Santa Fe province – an area in northeastern Argentina – is to get a massive fibre boost after the government of the country approved the start of the Santa Fe + Conectada programme, which aims to deploy almost 4,000 kilometres of fibre optics.
With network traffic surging, Omantel has deployed Ciena’s coherent optical technology to connect data centres, submarine cable landing stations and telecom exchanges in various regions across Oman.
Indian Railways ministry technical arm RailTel Corporation and the state-run telecom research and development organisation Centre for Development of Telematics (C-DoT) have signed a pact to work together in the telecom space with a key focus on the modernization and expansion of communication networks across the country.
Argentine government-owned telecommunications company Empresa Argentina de Soluciones Satelitales Sociedad Anónima AR-SAT (ARSAT) has signed an agreement with the Secretary of State for Energy to expand the country's Federal Fibre Optic Network (Refefo) by lighting up some 4,405 kilometres of unused fibre cables.
Djibouti Telecom, the government-run telecommunications monopoly in Djibouti City, has begun construction of a new cable landing station (CLS).