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.

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Confluence received an investment required to complete the development and construction of its Confluence-1 subsea cable system. The funding is given by MasTec Inc., a US-based infrastructure construction company, upon buying an equity interest in the company.
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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.

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Telia Carrier has extended its partnership with MDC Data Centers (Formerly McAllen Data Center) launching a new Point of Presence (PoP) at MDC’s El Paso facility. The new PoP in El Paso provides scalable multi-terabit capacity and connectivity, enhancing the local availability of high-speed IP Transit, Cloud Connect, Ethernet and IPX services for operators, content providers and enterprises alike.
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Telia Carrier announced today the launch of a new Point-of-Presence at Telxius’ interconnection rich Derio Communications Hub located near Bilbao, Spain. The agreement enhances Telia Carrier’s fiber backbone and connectivity for customers seeking gateway access to a completely new and diverse path from the Americas to Europe with low latency and high capacity between the two continents.
Read more: Telia Carrier and Telxius Expand Global Connectivity form Europe to USA

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