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AAE-1 selects Infinera to double system capacity

The Asia-Africa-Europe-1 Consortium (AAE-1) has completed a large upgrade with Infinera boosting capacity on its subsea network.

15h | Natalie Bannerman



10 SD-WAN Projects to watch

15 April 2020 | Natalie Bannerman


It might be flexible but is it secure?

15 April 2020 | Alan Burkitt-Gray


Six mobile people to watch

15 April 2020 | Abigail Opiah

Forthcoming Events

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Digital Infra Africa 2020

04-06 November 2020
Cape Town, South Africa


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Strengthen African telecoms to tackle Covid-19

27 April 2020 | Ahmed Mohamud Yuusuf

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Vodafone bets on messaging

15 April 2020 | Natalie Bannerman

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EllaLink: connecting Europe to Latin America

14 April 2020 | Sponsored Statement



Industry Expert Panel: Network Provider Growth In 2020 & Beyond

Executives operating major network providers, consultancies, and technology platforms will discuss the state of network buying and selling and predictions as to how the space will evolve against the backdrop of major trends over the next few years. You’ll hear from Grey Humphrey (Chief Revenue Officer at Segra), Brian Marinelli (Vice President of Product & Carrier Relations at Granite Telecommunications), Eric Handa (CEO of APTelecom) and Ben Edmond (CEO of Connected2Fiber) as they discuss: •Current challenges in network buying and selling and how to solve for them •Importance of digital transformation to organizational growth •How trends like 5G, SD-WAN, and others will impact growth over the next 2-3 years Speakers: • Grey Humphrey, Chief Revenue Officer at Segra • Brian Marinelli, Vice President of Product and Carrier Relations at Granite Telecommunications • Eric Handa, CEO at APTelecom • Ben Edmond, CEO at Connected2Fiber

9h | Grey Humphrey, Segra; Brian Marinelli, Granite Telecommunications; Eric Handa, APTelecom; Ben Edmond, Connected2Fiber


Enterprise networking just got easier. Want to know why?

17h | Mattias Fridström, Chief Evangelist at Telia Carrier


Protecting subsea during Covid-19

22 May 2020 | Keith Schofield, ICPC; Thomas Küpper, European Commission; Andrew van der Haar, Fibre Carrier Association; TBC, Aqua Comms


Best Practices For Architecting Robust BGP Routing Policies

21 May 2020 | Shawn Morris, VP - Systems, Applications, and Software, Global IP Network at NTT