lucent today announced that it has completed the deployment of the first gigabit passive optical network (GPON) in Astana, the capital city of Kazakhstan. Leading Kazakhstan operator Kazakhtelecom will use the new network to provide advanced broadband services such as IPTV, video on demand (VoD) and high-speed Internet access to residential and business customers. The deployment marks the beginning of …

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Vodafone Qatar selects Alcatel-Lucent for landline contract

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Vodafone Qatar has awarded an agreement to Alcatel-Lucent to be the sole supplier for an expansion into the fixed broadband market. Following the award of a landline license last year, Vodafone Qatar is planning to offer customers an integrated service, encompassing fixed and mobile. To achieve this ambitious project, Vodafone Qatar selected Alcatel-Lucent, together with partner companies, to deploy an …

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Alcatel-Lucent, Verizon & Portugal Telecom Conduct 10Gbps Broadband Connection Trials

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Alcatel-Lucent, company specializing in broadband networking, IP and optics technologies, has begun testing the symmetrical 10 Gbps broadband service connections that are delivered across gigabit passive optical networks (GPON). The company is carrying out the test with Verizon and Portugal Telecom. Portugal Telecom has already carried out the broadband tests at 10 Gbps, while Verizon has successfully carried out field …

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