Internet Exchange Operators LINX and STC Establish Strategic Partnership

London Internet Exchange (LINX) and Saudi Telecom Company (STC), on December 7th 2018 marked the start of JED-IX driven by LINX, an Internet exchange in Jeddah (JED-IX), Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA). John Souter, CEO of LINX, said: “JED-IX driven by LINX is a real step forward for the Internet community in Saudi and the GCC as a whole. The exchange will allow networks to stop ‘tromboning’ traffic to London and back again, and will help increase resilience by creating a new centre for interconnection in the KSA.” Kurt Erik…

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LINX Announce New Year Port Fee Reductions of 15% on its two London LANs and at US exchange LINX NoVA

London, UK – 21st November 2018 – LINX, the London Internet Exchange, have committed to significantly reducing 10GE and 100GE port fees on its LON1 and LON2 networks in London, and at its regional exchange LINX NoVA in Northern Virginia, USA. This was ratified by a vote by LINX members at an Extraordinary General Meeting in London on the 20th November. As of 1st January 2019 prices on selected port sizes will be cut by 15%. On LON1 10GE fees will drop to £638 per month with 100GE ports priced…

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INCA launches Gold Standard Quality Mark Scheme

The scheme will introduce a ‘seal of approval’ across full-fibre, hybrid, wireless and wholesale networks London, UK, 14 November, 2018: The Independent Networks Cooperative Association (INCA) today launched a new Gold Standard Quality Mark Scheme to highlight best practices in performance, design and operations, enabling consumers to buy with confidence when choosing internet packages. The initiative has been introduced to tackle what INCA says are confusing marketing messages from broadband providers and will provide an agreed set of definitions, covering technology, performance and customer service. Full-fibre, hybrid, wireless and wholesale…

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devolo at Broadband World Forum: “Operators mindsets must change for home networks to thrive”

Sebastian Richter will explain how to create top speeds across the home with ease for the consumer Berlin, 18 October 2018 – Operators can deliver across-the-home network infrastructure with significantly higher speeds and zero customer frustration if they choose the best backbone technology available and shift from a device-mindset to network thinking. That’s the message Sebastian Richter, Director of Product Creation at devolo AG, experts in high-performance home networking solutions, will speak on at Broadband World Forum (BBWF) in Berlin next week. “Thanks to the rise in streaming services and…

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Rapier Systems and Cambium Networks connect remote coastal community in Scotland

cnPilot routers are delivering speeds of up to 50Mbps in Drimnin, Oban, showing how fixed wireless access can help bridge the UK’s digital divide London, UK, October 15, 2018 – Wireless networks specialist Rapier Systems and leading global provider of wireless broadband solutions Cambium Networks today announced they have completed the installation of a new wireless broadband infrastructure to connect the entire Drimnin community in Oban, West Scotland. Rapier connected around 50 properties in the area, including homes, businesses and holiday lets, via licensed microwave links which its engineering team…

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Key speakers from EE, CityFibre and TalkTalk to debate the UK’s broadband ecosystem at Connected Britain 2018

London, UK, 5 June 2018 – Senior representatives from CityFibre, TalkTalk, Three, Ofcom, Gigaclear and EE are the latest in a host of influential names who will converge in London at the key event for the UK’s broadband ecosystem, Connected Britain 2018. Held at the Business Design Centre on Tuesday, June 19 and Wednesday, June 20, the fourth annual Connected Britain conference is set to bring together telcos, national and local government, investors and many more to streamline the UK’s broadband strategy. With more than 25 years of telecom, internet…

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NTT DOCOMO Selects Eggplant to Support 24/7 Service Monitoring

Japanese telecom giant deploys Eggplant Functional to help improve user experience London, UK, and Tokyo, JAPAN – May 3rd, 2018 – Eggplant, the maker of the Digital Automation Intelligence Suite of software, today announced that it is working for NTT DOCOMO to support an automated service monitoring system for the company’s internet services. NTT DOCOMO is Japan’s largest mobile telecommunications company, providing innovative, convenient and secure mobile services to over 74 million customers in Japan via advanced wireless networks. The end-user quality of NTT DOCOMO’s internet services is determined by…

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InfiNet Wireless to Showcase Its Latest Technologies and Developments for Mobile and Nomadic Connectivity at MWC 2018

Valletta, Malta. 13 February 2018: InfiNet Wireless, the global leader in fixed broadband connectivity, today announced that it will be showcasing its latest solutions for uncompromised connectivity at Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2018. The InfiNet product portfolio showcased at MWC includes the InfiMAN 2×2, the unrivalled Point-to-Multipoint solution which performs equally well in near-LOS and non-LOS conditions, and is designed for applications where remote locations can be a challenge to connect using standard wireless solutions, such as in remote suburbs and the countryside, whilst guaranteeing high quality connectivity with guaranteed…

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Calix and Verizon Achieve Major Industry Milestone with the First Large-scale Deployments of AXOS and NG-PON2

Verizon partners with Calix to launch the next phase of its Intelligent Edge Network strategy to realize radical reductions in operational costs and improvements in the speed of new service delivery PETALUMA, CA – January 30, 2018 – Calix, Inc. (NYSE: CALX), today announced that Verizon has selected the AXOS E9-2 Intelligent Edge System to begin large-scale NG-PON2 deployments in the first quarter of 2018. These deployments will include the AXOS RPm (Routing Protocol module for Layer 3) and the AXOS SMm (Subscriber Management module for disaggregated Broadband Network Gateway)….

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Jordanian telco Umniah selects Secucloud

German-based security specialist provides flexible protection for secure mobile surfing Hamburg, Germany. 29 January 2018 – As the Middle East’s equivalent of Silicon Valley, Jordan has been working hard for a long time to become a hub for information and communication technologies in the Arab region – and secure internet usage plays a key role in supporting this development. Umniah, a subsidiary of the Bahrain-based Batelco group that has 9.4 million customers in 14 countries and is one of the biggest telcos in the Middle East and North Africa, plans…

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