Tampnet AS, the leading independent communications network provider operating the largest offshore high-capacity communication network infrastructure in the North Sea and the Gulf of Mexico, announces its acquisition of dasNetz AG, a leading provider of offshore wind connectivity in the German part of the North Sea, the Baltic Sea and certain key ports and coastal areas.
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To better serve the growing demands of our customers and continue to migrate workloads to hybrid cloud solutions, Cirion announced the expansion of its fiber network and data center capabilities across Latin America.
After weeks of data crunching, the team at UTOPIA Fiber has built more than 4,387 miles of fiberoptic infrastructure in 2022 throughout Utah, Idaho, and Montana. This impressive feat was accomplished facing fierce headwinds from supply chain constraints and labor market shortages. Additionally, UTOPIA Fiber inked the deal to provide residential services to its 20th Utah city, while also completing fiber buildouts in 14 cities, including UTOPIA’s 11 original cities. More than 20,000 Gigabit customers were added to the network (including nearly 1,000 businesses) and nearly 400 10-Gigabit customers (including nearly 300 businesses) added service. Notably, data centers, state agencies, and higher education institutions opted to take 100 Gigabit speeds—the fastest available in the United States.
HGC Global Communications Limited (HGC), a fully-fledged ICT service provider and network operator with extensive global coverage, and AMS-IX (Amsterdam Internet Exchange), the world leading Internet Exchange (IX), today announced the launch of a new Internet Exchange in Manila, the Philippines. The new Internet Exchange was officially announced and celebrated during the 10th anniversary festivities of AMS-IX Hong Kong, in the presence of the Consul General of the Kingdom of the Netherlands in Hong Kong and Macao and representative from the Office of the Communications Authority. Since then, the partners have fueled their global IX footprint proving strong ties and commitment to the community through a close business relationship.
Infinera has deployed Infinera’s ICE6 800G coherent optical solution on the EXA Trans Adriatic Express (TAE), a submarine cable system linking EXA’s current European footprint to Turkey via Albania and Greece.
EXA Infrastructure announced that FibreConnect has chosen EXA to build its backbone across Italy to connect key industrial locations and data centers.
SEACOM has gone live on the Equiano subsea cable following the cable’s landing in Cape Town, South Africa, in August 2022. SEACOM offers Private Line services with latency speeds of +/-110ms between South Africa and Europe, making it the fastest direct route between the continents.
The $175.9 million project, which Microsoft has dubbed “SAT40,” will be the latest data center building to land on Lambda Drive in the Texas Research Park, on the far West Side outside of Loop 1604 near Castroville.
EXA Infrastructure, the largest dedicated digital infrastructure platform connecting Europe and North America has partnered with Colt on a new digital ecosystem in the Channel Tunnel linking the growing data center markets in London and Paris.
China Mobile International Limited (CMI) announced the successful launch of its Oman Muscat MC1 point of presence (PoP) on March 7. Ren Lei, Division Head of CMI Planning & Development Department, Colin Wang, Managing Director of CMI Middle East and Africa region, and other members of both companies attended the ceremony.