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24 January 2013
Tata Communications is upgrading its TGN-Atlantic subsea cable, linking New York to London, to offer 100Gbps services.
Ciena’s 6500 Packet Optical Platform is being
used for the deployment, which is designed to deliver
additional bandwidth and flexibility to carriers and
enterprises in the US and Europe.
The vendor’s GeoMesh solution, designed to
Russian operator MegaFon has exclusively revealed to Capacity details of its terrestrial project South-West Asia Network (SWAN), which links Russia to the Caucasus region and Turkey.
Telefonica and Alcatel-Lucent Submarine Networks (ASN) have joined forces to upgrade the PENCAN-7 and PENCAN-8 subsea cable routes between mainland Spain (the peninsula) and the Canary Islands.
A BT executive has accused its US rivals of harming competition with the large fees they charge for using their infrastructure, according to the Financial Times.
Equinix has today revealed a partnership with subsea network solution provider AquaComms for the deployment of its transatlantic fibre-optic route, America Europe Connect (AEConnect).
US conglomerate AT&T has worked closely with the country’s national security agency (NSA) for a decade, helping the government to spy on vast quantities of internet traffic in the US, according to local reports.
Japan’s SoftBank has spent an estimated $87 million on an additional 22.9 million shares in Sprint, Reuters reports.