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OTEGLOBE Deploys Infinera ICE4 Technology

Athens-based OTEGLOBE has deployed Infinera’s industry-leading fourth-generation Infinite Capacity Engine (ICE4) technology to double the capacity on its international subsea network. The undersea telecommunication network connecting the Greece and Italy owned by OTEGLOBE will have double capacity using Infinera’s Infinite Capacity Engine. OTEGLOBE is a network backbone operator who offers telecommunication services to carriers, ISPs and business customers in Southern…

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Indonesia Announces Completion of East Palapa Ring Project

Indonesian Government authorities on Monday, 14 October 2019 announced the completion of its ambitious fiber optic project (Palapa Ring Project) to connect the under-developed regions of the country’s east, including the restive region of Papua.

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Ciena Upgrades SEA-ME-WE 5 Submarine Fiber Cable System

The networking systems, services and software company, Ciena announces the completion of a major upgrade to the submarine fiber optic cable system SEA-ME-WE 5. The upgrade will support enterprise data exchange, internet TV, and online gaming and results in a 100 percent active capacity increase of the cable. The work was completed ahead of schedule, which had enabled faster broadband access to users along the multi-regional data superhighway. 

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FiberStar Plans Ultra-Broadband Network in Indonesia

FiberStar has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Huawei at the Huawei ISP Summit Asia Pacific 2019 in Bali to build an Ultra-broadband fiber optic network in Indonesia. Both FiberStar and Huawei has agreed to further deepen cooperation in addition to building a high-speed optical fiber network. FiberStar plans to tap from the potential of Indonesia’s digital economy by…

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BT Deploys Nokia 7750 SR-s Platform

British Telecom (BT) is deploying Nokia’s 7750 Service Router (SR)-s platform to dramatically boost backbone network capacity in preparation for the continued rise in residential and mobile traffic driven by the traffic demands of FTTP and 5G. BT has become one of the first carriers in Europe to deploy Nokia 7750 SR-s platform as it increases capacity to handle massive…

Umniah and JEPCO signs for fiber optic company in Jordan

Umniah and JEPCO Set up New Fiber Company in Jordan

The Jordanian telecom Service provider Umniah and the Jordan Electric Power Company (JEPCO) will jointly form a new company for deploying fiber optic broadband in Jodan. Umniah, which is a Jordanian subsidiary of Bahrain-based Batelco will utilize the infrastructure owned by JEPCO to deliver high-speed broadband services over fiber optic cables. The partnership to set up a new company to…