Omantel Launches Dedicated International NOC

Omantel Launches a Dedicated International Network Operation Centre to Enhance Global Wholesale Customer Experience Omantel Press Release September 10, 2019 Muscat, Sultanate of Oman – Omantel, a wholesale world-leader in ultra-low latency networking, has launched a dedicated International Network Operation Centre (INOC) in Oman. INOC enables Omantel to meet customer experience key performance indicators (KPIs) [...]

2019-09-10T10:12:13-04:00September 10th, 2019|Categories: Current Systems|Tags: , , , , |

Vocus Adds Hawaiki Capacity, Upgrades Network

Vocus Rolls Out Network Upgrades, Adds Hawaiki Capacity By CIO New Zealand September 4, 2019 Vocus has added substantial volume of Hawaiki cable capacity to its network, and invested millions in network upgrades. Mark Callander, chief executive of Vocus NZ and Wholesale and International Australia, says the Hawaiki deal strengthens the company’s network and complements [...]

2019-09-05T13:37:28-04:00September 5th, 2019|Categories: Current Systems|Tags: , , , , |

MainOne to Land in Senegal, Cote d’Ivoire This Year

MainOne Says Cable System Will Land in Senegal in September, Cote d'Ivoire in October By Telecompaper August 30, 2019 MainOne has confirmed the scheduled landing of the MainOne submarine cable systems in Senegal in September and Cote d'Ivoire in October, reports CommunicationsWeek. The Cable Landing Stations (CLS) in Dakar and Abidjan are complete and ready [...]

Vodafone Calls for Price Cuts on Tasmanian Cables

Vodafone Calls for Price Cuts on Tasmanian Subsea Cables By Ry Crozier, ITNews August 21, 2019 Vodafone has made a play for lower internet transmission costs to and from Tasmania by asking the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission to review premiums currently chargeable on the route. The call for a review was made in a [...]

2019-08-23T10:46:03-04:00August 23rd, 2019|Categories: Current Systems|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

SEACOM to Double Capacity for Cloud Compute Demand

SEACOM to Double Capacity As Demand for Cloud Computing Increases By Claire Wanja August 21, 2019 SEACOM says it will double the data capacity on its broadband submarine cable system from 1.5 terabytes to 3 terabytes. This they say will enable a greater number of businesses in Africa to utilise emerging technologies such as cloud [...]

2019-08-21T10:21:09-04:00August 21st, 2019|Categories: Current Systems|Tags: , , , , , |

UH, American Samoa Launch HoloCampus 3D

UH and American Samoa Launch HoloCampus 3D Learning Platform By University of Hawai'i News August 20, 2019 American Samoa Community College (ASCC) has switched on a ground-breaking digital platform that will stream 3D holograms of University of Hawai?i faculty members to deliver classes and engage with ASCC students in real-time. Students and officials at the [...]

Angola Cables Set to Launch Live Gaming Portal

Angola Cables Set to Launch Angola’s First Live Gaming Portal Angola Cables Press Release August 6, 2019 Partnership with Qwatti will open Angola’s growing gaming population to the more than 2.2 billion active gamers worldwide London, UNITED KINGDOM – Multinational telecoms company, Angola Cables, has announced that, through their ultra-low latency submarine fiber cable routes, [...]

Sri Lanka Telecom Launches Xyntac Wholesale Brand

Sri Lanka Telecom Launches Xyntac Wholesale Brand By Telecompaper August 5, 2019 Sri Lanka Telecom (SLT) has introduced its ‘Xyntac’ wholesale brand. The Xyntac unit will provide voice and data services as well as digital services. Xyntac will operate as a global business unit of SLT. Xyntac will offer an IP backbone network and its [...]

Telxius Revenues up 14% in Q2 on Marea Capacity Sale

Telxius Revenues up 14% in Q2 on Marea Cable Capacity Sale By Telecompaper July 25, 2019 Telefonica’s infrastructure subsidiary Telxius reported second-quarter revenues up 14.2 percent from a year earlier on an organic basis to EUR 216 million thanks above all to the exceptional sale of capacity on its new Marea submarine cable across the [...]

2019-07-25T10:12:48-04:00July 25th, 2019|Categories: Current Systems|Tags: , , , , |

Operating As a New-Age Telco for Africa Through Strategic System Decisions

Operating As a New-Age Telco for Africa Through Strategic System Decision Steve Briggs By Steve Briggs July 22, 2019 Key to being a new-age telco is listening to what customers are saying. Worldwide, we are functioning in an age where customers are increasingly knowledgeable around technology and connectivity, with people in touch with [...]