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Dormant Manchester UK fiber network finds new life

Gamma, a UK-based competitive provider, on Friday found treasure in a fiber network that's been lying dormant for over 10 years.

Tower Cloud brings fiber reach into South Georgia

Dallas-- Tower Cloud, an alternative wireless backhaul specialist, on Tuesday announced that it completed a 1,225 route network serving the I-75 corridor in South Georgia.

EarthLink lights up Memphis-to-Chicago long-haul route

EarthLink on Tuesday unveiled an initiative to expand its network with a Memphis, Tenn.-to-Chicago long-haul fiber route that it said is set to be completed by the end of the year.

eircom maps out phase 3 of its FTTx initiative

eircom, Ireland's incumbent telco, on Monday unveiled the next locations for the third phase of its ongoing Fiber to the x (FTTx) broadband project.

Orange Poland to deploy 1,800 km of fiber under EU's Kujawsko-Pomorskie program

Telekomunikacja Polska (TP), Poland's incumbent service provider that now offers services under France Telecom's Orange Poland brand, has appointed partner Relacom to create a consortium to construct 1,800 km of fiber throughout the country.

Why bother with fiber? Here's a few reasons

A recent Forbes column pointed out that Google's FTTP build in Kansas City was ambitious, expensive, and potentially a money-loser for the Internet search giant. But what is the true cost of not building it?

Mexico to hold new fiber infrastructure auctions

Felipe Calderon, Mexico's President, plans to hold a new auction for state-owned fiber lines in an effort to expand the availability of fiber-based broadband services throughout the country. The...

Brazil's TIM to debut FTTH service in Q3, looks to expand wireless backhaul network

TIM Brasil is on track to launch its Fiber to the Home (FTTH) residential broadband service TIM Fiber in the third quarter of 2012. During its first-quarter earnings call, TIM Brasil CEO Luca Luciani

Sidera extends fiber network to RagingWire's data centers

Sidera Networks has secured a deal to provide a fiber-based connection to RagingWire Data Center's new Ashburn, Va. data center. One of the key considerations in choosing Sidera was that it had a

Zayo acquires Arialink, expanding Michigan fiber network reach

Zayo Group is making its second acquisition of the week by entering into an agreement to acquire Arialink, a Michigan-based fiber service provider. Following its agreement to acquire AboveNet earlier