In Announcements, PTC'17

Sunday, 15 January 2017

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Collaboration with CMC Telecom leads to launch of HGC’s ibizCloud service in Vietnam

Hanoi and Hong Kong, 1 December 2016 – Hutchison Global Communications Limited (HGC), the fixed-line operating division of Hutchison Telecommunications Hong Kong Holdings Limited (stock code: 215), and CMC Telecommunication Infrastructure Corporation (CMC Telecom), today announced launch of HGC’s ibizCloud service in Hanoi, Vietnam. The move will deliver a one-stop global cloud computing service that includes infrastructure and bandwidth to meet the needs of multinational and local corporations. Availability of ibizCloud will simplify management of the transmission and storage of huge volumes of data.

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GC extends its global AWS Direct Connect service offerings to Hong Kong to provide customers with AWS connectivity via six locations globally

Hong Kong, 17 November 2016 – Hutchison Global Communications Limited (HGC), the fixed-line division of Hutchison Telecommunications Hong Kong Holdings Limited (HTHKH; stock code: 215), today announced that its AWS (Amazon Web Service) Direct Connect cloud service offerings have been extended to Hong Kong. Corporate customers around the world can now connect to AWS in Hong Kong via HGC’s high-speed Ethernet network at speeds up to 10G.

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SUNeVision to Sponsor PTC’17 in Honolulu, Hawaii

Hong Kong, 4 January 2017 – SUNeVision Holdings Limited (“SUNeVision,” Stock Code: 8008:HK), a premium carrier-neutral data center service provider in Hong Kong, today announces its Gold sponsorship of the Pacific Telecommunications Council (PTC) annual conference taking place January 15-18, 2017 at the Hilton Hawaiian Village® Waikiki Beach Resort in Honolulu, Hawaii. As Asia-Pacific’s premier telecommunications event, PTC’17: Changing Realities will attract attendees from around the globe to discuss dynamic industry changes affecting customer demands, the global economy and the current regulatory environment worldwide.

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XKL Announces the Launch of its DQT10 Transponder Solution Designed for Optimal Performance and Exceptional Customer Control

Kirkland, WA – January 11, 2017 – XKL LLC, a leading provider of fiber optic networking systems, announces the launch of its DQT10 transponder. An extension of the DQM10 family of DWDM appliances, the DQT10 muxes waves outside of XKL’s typical integrated 1RU form factor, thereby allowing network growth to 96 channels and augmentation of existing networks via alien wave injection. Built with network architecture flexibility in mind, DQT10 has an integrated digital ROADM providing Add/Drop functionality with soft select configuration that implements the creation of circuits between any pair of clients in a topology by soft-selecting the pathway.

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EdgeConneX® to Speak on Business and Benefits Associated With Delivering Content, Cloud and Applications at the Edge

Herndon, VA – January 11, 2017 – EdgeConneX®, the leader in global infrastructure solutions at the edge of the network, announces today that its chief technology officer, Don MacNeil, and chief architect and vice president of innovation, Phill Lawson-Shanks, will present at PTC’17: Changing Realities, the annual conference of the Pacific Telecommunications Council (PTC). The event is taking place January 15-18, 2017 at the Hilton Hawaiian Village® Waikiki Beach Resort in Honolulu, Hawaii.

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GTT Completes Acquisition of Hibernia Networks

MCLEAN, Va. — January 9, 2017 GTT Communications, Inc.(NYSE: GTT), the leading global cloud networking provider to multinational clients, announced today the completion of its acquisition of Hibernia Networks, a leading provider of global, high-speed network connectivity solutions and owner of terrestrial and subsea fiber assets.

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Djibouti Telecom Announces it will Invest in Australia West Express (AWE) Submarine Cable System and will Purchase Capacity

GoTo Networks, Inc., builder and operator of Australia West Express, and Djibouti Telecom are pleased to announce that they have signed Agreements for Djibouti Telecom’s investment and capacity purchase in the Australia West Express submarine cable system. As previously announced, Djibouti Telecom will be the landing party in Djibouti, and will provide its facilities to allow AWE to land its cable and to interconnect with other carriers. The Djibouti Telecom investment in AWE represents a major milestone for the project. In addition, Djibouti Telecom will procure capacity from Djibouti to Perth on the AWE system for its commercial use.

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BBIX Launches New IX Point “BBIX Tokyo 6” at SoftBank Maruyama Cable Landing Station

Connects through the shortest path between East Asia and the West Coast of the United States

BBIX Inc. (“BBIX”), the Internet exchange (IX) business arm of the SoftBank Group, today announced the launch of a new IX point “BBIX Tokyo 6” that will start operations in April 2017.

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Anthony Rossabi