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Openreach develops new ribbon fibre cable to accelerate fibre network build

Thursday 21 February 2019 | 13:11 CET | News
Openreach has conducted the world's first trial of a new type of ribbon fibre cable to help speed up its full-fibre network roll-out.

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Companies: Fujikura / Openreach
Countries: United Kingdom
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