The DRC’s state-owned provider SCPT (Societe Congolaise des Postes et Telecommunications) has signed a US$35 million infrastructure modernisation agreement with LMS Holding.
Eight ISPs in the Brazilian Northeastern states of Paraiba, Pernambuco, Ceara, and Rio Grande do Norte have merged to create Proxxima Telecomunicacoes, with 95,000 subscribers and 350,000 households connected to fibre.
Uzbekistan’s state provider Uzbektelecom claims to have made significant strides in its push to replace its copper communication networks with fibre-optic infrastructure.
Ukraine's monopolist telephone company Ukrtelecom JSC has expanded the coverage of its fibre-optic network in the Zaporizhzhia region.
Chilean telecommunications regulator the Subsecretariat of Telecommunications (Subtel) has announced the launch of a public tender for the deployment of a fibre optic project in the country’s Tarapacá region.