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Pakistan Experiencing Another Cable Fault

Pakistan Experiencing Second Cable Fault In A Week Internet services disrupted in Pakistan as undersea cable develops fault. The Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) said the international submarine cable system near Abu Talat, Egypt, developed the glitch on Wednesday. By The Hindu February 18, 2021 Internet services were hampered in Pakistan on Thursday as the country's [...]

Sea-Me-We-5 to Undergo Repairs This Week

Sea-Me-We-5 to Undergo Repairs This Week Internet users in Bangladesh may face slow connection early on Jan 31 due to repair work on the second submarine cable. By Bangladesh News 24 January 25, 2021 The repair work on the cable will continue for four hours from 2am, Bangladesh Submarine Cable Company Ltd said citing the [...]

2021-01-25T15:10:18-05:00January 25th, 2021|Categories: Cable Faults & Maintenance|Tags: , , , , , |

SEA-ME-WE 5 Upgrades With Ciena Geomesh Extreme

SEA-ME-WE 5 Upgrades With Ciena’s Geomesh Extreme SEA-ME-WE 5 Press Release September 16, 2019 Surges in 5G and video streaming services drive the need for network scalability, programmability and intelligence between Asia, the Middle East, and Western Europe HANOVER, Md. – Ciena (NYSE: CIEN) recently completed a significant upgrade to the SEA-ME-WE 5 (South East [...]

Sri Lanka Telecom Launches Xyntac Wholesale Brand

Sri Lanka Telecom Launches Xyntac Wholesale Brand By Telecompaper August 5, 2019 Sri Lanka Telecom (SLT) has introduced its ‘Xyntac’ wholesale brand. The Xyntac unit will provide voice and data services as well as digital services. Xyntac will operate as a global business unit of SLT. Xyntac will offer an IP backbone network and its [...]

China Mobile Launches Data Centre in Singapore

China Mobile International Launches 17,490 sqm Data Centre Facility in Singapore By Abigail Opiah, Data | Economy July 24, 2019 China Mobile International Limited (CMI) has officially launched its Singapore data centre, revealing that the facility was built and is fully owned by the company. The company revealed that the data centre connects directly to [...]

2019-07-24T10:58:07-04:00July 24th, 2019|Categories: Data Centers|Tags: , , , , , , , |

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: , , , , , , , , , , , |

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 [...]

SEA-ME-WE-5 Landing Station, Matara Inaugurated by President Sirisena

By Priyan De Silva, Daily News October 4, 2017 Sri Lanka Telecom’s SEA-ME-WE-5 Submarine Cable landing station at Browns Hill Matara was inaugurated by President Maithripala Sirisena on Monday evening. The President also digitally laid the foundation stone for the South Asia’s first state-of-the-art Submarine Cable Depot in Galle port which will be operated and [...]

2017-10-04T14:10:10-04:00October 4th, 2017|Categories: Current Systems|Tags: , |

Bangladesh’s First Submarine Cable To Remain Shut For 3 Days

By The Daily Star September 20, 2017 The country's first international submarine cable (SEA-ME-WE-4) connection will remain shut for three days from October 6 for the first time of the cable's 12-year history due to maintenance works under the Bay of Bengal, said a top official of the company. If the second cable, which was [...]

2017-09-21T07:58:54-04:00September 21st, 2017|Categories: Current Systems|Tags: , , |

SEA-ME-WE 5 Goes Live In Bangladesh On Sunday

By H. A. Halim, Dhaka Tribune September 7, 2017 Bangladesh will be connected to the long-awaited second submarine cable from September 10. Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina will inaugurate the SEA-ME-WE 5 from Ganabhaban on Sunday. Md Monwar Hossain, managing director of Bangladesh Submarine Cable Company Limited (BSCCL) told the Bangla Tribune that all necessary preparations [...]

2017-09-07T09:35:24-04:00September 7th, 2017|Categories: Current Systems|Tags: , , |