Telefonica Launches IpT Peru

Telefonica Plans Large-scale Internet Expansion in Latin America by launching Internet Para Todos Peru (IpT Peru). Once successful in Peru, Telefonica will replicate the model in the rest of the Latin American and Caribbean countries. Telefonica in collaboration with Facebook, IDB Invest and CAF has created Internet para Todos Peru aiming to expand mobile internet connectivity in Latin America. IpT…

Airtel Builds the Largest Photonic Control Plane Networks in India

India’s leading telecommunication service provider, Airtel is deploying Ciena’s Coherent optical and intelligent software platforms to build one of the World’s Largest Photonic Control Plane networks in the country. Ciena solutions will help Airtel to accomplish optical transmission over the network spanning more than 130,000 kilometers connecting 4000 plus towns across India. The ultra-fast delivery data over 4G, 5G and…

FLY-LION III Lands in Mayotte

The consortium members of the FLY-LION III (Lower Indian Ocean Network) submarine cable system has completed the deployment of a new submarine fiber optic cable. The 400 km long new link owned by a consortium in which Orange is a partner, connects Moroni in Grande Comore and Mamoudzou in Mayotte. Apart from Orange, the consortium includes partners, Société Réunionnaise du…

Nokia Signs Deal with STC for 5G Solutions

Saudi Arabia’s incumbent telecommunication service provider, Saudi Telecom Company (STC) and Nokia have signed an agreement to develop a full 5G network in the country. Nokia will supply its full 5G portfolio to STC. In line with the global trend towards 5G, STC intends to deploy the latest high-speed wireless technology products in order to bring reforms to its telecommunication…