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SEACOM Offers Direct Connectivity from Kenya to Datacenters in South Africa

SEACOM has announced that it will now offer direct connections from its East Africa network to public cloud networks and datacenters located in South Africa. SEACOM’s customers in Kenya will get benefit from this offer. The launch of Microsoft’s enterprise-grade datacenters in Johannesburg and Cape Town has enabled SEACOM to offer direct connectivity. SEACOM’s offering, available to business customers, will…

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Asian Countries Lead the FTTH-FTTB Global Ranking

Asian countries lead the FTTH/B Global Ranking chart published by the Market Analysis Group, IDATE. IDATE on March 14 presented it’s recently updated the global ranking list of countries that have the optical fibers connected to the home (FTTH) or to the building (FTTB). IDATE publishes its findings for FTTH Council Europe and this year during the 16th FTTH Conference…

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Sparkle Expands Reach in Colombia with a New PoP in Bogota

Telecom Italia’s global operations wing, SPARKLE had expanded its fiber optic networks in Bogota, Colombia. The new PoP provides high-speed internet connectivity and confirms Sparkle as one of the main providers in the Americas and first global Tier-1 backbone in Latam. Sparkle is the first international service provider in Italy and is one of the top ten global operators. Sparkle…

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ZTE Expands European Presence Through Netgem

China-based communication solutions provider, ZTE and Netgem Sign Strategic Partnership to Address the European Fiber Market. ZTE provides telecommunications, enterprise and consumer technology solutions for the Mobile Internet, while Netgem is the publisher of Diamond, a cloud-based software suite for entertainment and connected home services, and a provider of end-to-end solutions for the telecommunications market. ZTE and Netgem announced that…

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Huawei Releases QuickODN in FTTH Conference

Huawei officially released the QuickODN solution for the 10G PON era during the 16th FTTH Conference (Europe) held in Amsterdam, The Netherlands. QuickODN features efficient planning, quick deployment, and digital operation and maintenance (O&M) capabilities and the solution helps operators build 10G PON infrastructure networks and pave the highways for transmitting multiple services, thereby realizing an upward business spiral for…

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Nokia Upgrades PTCL Fiber Networks to 100G in Pakistan

Pakistan Telecommunication Company Limited’s (PTCL) network has been upgraded to enable transmission of 100G which would eventually benefit all of its subscribers nationwide with high-speed connectivity. The optical networks have been upgraded by Nokia Photonic Service Engine Chipset. In order to enhance the capacity and speed of PTCL’s optical network for both domestic and international traffic, Nokia has deployed 100G…