Boston, MA – July 30, 2012 – Seaborn Networks announced that, in response to significant customer demand, its Seabras-1 submarine cable will now provide the first-ever direct route between the commercial and financial centers of Brazil and the United States.
New Delhi - August 7th, 2012 – Reliance Globalcom, a leading global provider of connectivity, hosting and managed services for multinational enterprises and carriers, today announced availability of 10G LAN PHY, a dedicated Ethernet point-to-point service, as a standard service offering across all the major destinations on its global network.
By: ERIC PFANNER
"Iraq has a very strong strategic position to become a transit point for traffic between Europe and Asia."
Iraq, cut off from decades of technological progress because of dictatorship, sanctions and wars, recently took a big step out of isolation and into the digital world when its telecommunications system was linked to a vast new undersea cable system serving the Gulf countries.
According to news from Time dotCom on Tuesday, Time dotCom, the parent company of Global Transit had entered into an agreement for the construction and maintenance of the Asia Pacific Gateway (APG) Cable System. Facebook, the social network giant, enlists as one of the APG cable consortium member.
In a press release on Tuesday, TIME dotCom Berhad ("TIME") announced it had entered into a construction and maintenance agreement of the Asia Pacific Gateway (APG) submarine cable system connecting Malaysia to Korea and Japan. TIME's wholly owned subsidiaries and global bandwidth business arms, Global Transit Communication Sdn Bhd and Global Transit Limited, collectively known as Global Transit ("Global Transit"), will be administering the APG on behalf of the group. Global Transit replaces Telecom Malaysia being a consortium member of the APG cable project and contributes for its cable landing in Malaysia.
According to Xinhua News on Friday, China Unicom will launch the the Asia-Pacific Gateway (APG) cable project with 11 leading telecom operators in the Asia-Pacific region on Saturday, June 30, 2012. China Unicom is the leading party of the APG cable consortium and will seat as the Chair of the APG cable project. The APG cable landing in China has been finally approved.
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