The Diriyah Gate Development Authority (DGDA) has signed an agreement with a joint venture between Integrated Telecom Company LLC (Salam) and Telecommunications Towers Company Ltd. (TAWAL) to provide telecommunications services to the first phase of the Diriyah project.
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Nokia is providing optical upgrades to Gulf Bridge International (GBI) to increase GBI’s international network capacity ahead of the World Cup, enabling high-speed connectivity between Doha, Qatar and Milan, Italy.
A memorandum of understanding (MOU) was agreed to between Saudi Arabia’s Communications, Space, and Technology Commission (CST) and the Water Regulator and will assist the parties' efforts in maximizing the benefit of water sector infrastructure to expand fiber optics coverage in the Kingdom.
NEC Corporation is driving expansion of “All Optical Networks” with the introduction of its SpectralWave WX Series – a lineup of open specifications-compliant, open optical transport products. Initially, four products will be released on October 1, 2022.
Oman Telecommunications Company (Omantel), Oman's first and leading integrated telecommunications services provider, announced the launch of a 400GbE DCI service utilizing Ciena's Data Center Interconnect solution. The service is designed to meet the rapidly rising connectivity demands of Omantel’s wholesale, cloud and content provider customers while delivering a superior customer experience through optimized performance.
Submarine cables are a main reason why we are connected today. In fact, they provide the connectivity that links almost all of the world’s data centers, where servers process the data that lets us experience the internet and its myriad of applications. As much as it is crucial, establishing a submarine cable is also very challenging.
To finally close the transaction with CK Hutchison in the UK, in accordance with the UK’s Competition and Markets Authority’s (CMA’s) regulatory approval, Cellnex Telecom has agreed on the disposal of approximately 1,100 sites with Wireless Infrastructure Group (WIG).
Saudi Arabia sealed a bilateral agreement with Greece to build a new data cable project that will connect Europe with Asia. The completion of the project is estimated by Q4 2025.
stc, in collaboration with Huawei, successfully completed the first global 1.2T/channel trial in its Dense Wavelength-Division Multiplexing (DWDM) optical network.
NEC Corporation has been contracted by Seren Juno Network, a company established by NTT Group, Mitsui and JA Mitsui Leasing (JAML) to build the JUNO trans-Pacific subsea fiber-optic cable that will provide the largest data capacity — maximum 350 Tbps — between the US and Japan.