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PCCW Extends Datacenter Solutions to TierPoint

Hong Kong-based HKT,’s international operating division, PCCW Global collaborates with Missouri based datacenter solutions provider, TierPoint to extend Console Connect’s data center footprint in the United States. Console Connect is owned by PCCW Global and offers software-defined interconnection platforms to datacenters. Worldwide, enterprises are migrating their applications and content to the cloud, where the storage management is done at different…

Prysmian Slatina Romania fiber optic plant in Europe

Prysmian Romania Plant Receives JAC Certification

Prysmian Group’s cable plant in Slatina, Romania has received certification from JAC (Joint Audit Cooperation)for its sustainability performance. A press release at the manufacturer’s site says that the award confirms its commitment to promoting Corporate Social Responsibilities. The award ceremony was held in Shenzhen, along with the 8th JAC Forum. JAC is an international association made up of the main…

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OTE Agrees to Sell Telekom Albania Hellenic

Telecommunications Organisation S.A. popularly known by its Greek initials OTE has entered into an agreement with Albania Telecom Invest to sell its whole shares in Telekom Albania Sh.A. (Telekom Albania). The share value is estimated at €50m. Deutsche Telekom is the largest shareholder of OTE. Albania Telecom Invest AD is a Bulgarian company controlled by two major shareholders; Mr. Spas…

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Telstra Starts Submarine Cable Infrastructure Restoration Service

Australian telecommunication service provider, Telstra announces a rapid restoration service for its submarine cable systems, together with its partners Ericsson and Ciena. The new restoration service will ensure continuous connectivity on its busiest subsea route connecting Australia with Asian countries. The new Restoration service comes from the vast and diversified experience in the provider’s submarine cable network in combination with…

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Openreach Selects Edinburgh for its FTTP Deployment

Scotland’s hilly capital, Edinburgh would be the first city to get wired with Fibre-to-the-Premise network by Openreach. UK’s fibre broadband provider, Openreach in a press release revealed its plan to select Edinburgh for the first place for its FTTP investment. When the Member of Scottish Parliament (MSP), Oliver Mundell visited the deployment sites of Openreach, the company officials revealed their…

Newly elected 5 member management team of International Telecommunications Union

ITU Inaugurates its New Management Team

The International Telecommunication Union (ITU), the United Nations specialized agency for information and communication technologies, inaugurated its new management team on 16 January 2019. A statement released by the Organization said that ITU has only one elected head to lead the team. The ITU Plenipotentiary Conference elects five top officials. Though the inauguration was held on 16th January, all the…