Openreach, the United Kingdom's largest digital infrastructure firm, utilizes the VIAVI Optical Network Monitoring System (ONMSi) to accelerate its Full Fibre broadband deployment across the UK. This will further enhance the quality of its build and experience for local customers.
Wholesale and Capacity
Ooredoo Qatar has signed an agreement with global technology provider Cisco to further accelerate the adoption of Ooredoo Business EDGE, which serves organizations’ connectivity needs with enhanced control, security and value-added services.
Telecom Egypt, Egypt’s first integrated telecom operator and one of the largest subsea cable operators in the region, announces its plans to launch Hybrid African Ring Path (HARP) by 2023, a new subsea system that will outline the African continent, forming the shape of a harp. It will connect coastal and landlocked African countries to Europe through the company’s widespread terrestrial and subsea infrastructure. Through HARP, Telecom Egypt will offer a wide range of capacity solutions, up to dark fiber, based on a layer two and layer three architecture that can connect multiple points on the system to one another.
KKR, a leading global investment firm, announced it has entered into an agreement with Telefónica, a leading global telecommunications company, to establish Chile’s first open access wholesale fiber optics company with the mission to bring greater broadband access across Chile.
Cisco announced the completion of the acquisition of Acacia Communications, Inc after a majority of Acacia's shareholders approved the decision.
Adani Enterprises, the flagship company of the Adani Group, one of India’s largest multi-infrastructure organizations and EdgeConneX, a leading global data center operator with 50 facilities in 30 markets around the world, announced the establishment of a 50:50 joint venture.
A non-binding memorandum of understanding (MoU) has been signed between Al Moammar Information Systems Co. (MIS) and Abunayyan Holding Group to start a 50:50 joint venture (JV) to seek possibility of building and developing green data centers based on renewable energy in the Kingdom, according to regional news portal.
A number of contractors are bidding for the contract to design and install overhead fiber cables on electricity poles in designated areas of the country.
Like it or not, we are living in the world of big data. Everyone has begun to take notice of its usage so much that it has been dubbed as the “new oil.” With each additional hand-held device joining the connected world, there will be the generation of more data. However, the usefulness of the data is in the processing. This is where the data centers come in to support new types of workloads and users. They house computer systems and resources that facilitate the delivery of shared applications and data. Data centers are the backbone of organizations to store and secure their information.
Ocean Networks, Inc. (ONI) has launched its Caribbean Express (CX) Project, an 18-fiber pair submarine cable system linking Florida to Panama.