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Seacom’s partnership with Raxio Data Centre will boost connectivity solutions in Uganda

Leading Pan-African service provider, SEACOM, has talked of its planned partnership with Raxio Data Centre Ltd, Uganda’s first carrier-neutral, enterprise-grade data centre scheduled to launch in Q1 2020. At the forefront of driving connectivity in Africa, SEACOM recently launched enterprise connectivity solutions in Uganda. Raxio Uganda’s world-class facility will become the cornerstone of digitisation in […]


New fibre route to connect SSE Enterprise Telecoms network to NGD data centre

Nextgenaccess, a UK wholesale provider of full fibre broadband infrastructure, has announced a new carrier agreement with SSE Enterprise Telecoms. SSE Enterprise Telecoms has ordered a new fibre route in order to connect its 12,000km UK-wide network to the NGD (Next Generation Data) data centre in Wales. This follows an increase in demand for high […]


ICT infrastructure a barrier to data centre adoption in Africa

To help Africa realise the benefits of the data economy, more data centres in the region are urgently needed. However, building data centres starts with enabling access to the ICT infrastructure and ecosystems, and there are several barriers Africa faces.  “All of the big trends that are shaping economies today, from cloud data centres,  smart […]


GTT upgrades key European network routes to meet growing demand

GTT Communications, a leading global cloud networking provider to multinational clients, has announced the upgrade of its fibre network across several of its European routes. The network upgrades enhance the capacity and performance capability of GTT’s Tier 1 global IP network footprint for its enterprise and carrier clients. GTT has upgraded routes that connect network […]


Colt futureproofs its award-winning Colt IQ Network with extensive upgrade

Colt Technology Services has announced that it has upgraded its award-winning Colt IQ Network by deploying the most advanced optical technology. This upgrade saw Colt deploy a combination of Ciena’s market-leading WaveLogic Ai technology with a conversion to flexible grid photonics. This combination will deliver a significant uplift in the core network capacity and pave […]


The African boom in investment in communications infrastructure

TMT Finance Africa 2019 returns to London on November 28 with a renewed agenda, investing in the next phase of digital infrastructure and the leadership strategies for growth and cross-border investments in Africa. There will be over 70 TMT C-level key financial decision makers announced to speak from across telecoms, infrastructure, smart cities and fintech, with […]


Nexans launches Enspace High Density Fibre Panels in Middle East

Cabling leader Nexans has launched new panels that are ideal for server racks and medium sized data centres. Nexans, a worldwide leader in cables and cabling systems, has announced the launch of its High Density patch panels to complete its LANmark-OF ENSPACE range, which already comprises of Ultra High Density panels.  The new ENSPACE HD […]


What CIOs need to know about cabling

What issues do CIOs need to understand and address when it comes to cabling? Nabil Khalil, Executive Vice-President of R&M Middle East, Turkey and Africa, explains all. Across industry verticals and organisations of all scales, Digital Transformation is now imperative for business competitiveness. Applications such as social media and Big Data, new architectures such as […]


From 400G field testers to 800G lab validation: VIAVI to unveil advanced solutions at ECOC 2019

As optical fibre rapidly replaces legacy network technologies and higher speeds push outwards from the core to access, Viavi Solutions (VIAVI) has announced the slate of new test automation, measurement and monitoring solutions it will feature at ECOC 2019 in Dublin, Ireland, September 23-25. “Fibre is the backbone of all networks in use today, regardless […]


CNet Training announces further expansion of technical development team

A former British Army training designer has joined CNet Training’s technical development team. Clint Sherratt has been appointed to the role of Technical Developer and will work closely with CNet’s Technical Development Manager focusing on developing and maintaining the highly successful network infrastructure programs. He will ensure that the technical content is accurate, relevant and […]


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