Telecom Egypt Approves Acquisition Of MENA Cable

Telecom Egypt Approves Acquisition Of MENA Cable From Orascom TMT, Long-Term Credit Facilities By Telecompaper May 10, 2018 Telecom Egypt said that its board has approved two strategic decisions to increase its return on investment, and provide the liquidity to facilitate the implementation of its business plan. The board approved the acquisition of MENA Cable [...]

2018-05-11T09:25:21+00:00 May 11th, 2018|Categories: Current Systems|Tags: , , |

MainOne Expansion Secures Cote d’Ivoire License

MainOne's West Africa Expansion Gets Boost With Cote d'Ivoire License MainOne Press Release April 23, 2018 As part of its West Africa expansion, connectivity and data centre solutions operator MainOne has secured a license to expand national and international connectivity services in Cote D’Ivoire. The C1B license, received from Minister Bruno Koné, the country’s Minister [...]

2018-04-23T11:08:20+00:00 April 23rd, 2018|Categories: Current Systems|

Eletronet Selects Seabras-1 For Internet In Brazil

Brazilian National Service Provider Eletronet Selects Seaborn’s Seabras-1 to provide Dedicated Internet Access in Brazil Seaborn, Eletronet Press Release April 4, 2018 São Paulo, Brazil - Eletronet, Brazil’s national service provider, today announced that it has selected Seaborn Networks and its international submarine fiber-optic cable system, Seabras-1, to provide Tier 1 Dedicated Internet Access (DIA) in [...]

Bharti Airtel To Buy India Section of GBI Submarine Cable

Airtel Buys Gulf Bridge International’s India Submarine Cable System By TeleAnalysis March 6, 2018 India’s largest operator Airtel today announced it has acquired the India part of submarine cable system from Gulf Bridge International or GBI, a global cloud provider for the Middle-East and Europe. Under the agreement, Airtel will acquire the ownership of the [...]

2018-03-06T13:37:25+00:00 March 6th, 2018|Categories: Current Systems|Tags: , , , , |

High-Speed Broadband Goes Live In Samoa

High-Speed Broadband Goes Live In Samoa By InfoZine February 9, 2018 The Asian Development Bank (ADB), the World Bank Group, and the Government of Australia joined the Government of Samoa to celebrate the arrival of high-speed internet in the country at a ceremony at the TATTE Convention Centre Friday. Apia, Samoa - infoZine - The [...]

2018-02-09T14:14:00+00:00 February 9th, 2018|Categories: Current Systems|Tags: , , , , , |

Seacom Schedules Cable Maintenance For 19-23 January

By Telecompaper January 10, 2018 Seacom has scheduled routine cable maintenance on its subsea cable system in the Red Sea, reports MyBroadband. The company said all linear transmission traffic on the East Coast of Africa to and from Europe will be affected. The maintenance will begin at 03:00 hrs on 19 January and end at [...]

2018-01-11T15:33:30+00:00 January 11th, 2018|Categories: Current Systems|Tags: |

Vietnam Submarine Cables Will Hit Pause This Weekend

By Bao Anh, Vietnam Express January 5, 2018 Internet users in Vietnam should expect slow days ahead as one major submarine cable will be reestablished and another moved for airport construction during the weekend. A service provider in Vietnam said that part of the Asia Pacific Gateway (APG) in Singapore will be moved for expansion [...]

2018-01-05T11:00:46+00:00 January 5th, 2018|Categories: Current Systems|

Samoa Completes Connection To New Submarine Cable

By Radio New Zealand December 27, 2017 Samoa is ready to connect to the new Tui Samoa submarine cable in the New Year after its installation was completed on Boxing Day. The Samoa Submarine Cable Company said Samoa, Fiji, and Wallis and Futuna are now inter-connected via the undersea optical fibre system which spans more [...]

2017-12-28T15:53:21+00:00 December 28th, 2017|Categories: Current Systems|Tags: , |

GlobeNet, Agree To Exchange In Fortaleza

By Telecompaper December 21, 2017 The Brazilian Network Information Centre ( has signed an agreement with the operator GlobeNet for the implementation of a new internet exchange point in Fortaleza. GlobeNet will be responsible for hosting the national internet infrastructure for traffic interchange in the North and Northeast regions from its Fortaleza data centre. Fortaleza [...]

2017-12-21T11:43:55+00:00 December 21st, 2017|Categories: Current Systems|Tags: , |

SKR1M Submarine Cable System Launched In Kuching

By Borneo Post Online December 18, 2017 KUCHING: Chief Minister Datuk Patinggi Abang Johari Tun Openg launched the Sistem Kabel Rakyat 1Malaysia SKR1M submarine cable system here today. SKR1M was built with an aim of enhancing the existing domestic submarine cable connectivity between Peninsular Malaysia, Sabah and Sarawak. While it is catering for future bandwidth [...]

2017-12-18T10:38:19+00:00 December 18th, 2017|Categories: Current Systems|Tags: , |