Cairo, 04 January 2021: Telecom Egypt, Egypt’s first integrated telecom operator and one of the largest subsea cables operators in the region, signed an agreement with Google to provide Google with the first of its kind layer three meshed solution on multiple Telecom Egypt’s redundant and resilient Egypt crossing network infrastructure. As part of the agreement, Google will also be provided capacity on Telecom Egypt’s Mediterranean submarine cable, TE North. The project is expected to go live in the first half of 2021.
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Leading pan-African telecoms group, Liquid Telecom, is activating 82 km of fibre in a cross-border network into Botswana. This implementation gives more people in Botswana access to Liquid Telecom’s footprint of more than 73,000km of Pan African fibre - and increased access to the global digital economy.
Colt Technology Services has announced that it provides connectivity to Oracle Cloud in Tokyo and Osaka for Fullenergy Limited, a Cloud Integrator that owns a group of engineers specialized for Oracle Cloud.
Dutch fixed and mobile operator KPN is to invest €3.5 billion by 2024 as it continues to pursue nationwide fiber roll outs. The three-year investment plan is part of the telco’s strategy to support digitalization in the Netherlands and is expected to bring revenue growth by the end of 2021.
PCCW Global is pleased to announce that its industry-leading global Internet access service is available on-demand via the award-winning Console Connect digital platform.
Orange Luxembourg has officially announced the launch of its 5G network. The telco has confirmed that the 5G network was launched and activated on 23 November.
PCCW Global, a leading international communications service provider, has announced a new collaboration with RingCentral, a leading provider of cloud-based unified communications, collaboration, and contact center solutions for global enterprises, to provide on-demand private network connections to RingCentral’s global unified communication services.
De Tune has selected Tata Communications as the backbone of its next-generation broadcast viewing experience for live events produced virtually anywhere across the world.
Philippines-based operator PLDT has announced that it aims to complete the migration of its fixed line subscriber base to fiber in 2021.
Dutch telecom operator T-Mobile Netherland has announced that its 5G network has achieved 90% coverage.