Announcements at PTC’15
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Announcements at PTC’15

Do you have an announcement you would like to share with PTC'15 attendees during the conference? Email a PDF of your press release to news@ptc.org.

Announcements received by 15.00 HST will be distributed the same day. Announcements will be sent starting on Sunday, 18 January 2015.

 

Sunday, 18 January 2015

Endstream Communications Completes SMS Hub Deployment

Company deploys added service to its voice, data and video services

New York, NY – January 18, 2015 – Endstream Communications, a next-generation carrier providing high-quality, cost-effective telecommunications solutions, announced today the completion of its SMS hub deployment. Building on its powerful, underlying StreamEngine routing platform, Endstream is uniquely positioned to quickly develop a best-of-breed SMS network.

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Southern Cross Ready for Ultra HD Video Streaming

HAMILTON, Bermuda – January 15, 2015 — Southern Cross Cable Network today announced that while 2015 looked to be a year of massive capacity requirements, with the announced arrival plans of internet video streaming providers such as Netflix into Australia and New Zealand, Southern Cross and its resellers were well positioned to meet demand growth.

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Qianhai Shenzhen-Hong Kong Modern Service Industry Cooperation Zone Visit

The opening ceremony of Qianhai Shenzhen-Hong Kong Youth Innovation and Entrepreneur Hub was held on December 7. As guest, CY Leung, Chief Executive of Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) was briefed by Qianhai officials the latest development of the Qianhai Shenzhen-Hong Kong Modern Service Industry Cooperation Zone as well as attended the launch of Qianhai SIM card.

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Monday, 19 January 2015

Partners Group to finance Seabras-1, the first direct subsea fiber optic cable between New York and Sấo Paulo

Company deploys added service to its voice, data and video services

Partners Group, the global private markets investment manager, has signed an agreement to invest in the construction of the first direct subsea fiber optic cable between New York, USA, and Sấo Paulo, Brazil, on behalf of its clients. Partners Group is providing all of the equity financing for the project, Seabras-1, which is being developed by Seaborn Networks (Seaborn) and has a total project cost of approximately USD 500 million.

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Tata Communications announces investment for capacity purchase in Seaborn Networks' US-Brazil cable

Purchase provides first express route between Brazil and US major commercial centres

New Jersey - January 19th, 2015 - Tata Communications, a leading provider of A New World of Communications™, and Seaborn Networks, the developer and operator of the first express submarine cable between the United States and São Paulo, Brazil, announce Tata Communications' investment for purchase of significant capacity in Seaborn Networks' cable system between Brazil and US.

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Telx Completes 'Urban Giants' Footprint Expansion in Two New York City Data Centers

Finalizes Construction and Secures Global Telecommunications Company as Anchor Customer of New Data Center Space

New York, NY (January 19, 2015) – Telx®, a leading provider of global interconnectivity, data center solutions and cloud enablement services, today announced the completion of its expansion within the NYC1 and NYC3 data center facilities, by 40,000 square feet and 50,000 square feet respectively.

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US Tier 2 Markets to Benefit from 100G Connectivity as a Result of Partnership between 365 Data Centers and TeliaSonera International Carrier

Alliance enables faster delivery of data and video to local markets

Emeryville, Calif. Jan. 19, 2015—365 Data Centers, one of the top U.S. colocation providers by market presence, today announced its partnership with TeliaSonera International Carrier (TSIC), a leading global carrier. Together they will deliver 100Gbps connectivity and data center services in key tier 2 U.S. cities. TSIC has so far installed multiple-terabit capacity at six 365 Data Centers’ U.S. facilities enabling high performance 100Gbps connectivity for businesses, carriers, cable operators, mobile data operators and content, cloud and managed service providers in Buffalo, N.Y.; Tampa, Fla.; Nashville, Tenn.; St Louis, Mo.; Cleveland, Ohio; and Indianapolis, Ind.

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Infinera and Telstra successfully demonstrate PM-8QAM across submarine cable between Japan and South Korea

Sunnyvale, Calif. – Jan. 15, 2015 – Infinera, a provider of Intelligent Transport Networks™, and Telstra, a leading telecommunications and information services company, today announced the successful demonstration of next generation submarine super-channel technology, which is expected to increase the capacity of a single fiber by 50%.

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Alcatel-Lucent and ACE achieve breakthrough for upgrade on Africa Coast to Europe system using 300G/400G technology

Field trial carried out on ACE cable system achieved capacity of 12.6 Tbit/s per fiber pair – using unique technology offering up to 400Gbit/s capacity on a single board

Paris, France – January 16, 2015 – Alcatel-Lucent (Euronext Paris and NYSE: ALU) and the Africa Coast to Europe (ACE) consortium have successfully completed a field trial on the existing ACE system, which connects France to the west coast of Africa, based on 300 gigabit-per-second (Gbit/s) and 400 Gbit/s technology. They achieved a breakthrough transmission of 12.6 terabits-per-second (Tbit/s) of data per fiber pair.

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MENA Deploys Infinera Intelligent Transport Network for Multi-Terabit Capacity in Egypt

Sunnyvale, Calif. — Jan. 19, 2015 — Infinera, provider of Intelligent Transport Networks™, announced today the successful deployment of the Infinera DTN-X platform across Middle East and North Africa (MENA) Submarine Cable System's trans-Egypt terrestrial network, providing multi-terabit capacity and offering network services available for customers today. The Infinera Intelligent Transport Network, featuring the DTN-X packet optical transport networking platform, will allow MENA to differentiate its services and manage costs as it scales network capacity.

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Tuesday, 20 January 2015

IIX Joins the OpenDaylight Project

Mountain View, CA – Jan. 20, 2015 – IIX Inc., the global software-defined interconnection company, today announced that it has joined the OpenDaylight Project, a community-led and industry-supported open source platform to advance Software-Defined Networking (SDN) and Network Functions Virtualization (NFV).

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Wednesday, 21 January 2015

Wananchi Telecom Prepares for Rapid Growth Across Africa with Global Network Services from Epsilon

Leading East African carrier Wananchi Telecom has partnered with Epsilon to connect African customers to more than 170 countries around the world

Singapore – January 21, 2014 – Wananchi Telecom, a leading Tier 1 carrier in Africa and a member of Wananchi Group, has partnered with Epsilon, a privately owned global communications service provider, for the delivery outsourced network services to support the growth of its wholesale telecommunications business. Through partnering with Epsilon, Wananchi Telecom will expand the reach of its network and benefit from Epsilon’s infrastructure, network intelligence and international expertise.

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  • Comcast Wholesale
  • Redcom
  • Mitsubishi Electric
  • Telstra
  • Level 3 Communications
  • Sparkle Telecom Italia
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