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BRUSA on track for 2018 launch
27 Mar 2017

Telxius’s BRUSA cable, that will connect Rio de Janeiro in Brazil with Virginia Beach in the USA, is on track for launch next year.

ITC and Rapid Telecom seal strategic partnership
08 Mar 2017

Integrated Telecom Company (ITC) has officially signed a strategic collaboration agreement with Rapid Telecom, a licensed Bahraini telecommunications and information services company.

Avelacom, Expand Executive Search sign deal
08 Mar 2017

Avelacom has signed a deal at Capacity Middle East with Expand Executive Search, which will see the latter support the Russian low-latency network operator boost its ranks.

Dubai’s UAE-IX to upgrade to DE-CIX Apollon platform
08 Mar 2017

The UAE-based UAE-IX Internet Exchange, managed by datamena in partnership with DE-CIX, has announced today that it will upgrade to the powerful DE-CIX Apollon technology platform as the foundation for its regional infrastructure in the United Arabian Emirates - in the near future.

TTI's Mehmet Toros: Growing partnerships and enhancing cooperation
08 Mar 2017

Mehmet Toros took over as CEO of Türk Telekom International (TTI) Group from Cengiz Oztelcan in November 2016, who left after four years in the role. Jason McGee-Abe interviewed him for Capacity about his first few months in the role and TTI’s strategic priorities in 2017.

Zain and Rapid Telecom sign strategic partnership agreement
08 Mar 2017

Zain Bahrain, a leading telecoms service provider in the Kingdom of Bahrain, officially signed a strategic partnership agreement with Rapid Telecom, a licensed Bahraini telecommunications and information services company.

TIGER cable system and Rapid Telecom sign strategic partnership agreement
08 Mar 2017

TIGER cable system, a consortium formed to operate an international terrestrial cable system from the Arabian Gulf to Europe via Iraq and Turkey, officially signed a strategic partnership agreement with Rapid Telecom, a licensed Bahraini telecommunications and information services company.

GBI appoints Mohamed Saro as CCO
07 Mar 2017

Gulf Bridge International (GBI), a global cloud, connectivity and content enabler, has strengthened its leadership team by announcing the appointment of Mohamed Saro as chief commercial officer.

Roadmap: The future of Iran’s telecoms market
07 Mar 2017

The Iranian government has set out clearer obligations for the Ministry of Information and Communications Technology (MICT) as part of a five-year social and economic development plan. Welcome news for the wholesale market, which is looking for clearer regulation after the relaxation of sanctions.

Retelit, BICS launch new premium route to Europe through Italy for AAE-1
07 Mar 2017

Infrastructure and data services provider Retelit and BICS, a global international communications enabler, have announced an innovative joint connectivity solution that will bridge Europe, via Bari in Italy, to Singapore and Hong Kong through the AAE-1 subsea cable system.

Rapid Telecom to acquire GCCIX cable system
07 Mar 2017

Rapid Telecom, a licensed Bahraini telecommunications and information services company, has today announced it is in the process of acquiring GCCIX cable system.

du selects GENBAND for SBC VNF deployment
06 Mar 2017

UAE operator du has become the first Middle East provider to enable seamless connectivity between disparate communications networks in the region after partnering with GENBAND.

Digicel exec re-elected as CANTO chairman
07 Feb 2017

Julian Wilkins, government relations and public affairs director at Digicel Group, has been re-elected as chairman of the Caribbean Association of National Telecommunications (CANTO).

NJFX announces new strategic location
01 Feb 2017

The New Jersey Fiber Exchange (NJFX) has announced a new strategic location just steps away from its subsea cable landing station campus.