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Mobily Strengthens Digitalization and IoT Drive with Ericsson

Ericsson will provide End-to end-solutions that will support the Saudi Arabian telecommunications service provider Mobily as it accelerates its drive to digitalize the Kingdom’s business, industry, and society. A December 30, 2019 agreement, signed at Mobily’s Riyadh headquarters, covers the deployment of Ericsson products and solutions spanning transport, core, charging and billing and radio access – including 5G products from…

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Orange Has a New Office for MEA Market

Orange has inaugurated its new office for the Middle East and Africa market, the Orange Middle East and Africa operational head office in Morocco. The new headquarters is located in Casablanca Finance City Tower (CFC) in the heart of Casablanca.

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Sparkle Expands to Nigerian Market

Sparkle, the first international service provider in Italy and among the top ten global operators, announces the expansion of its African backbone in the Nigerian market with a new Point of Presence (PoP) in Lagos, Nigeria.

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First Phase of Fiber Build Completes in New Zealand

In a remarkable achievement, New Zealand’s incumbent telecom provider, Chorus has completed the first phase of its fiber build to cover 28 towns and cities on time and with the allocated budget. The project took nine years for completion. Chorus could successfully complete the project as per plans. New Zealand’s Communications Minister Kris Faafoi joined the event to mark the…

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Liquid Telecom Deploys Terrestrial Fiber Link to Connect East and West African Countries

Liquid Telecom has launched the fastest direct terrestrial fiber link connecting East and West African countries. This breakthrough coast-to-coast digital corridor follows the completion of Liquid Telecom’s new high-capacity fiber link running 2,600-kilometre (km) across the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). Africa was in need of a direct east to west telecommunications backbone. Liquid Telecom has achieved what African states…

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Orange Plans New West Africa Backbone Network

Orange has unveiled plans to build a new international backbone network to connect many West African countries at the AfricaCom international congress currently taking place in Cape Town. As per the plan, Orange’s new infrastructure will be built around a terrestrial fiber optic network coupled with submarine cables and will benefit from centralized supervision. This multi-regional West African network will…