The world’s largest Huawei Cloud data center’s phase 1 has already come into service. Located in Gui'an within the Guizhou province, it has an operational capacity of over 1 million servers, functioning as a major enabling facility for Huawei Cloud, Huawei BP&IT, and consumer cloud services.
Wholesale and Capacity
Nokia, Vodafone Turkey achieve new heights in optical transmission capacity
Nokia broke new grounds with Vodafone Turkey with a regional demonstration of a 1Tb/s (terabit per second) per channel coherent transmission over its live optical network with a capacity increase of 150% over a single channel coherent transmission, and the ability to scale network capacity up to 70Tb/s per fiber.
Orange lands AMITIE submarine cable in France
Orange announces the landing of the AMITIE submarine cable on a beach in the commune of Le Porge, near Bordeaux (Gironde). This 6,800 km state-of-the-art cable project, which will connect the state of Massachusetts (USA), Le Porge (France), and Bude (UK) is scheduled for commission in early 2022.
Multi-billion dollar data center for Arab world planned in Bahrain
A new multimillion-dollar regional data center is set to be built in Bahrain to bolster the digital transformation efforts across the Arab world, according to a state news agency report.
Here’s what we know about Aqaba Digital Hub
Located by the Red Sea and known as Jordan’s only port city, Aqaba is on the vital route linking Asia, the Middle East, and Europe. Maximizing its potential, the Aqaba Digital Hub, an iconic project that will serve the growing demand for modern digital services in Jordan and the MENA region, was established.
Telekom Malaysia and Tata Communications to offer reliable connectivity in the ASEAN region
Telekom Malaysia Berhad (TM), Malaysia’s national connectivity and digital infrastructure provider through its global and wholesale arm, TM WHOLESALE and Tata Communications, a global digital ecosystem enabler’s wholly-owned subsidiary, Tata Communications International Pte Ltd., joined forces to offer stable, high-speed and reliable connectivity in the ASEAN region and open access to global enterprises.
Global semiconductor company opens €1.6 bln high-tech chip factory
The billion-euro investment made by one of the leading global semiconductor companies represents one of the largest projects in the microelectronics sector in Europe.
Nokia deploys IP/optical solution to Netherlands’ largest data center provider
Nokia and Infradata announced an integrated IP/optical data center interconnect solution for NorthC Datacenters (NorthC), the largest regional data center provider in the Netherlands.
Nokia upgrades Europe’s largest distributed internet exchange
Nokia announced that it will upgrade the optical transport network for NL-ix, Europe’s largest distributed internet exchange, to provide metro access and backbone transport for all NL-ix customer traffic across Europe.
Telecom Egypt’s fibre-optic networks to connect 1,413 villages in 20 governorates
As part of its contribution to the first phase of the Decent Life project, Telecom Egypt is connecting fibre-optic networks to about 1,413 villages in 52 towns in 20 governorates to develop the information infrastructure and ensure the access of high-speed Internet services to the Egyptian countryside, including the access of the fiber-optic network for more than one million buildings, comprising more than 3 million housing units, according to state agency news report.