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NKT Invests in Power Cable Transportation and Logistics to Support Growing Offshore Wind Market

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To meet the growing demand for power cables in the offshore industry NKT increases its capacity to transport and storage offshore power cables from its German factory in Cologne. September 17, 2020 The demand for offshore power cables is expected to grow in the years to come as offshore wind......
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Torrent Power Shareholders Approve Transfer of Cable Business

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In a stock exchange filing, Torrent Power Ltd. has announced that its shareholders have approved the scheme of transfer of the company’s electrical cable business to TCL Cables Pvt Ltd. September 17, 2020 According to the media reports, the proposal was approved with 99.98 per cent of the valid votes......
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Sterlite Technologies Partners With Airtel to Build Modern Optical Fibre Network in 10 Circles

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This modern optical network will enable Airtel to deliver world-class customer experience through enhanced scalability, reduced latency, and improved bandwidth. September 15, 2020 Sterlite Technologies has announced a partnership with Bharti Airtel (Airtel), India’s largest integrated telco, to build a modern optical fibre network for Airtel across 10 telecom circles.......
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Furukawa Electric Deploys 6912 Fiber-count Cable into 1.25-inch Conduit

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FEC notes that the high fill ratio is not normally recommended for outside plant deployments. However, the company says the owner of the campus network was willing to assume the risks associated with such a deployment. August 31, 2020 Furukawa Electric Co., Ltd. (FEC) has successfully deployed a 6,912-fiber-count cable......
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India Likely to Impose Tariff on Chinese Single Mode Optical Fibre Cable

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The government is considering imposing a remedial duty on the import of “single-mode optical fibre” after an investigation by the Directorate General of Trade Remedies (DGTR) confirmed its dumping mainly from China. August 25, 2020 As reported in a leading daily, India has found large-scale dumping of optical fibre from......
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Ericsson Achieves 100th 5G Commercial Agreement Milestone

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Ericsson is ramping up its 5G reach and has claimed a significant milestone by securing its 100th commercial 5G agreement or contract with unique communications service providers. August 20, 2020 Ericsson has achieved a significant 5G milestone by securing the company’s 100th commercial 5G agreement or contract with unique communications......
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All Villages to be Connected With Optical Fibre in 1000 Days: PM Modi

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In his Independence Day speech, Prime Minister Narendra Modi stated that in the upcoming 1000 days nearly 6 lakh Indian villages will have optical fibre connectivity. August 15, 2020 Prime Minister Narendra Modi on August 15 announced that the task to connect India’s over six-lakh villages with optical fibre network......
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Japanese Firm ATL Buys 180 Acres of Land in Haryana, Plans to Invest INR 7000 in India

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The company plans to invest INR 7,000 crore in the next few years to supply batteries to industries including smartphones, two and three-wheeler electric vehicles. August 12, 2020 Amperex Technology Limited (ATL), a manufacturer of rechargeable Lithium-Ion Polymer (LIP) batteries, has acquired a 180-acre land at INR 550 crore near......
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Sumitomo Electric Completes Type Approval Test for 525kV DC Gas Insulated Switchgear Interface

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The collaborative test results showed the conformity of the 525 kV DC cable system and the DC GIS interface in accordance with CIGRE TB496. August 11, 2020 Sumitomo Electric Industries, Ltd. has successfully completed the world’s first type approval test on its 525 kV direct-current (DC) cable system with a......
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Prime Minister Narendra Modi Inaugurates Submarine Cable Connectivity to Andaman & Nicobar Islands

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The submarine cable will also connect Port Blair to Swaraj Dweep (Havelock), Little Andaman, Car Nicobar, Kamorta, Great Nicobar, Long Island, and Rangat. August 10, 2020 Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has inaugurated and dedicated to the Nation through video conferencing the submarine Optical Fibre Cable (OFC) connecting Chennai and......
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