Optical communication

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…

Telekom Albania office having flags of Deutsche Telekom's Symbol T on side

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…

optical fiber

Vodafone and Wind Partners to Build Fiber Network in Greece

Leading telecom operators Vodafone and Wind in Greece have reached an agreement to build fiber optic network for mutual benefit. The telecommunication companies on Monday announced their agreement to cooperate in planning and operating next-generation networks (NGNs), aiming to put pressure on the government, as well as dominant market player OTE telecom, which is building its own fiber network on…