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Building Africa’s Hyperscale Infrastructure

Building Africa’s Hyperscale Infrastructure By Chris Wood May 18, 2020 Africa is the world’s second largest and second most populous continent, and is in many regards the one most primed for ICT growth: according to the latest (March 2020) internet usage figures from Internet World Stats[1], only 39.3% of Africa’s estimated 1.34 billion population currently [...]

2020-05-19T06:15:46-04:00May 19th, 2020|Categories: Magazine|Tags: , , , , , , |

A Global Crisis: Showcasing Dependence on Submarine Cable Infrastructure

A Global Crisis: Showcasing Dependence on Submarine Cable Infrastructure By Henry Lancaster May 18, 2020 The spread of the contagious SARS-CoV-2 virus, which causes the illness COVID-19, has led to a range of physical distancing measures and lockdowns. In turn this has resulted in many millions of people being required to work from home. Compounded [...]

Managing Underutilized Submarine Cable Assets

Managing Underutilized Assets: Embarking on a Path of Seeking Out Project-based Opportunities By Chris de Josselin March 16, 2020 The StrataNet business continues to evolve in line with its strategy plan to become the Global Telecom Infrastructure Company of the future. StrataNet’s strategy of acquiring distressed subsea assets from those carriers streamlining their international business [...]

2020-03-24T17:08:23-04:00March 17th, 2020|Categories: Magazine, State of the Industry|Tags: , , , |

Subsea Cable Sector Needs a New Financing Model

Subsea Cable Sector Needs a New Financing Model: How a New Funding Approach Could Release Vital Capital By Steve Scott March 16, 2020 A boom in world-wide data traffic has sparked the biggest construction boom in subsea cable for two decades, with a string of new multi-million dollar high-speed data highways lighting up the seabed [...]

Telefonica Considering Split of Submarine Cables From Telxius

Telefonica Considering Split of Submarine Cables From Telxius - Report By Telecompaper March 6, 2020 Telefonica is planning to split its submarine cables business from the rest of its infrastructure subsidiary Telxius, according to unnamed sources cited by Bloomberg and subsequently reported by El Economista. The company is in the process of discussing the move [...]

2020-03-19T21:24:22-04:00March 9th, 2020|Categories: State of the Industry|Tags: , , , , , |

The Carrier Guide to 2020

The Carrier Guide to 2020: Traffic, Technology and Unsung Heroes By Mattias Fridström January 19, 2020 According to the Chinese calendar, 2020 will be the Year of the Rat. And while this may seem as if this year is doomed to be full of dark, damp, rat-like times, the rat actually ranks first on the [...]

Philippines’ ICT Sector Investments Reach All-Time High

The Philippines’ ICT Sector Investments Reach All-Time High By Teresa Umali October 8, 2019 The Information and Communications Technology (ICT) sector became the top investment contributor in the Philippines with an outstanding increase from PHP 340 million (US$ 6.6 million) last year to PHP 308.8 billion (US$ 6 billion). According to a recent press release, [...]

2019-10-09T10:15:05-04:00October 9th, 2019|Categories: State of the Industry|Tags: , , , , |

Ireland: The Regional Communication Infrastructure Approach Needs to be an International One

Ireland: The Regional Communication Infrastructure Approach Needs to be an International One Derek Cassidy By Derek Cassidy July 22, 2019 There was a time when Ireland was at the centre or hub of international communications. Its international connectivity managed by international and state companies alike, the multiple submarine cable stations along its coast [...]

2019-07-23T10:22:01-04:00July 23rd, 2019|Categories: Magazine, State of the Industry|Tags: , , , |

CAT Tasked With Expanding Thailand Internet Infrastructure

CAT Tasked With Expanding Thailand Internet Infrastructure Data server By Jirapan Boonnoon, The Nation June 24, 2019 The Digital Economy and Society (DE) Ministry has disbursed Bt5 billion for the upgrade and development of Thailand’s internet infrastructure towards helping the country achieve its goal of becoming the digital hub of Asean. Atcharin Phatthanaphanchai, [...]

Airtel to Float Independent Fibre Infrastructure Company

Airtel to Float Independent Fibre Infrastructure Company By Aroon Deep, Medianama August 20, 2018 Airtel is replicating its strategy for tower infrastructure with fibre by creating a separate B2B company to develop optical fibre cable infrastructure and lease it out to other telcos, the Economic Times reports. The new entity will fill Telesonic Networks Ltd, [...]

2018-08-21T11:14:06-04:00August 21st, 2018|Categories: State of the Industry|Tags: , , , |