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Telkom to replace its copper local broadband infrastructure with fibre-to-the-home in South Africa

Telkom is planning to transition its subscribers from copper-based internet to fibre technology in all fibre-ready regions South Africa. The company explained that this change would definitely enhance speeds, lessen maintenance costs and fix the issue of copper cable theft. The Director of Product Development and Management of Telkom, Steven White, stated, Fibre is a [...]

Chile increases its FTTH network by 71%

According to figures from the last report of the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), quoted by the Chilean Telecommunications Subsecretary (Subtel), Chile reported a 71% year-on-year increasement in the expansion of its FTTH network between June 2018 and the same month 2019. This way, according to Subtel, more than 25% of connections in [...]

Uruguay avanza en implementación de FTTH

Andrés Tolosa, Presidente de la telco  uruguaya Antel, informó que el 85% de los hogares en el país tienen acceso a internet, y el 75% de ellos ya tienen fibra óptica instalada. Tolosa señaló que los porcentajes anteriormente descritos implican que Uruguay supera el millón de familias con acceso a internet, y el porcentaje de [...]

Uruguay moves forward in FTTH implementation

Andres Tolosa, President of the Uruguayan telco Antel, reported that 85% of households in the country have access to the internet, and 75% of them already have fiber optic network installed.  Tolosa explained that percentages described above means that Uruguay reports over one million families with internet access, and households with FTTH installed leaves the [...]

Latinoamérica supera la barrera de los 70 millones de accesos de banda ancha

De acuerdo con Dataxis, América Latina superó la barrera de los 70 millones de accesos de banda ancha al cierre del tercer trimestre de 2017. La fibra al hogar (FTTH) es la opción de mayor crecimiento, con un aumento del 37% desde 2016. El auge de la fibra se puede explicar en un contexto de [...]