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Partnership to boost Internet connectivity in Indonesia

Princeton Digital Group (PDG), Asia’s leading data center provider, and the Indonesian Internet Service Provider Association (APJII) have announced a collaboration to further elevate Indonesia’s Internet infrastructure. This strategic partnership will help APJII members in Jakarta, Bandung, Surabaya and Pekanbaru to have easy access to the Indonesia Internet Exchange (IIX) and strengthen the Internet connectivity […]

2Africa deployment underway with first landing in Genoa, Italy

The 2Africa consortium, composed of China Mobile International, Meta (, MTN GlobalConnect, Orange, stc, Telecom Egypt, Vodafone and WIOCC, have announced the first landing of the 2Africa cable – in Genoa, Italy. The landing sets the tone for more landings in the coming months as the cable is extended to a total of 46 locations […]

Reaping the benefits of Smart City technology in Africa

As Smart Cities emerge across the globe, there is a ‘huge opportunity’ in Africa to embrace and evolve towards this concept. This is the view of Mahmoud El-Banna, Head of Digital Industries Sales for China, India and MEA at Nokia. He talks us through some of the existing and new initiatives in the region, as […]

Huawei Middle East IT Day 2022 spotlights full-stack data centre solutions

The Huawei Middle East IT Day 2022, held under the theme of ‘Green Data, Super Power’, recently brought together Huawei experts, independent analysts and customers to discuss the role of modern data centre and storage technology in helping businesses innovate faster. Digitalisation is accelerating in the region, putting pressure on existing IT systems. This has […]

BT engineers new digital network infrastructure for ABB

New network to deliver choice and flexibility and to create sustainable, resilient and secure core platform. BT has announced it is working with ABB to elevate its internationally managed communications infrastructure to new levels of performance, choice and agility to support the company’s new operating model. It follows the signing of a new contract between […]

AMS Helix’s team continues to grow with appointment of Snr. Technical Director

Specialist digital infrastructure solutions and consultancy company, AMS Helix, has announced the appointment of James Feeney as Senior Technical Director. Focusing on the operation, design and delivery of critical infrastructure and complex technical services, Feeney will head up technology development and innovation and will help AMS Helix to continue to deliver innovative solutions to exceed […]

Telecom Egypt deploys Ciena’s GeoMesh Extreme on its MENA cable

Telecom Egypt, Egypt’s first integrated telecom operator and one of the largest subsea cable operators in the region, has deployed Ciena’s WaveLogic 5 Extreme coherent optical technology to maximise capacity along the Mediterranean segment of Telecom Egypt’s Middle East North Africa (MENA) submarine cable system and Egypt’s mesh network Ciena’s WaveLogic 5 Extreme gives Telecom […]

stc continues with biggest data centre project across MENA

Saudi Arabia’s digital company stc has announced it is continuing its data centres project phase three, which will be the biggest project of data centre construction across the region at one time, after the completion of phases one and two. The new phase of constructing its next-generation cloud-enabled data centres, expanding presence and capacity, accelerating […]

IFC partners with Liquid Intelligent Technologies to boost Africa’s digital infrastructure

To support universal and affordable broadband access in Africa, IFC has partnered with Liquid Intelligent Technologies to expand data centre capacity and the rollout of fibre-optic cable on the continent. The partnership with Liquid Intelligent Technologies, Africa’s leading independent fibre and digital services provider, aims to increase digital connectivity and inclusion in Africa and to […]

Arc Solutions is recognised at the Global Carrier Awards 2021

Arc Solutions, a provider of integrated networking solutions, has been awarded Best Data Centre / Edge Service Innovation at the Global Carrier Awards 2021. It has been recognised for its work in rapidly expanding its network ecosystem and launching a Middle Eastern pan-regional connectivity platform to fill the gap in the market for on-demand, intra-regional […]

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