broadband

Nokia and Openreach deploy next generation fibre access network to connect millions in the UK
Nokia’s fibre solution enables Openreach to significantly extend its full fibre network capacity and coverage
Broadband usage jumps by up to 47% in Q1 on global Covid-19 lockdowns
Average consumption at the end of Q1 2020 jumped to 402.5 GB
BT steps up to the plate and offers UK customers unlimited broadband during the Covid19 pandemic
The UK’s biggest telco has removed data caps for its home broadband customers
FCC gives T-Mobile emergency access to additional spectrum, as connectivity demand soars during Covid19 pandemic
The FCC applauded T-Mobile’s application for additional spectrum and said it was happy to grant the request as part of its Keep America Connected drive
Saudi telcos and ISPs sign FTTH open access agreement
STC, Mobily, Zain, Etihad Atheeb Telecom (Go), Integrated Telecom Company (ITC) and Integrated Dawiyat, will share access to each other’s network infrastructure to boost the take up of fibre to the home services in Saudi Arabia
Telecom Italia confirms ongoing talks to merge with Open Fiber
The two companies have been exploring the possibility of a merger for over six months, as Italy looks to kick start its full fibre network rollout in earnest
Ookla recognises Etisalat as the fastest mobile and broadband network in the region
First operator globally to be ranked by Ookla on a regional level
First 8x8 MIMO outdoor CPE commercialised for maximum LTE Network Value launched, assuring Gb/s experience
B3368 supports all FDD and TDD bands, 4CC CA with a maximum bandwidth of 80 MHz, and 256QAM