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Tata, BIX Join Forces on OTN Network for Bahrain

Tata Communications and Bahrain Internet Exchange (BIX), its exclusive cable landing partner in Bahrain, extend their partnership to offer high speed internet connectivity with very low latency for a superior quality and seamless viewing, gaming and download experience for customers in Bahrain.

UNN and DE-CIX to Establish Borneo-IX

Unified National Networks (UNN), the national network infrastructure operator of Brunei, headquartered in Brunei Darussalam on the island of Borneo, and DE-CIX, the world’s leading Internet Exchange operator, announced a strategic partnership, establishing Borneo-IX powered by DE-CIX.

PCCW Global Adds Network Node in Aqaba, Jordan

PCCW Global in collaboration with Naitel, a licensed telecommunications service provider in the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan, have enhanced Middle Eastern international connectivity and expanded the region’s network reach by extending PCCW Global’s growing global Tier 1 network coverage via a new IP node in Aqaba, Jordan.

A major earthquake hit off the coast of Fukushima, Japan, at 23:08 JST on 13 February 2021, in the same as the Great Tohoku Earthquake of 2011 that caused the Fukushima nuclear power plant disaster.  Less seriously, but relevant to the submarine cable industry, the 2011 earthquake also caused numerous submarine cable outages.

AFR-IX Telecom Expands Its Peering Network to Kenya

AFR-IX Telecom, a global Internet service provider operating in more than 50 countries in Africa that delivers data and Internet services for businesses, international carriers and telecom operators, is expanding its peer-to-peer network with an agreement with Asteroid Internet Exchange Point (IXP).

Sparkle to Provide Connectivity to Brazilian ISP

Sparkle has been selected by Vero Internet, emerging player in the Brazilian market, to provide high-speed international connectivity.

Lumen Quadrupled Capacity in Latin America In 2020

To continue supporting the strong demand in internet traffic driven by video and gaming platforms, Lumen nearly quadrupled the capacity of its Content Distribution Network (CDN) in Latin America, strengthening service capabilities in Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Mexico and Peru.

Cologix Welcomes Telstra in Toronto

Cologix announced it has expanded its global reach by partnering with Telstra with a new point-of-presence (PoP) at Cologix’s TOR1 interconnection hub in Toronto, Canada.

MainOne Offers Hybrid Cloud Solutions across West Africa

As central banks across Africa continue to deepen financial inclusion, MainOne has expressed commitment to supporting commercial and microfinance institutions (MFIs) in achieving their goals by offering unparalleled hybrid Cloud solutions.

PacketFabric Democratizes Cloud Connectivity Pricing

PacketFabric announced that it has launched flat rate pricing for hybrid cloud connectivity across the U.S. and Europe. With this innovative pricing strategy, PacketFabric continues to lead the market disruption of networking and cloud computing.

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