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Confluence received an investment required to complete the development and construction of its Confluence-1 subsea cable system. The funding is given by MasTec Inc., a US-based infrastructure construction company, upon buying an equity interest in the company.
Read more: First Subsea Cable System on the US East Coast Gains Funding

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.

Read more: PCCW Global Enhances Global Network

Telia Carrier has extended its partnership with MDC Data Centers (Formerly McAllen Data Center) launching a new Point of Presence (PoP) at MDC’s El Paso facility. The new PoP in El Paso provides scalable multi-terabit capacity and connectivity, enhancing the local availability of high-speed IP Transit, Cloud Connect, Ethernet and IPX services for operators, content providers and enterprises alike.
Read more: Telia Carrier Enhances Network in El Paso

Telia Carrier announced today the launch of a new Point-of-Presence at Telxius’ interconnection rich Derio Communications Hub located near Bilbao, Spain. The agreement enhances Telia Carrier’s fiber backbone and connectivity for customers seeking gateway access to a completely new and diverse path from the Americas to Europe with low latency and high capacity between the two continents.
Read more: Telia Carrier and Telxius Expand Global Connectivity form Europe to USA

When APTelecom was founded back in 2009, their very first piece of business was a 10Gb subsea circuit from Jakarta to Singapore. A simplistic arbitrage lease deal which created an opportunity for them to enter the submarine cable consulting market on their own terms. That deal was quickly followed by a succession of similar deals. In parallel, given that their core competency is capacity sales, both pre RFS and in-service systems, APTelecom quickly established a niche for itself in the pre-sales and post sales market for system developers and have been delivering pre-sales for clients ever since.  At one point they even had a voice business and was fairly successfully (800 overseas termination) yet eventually divested this in early 2013 to focus on the growth of data movement sales.

Read more: From 2.5Gb to Fiber Sales, Data Centers, and Beyond

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