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Prysmian to acquire Warren & Brown

Prysmian, a specialist in the energy transition and digital transformation, has signed an agreement to acquire Warren & Brown Technologies, the Australian player in telecommunication network connectivity products. Prysmian says the acquisition “represents a strategic milestone for both companies, combining Prysmian’s expertise in Digital Solutions technologies with Warren & Brown’s resources, capabilities and strength in […]

April 10, 2024

Zayo expands connectivity across Europe

Zayo Group, a provider of fibre network infrastructure, has announced a new Waves on Demand service to deliver access to bandwidth across its 400G fully enabled lit-fibre network in Europe. This allows customers to turn up services across Europe within just five working days, significantly reducing service delivery intervals from the industry standard of 30+ […]

March 26, 2024

Report: Lack of Full Fibre awareness

A resident engagement initiative undertaken by Complete Technology Group (CTG), Orbit Housing Association and Lightning Fibre has confirmed a lack of consumer knowledge and understanding of Full Fibre. The ‘Connecting Customers’ initiative drives digital inclusion and aids the rollout of Full Fibre broadband ahead of the forthcoming copper switch-off, particularly among those in housing schemes. […]

March 21, 2024

CMC Networks takes action on South Africa internet outages

CMC Networks, a global Tier 1 service provider, has added Low Earth Orbit (LEO), Medium Earth Orbit (MEO) and Geostationary Orbit (GEO) satellite connectivity to its portfolio of solutions. This multi-orbit approach addresses the diverse connectivity needs of remote regions and challenging environments across Africa and the Middle East, removing the limits on digital transformation. […]

March 19, 2024

Hughes Network connectivity for Kazakhstan villages

EchoStar-owned Hughes Network Systems is supplying Kazakhstan with satellite equipment to help connect more than 200 villages throughout the country, and help bridge the ‘digital divide’. Kazakhstan’s Republican Center of Space Communication (RCSC), via the Ministry of Digital Development, is placing the order which calls for Hughes Jupiter System ground platforms. The order is being […]

March 15, 2024By Chris Forrester

Starlink equips MSC Cruise fleet

Swiss-owned MSC Cruises has completed equipping two-thirds of its fleet with Starlink onboard terminals. MSC says the whole fleet will be equipped with Starlink by May this year. The low earth orbit solution is currently providing faster internet speeds, improved wi-fi in cabins and public spaces, reduced latency levels and lower operational costs for 15 […]

March 4, 2024By Chris Forrester

SES ups dividend reward for shareholders

SES is having a strong trading year. Its revenue for 2023 was €2.03 billion, and ahead of expectations despite its Video division suffering a -4.4 per cent fall in revenue to €607 million. But its Networks division is still showing solid growth – up 6.1 per cent to €1.06 billion). But the headline news is […]

February 29, 2024By Chris Forrester

Zayo Group appoints Katinakis as CTO

Zayo Group, a provider of fibre network infrastructure, has announced the appointment of experienced telecommunications leader Nikos Katinakis as Chief Technology Officer. “Next-generation technology is being deployed faster than ever before. To meet increasing capacity demands, it’s critical to take an enhanced approach to innovation in the network,” said Steve Smith, CEO of Zayo. “Our […]

February 27, 2024

Bahamas approves SpaceX for new landings venture

The Bahaman government’s Ministry of Tourism, Investments & Aviation (MOTIA) has announced the successful negotiation and execution of a Letter of Agreement (LOA) with SpaceX, marking what it describes as a “revolutionary leap” for The Bahamas into the realm of space tourism. SpaceX is currently finalising mission designs where one of the company’s floating droneships […]

February 22, 2024By Chris Forrester

Italy: Millions face TV blackout

At least five million Italians, primarily in mountainous and rural regions, are struggling to access basic TV channels from RAI due to poor or non-existent signals. This represents nearly 10 per cent of the population, according to figures published by the National Union of Mountain Municipalities, Communities and Bodies (Uncem). The organisation points out that […]

February 20, 2024From Branislav Pekic in Rome