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Construction Commences for the Maud Street Landing Station

Construction of the landing station for the Sunshine Coast Submarine Fiber Optic Cable System in Maud Street is progressing. The Sunshine Coast City Council had allocated a fund of US$4.67million for the cable landing station, which is the major land-based facility. The project cost for the Sunshine Coast International Broadband Submarine Cable network is calculated at US$24.8million. The City Council…

ZTE Establishes ITU’s First Standard for Unidentified Network Threat Detection

Chinese telecom solutions provider, ZTE Corporation has initiated for an international standard for ‘Unidentified Network Threat Detection and Defense System. The press release published in the supplier’s site stated that they have established an international standard project for unidentified network threat detection and defense at the SG17 Plenary Meeting of Telecommunication Standardization Sector of International Telecommunications Union (ITU) in Geneva,…

Hyperoptic Appoints New Managing Director for Infrastructure Business 3

Hyperoptic Appoints New Managing Director for Infrastructure Business

UK’s broadband provider Hyperoptic has appointed new Managing Director and joins hands with others in its new executive team. Moray Falconer has been appointed as Managing Director, Infrastructure at Hyperoptic. Falconer joins Charles Davies, MD, ISP, and Pascal Koster, CTIO, and will report into its CEO, Dana Tobak, CBE. Different from conventional business strategies, Hyperoptic work directly with its partners…

Orange Inaugurates Kanawa Submarine Cable System 6

Orange Inaugurates Kanawa Submarine Cable System

France based Orange on 16th January 2019 inaugurated the submarine fiber optic cable system that is designed to strengthen the communication in French Guiana and the Antilles. Named as Kanawa submarine cable System, the fiber optic submarine cable system stretches 1,746 kilometers linking the French Guiana and Martinique. Kanawa Submarine fiber optic cable system is fully financed by the Orange…

Taiwan 5G Alliance-CHT Pilot Team Signs MoU with Korea 5G Forum 9

Taiwan 5G Alliance-CHT Pilot Team Signs MoU with Korea 5G Forum

The “Taiwan 5G Alliance – CHT Pilot Team” has signed a MoU with Korea 5G Forum to leverage each other’s strengths and Promote 5G Ecosystem. The CHT Pilot team is organized by CHT under the supervision of the Taiwanese Ministry of Economic Affairs. The MoU with Korea 5G Forum will establish a strategic partnership for 5G development and deployment. The…

Dawiyat Signs MoU with Zain for Fiber Service 13

Dawiyat Signs MoU with Zain for Fiber Service

Saudi Arabia’s newly formed fiber-optic broadband service provider Dawiyat has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Zain to deliver broadband services to the homes. The MoU was signed by CEO of Dawiyat Dr. Ahmed Sindi and Mr. Peter Kaliaropoulos, CEO of Zain Saudi Arabia, in the presence of CEO of SEC, Eng. Ziyad Al-Shiha. Dawiyat is one of the…

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SEZAD Signs MoU with OBC

Oman’s Special Economic Zone Authority of Duqm (SEZAD) and OBC (Oman Broadband Company), the broadband vehicle in Oman has signed a MoU to provide high-speed connectivity. The landmark deal for both firms has been inked by top officials in a signing ceremony on Tuesday, 26th December 2018. The agreement was signed by Yahya bin Said Al Jabri, SEZAD Chairman, and…

BT Plans Fibre Broadband to 2 Million Subscribers

UK’s telecom regulator Ofcom suggests the incumbent operator BT (British Telecom) to invest in a multibillion-pound network upgrade programme, including laying ultrafast fibre-optic broadband lines to around two million homes and businesses. Leading national newspapers have reported that BT is fighting its battle to keep its network division, Openreach. The chief executive of BT, Gavin Patterson is expected to announce…