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Telefónica to upgrade Sam-1 cable system through Infinera
18 Sep 2012

Telefónica International wholesale services (TIWS), part of Telefónica Global Solutions, has announced an international upgrade partnership to TIWS’ Sam-1 submarine cable network through Infinera’s suite of technologies.

LANautilus deploys Ciena’s 40G on submarine network
13 Sep 2012

Latin American Nautilus (LANautilus), Telecom Italia Sparkle’s wholesale operation in the Americas, has upgraded a 16,000km stretch of its submarine network, connecting Brazil, Argentina, Chile, Peru, Panama, Venezuela, and St. Croix, US Virgin Islands, with 40Gbps coherent technology.

Google to build Chile data centre
07 Sep 2012

Google has announced plans to build a $150 million data centre in Quilicura, Chile, the internet giant’s first in Latin America.

Argentinean government to launch 3G
06 Sep 2012

The Argentinean government is set to launch 3G in the telecoms market in a bid to boost competition due to the increasing proliferation of smartphones.