RCom Reduces Employee Base By 94%

RCom Reduces Employee Base By 94%; Says Biz Insulated From Hyper-Competition By Economic Times Telecom June 13, 2018 NEW DELHI: Anil Ambani-led Reliance Communications said that its operational business is fully insulated from the hyper-competition, mega capex requirements, financial stress of the wireless sector. It added that its employee base now stands at 3400, a [...]

2018-06-13T11:03:57+00:00 June 13th, 2018|Categories: State of the Industry|Tags: , |

Prysmian Completes Acquisition of General Cable

Prysmian Completes Acquisition of General Cable Prysmian Group Press Release June 7, 2018 MILAN & HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Kentucky. - Prysmian Group (BIT: PRY) and General Cable Corporation (NYSE: BGC) today announced that Prysmian has completed its acquisition of General Cable. Pursuant to the terms of the merger agreement entered into among the parties on December [...]

2018-06-07T16:24:00+00:00 June 7th, 2018|Categories: State of the Industry|Tags: , |

Telxius Opens New Network Operations Centre In Lima

Telxius Opens New Network Operations Centre In Lima By Telecompaper June 4, 2018 Telefonica’s infrastructure subsidiary Telxius has inaugurated a new operations centre for its international submarine cable network in the district of Miraflores in Peru’s capital Lima. Described as one of the most advanced cable monitoring centres in the world, the plant will oversee [...]

2018-06-05T11:34:13+00:00 June 5th, 2018|Categories: State of the Industry|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

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 [...]