Supporting the 3 billion people using Facebook services around the world with the best possible experience requires scalable network connectivity between their data centers and the rest of the world. In North America, this means developing new fiber routes that provide fast, efficient, and reliable access to the people using their products and services.
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Consolidated Communications has been selected to build new fiber-to-the-premises (FTTP) Internet networks in eight New Hampshire towns.
In order to continue accelerating the digitization of the country, Telefonica’s Movistar has deployed the first mobile communication network in South America based on Open RAN technology, covering 81,000 inhabitants in the city of Puerto Madryn, in Chubut Argentina. IBM has led the systems integration, bringing together components and systems from multiple software and hardware vendors - including Altiostar, Red Hat, Quanta, Gigatera and Kontron, pre-integrating the solution and enabling its end-to-end deployment.
Omnispace and Lockheed Martin have entered into a strategic interest agreement to explore develop 5G capability from space.
PCCW Global, in collaboration with Naitel, a licensed telecommunications service provider in the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan, have enhanced Middle Eastern international connectivity and expanded the region’s network reach by extending PCCW Global’s growing global Tier 1 network coverage via a new IP node in Aqaba, Jordan.
The first truly open access submarine cable to directly connect India to Singapore, with branches to Thailand, Indonesia and Oman continues to hit its milestones remaining firmly on track for a 2023 delivery.
Facebook has decided to halt its efforts to build a trans-Pacific undersea cable that would have connected California and Hong Kong, due to tensions between the United States and China.