Africa

CMC Networks Hires New EVP of Global Sales for Ambitious Growth Plans

By |2018-05-08T08:59:11-04:00May 8th, 2018|Categories: Africa, Africa tech, Africa telecom, carrier, global carrier, international carrier, Telecom, Telecom Careers, telecom hires, telecom industry blog, telecom news|Tags: , , , , , , , |

CMC Networks kicked 2018 off with a bang with the announcement of their newly appointed chairman Rakesh Bhasin, and the company shows no sign of slowing down as the global telecommunications carrier just announced its plan to strengthen its executive committee with their newest hire Jatinder Sispal, as EVP of Global Sales. “We are delighted that [...]

DE-CIX to Bring Premium IX Services to Marseille, France

By |2015-04-08T12:44:04-04:00April 8th, 2015|Categories: Africa, architecture, carrier-neutral, DE-CIX, global expansion, Global Telecommunications, High Speed Internet, Innovating Intra & Inter-Regional Connectivity, Internet, Internet Exchange, Internet Service Providers, internet traffic, Middle East, partnerships, peering, Peering exchange, Telecom, telecom infrastructure, telecom news, telecom news blog, Telecom News Now, Telecommunications|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

DE-CIX today announced that it will establish a new Internet exchange (IX) in Interxion’s data center located in Marseille, France. Marseille is a key European landing point with eight subsea cables and over 100 unique carriers operating in or transporting through the city. Additionally, the city’s proximity to the Mediterranean Sea will make the IX a [...]

DE-CIX Partners with TI Sparkle to Bring IX to Italy

By |2015-03-30T10:04:32-04:00March 30th, 2015|Categories: Africa, architecture, business partnership, carrier-neutral, Connectivity, content delivery network, Data Center, Data Center Connectivity, global expansion, Global Telecommunications, High Speed Internet, Innovating Intra & Inter-Regional Connectivity, interconnection, Internet, Internet Exchange, Internet foundation, Internet Service Providers, internet traffic, IP peering, JSA Clients, Middle East, partnerships, peering, Peering exchange, telecom industry blog, telecom infrastructure, telecom news, telecom news blog, Telecom News Now, Telecommunications|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

DE-CIX announced that it will establish a neutral Internet exchange (IX) in TI Sparkle’s “Sicily Hub,” a next generation data center located in Palermo, Italy. The exchange will act as a key landing site for Internet traffic from the Mediterranean, Africa and the Middle East. The carrier-neutral IX’s premium services will benefit carriers and ISPs within [...]

Angola Cables and DE-CIX Sign MOU to Establish Interconnection Environment in Angola and the West Coast of Africa

By |2014-06-19T04:00:58-04:00June 19th, 2014|Categories: Africa, architecture, Bandwidth Infrastructure, Broadband, broadband infrastructure, business collaboration, business partnership, cable, Connectivity, global expansion, Global Telecommunications, High Speed Internet, hosting, interconnection, Internet, Internet Exchange, Internet foundation, Internet Service Providers, internet traffic, IP Exchange, IP peering, peering, Peering exchange, Peering exchchange, Submarine Cable Network, subsea cable, Technology, Telecom, telecom industry blog, telecom news, telecom news blog, Telecommunications|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

DE-CIX and Angola Cables today announced a strategic partnership, signing a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) that establishes a long-term collaboration and creates the foundations of a new neutral interconnection environment in the Republic of Angola and in the Southern African Region. Internet and telephony penetration rates in Africa rank amongst the lowest in the world, however [...]

