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Regional Systems: Why They Matter More Than You Might Think

Regional Systems: Why They Matter More Than You Might Think By Hans Christian Nilsen July 20, 2020 North of the Arctic Circle. Where the sun never sets during summer and never rises at winter. Where you, if lucky, can spot the majestic Northern Lights coloring the sky with its hypnotic green light. Here in the [...]

2020-07-21T12:25:09-04:00July 21st, 2020|Categories: Magazine|Tags: , , , , |

The North Atlantic Loop

The North Atlantic Loop By Chris Bayly July 20, 2020 Aqua Comms, the independent carriers’ carrier and the owner-operator of five subsea cables will be launching its North Atlantic Loop in the second half of 2020. The North Atlantic Loop will comprise of two major Trans-Atlantic cables and three regional cables to bring to the [...]

Regional Systems or a Network? A Look at the Americas

Regional Systems or a Network? A Look at the Americas By Andy Bax July 20, 2020 Ask anyone from the telecom sector in this part of the world and they will tell you “the Americas are different”, and they would be right, especially in the wholesale market. Fiercely competitive and until relatively recently one of [...]

2020-07-21T07:18:07-04:00July 21st, 2020|Categories: Magazine|Tags: , , , , , , |

7 Questions With Pamela Gidi Masías

7 Questions With Pamela Gidi Masías By SubTel Forum July 20, 2020 Talking Industry Trends with Chile's Vice-Minister of Telecommunications 1. What is SUBTEL's mission and vision? The Vice-Ministry of Telecommunications from Chile (SUBTEL) works towards promoting and developing telecommunications as an engine for economic and social development. Over the years, since market liberalization, SUBTEL [...]

2020-07-21T06:46:20-04:00July 21st, 2020|Categories: Magazine|Tags: , , , , , |

SubTel Forum Magazine #113 – Regional Systems OUT NOW!

SubTel Forum Magazine #113 - Regional Systems OUT NOW! SubTel Forum Press Release July 20, 2020 The 2020 Regional Systems Edition of SubTel Forum Magazine is out now! READ ISSUE NOW What's Inside: Articles from more than 20 industry thought leaders and magnates discussing the importance and continued relevance of regional submarine systems [...]

2020-07-20T10:16:26-04:00July 20th, 2020|Categories: SubTel Forum|Tags: , , , , , |

Carl Grivner Appointed CEO of Global Cloud Xchange

Carl Grivner Appointed Chief Executive Officer of Global Cloud Xchange Global Cloud Xchange Press Release July 15, 2020 LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Global Cloud Xchange (GCX), a leading provider of global next-generation networks, today announced that the company's Board of Directors has appointed Carl Grivner as Chief Executive Officer, effective 10 July 2020. Mr. Grivner brings over 25 [...]

2020-07-15T10:27:34-04:00July 15th, 2020|Categories: State of the Industry|Tags: , , , |

Google Announces $10bn India Investment

Google Announces $10bn Investment Fund to Digitize India By Alex Alley, Data Centre Dynamics July 14, 2020 Google and Alphabet's CEO Sundar Pichai announced the 'Google for India Digitization Fund,' worth $10bn. The funds will be invested over the next five to seven years. Googlization Fund Pichai announced the fund in a video message as [...]

2020-07-14T14:15:15-04:00July 14th, 2020|Categories: State of the Industry|Tags: , , , , |

GÉANT Awards Infinera Contract to Deploy 600G

GÉANT Awards Infinera Contract to Deploy 600G Transmission Technology to Interconnect Pan-European Research and Education Community Infinera Press Release July 14, 2020 Sunnyvale, Calif. – Infinera (NASDAQ: INFN) announced today that GÉANT, Europe’s leading collaboration on network and related infrastructure and services for research and education, selected Infinera’s industry-leading 600G transmission technology for its next-generation pan-European [...]

2020-07-14T10:24:55-04:00July 14th, 2020|Categories: Technology & Upgrades|Tags: , , , , |

Facebook to Deliver Over $200B in Economic Benefits

Facebook Connectivity Investments to Deliver Over $200 Billion in Economic Benefits By Robert Pepper, Facebook July 6, 2020 The importance of reliable, affordable internet connectivity has become more apparent to many people adapting to new ways of life during the coronavirus pandemic. Yet, 3.5 billion people around the world remain unconnected to the internet. Closing [...]

Seaborn Charts Course After Emergence from Chapter 11

Seaborn Charts Course After Successful Emergence from Chapter 11 Seaborn Networks Press Release July 8, 2020 Boston, MA – Following its successful emergence from Chapter 11, leading subsea cable systems operator Seaborn, today announced the appointments of board members Pete Hayes and Don Shassian, as Interim CEO and Interim CFO, respectively. "We are excited about [...]

2020-07-09T11:20:15-04:00July 9th, 2020|Categories: State of the Industry|Tags: , , , , |