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Global Carrier Awards event is wholesale telecom's' largest global industry celebration. Taking place as part of Capacity Europe 2018, The Global Carrier Awards 2018 will unite 400+ industry leaders from across the international carrier community for an evening packed with fine wining and dining, fantastic live entertainment and plenty of big winners to toast and applaud! Capacity Media announced the shortlisted candidates for the Global Carrier Awards 2018 on September 24th, 2018.

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Telstra recently announced it has expanded its world-first ‘Always On’ service to provide more bandwidth options and lower latency on some of Asia’s busiest subsea cable routes – Hong Kong to Singapore and Japan to Hong Kong. The service utilises the unmatched scale and diversity of Telstra’s cable network in the Asia Pacific region to reroute traffic to another path, even in the event of a cable cut or damage due to a natural disaster.

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Following the launch of its Marseille Hub in 2017, Orange International Carriers continues to enhance its network connectivity and will now offer a direct connection between Marseille and Penmarch. This new terrestrial cable allows Orange to open up unique access between Asia, the Middle-East and West Africa, offering improved service, redundancy and security.

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Telekomunikasi Indonesia International (Hong Kong), Ltd ("Telin Hong Kong"), a subsidiary of PT. Telekomunikasi Indonesia International, ("Telin") has launched its most current Data Center called neuCentrIX HK-1 in Itech Tower 2, Hong Kong. The ceremony was remarked by the ribbon cutting done by Director of Carrier & International Business Telkom, Abdus Somad Arief and CEO Telin, Faizal R. Djoemadi on April 12th 2018.

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There are now three leading telecom operators in Myanmar, i.e., MPT, Telenor Myanmar, Ooredoo Myanmar.  In 2018, telecom market in Myanmar is going to enter a new era. Two new telecom operators, MyTel & Ananda, announced to offer 4G services in Myanmar. MyTel & Ananda is going to change games for telecom market in Myanmar.

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Ciena, Ericsson and Telstra recently announced they had successfully demonstrated 400 gigabit per second (Gbps) speeds over 61.5 GHz spectrum on Telstra’s transmission network in Melbourne. This demonstrates the highest spectral efficiency per fibre pair ever achieved in a live environment and enables up to 30.4 terabit per second (Tbps) bandwidth on Telstra’s transmission network in Melbourne. This demonstration achieves world’s highest transmission capacity over a single fiber pair. Previously, the highest capacity on record was 25.6 Tbps. And it also achieved 24 Tpbs transmission capacity over a single fiber pair using C+L dual-band technology on PLCN subsea cable network.

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Cross River Fiber, a New Jersey-based, boutique network infrastructure and telecommunications solutions provider, announces the completion of its fiber network to the NJFX Tier 3 colocation campus in Wall Township, NJ. The highly-anticipated fiber route provides both enterprises, as well as the international community, with a robust interconnection option between the NJFX campus and key financial exchanges and carrier hotels in NY and NJ.

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LONDON, UK – Xtera®, a provider of innovative subsea fibre optic solutions, today announces a partnership with Fortress Solutions, a leading provider of telecom equipment repair, to enhance the longevity of its cable systems.  As an ISO 9001, TL 9000, ISO 14001 and R2-certified equipment repair service provider, Fortress Solutions will enable Xtera to reduce the turnaround time on legacy equipment and provide a high level of service for its customers.

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CMC Telecom on last Thursday officially inaugurated its Cross Việt Nam Cable System (CVCS), which is the only system in Việt Nam directly connecting the Southeast-Asia grid. With a total length of more than 2,500km, the CVCS cable system passes through 19 provinces and cities in the country from the northern Lạng Sơn Province to the southern Tây Ninh Province. The CVCS cable system has a total investment of VNĐ500 billion (approximately US$22 million).

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Amazon launched the AWS Networking Competency—a new program for APN Technology Partners at the Global Partner Summit at AWS re:Invent 2017, and announced 18 AWS Networking Competency launch partners across five categories: networking connectivity, AWS Direct Connect integration and infrastructure, load balancers, and network management.

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CMC Telecom was nominated as one of the Top 5 most influential enterprises in Vietnam’s internet industry over the past decade (2007-2017) on Internet Day, November 22, at an event hosted by the Vietnam Internet Association in cooperation with ICTnews in celebration of the 20th anniversary of the internet in Vietnam.

The Top 5 Award was presented to the company for its efficient and excellent contributions to policies and strategies for internet growth in Vietnam, developing internet users, providing internet access to many more people, and growing value-added services (VAS) applications or digital services on the internet.

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NJFX sits at a cable landing station in the U.S and offers Tier 3, carrier neutral data center capabilities, announces a new, direct way for carriers to reach the United States via the TGN-A and Seabras-1 cable systems. NJFX customers can reach these strategic subsea cables via secure Network to Network Interfaces (NNI) at NJFX’s New Jersey colocation campus. The NNIs contribute to guarantee increased performance, reliability and route diversity.

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