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: , , , , , , , , , |

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: , , |

Disruption To Inland Link Delays Launch Of SEA-ME-WE 5 In Bangladesh

By Muhammad Zahidul Islam, The Daily Star July 28, 2017 Bangladesh is being deprived of the benefits of its second undersea cable connection, established at a cost of Tk 660 crore, because of the authority's failure to establish an uninterrupted inland link. The country got connected to the submarine cable system called South East Asia-Middle East-Western [...]

2017-07-28T15:41:12-04:00July 28th, 2017|Categories: Current Systems|Tags: , |

Türk Telekom International and Telin Sign SEA-ME-WE 5 Capacity Agreement

By Türk Telekom Press Release May 15, 2017 Chicago, Illinois, USA - Türk Telekom International (TTI),a leading telecommunication operator across Central & Eastern Europe, Turkey, Caucasus, and the Middle East and PT Telekomunikasi Indonesia International (Telin)signed a SEA-ME-WE 5 Capacity Exchange Agreement to explore joint business opportunities and geographic synergies between two leading telecommunications companies. This [...]

2017-05-18T04:19:15-04:00May 18th, 2017|Categories: Current Systems|Tags: , , |