Altice and Vodafone to construct €7 billion fibre network in Germany
Vodafone and Altice want to construct a €7 billion optical fibre network in Germany. The partners are stepping up the competition with Deutsche Telekom, one of Germany's biggest optical fibre providers.
As part of the plan, Vodafone and Altice will found a new company dubbed FibreCo. The plan... Read more
Google Fiber achieves 20.2 Gbps download speed
Google Fiber says it has managed to achieve a download speed of 20.2 Gbps during a recent test.
According to the US fiber provider, the download speed of 20.2 Gbps was achieved during a test in the state of Kansas. The fiber connection in question ran to the home of one of Google Fiber's top exe... Read more
Proximus wants 65,000 fibre connections in West Flanders
Proximus wants to connect 65,000 homes and businesses in West Flanders to fibre in the next two years. The operator expects 70 percent of Belgium to be connected by 2028.
From the end of 2022 onwards, 10 percent of all Belgian businesses and homes will be connected by Proximus each year. Today, ... Read more
Proximus grows on Belgian fibre market
Proximus is growing on the Belgian fibre optic market for consumers and businesses. About 14 percent of Belgian homes and businesses were connected to its network in the past quarter. This is made evident by newly released yearly figures.
Belgium telecom operator Proximus Group recorded a revenu... Read more
Proximus partners with ORES to speed up fibre deployment in Belgium
Proximus is permitted to use ORES' electricity poles to deploy optical fibre in Wallonia. According to the organizations, the agreement accelerates the deployment of Belgium's fibre network.
Proximus is responsible for the deployment of optical fibre in Wallonia, a region in southern Belgium. St... Read more
EU hopes 5G, supercomputing will boost post-COVID recovery
New technologies are also key to maintaining the EU's technological and economic autonomy.
The European Commission has encouraged its 27 members to collaborate on the rollout of new technologies such as fibre, 5G, and supercomputers. The bloc needs to accelerate the deployment of these new techn... Read more