Optelian Leads Discussion on African Research & Education Network Development and Engagement at UbuntuNet 2013

By |2013-11-07T10:16:07-04:00November 7th, 2013|Categories: Africa, architecture, Asia Pacific, Bandwidth Infrastructure, big data, broadband connections, broadband infrastructure, carrier ethernet, Cell tower backhaul, Conferences, education, Equipment Manufacturer, Event Sponsorship, Events, Global Telecommunications, higher education, interconnection, network equipment, network provider, Open Flow, Optical Networking, Optical Transport, Software Defined Networking, Telecom, telecom conference, telecom event, telecom industry blog, telecom news blog, Telecommunications|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Training Session on Optical Networking to Encourage NREN Advances in Africa Intuitive Packet Optical NetworkingTM solution provider, Optelian, announced that its Business Development Manager, Brian Savory, will deliver a presentation and a training session on National Research and Education Networks (NRENs) at UbuntuNet-Connect 2013 in Kigali, Rwanda, November 14-15. Optelian is also a sponsor of the [...]

Optelian is one of Ottawa’s Fastest Growing Companies

By |2013-04-25T09:45:31-04:00April 25th, 2013|Categories: Africa, awards, Bandwidth Infrastructure, Broadband, broadband connections, broadband infrastructure, Equipment Manufacturer, fiber, fiber optics, global expansion, Global Telecommunications, healthcare, higher education, metro market, Optical Networking, Optical Transport, Telecom, Telecommunications, WDM|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

For the third year in a row, the Ottawa Business Journal has named Optelian to its 2013 list of Fastest Growing Companies. Founded in 2002 by Dave Weymouth and Mike Perry, Optelian supplies advanced optical networking solutions based on Wavelength Division Multiplexing (WDM) technology. Some of the world’s largest telecommunications carriers count on Optelian to provide [...]

Optelian Discusses National Research & Education Networks at Africa’s UbuntuNet 2012

By |2012-11-14T21:31:38-04:00November 14th, 2012|Categories: Africa, bandwidth, Bandwidth Infrastructure, Broadband, broadband infrastructure, Conferences, dark fiber, economy, Events, fiber, Global Telecommunications, higher education, network growth, network route, Optical Networking, Optical Transport, Telecom, telecom conference, Telecommunications|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Optelian, a trusted international provider of optical transport systems, will deliver two presentations on National Research and Education Networks (NRENs) at UbuntuNet-Connect 2012 in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. On Thursday, November 15, Business Development Manager, Brian Savory, will present, “Data encryption for NREN networks: The threat and potential solutions,” which examines different levels of network protection [...]

Next stop, Serengeti

By |2018-08-10T15:36:29-04:00October 11th, 2012|Categories: Africa, Blogs, JS&A News, TNN on the Road|Tags: , , , , , , |

Hello again!

  TNN on the Road continues to report from Africa as we follow JSA’s Lauren Sauer.  Check out Lauren’s post from Serengeti. I am finally back in a wifi-enabled area and I wanted to take this opportunity to share some amazing photos and the experience I had while camping in Serengeti. Here is a picture of the leopard [...]

Hello from Ethiopia

By |2018-08-10T15:37:10-04:00October 4th, 2012|Categories: Africa, Blogs, iPhone, JS&A News, TNN on the Road|Tags: , , , , , |

Hello from Ethiopia!

  TNN on the Road is going international with JSA’s Lauren Sauer blogging from Africa.  Check out Lauren's post from Ethiopia. As I am sitting at the airport waiting to board my flight to Bahar Dar and finally having access to wifi for the first time, I thought it would be a good time to take a [...]

Inteliquent’s EtherCloud Expands to South Africa

By |2012-09-12T14:36:35-04:00September 12th, 2012|Categories: Africa, business partnership, carrier, cloud, Ethernet, global expansion, Global Telecommunications, interconnection, Telecom, Telecommunications, voice, VoIP, Wholesale Carrier|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

 Vox Telecom Selects Solution to Extend Global Ethernet Reach In exciting news for Inteliquent’s EtherCloudSM solution today, the company announces its strategic alliance with Vox Telecom, a leading independent telecom operator, providing voice and data services to the Southern African market. The agreement both strengthens Inteliquent’s coverage throughout Southern Africa and provides Vox access to Inteliquent’s [...]