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Zain Global Connect (ZGC) is connecting the Middle East with Europe through the Jeddah, Saudi Arabia to Marseille, France (J2M) submarine cable system. The investment marks ZGC’s first subsea cable ownership, in a portion of the state-of-the-art Pakistan and East Africa Connecting Europe (PEACE) cable system.

Read more: PCCW Global, Zain collaborate in connecting Middle East with Europe

The integration of Intelsat’s FlexEnterprise global connectivity fabric with PCCW Global’s Console Connect Software-Defined Interconnection platform enables organizations to deliver enterprise connectivity to locations around the globe while leveraging an easy-to-use platform underpinned by one of the world’s largest private MPLS networks.

Read more: Intelsat, PCCW Global to deliver enterprise connectivity worldwide

Google’s Equiano subsea cable has arrived in Lomé, Togo, marking the cable’s first stop along Africa’s Atlantic coast. The subsea cable is expected to result in faster internet speeds, improved user experience, and lower internet prices in Togo.

Read more: Google’s subsea cable lands in Togo, can offer 20x network capacity

A significant deployment on the PEACE cable system between Marseille, Cyprus and Abu Talat has been completed. Utilizing Infinera’s ICE technology, PCCW Global now offers network operators the ability to significantly increase capacity per fiber pair on these critical Middle East and Mediterranean fiber routes.

Read more: PCCW Global delivers PEACE cable capacity upgrade with Infinera

PCCW Global and PEACE Cable International Network Co. Ltd., have announced the completion of the PEACE cable system’s PEACE-MED Mediterranean section, which is now ready to provide a range of high-speed and low-latency connectivity services for international customers.

Read more: First completed section of the PEACE cable project now fully functional

Etihad Etisalat Company (Mobily) announces its participation in the Southeast Asia – Middle East – Western Europe 6 (SEA-ME-WE 6) consortium that would build a 19,200 km-long new undersea cable system connecting the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia with ten other countries.

Read more: Mobily invests in building new 19,200 km-long submarine cable

Gulf Bridge International (GBI) has deployed Infinera’s industry-leading Infinite Capacity Engine (ICE) technology to increase capacity on GBI’s smart network. This has enabled GBI to launch new initiatives like its Capacity Protection Program and prepare for major events like the World Cup scheduled to take place in Qatar later this year.

Read more: GBI deploys Infinera’s ICE technology for increased capacity

Barcelona, 2 March 2022: Telecom Egypt, Egypt’s first integrated telecom operator and one of the largest subsea cables operators in the region, and AFR-IX Telecom, a Barcelona-based infrastructure and telecom operator, signed a landing party agreement for the landing of the largest Mediterranean submarine cable system, Medusa, in Egypt. The agreement was signed during the Mobile World Congress 2022 in Barcelona by the Managing Director and CEO of Telecom Egypt, Mr. Adel Hamed and Norman Albi, CEO of AFR-IX Telecom and Medusa.

Read more: AFR-IX telecom signs landing party agreement with Telecom Egypt for Medusa submarine cable

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