Sparkle Selects Djibouti Data Center as Its IP Hub in Africa

Sparkle Selects Djibouti Data Center as Its IP Hub in Africa Sparkle Press Release July 12, 2019 First Tier 3 carrier-neutral data center, Djibouti will allow Sparkle to deliver high performance IP and capacity services in East and South Africa Rome - Sparkle, the first international service provider in Italy and among the top ten [...]

2019-07-12T10:40:56-04:00July 12th, 2019|Categories: Data Centers|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

AAE-1 Consortium to Upgrade Cable to 200Gbps

AAE-1 Consortium to Upgrade Cable to 200Gbps By Telecompaper October 31, 2018 Italian telecommunications infrastructure provider Retelit has announced that the management committee of the Asia Africa Europe-1 (AAE-1) submarine cable consortium has decided to double the network’s speed from 100Gbps to 200Gbps. The 25,000 km system – owned by a consortium of 19 global service [...]

2018-10-31T11:55:34-04:00October 31st, 2018|Categories: Technology & Upgrades|Tags: , , , , |

Airtel, Telecom Egypt Sign Submarine Cable Agreement

Airtel Signs Submarine Cable Agreement with Telecom Egypt By Telecomlead August 6, 2018 Indian telecom operator Bharti Airtel announced a submarine cable partnership with Telecom Egypt. Airtel will get IRUs (Indefeasible Right of Use) on Middle East North Africa Submarine Cable (MENA Cable) and TE North Cable Systems and will take large capacities on two [...]

2018-08-06T09:35:48-04:00August 6th, 2018|Categories: Current Systems|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Retelit Agrees To 1.1 Tbps On AAE-1 Submarine Cable

Retelit Press Release December 12, 2017 Milan, Italy - Retelit S.p.A. announces the signing today of a commercial agreement with an Asian leading international telecommunications player, for the sale over 20 years of 1.1 Tbps of capacity on the fiber optic submarine cable (AAE-1), the system that connects Europe to Asia, through Bari. With a [...]

2017-12-13T14:54:10-04:00December 13th, 2017|Categories: Current Systems|Tags: , |

PLDT to launch AAE-1 cable system by end-2017

By Telecompaper October 12, 2017 PLDT plans to open another international submarine cable link for the Philippines to three continents with the launch of the new Asia-Africa-Europe 1 Submarine Cable System (AAE-1) before the end of 2017. PLDT reports it is investing an initial PHP 500 million in the 25,000-kilometer international cable system through a [...]

2017-10-12T10:46:44-04:00October 12th, 2017|Categories: Current Systems|Tags: , |

VNPT To Launch AAE-1 Service In July

By Telecompaper July 7, 2017 Vietnamese operator VNPT has announced it has invested USD 12 million in the AAE-1 submarine cable and will receive a total capacity of 1.29Tbps. The operator says Vietnam’s international connectivity will be upgraded once VNPT’s internet service via the Asia-Africa-Europe-1 (AAE-1) is launched in July. The AAE-1 is a 23,000 [...]

2017-07-07T07:49:08-04:00July 7th, 2017|Categories: Current Systems|Tags: , |

Jio Launches Service On AAE-1

By Reliance Jio Infocomm Limited Press Release June 29, 2017 Mumbai, India - Reliance Jio Infocomm Ltd. (Jio), the largest 4G and mobile broadband digital services provider in India, announces the launch of the Asia-Africa-Europe (AAE-1) submarine cable system. AAE-1, the longest 100Gbps technology based submarine system, will stretch over 25,000 km from Marseille, France [...]

2017-06-30T01:18:40-04:00June 30th, 2017|Categories: Current Systems|Tags: , , |

AAE-1 Enters Service

By Retelit Press Release June 27, 2017 Milan, Italy – Retelit announces the commercial launch of AAE-1 submarine cable, the fiber optic system connecting Europe to Asia through Bari. The 25,000 km of submarine infrastructure extending from Europe to fa East, is now ready to satisfy bandwidth demand to and from Asia: with the launch [...]

2017-06-27T10:28:01-04:00June 27th, 2017|Categories: Current Systems|Tags: , |

HGC and OTEGLOBE Partner For Connectivity On AAE-1

By OTEGLOBE Press Release May 18, 2017 Hong Kong and Chicago, Illinois, USA - An agreement between OTE International Solutions S.A. (OTEGLOBE), the wholesale arm of OTE Group, and Hutchison Global Communications Limited (HGC), the fixed-line arm of Hutchison Telecommunications Hong Kong Holdings Limited, was signed on 15 May 2017 in Chicago, during the “International Telecoms [...]

2017-05-18T04:26:03-04:00May 18th, 2017|Categories: Future Systems|Tags: , , |