Ooredoo Signs MoU with Sparkle

Qatar based Ooredoo Global Services (OGS) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Telecom Italia subsidiary company Sparkle to work together toward new telecommunication services. The partnership will lead the two telecom sector companies to work together to strengthen services in the voice, data, cloud, multimedia and digital spaces. “Ooredoo Global Services continues to expand its ecosystem of global partners…

Fire Accident in TE Connectivity’s Plant

An employee of TE Connectivity’s Culpeper manufacturing division suffered burns to his neck and hands in an attempt to extinguish the fire that caught in one of the units in the production campus. The fire accident happened on Friday during a roof remodeling work at the Culpeper manufacturing division in Virginia, the United States. There was some fire damage to…

Lubbock School District to Build Fiber Network

Lubbock Independent School District will deploy fiber optic network to connect campuses and offices. The school district looks to end its contract with AT&T after the Internet provider wanted to charge significantly more for the exact same services. By building its own fiber optic networks, the school district can lower its connectivity charges. The district had been paying roughly $330,000…

Liquid Sea Commences Submarine Fiber Cable Project

African fiber optic telecom Infrastructure provider, Liquid Telecom will build a new submarine fiber optic cable. The company had formed a new subsidiary division, named Liquid Sea, which is a wholly-owned by the parent Liquid Telecom to implement successful deployment of the project. Liquid Sea has started the project to build a new subsea cable linking Africa to the Middle…

OBC Targets 2020 for Full Broadband Connectivity

Oman Broadband Company (OBC) the special purpose vehicle dedicated to the deployment of broadband in the Sultanate of Oman for a full coverage of broadband networks by 2020. The entire country will be covered by broadband by 2020, using any means available depending on the landscape, Talib Al Rashdi, business relations manager at Oman Broadband said. OBC will cover the…

OFO Posts Decrease in its Quarterly Profits

Muscat based optical fiber & cable manufacturing and Engineering company, Oman Fiber Optic Co. (OFO) has posted a 148.35% decrease in its quarterly profits, local news media reports. Profits reached OMR 601,000 ($1.56 million) in the first quarter of 2016, compared to OMR 242,000 ($626,590) in the same quarter of 2015. OFO recovered its operations from a major fire disaster…