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EXA Infrastructure, the largest dedicated digital infrastructure platform connecting Europe and North America, has appointed Nicholas Collins as Chief Commercial Officer.
Sparkle, the first international service provider in Italy and among the top global operators, and Atos, a global leader in digital transformation, today announce a three-year agreement to address the growing demand from clients in European and other adjacent countries for cloud services and solutions. The partnership aims to develop business opportunities endorsing the global presence and the specific competence area of each company.
Google is planning their “Firmina” USA to Argentina, Brazil and Uruguay submarine cable, and will have it land at Myrtle Beach South Carolina. In addition, the Confluence festoon submarine cable will have a landing point at Myrtle Beach
China Mobile International Limited (CMI), China Unicom Global (CUG) , Converge Information and Communications Technology Solutions, Inc. (Converge) and PPTEL SEA H2X Sdn. Bhd (PPTEL SEA-H2X), reaffirmed their partnership to construct and operate the South East Asia Hainan - Hong Kong Express Cable System (SEA-H2X), a new submarine cable system that will connect Hong Kong SAR China, Hainan China, Philippines, Thailand, East Malaysia and Singapore, with options to extend to Vietnam, Cambodia, West Malaysia and Indonesia. The parties to the SEA-H2X Project have appointed HMN Technologies Co., Limited (HMN Tech) to build the cable in a fully funded project which will greatly enhance intra-Asian connectivity. With the Construction and Maintenance Agreement (C&MA) and Supply Contract with HMN Tech being effective on March 4, 2022, the parties also announced that the Supply Contract has come into force.
In today’s connected world people expect to be “connected” even when they are on a ship for 3-4 weeks at a time. this includes looking at their Facebook and doing their facetime with their families.
Telstra launched the first direct subsea cable to connect Australia with the U.S. will be ready for service in July 2022. The Southern Cross NEXT cable (SX NEXT) will enhance connectivity between Australia and New Zealand and the U.S., with branching units to Fiji, Kiribati, and Tokelau. Telstra is a 25 percent shareholder of the Southern Cross Cables Network (SCCN), the owner of SX NEXT.
Verizon is bringing racing fans a whole new way to experience the Formula 1 Miami Grand Prix this weekend thanks to Verizon 5G Ultra-Wideband. With Verizon 5G Ultra-Wideband’s massive capacity, super-fast speeds and low latency, fans at the track can get closer to the racing action with 5G Multi-View and experience contactless shopping at the Hard Rock Stadium Express Shop. Plus, fans at the venue can transport themselves onto the Hard Rock Beach Club concert stage for various performances with the Hard Rock Beach Club Ultra Pass.
TeleGeography has published its new Submarine Cable Map and Africa Telecom Map for 2022, both sponsored by Telecom Egypt.
The blue bird has been set free. The month of April had a lot of twists and turns for the one-to-many messaging platform before finally falling into the hands of Elon Musk. "Twitter has extraordinary potential. I will unlock it," said the biggest billionaire at present.
Arelion announced general availability of its latest US East-to-West coast network project. The addition of the new Southwest route provides long-haul connectivity at multi-terabit scale for Dallas and El Paso to the West coast through Phoenix, Arizona; San Diego, California; and Los Angeles, California. This expansion completes the high-capacity system across the United States connecting previously announced deployments eastward from Dallas, Texas, via Nashville, Tennessee to Ashburn, Virginia.
Since 2016, Nokia has taken a series of steps to enhance CSP network enterprise operations, including re-architecting its software applications to make them fully cloud-native and deployable in any cloud environment, edge, public or private.
Telecom Review had the opportunity to conduct an exclusive interview with Börje Ekholm, president and CEO of Ericsson, to discuss further Ericsson’s vision of the future and what they consider key for progress, among other interesting insights.
Service Management & Orchestration evolves the service layer of traditional OSS using intent-based orchestration, standard models (e.g., YANG) and closed-loop control to fully automate services across hybrid domains. With a real-time, end-to-end view of the entire service and a single interface into the BSS layer, service providers can achieve a zero-touch operational model that is essential for new multivendor digital services, including highly dynamic 5G and IoT offerings.