Core routers lead the 400GE ultra-high-speed era
19 November 2018 | Sponsored Content: Huawei
We are entering a golden age of services. Traffic on the backbone network continues to grow dramatically due to services such as 4K, VR/AR, cloud computing, and Internet of Things (IoT).
LeoSat set to launch MPLS network in space after FCC approval
16 November 2018 | Jason McGee-Abe
The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has approved LeoSat's new low earth orbit satellite constellation, which will provide the first backbone in space specifically designed for global business
OPIC gives $100m backing to Africell to boost Connect Africa initiative
14 November 2018 | Jason McGee-Abe
PICTURE: (Seated left to right) Worku Gachou, MD for Africa at OPIC, and Ian Paterson, Africell CIO. (Standing left to right) Frank Dunlevy, OPIC counselor to the President, and Steve Dowd, US Executive Director for AFDB
GBI names Cengiz Oztelcan as new CEO
13 November 2018 | James Pearce
Gulf Bridge International (GBI) has named former Linxa and TTI executive Cengiz Oztelcan as its new chief executive officer, assuming responsibilities for the role immediately.
Fired: Amos Genish is out from TIM, despite weekend denials
13 November 2018 | Alan Burkitt-Gray
TIM fired Amos Genish, its CEO of 14 months, this morning and is looking to appoint a replacement by the weekend
GBI, Vodafone Qatar sign new international connectivity agreement
12 November 2018 | Jason McGee-Abe
Gulf Bridge International (GBI) has signed a new long-term agreement with Vodafone Qatar that will provide the telco with IP transit service, International SDH and Global Ethernet from Qatar to Europe and Asia.
Sparkle revenues fall and TIM talks to Open Fiber about collaboration
09 November 2018 | Alan Burkitt-Gray
Sparkle’s revenues fell by 7.6% in the first three quarters of the year, according to today’s results from TIM.
CenturyLink CTO Aamir Hussain to step down
07 November 2018 | Natalie Bannerman
Aamir Hussain, chief technology officer at CenturyLink, is rumoured to be stepping down from his role.
US ‘one of most costly Western nations for broadband’
06 November 2018 | Alan Burkitt-Gray
Fixed broadband customers in Ukraine pay an average of $5 a month, while Americans pay 14 times that – making the US one of the most expensive places in the world for fast internet service.
Impact Telecom names Patrick Reilly as vice president of carrier services
05 November 2018 | Natalie Bannerman
Impact Telecom, a full-service telecoms company, has appointed Patrick Reilly as its vice president of carrier services.
Axiata names Ghazzali Khalid as its new chairman
02 November 2018 | Natalie Bannerman
Axiata Group Berhad (Axiata) has appointed Ghazzali Sheikh Abdul Khalid, its interim chairman, as its new permanent chairman, effective immediately.
ITU re-elects Zhao and picks first woman leader to head development bureau
02 November 2018 | Alan Burkitt-Gray
Virtually all member countries of the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) have voted for Houlin Zhao of China to continue as secretary-general for a second – and final – four-year term.