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Inside the MainOne Cote D’Ivoire DC and CLS

In 2018, West Africa’s leading connectivity and data centre service provider, MainOne announced plans to boost the digital transformation of the Francophone region with an initial investment of $20m on cable landing and data centre projects in Cote D’Ivoire within the next 24 months.

UAE Tier 3 Data Center Project Announced

EVOTEQ and Khazna are collaborating with a view to jointly develop Sharjah's first Tier 3 data centre. The data centre will enable faster and more efficient digital transformation of Sharjah, and its development into a smart city.

Eastern Light Projects Progressing

Eastern Light is a Swedish dark fiber infrastructure developer looking to build a network of unrepeatered submarine cables throughout the Nordic region. 

DE-CIX Lisbon Achieves First Milestones

DE-CIX Lisbon finds itself in an excellent position just half a year after its inception in April. More than 20 customers have chosen the Portuguese capital as their peering entry door to the DE-CIX interconnection ecosystem.

Oracle Launches New Gen 2 Cloud Region in India

Oracle announced the launch of India’s first Gen 2 Cloud datacenter in Mumbai, with plans to have 20 more regions live by end of 2020, including a second one in Hyderabad.

Philippines ICT Investments Reach All-Time High

The information and communications technology (ICT) sector surged to the top of the Board of Investments (BOI) approvals with an outstanding increase to P308.8 billion from P340 million last year.

Voters Approve Bond for Alaskan Submarine Cable

Voters in Ketchikan, Alaska, have approved a bond issue that will help fund an international submarine cable linking Ketchikan with Prince Rupert, British Columbia, Canada. 

GBI Launches Its Experience 2022 Strategy

Gulf Bridge International (GBI), a high-performance low-latency global connectivity provider and submarine cable operator, has launched its Experience 2022 strategy to accelerate the delivery of optimised digital experiences for its partners, customers and end users.

Governments Interested in Chilean Transpacific Cable

One of the most anticipated upcoming projects is the transpacific Puerta Digital Asia-South America that will run from Chile to points to be determined in Asia.  The Chilean government has been strongly supporting the project and has been making efforts to bring other governments in as well. 

Tekmar Group Makes 3rd Acquisition with Pipeshield

Tekmar Group plc, a market-leading technology provider of subsea protection systems is pleased to announce that it has signed a sale and purchase agreement for the acquisition of Pipeshield® International ltd from its founder Steven Howlett.

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