Subsea Capacity Outlook – Big Data Driving Big Bandwidth

Subsea Capacity Outlook - Big Data Driving Big Bandwidth By Kieran Clark May 21, 2018 Big Data. Data centers. Over-The-Top (OTT) Providers. Cloud Services. Video Streaming. Artificial Intelligence. What do all of these have in common? They are involved in nearly every aspect of modern life and have a near insatiable need for telecommunications bandwidth. [...]

2018-05-24T02:00:52+00:00 May 24th, 2018|Categories: Magazine, State of the Industry|Tags: , , , , |

5 Questions With Ali Amiri of Etisalat

5 Questions With Ali Amiri Interview with Ali Amiri May 21, 2018 Talking Industry Trends With Etisalat's Group Chief Carrier & Wholesale Officer Ali Amiri is Group Chief Carrier & Wholesale Officer for Etisalat. Ali continues to lead the evolution and development of Etisalat’s global service portfolio and network. Etisalat C&WS offers the most comprehensive [...]

2018-05-24T01:12:35+00:00 May 24th, 2018|Categories: Magazine, State of the Industry|Tags: , |

Global Capacity: Is The Edge Moving Again?

Global Capacity: Is The Edge Moving Again? By Joel Ogren May 21, 2018 Building upon the success of service based telecommunications – I watch (and listen) as we no longer talk just about telecommunications, but increasingly we talk about all industry verticals, and how we can enhance the user experience people and society. This is [...]

2018-05-24T01:12:13+00:00 May 24th, 2018|Categories: Magazine, State of the Industry|Tags: , , |

Telecom Egypt EISCC Buys MENA For $90m

Telecom Egypt EISCC Buys MENA-SCS For $90m By Daily News Egypt May 21, 2018 Telecom Egypt has announced that its 50% subsidiary, the Egyptian International Submarine Cables Company (EISCC), has completed an agreement with Orascom Telecom Media and Technology Holding (OTMT) for the purchase of OTMT’s shareholding in Middle East and North Africa Submarine Cable [...]

2018-05-21T10:56:29+00:00 May 21st, 2018|Categories: State of the Industry|Tags: , , , , |

Prysmian, General Cable Merger Approved By EU

EU Approves Cable Firm Merger By Jonny Bairstow,, Energy Live News May 14, 2018 Italian firm Prysmian is to buy US-based General Cable The EU has approved the acquisition of US-based General Cable by Italian firm Prysmian. Both companies are globally active in the development, manufacturing and supply of cables used in the energy and [...]

2018-05-15T10:10:15+00:00 May 15th, 2018|Categories: State of the Industry|Tags: , , , , |

New Chairman Of Samoa Submarine Cable Company

New Man At The Helm Of Samoa Submarine Cable Company By Elizabeth Ah-Hi May 9, 2018 The Samoa Submarine Cable Company has a new Chairman. He is Pauli Prince Suhren who is taking over from Leiataua Alden Godinet after one-year tenure as per the shareholders agreement. Pauli was in a celebratory mood, pointing out the [...]

EQT Infrastructure To Sell IslaLink To Fiera Infrastructure

EQT Infrastructure To Sell IslaLink To Fiera Infrastructure EQT Press Release April 27, 2018 The EQT Infrastructure II Fund ("EQT Infrastructure") has entered into a definitive agreement to sell IslaLink S.L.U. ("IslaLink or "the Company") to Fiera Infrastructure ("Fiera"), a Canadian infrastructure investor. Headquartered in Madrid, Spain, IslaLink is an independent and neutral fiber infrastructure [...]

BICS And Fastweb Partner For International Connectivity

BICS And Fastweb Partner To Boost International Capacity And Connectivity Services From Europe To International Submarine Cable Systems In Sicily BICS Press Release April 26, 2018 Brussels and Milan - BICS, a leading international communications enabler, and Fastweb, a major Italian telecommunications operator, have today announced a strategic partnership to offer a combined connectivity solution which [...]

2018-04-27T12:01:55+00:00 April 27th, 2018|Categories: State of the Industry|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

FCC Statement Hints At Possible Team Telecom Reform

FCC Commissioner O’Rielly Statement Hints at Possible Long-Awaited Movement on Team Telecom Review Process Reform By Chip Yorkgitis, Steve Augustino and Denise Smith, CommLaw Monitor April 19, 2018 In 2016, the Federal Communications Commission (“FCC” or “Commission”) initiated a rulemaking proceeding proposing changes to the process of reviewing certain Section 214 and submarine cable landing [...]

Quintillion Statement Regarding Federal Charges

Quintillion Statement Regarding Federal Charges Against Former CEO Quintillion Press Release April 12, 2018 Quintillion became aware of the situation regarding the alleged actions of Ms. Pierce last year, took swift action and self-reported to the Department of Justice (DOJ). Quintillion has been cooperating fully with the authorities during this ongoing investigation. Quintillion values its [...]