DC BLOX has initiated construction of its Greenville-Spartanburg, South Carolina data center. The data center, designed to Uptime Institute’s Tier III standards, will be the first-of-its-kind multi-tenant data center in South Carolina. The facility will be capable of protecting Controlled Unclassified Information (CUI), providing enterprises and government entities throughout South Carolina access to a highly efficient, secure and interconnected data center - for the first time in this market. With an initial capacity of 1MW of critical IT load, the first phase of DC BLOX’s new Greenville data center is set to be completed by the third quarter of 2021.
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The $187 million funding is led by Post Road Group and Bain Capital Credit to accelerate DC BLOX’s enterprise and cloud data center deployments in new markets.
GeoLinks, a telecommunications company in California, announced its acquisition of 208 Local Multipoint Distribution Service (LMDS) band spectrum licenses from Verizon, covering markets across the United States.
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Omnispace and Lockheed Martin have entered into a strategic interest agreement to explore develop 5G capability from space.
PCCW Global, in collaboration with Naitel, a licensed telecommunications service provider in the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan, have enhanced Middle Eastern international connectivity and expanded the region’s network reach by extending PCCW Global’s growing global Tier 1 network coverage via a new IP node in Aqaba, Jordan.
The first truly open access submarine cable to directly connect India to Singapore, with branches to Thailand, Indonesia and Oman continues to hit its milestones remaining firmly on track for a 2023 delivery.