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Southern Cross NEXT landing at HMB IX facility in Hermosa Beach

The Southern Cross Cable Network has landed the SX NEXT cable at a key cable landing station in California, a milestone in the project which will boost connectivity between Australia, New Zealand and the rest of Oceania and the US by 72 terabits per second. Independent submarine capacity provider, Pacific Carriage Limited (PCL), owner of […]

Equinix and Crosslake Fibre to deliver connectivity with new London-to-Paris subsea cable

Equinix, the world’s digital infrastructure company, and Crosslake Fibre, a leading provider of network services, have announced that CrossChannel Fibre, a new international fibre-optic cable project, will connect to Equinix data centres in London and Paris. The new system will be delivered by Crosslake Fibre to Equinix’s International Business Exchange (IBX) data centres — LD4 […]

Teraco boosts regional interconnection with MÉTISS cable

MÉTISS a 3,200 kilometre subsea fibre optic cable system connecting South Africa to the Indian Ocean islands of Madagascar, Reunion and Mauritius has boosted regional interconnection. The availability of a new cable servicing the Indian Ocean Islands region widens the addressable market for content and cloud providers in South Africa and adds new resilience to […]

Bulk Fiber Networks’ HAVSIL submarine cable fully contracted

Bulk Infrastructure, one of the Nordics’ leading providers of ultra-scalable, highly connected, sustainable data centres and fibre networks, has announced completion of the Marine Survey for the HAVSIL submarine cable between Kristiansand in Norway and Hanstholm in Denmark. All key supply contracts are signed and installation will begin this summer. The ready-for-service date is scheduled […]

Panduit launches next-generation CS Connector to optimise data centre fibre to rack density

As bandwidth speeds continue to increase apace, high speed optic applications have become omnipresent in today’s high-performance data centre, requiring enhanced capabilities at the rack level. Panduit has launched the CS Connector, its next-generation high-density fibre connector solution that optimises the data centre environment. Complex applications including AI, Machine Learning (ML) and Deep Learning (DL) […]

Using innovative technology to improve Africa’s digital interconnection capabilities

Africa’s technology capabilities are rapidly progressing and it is largely down to the efforts of companies such as Teraco and Africa Data Centres. We hear how both data centre companies are working to ensure Africa can keep up with Digital Transformation demands in the data centre space and how they are enhancing connectivity across the […]

Leviton increases fiber network support for global data centers

The company fully integrates Leviton-manufactured fiber cable into pre-terminated cable assemblies. Leviton has announced it has consolidated all of its plenum data center fiber cable manufacturing to its Fuquay-Varina, North Carolina facility. This insourcing capability is made possible by its September 2020 acquisition of US cable manufacturer Berk-Tek and makes Leviton a fully integrated company […]

Proximity announces strategic relationship with ITS Technology Group to deliver fibre network

Proximity Data Centres, one of the UK’s fastest growing regional Edge colocation data centre providers, has announced a strategic marketing partnership with ITS, a leading UK wholesale provider of full fibre infrastructure.   The partnership follows the announcement of a joint venture between ITS, the Liverpool City Region (LCRCA) and construction partner, NGE, in February. […]

METISS submarine fibre cable now operational in Mauritius

Emtel, a telecoms network operator in Mauritius, has provided the only landing point for the Meltingpot Indianoceanic Submarine System (METISS) fibre optic cable in the country. The 3,200 km cable connects Reunion Island, Madagascar and South Africa to Emtel’s ANSI/TIA tier three certified data centre in Arsenal, near Port-Louis, the country’s capital. “METISS is already […]

R&M to launch latest data centre and LAN cabling solutions

R&M is set to unveil the latest solutions in its flagship PRIME ODF, Polaris, Netscale and POLAN product ranges at the prestigious CABLEXX 2021, taking place in Egypt from April 5th to 6th, 2021. Participating as a Gold Sponsor at the event, R&M is set to demonstrate its leadership across all three areas of structured […]

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