International telecommunications services and investment company PT Telekomunikasi Indonesia International (Telin), and Zenlayer, a massively distributed edge cloud service provider, have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) for the joint development of a digital connectivity platform that will provide on-demand subsea cable services.
South Sudan and Djibouti have reportedly signed a deal that will see a fibre optic cable laid across three countries.
Israel’s Communications Minister Yoaz Hendel says he is considering closing old copper networks and transferring all communications services to newer fibre optic infrastructure.
Tata Play Fiber, an internet service provider in India, has selectedsecure, AI-driven networks specialist Juniper Networksfor upgrades to its regional network.
While the cost of deploying fibre has long been a sticking point for operators prioritising fast deployment and affordability, Nokia’s Ana Pesovic explained to us how the long-term value proposition of passive optical networking (PON) is already clear – both in rural and urban areas.