Capacity Watch

Colt Technology Services announced on Thursday the expansion of its portfolio in Asia, with the launch of Colt Private Wave in Japan, Hong Kong, and Singapore. Colt Private Wave is explicitly designed for businesses that require private optical solutions to ensure high security, high performance and resilient connectivity. It is designed to meet the most demanding customer needs, supporting multiple optical services or service types up to 100Gbps.

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Teraco Data Environments announced on Thursday that Berkshire Partners LLC has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire a majority stake in the company. The transaction is subject to regulatory approval and the customary closing conditions, and is expected to close in the first quarter of 2019. The Permira funds, an existing shareholder, will remain a significant investor. According to Bloomsberg, Berkshire Partners becomes the biggest shareholder in Teraco Data Environments. Teraco is the leading provider of carrier neutral colocation datacentres in Africa, hosting NAPAfrica and connecting with various subsea cables.

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China Telecom (Africa and Middle East) Limited (CTMEA), the Middle East and Africa subsidiaryof China Telecom Global (CTG), one of the world’s largest providers of integrated telecommunication services, has recently announced that it is establishing an inter-connection network and telecommunications hub to support growing traffic demands at Teraco data center in Cape Town, Durban and Johannesburg. Teraco is Africa’s first vendor neutral data centre.

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Chayora, a Hong Kong-based data centre infrastructure company, announces today that its Chief Executive Officer, Oliver Jones, will be presenting a case study on the approach to complex infrastructure design being taken at Chayora’s first hyperscale DC campus in Tianjin at the Huawei 4th Annual Data Centre Facility Technology Summit in Xi’an on 15 November 2018.

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Vietnam’s CMC Telecom desires to take its brand to the world, leveraging the numerous global industry recognitions and certifications it has scored and its determination to deliv er world-class products and services.

Starting two years ago, following the strategic investment from Malaysia-backed TIME dotCom Berhad (TIME) in 2015, CMC Telecom, one of the four leading telecommunications service providers in Vietnam, has begun its quest to overhaul its brand identity and set the new mission to showcase its brand to the world. The company does so with confidence after achieving international and regional recognitions and awards.

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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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