Japanese Firms Achieve Asia’s First Internet-exchange Interconnection using 400 Gigabit Ethernet

A joint team of Multifeed, IIJ and NTT Com has conducted a successful IX interconnection in Asia using 400 Gigabit Ethernet. This is a first of its kind experiment where a four times higher traffic bandwidth of commonly used 100 Gigabit Ethernet. NTT Com in a pressrelease stated that the demonstration has confirmed 400-gigabit Ethernet’s viability commercially in terms of…

Enel Open Fiber Brings FTTH to Mazara del Vallo

An agreement between the Mazara del Vallo Municipality and Enel Open Fiber has been signed to create a new ultra-broadband network for 15,000 subscribers. The digital future is ready to land in Mazara del Vallo. In fact, Open Fiber is about to build a telecommunications network entirely in optical fiber, a cutting-edge infrastructure capable of ensuring citizens and businesses access to…

Telxius Provides Landing and Colocation Services for Google’s Grace Hopper

Telxius, in a press release, revealed that they will provide the landing station and colocation services to Google’s undersea fiber optic cable Grace. Telxius is the leading neutral telecommunications infrastructure operator and has an extensive portfolio of towers and submarine cables. The cable will connect the US to Spain and the UK once completed in 2022. This new expanded collaboration…

COSMOTE Launches 5G in Greece

COSMOTE has launched commercial 5G networks in Athens, Thessaloniki, and other cities in Greece. The company said that in certain areas, the maximum network speeds exceed 1Gbps. The first video call via 5G network in the country took place at Maximos Mansion, between the Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis and the Minister of State and Digital Governance Kyriakos Pierrakakis, during their…