WIOCC Picks APTelecom For Africa Connectivity Partner

WIOCC Appoints APTelecom as Channel Partner for commercialisation of Africa connectivity with a focus on clients in Asia and USA APTelecom, WIOCC Joint Press Release March 15, 2018 KENYA and NEW YORK —Africa’s carriers’ carrier WIOCC, today announced that it has engaged APTelecom, a facilities-based telecom consulting and service company specialising in emerging markets, as [...]

2018-03-16T13:37:40+00:00 March 16th, 2018|Categories: State of the Industry|Tags: , , , , |

Angola Cables Signs Agreement With IOX Cable

Angola Cables Signs Agreement with Mauritius Based IOX Cable to Expand their Reach across Africa By Dennis Lukhoba, Footprint to Africa March 13, 2018 Angola Cables, an Angolan telecommunications multinational firm operating in the wholesale market, and IOX Cable, a Mauritius based fibre optics company, have this week announced the signing of a joint provisioning [...]

Xtera Names Keith Henderson CEO, Leigh Frame COO

Xtera® Board Names Keith Henderson as Chief Executive Officer and Appoints Leigh Frame as Chief Operating Officer Xtera Press Release March 5, 2018 ALLEN, TEXAS and HAROLD WOOD, LONDON – Xtera, a provider of innovative subsea fibre optic solutions, today announces that its Board of Directors has appointed Keith Henderson as Chief Executive Officer and [...]

2018-03-05T10:21:45+00:00 March 5th, 2018|Categories: State of the Industry|Tags: , , |

Work For $5m Submarine Cable Depot Begins

Work For $5m Submarine Cable Depot Begins By Ivamere Nataro, Samoa Observer March 1, 2018 Samoa witnessed another milestone achievement yesterday with the groundbreaking ceremony of its new South Pacific Submarine Cable Depot. The new depot, which costs US$2 million (T$5.06 million), is a joint venture between the U.S. based company, TE SubCom, and the [...]

2018-03-01T13:39:15+00:00 March 1st, 2018|Categories: State of the Industry|

GTT To Acquire Interoute

GTT To Acquire Interoute GTT Press Release February 26, 2019 MCLEAN, Va., Feb. 26, 2018 — GTT Communications, Inc. (NYSE: GTT), the leading global cloud networking provider to multinational clients, announced today a definitive purchase agreement to acquire Interoute, operator of one of Europe’s largest independent fiber networks and cloud networking platforms, for approximately €1.9 [...]

2018-02-26T10:50:30+00:00 February 26th, 2018|Categories: State of the Industry|Tags: , , , , |

Hexatronic Wins Submarine Cable Orders

Hexatronic Wins Submarine Cable Orders Totaling 33 MSEK Hexatronic Group AB Press Release February 23, 2018 Hexatronic Cables & Interconnect Systems AB, a wholly owned subsidiary of Hexatronic Group AB, has recently signed several agreements regarding fiber optic submarine cable. The total order value amounts to 33 MSEK, of which most of it is from [...]

2018-02-23T12:52:18+00:00 February 23rd, 2018|Categories: State of the Industry|Tags: , |

TE SubCom, SSCC To Build New Cable Depot

TE SubCom and Samoa Submarine Cable Company (SSCC) To Build A New Cable Depot In Samoa To Service The South Pacific Marine Maintenance Agreement (SPMMA) TE SubCom Press Release January 28, 2018 With support from the Government of Samoa, TE SubCom and SSCC will construct the new depot in the Port of Apia, Samoa EATONTOWN, [...]

Samoa Cable Moves Excite Cabinet Minister

Cable Moves Excite Cabinet Minister By Elizabeth Ah-Hi January 31, 2018 The future is exciting for the Information Communication Technology (I.C.T.) in Samoa. That’s the belief of the Minister of Communications and Information Technology, Afamasaga Rico Tupai, who provided an update about the state of the Tui Samoa Cable as well as other key I.C.T. [...]

2018-02-02T10:08:59+00:00 February 2nd, 2018|Categories: State of the Industry|Tags: , , , , , |

MainOne Partners With WACREN For Education

MainOne Partners With WACREN To Boost Connectivity To Research And Education Institutions MainOne Press Release January 26, 2018 Following a highly competitive and non-discriminatory bidding process involving leading communications operators in Africa, leading Connectivity and Data Center solutions provider, MainOne has emerged winner of a 15-year contract with the West and Central African Research and [...]

2018-01-26T12:19:49+00:00 January 26th, 2018|Categories: State of the Industry|Tags: , , , , , , |

Tampnet Selects GTT Communications For Transatlantic Connectivity

Tampnet Selects GTT Communications For Transatlantic Connectivity GTT Communications Press Release January 23, 2018 McLean, VA, January 23, 2018 — GTT Communications, Inc. (NYSE: GTT), the leading global cloud networking provider to multinational clients, announced today that Tampnet, a leading provider of data networking to the offshore industry, selected GTT’s optical transport services to connect [...]