New WFN Strategies Projects Manager Takes the Helm

New WFN Strategies Projects Manager Takes the Helm Press Release October 15, 2018 Sterling, Virginia - WFN Strategies, a leading submarine cable and telecommunications engineering firm, is proud to announce and welcome industry veteran Hector Hernandez as Projects Manager. “Hector Hernandez is an outstanding addition to our WFN Strategies team, as he brings a deep [...]

2018-10-15T10:21:52+00:00October 15th, 2018|Categories: State of the Industry|Tags: , , , |

Infinera Appoints David Heard as Chief Operating Officer

Infinera Appoints David Heard as Chief Operating Officer Infinera Press Release October 9, 2018 Sunnyvale, California – Infinera, provider of Intelligent Transport Networks, announced the appointment of David Heard as chief operating officer (COO), effective October 1, 2018. Heard is responsible for leading the integration of Coriant, the innovation of new solutions and the overall [...]

2018-10-11T11:11:32+00:00October 11th, 2018|Categories: State of the Industry|Tags: , |

Pioneer Appoints Director of Submarine Networks

Pioneer Consulting Appoints Director of Submarine Networks Pioneer Consulting Press Release October 9, 2018 BOSTON, Massachusetts - The well-known international submarine cable consulting firm Pioneer Consulting, has further increased capabilities by greatly adding to its core project team. With over 10 years in system design engineering and project implementation experience, Pioneer Consulting welcomes Mr. Philip [...]

2018-10-09T16:06:57+00:00October 9th, 2018|Categories: State of the Industry|Tags: , , , |

Telkom Kenya In Talks For Submarine Cable Landings

Telkom Kenya Holds Talks Over Two Submarine Cable Landing Deals By Duncan Miriri, Reuters October 9, 2018 NAIROBI, Oct 9 (Reuters) - Telkom Kenya is in talks with two unnamed parties over partnerships to allow it to sell high speed internet capacity from two undersea data cables that are about to land in the East [...]

2018-10-09T15:31:26+00:00October 9th, 2018|Categories: State of the Industry|Tags: , , , |

Telecom Egypt Acquires 50% of EISCC for $15m

Telecom Egypt Acquires 50% of EISCC for $15m By Andrea Ayemoba, Africa Tech September 24, 2018 Telecom Egypt announces that its board of directors has approved the acquisition of 50% of its subsidiary Egyptian International Submarine Cable Company (EISCC) at a value of USD 15mn. On 17 September 2018, Telecom Egypt had announced that EISCC [...]

2018-09-24T10:49:57+00:00September 24th, 2018|Categories: State of the Industry|Tags: , , , , |

Telebras Agrees Asset Swap with EllaLink

Telebras Agrees Asset Swap with EllaLink By Telecompaper September 17, 2018 Brazilian telecom infrastructure provider Telebras announced an agreement to exchange its equity interest in the companies EllaLink and Cabos Brasil Europa for the right to use the submarine cable to be launched by Ellalink Ireland that will directly connect Brazil to Portugal. Payment and [...]

2018-09-17T13:44:41+00:00September 17th, 2018|Categories: State of the Industry|Tags: , , , |

MainOne, Orange to Boost Internet Access in West Africa

MainOne and Orange ink deal to boost internet access into Francophone West Africa By PC Tech Magazine Staff September 17, 2018 French Telecoms company, Orange and leading West African Connectivity and Data Centre services provider, MainOne have struck a partnership that will see the French telecoms giant co-invest in two new cable landing stations in [...]

2018-09-17T13:36:17+00:00September 17th, 2018|Categories: State of the Industry|Tags: , , , , , |

Telecom Egypt Acquires MENA Cable from Orascom

Telecom Egypt concludes the acquisition of Middle East and North Africa Submarine Cable “MENA” Telecom Egypt Press Release September 17, 2018 Cairo, Egypt - Telecom Egypt (Ticker: ETEL.CA; TEEG.LN) announces the conclusion of the acquisition of Middle East and North Africa Submarine Cable (“MENA Cable”) from Orascom Investment Holding “OIH” through its subsidiary Egyptian International [...]

2018-09-17T13:27:23+00:00September 17th, 2018|Categories: State of the Industry|Tags: , , , , , , , |

TE SubCom to be Acquired by Cerberus

Cerberus to Acquire Subsea Communications Business from TE Connectivity Cerberus Capital Management Press Release September 17, 2018 NEW YORK, NY – Cerberus Capital Management, L.P. (“Cerberus”) today announced that one of its affiliates has entered into an agreement with TE Connectivity Ltd. (“TE”) under which Cerberus will acquire TE’s Subsea Communications business (“SubCom”). Headquartered in [...]

2018-09-17T09:58:09+00:00September 17th, 2018|Categories: State of the Industry|Tags: , , , |

OFS Honored by Cabling Installation & Maintenance

OFS Premises Cables Honored by Cabling Installation & Maintenance 2018 Innovators Awards ­Program OFS Press Release September 13, 2018 Norcross, Georgia – OFS, a leading innovator of fiber optic products, announced today that the Cabling Installation & Maintenance 2018 Innovators Awards program has recognized the company’s AccuRiser™ and AccuFlex® Rollable Ribbon Premises Fiber Optic Cables [...]

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