Telecom Egypt, Sudatel to enhance cooperation in international connectivity

EGYPT – Telecom Egypt and the Sudatel Telecom Group, telecommunication service providers, have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to enhance cooperation in the field of international connectivity between Egypt and Sudan. The cooperation aims to achieve optimal utilisation of the network linking the two countries, whilst developing the link between the two countries with the latest technologies. This will mean a link is created between the Sudatel landing station in Port Sudan and the TE landing stations in the Red Sea and submarine cables there. The agreement was signed…

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Telecom Egypt plans to launch new subsea system circling the African continent by 2023

EGYPT – Telecom Egypt, an integrated telecom operator, and one of the largest subsea cable operators in the region, has announced plans to launch a new subsea system that will outline the African continent, connecting coastal and landlocked African countries to Europe through the operator’s infrastructure. The Hybrid African Ring Path (HARP), which Telecom Egypt hopes to get live by 2023, will connect Africa’s eastern and western edges to Europe, from South Africa to Italy and France along the continent’s east coast, and to Portugal along its West Coast. HARP’s…

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Construction of Africa-1 sub-sea cable system commences

AFRICA – The construction of Africa-1 sub-sea cable, which is a fibre optic submarine telecommunications cable system connecting Africa, the Middle East and Europe has begun according to Alcatel Submarine Networks (ASN), a world leader in submarine network systems. Backed up by a consortium made up of Etisalat, G42, Mobily, Pakistan Telecommunication Company and Telecom Egypt, with more companies expected to join in the near future, the 10,000 km sub-sea cable will deliver 8 fibre pairs to connect Africa and the Middle East eastward to Pakistan and westward to Europe. The system…

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Telecom Egypt partners with IBM, Red Hat to accelerate their digital transformation

EGYPT – Telecom Egypt (TE), one of the largest integrated telecommunications operators in Egypt, has partnered with IBM and Red Hat to help them develop an open, hybrid cloud strategy that will modernize their operations and accelerate their digital transformation journey. Telecom Egypt will adopt IBM Cloud Pak for Automation built on Red Hat OpenShift, to become more efficient, flexible and future-ready to support core operations and enable new digital services. As part of Telecom Egypt’s strategy for growth, the telco is reinventing its infrastructure based on open, hybrid cloud…

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Telecom Egypt partners with Google to provide it with mesh solution

EGYPT – Telecom Egypt, Egypt’s first integrated telecom operator and one of the largest subsea cables operators in the region, has signed an agreement with Google to provide Google with the first of its kind layer three meshed solution on multiple Telecom Egypt’s redundant and resilient Egypt crossing network infrastructure. As part of the agreement, Google will also be provided capacity on Telecom Egypt’s Mediterranean submarine cable, TE North. The project is expected to go live in the first half of 2021. This mesh project connects several cable landing stations…

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