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Capacity comes EASSy
15 Jan 2011

The East African Submarine System (EASSy) has announced plans to almost double its capacity during 2011, after only launching operations in July 2010.

Sprint selects vendors for upgrade
15 Jan 2011

Sprint has awarded contracts to Alcatel-Lucent, Ericsson and Samsung to implement new multimode technology aimed at upgrading its network across the US.

Avanti launches HYLAS 1 satellite
15 Jan 2011

Following three years of development, Avanti Communications Group has launched the HYLAS 1 satellite to provide broadband in rural areas across Europe.

France Telecom looks towards Iraq
15 Jan 2011

France Telecom is in talks to buy a minority stake in Iraq’s third largest operator Korek Telecom as part of its strategy to expand operations in the Middle East’s less penetrated markets.

Cable & Wireless takes stake in BTC
15 Jan 2011

Cable & Wireless Communications (CWC) will buy a 51% stake in state-owned Bahamas Telecommunications Company (BTC) for $210 million.

TeliaSonera launches 4G network in Finland
15 Jan 2011

TeliaSonera has launched its first commercial 4G services in Finland following a successful operational trial in Turku that has been running since June of last year.

GTS CE builds fibre link in Serbia
15 Jan 2011

Network and data centre operator GTS Central Europe has extended its reach in south east Europe by building a second fibre link into Serbia, and said it is now setting its sights on Slovenia.