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Issue 10: October 31, 2017
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FTTH EVENTS
June 12-14, Orlando, Florida-USA Fiber Broadband Association
July 18-20, Washington, USA - Annual FCGA Meeting
October 3-5, Capetown, South Africa - FTTH Council Africa
November 21-23, Regency Tunis Hotel, Tunisia - FTTH Council MENA 2017 Conference and Exhibition
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FTTH Council MENA is pleased to invite you to attend its 9th Edition which will be held under the Patronage of the Ministry of Communication Technologies and Digital Economy of Tunisia. The conference and exhibition will be held under theme "FTTH, Empowering the Digital Vision" in the Regency Tunis Hotel on 21-23 November 2017.
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General Assembly 2017
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The third General Assembly meeting will be held on 23 November 2017 in Tunis just after the annual event.
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MEMBERS NEWS
Ex Tunisie Telecom exec returns as CEO
Tunisie Telecom this week confirmed the appointment of Mohamed Fadhel Kraiem as its new chairman and chief executive.
Verizon’s fiber initiative drives Prysmian to invest $15M in North American operations
erizon's plans to build out an expansive fiber network has driven Prysmian—one of the telco's main suppliers—to initiate a $15 million expansion of its plant in Lexington County, South Carolina.
Corning’s Weeks: We’re on track to achieve $5B in optical sales by 2020
As Corning continues to gain the upper hand in the large carrier fiber market, like Verizon’s One Fiber initiative, the vendor has set a course to accelerate optical sales to $5 billion by 2020.
OBC to cover 85% of Muscat with FTTH by 2020
State-owned Oman Broadband Company (OBC) is aiming to increase the coverage of its fibre-optic network to 85% of Muscat Governorate and 30% of the Sultanate by 2020.
Government allocates USD98m for Ogero ahead of fibre push
Lebanon’s government has approved an advance worth LBP150 billion (USD98 million) from the treasury to state-run telco and internet provider Ogero, to finance part of the imminent national fibre-optic network development project estimated to cost USD300 million overall, reports Lebanese website BusinessNews.
MENA NEWS
Ooredoo adds 1,445 Muscat tenancies to fibre footprint
Oman’s second largest fixed broadband operator by subscribers, Ooredoo, has extended its ultra-high speed fibre-optic footprint to an additional 1,445 tenancies in the capital, Muscat.
WORLD NEWS
USA France
Google Fiber activates service in 3K apartment, condominium communities
Bouygues Telecom, TDF ink FTTH tie-up
Germany Portugal
M-net launches 1Gbps FTTH service
Vodafone, Nos ink national fibre partnership
Belgium New Zealand
Proximus launches FTTH in Antwerp
Vodafone NZ launches new TV service; 70% of fibre users on 100Mbps plans or higher
Pakistan Kenya
PTCL to overhaul last mile infrastructure
Safaricom kicks off regional FTTH rollout project
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