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27 November 2012
| Kavit Majithia
Reliance Globalcom has selected Ciena’s 100G optical networking solutions to upgrade its FLAG Europe-Asia submarine network.
The 100G network upgrade is expected to bring substantial
capacity increases to the route connecting Egypt to Jordan,
catering to growing high-bandwidth requirements in the region
and leveraging the company's existing fibre
As part of the upgrade, Reliance Globalcom will deploy a 100G
DWDM system, with Ciena's platform utilising the vendor's
network architecture, equipped with WaveLogic...
Armenia’s Ucom has partnered with Alcatel-Lucent for the upgrade of its national infrastructure, using the French vendor’s 100G optical transport network (OTN) solution.
China Telecom is to test its 4G network in 40 cities across the country, extending its reach from 16 locations after receiving approval from regulators.
BT Openreach has partnered with Ciena to expand the UK firm’s Ethernet offering using the US vendor’s packet networking solutions.
Myanmar Post and Telecommunications (MPT) is set to modernise and expand its domestic core infrastructure.
A wave of fatal bombings at the weekend in Kirkuk, northern Iraq, have damaged and temporarily closed down Zain Iraq’s network in the area.
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