News of Note—Fiber components, NBN, Corning and more

news of note

> The fiber optic components market is expected to grow from $17.2 billion in 2018 to 27.6 billion by 2023, at a CAGR of 10%. Release

> NBN retailers acquired 37 percent more Connectivity Virtual Circuit in the three-month period that ended on Dec. 31, according to a report from the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission. Telecompaper article

> Corning announced a 16% increase in its quarterly dividend to 18 cents per share. Release

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> Alabama mayor to Mediacom: If I continue to hear complaints, we will shop for a municipal broadband provider. FierceCable article