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Vodafone and Sumitomo Announce Strategic Alliance

Vodafone Group Plc (Vodafone) and Sumitomo Corporation (SC) jointly announced that they have entered into a strategic alliance to collaborate on international technology infrastructure and digital services projects, sharing knowledge and collaborating on new business opportunities in the 5G era.

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Prysmian Files Legal Proceedings for Patents’ Infringements Against Emtelle

Prysmian S.P.A, together with its subsidiary in the UK Prysmian Cables & Systems Limited, today announced to have commenced proceedings for patent infringement in the UK High Court against Emtelle UK Limited (“Emtelle”). Prysmian claims that Emtelle’s FibreFlow products infringe the UK designations of Prysmian’s European Patents EP(UK) 1,420,279 B1 and EP (UK) 1,668,392B1 (“the Patents”) for fibre optic cables….

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Orange Expands Pan-West African Network

At the AfricaTech Festival international trade fair, Orange and its subsidiaries announced the commissioning and commercial launch of Djoliba, the first pan-West African Network. This infrastructure is based on a terrestrial fiber optic network, coupled with undersea cables, offering secure connectivity abroad from West Africa. This investment aims to support the digital ecosystem and meets the growing needs for connectivity in the region.

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Telstra Launches Wavelength Services Based on 400G Technology

Telstra announced the successful commercial launch of wavelength services based on 400G technology provided by Ericsson and Ciena. This achievement significantly increases Telstra’s network capacity whilst reducing power consumption, footprint, and time to market for customers. With this upgrade Telstra is now able to deliver 400G wavelengths in its optical transmission network and between data centers, providing for enhanced customer…

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South Korean Airport Railroad Express Selects juniper MX Series Routers and EX Series Switches

South Korean Airport Railroad Express (AREX), a commuter railway connecting South Korea’s international airports to its capital city, has selected Juniper Networks’ solutions for its upgrade to a modern all-IP based communications network. AREX is South Korea’s first domestic railway to feature an all-IP based communications network that integrates wired and wireless networks, enabling efficient network deployment as well as…

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Nokia and Sri Lanka Telecom Deploy Fiber Optic Network

Sri Lanka Telecom PLC (SLT), one of the leading telecom service providers in Sri Lanka, will deploy a fiber-to-the-home (FTTH) network based on Nokia’s fiber technology. Supporting its accelerated fiber initiative, the deployment enables SLT to bring new, high-speed broadband services to more than 200,000 enterprise and residential users across the country.