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US fibre and broadband experience growth
22 Nov 2011

Fibre is expected to account for around 14% of all broadband customers in the US by 2016, according to research by Pyramid Research, driven substantially by the number of fibre networks already in place in the US.

Data centre equipment up 4% year-on-year
22 Nov 2011

In Q2 2011, the global data centre network equipment market, including data centre Ethernet switches, application delivery controllers and WAN optimisation appliances, grew 3.1% sequentially, and is up 4.2% year-on-year, according to Infonetics Research.

Illegal networks limit growth in AME
25 Sep 2011

Neighbourhood networks are seen as one of the greatest inhibitors of operator growth in the Africa and Middle East region. Neighbourhood networks are when a business or group illegally shares internet connections.

Algerian market hindered by government
13 Jun 2011

The Algerian telecoms market grew by only 1.5% between 2009 and 2010 due to conflict between Algeria’s largest provider, Orascom, and the Algerian government.