Middle East & North Africa - Developing Telecoms

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SEA-ME-WE 5 upgrade completed

SEA-ME-WE 5 upgrade completed

Networking systems, services and software company Ciena has announced the completion of a ‘significant’ upgrade to the SEA-ME-WE 5 submarine cable system to support enterprise data exchange, internet TV, and online gaming.

Digital developments deliver start-up support

Digital developments deliver start-up support

Leading telecommunications operator Orange has opened its first Orange Digital Centre for Africa and the Middle East. The Orange Digital Centre in Tunisia has been set up as a centre to provide wide-ranging support for start-ups.

Connectivity reaches new heights

Connectivity reaches new heights

When a nation includes a lot of remote islands, conventional fibre or mobile connectivity are not always going to be the sole sources of telecommunications operations, as a recent satellite deal in Tonga makes clear.