Capacity Watch

LONDON – August 3, 2016 – BSO, the global Ethernet network, cloud and hosting provider, announces the international leader in low latency network services is expanding into the United States with the introduction of a metro fibre network in New York City’s financial district. The first of the company’s North America expansion announcements, BSO is lighting up Equinix NY4 – Equinix NY9 – 325 Hudson – 60 Hudson – 165 Halsey – Equinix NY4, a crucial circuit for financial organizations seeking low latency connectivity between key markets.

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LONDON – July 27, 2016 – BSO, the global Ethernet network, cloud and hosting provider, announces it has engineered the fastest available trading routes between CME and key financial hubs in Moscow, Dubai and Mumbai. As a well-established market leader in connectivity between established and emerging markets across Europe, the Middle East and Asia, BSO is extending its premium ultra-low latency services across the Atlantic.

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Sri Lanka is now being a rising telecom hub in South Asia, enabled with multiple submarine cable systems and South Asia's first submarine cable depot in Magampura Mahinda Rajapaksa Port (MMRP) at Hambantota. Submarine cable systems landed in Sri Lanka are mainly owned and operated by Sri Lanka Telecom (SLT) and Dialog Axiata (Dialog).

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Telefónica announced on 10th February the creation of Telxius, a new global company which brings together certain infrastructure assets of the Group. The infrastructure assets which will initially be brought together in Telxius will include approximately 15,000 Telefónica telecommunication towers in Spain and other countries, as well as the Telefónica Group´s international submarine cable systems.

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Accelink, along with Xtera and Corning, reported on the industry’s leading unrepeatered 100G transmission performance over 627 km at the 2015 edition of Asia Communications and Photonics Conference (ACP), the largest conference in the Asia-Pacific region on optical communication, photonics and relevant technologies, held in Hong Kong (19-23 November 2015).

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The International Cable Protection Committee (ICPC) will be holding its 2015 Plenary over 28-30, April 2015 at Le Méridien Cyberport in Telegraph Bay, Hong Kong. With the central theme, Enhancing Submarine Cable Security and Co-operation in Balance with the Environment, the Plenary will provide a valuable meeting point for all sectors of the submarine cable industry to gather and exchange ideas in a region steeped in submarine cable history and rooted in 21st century technological development

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