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More MVNOs for Saudi Arabia

More MVNOs for Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia’s Communications and Information Technology Commission (CITC) has announced plans to allow new mobile virtual network operators (MVNOs) to compete to provide services in the kingdom.

Russia and Azerbaijan sign satcoms deal

Russia and Azerbaijan sign satcoms deal

Satellite communications operators the Russian Satellite Communications Company (RSCC) and Azerbaijan’s  Azercosmos have signed a cooperation agreement relating to satellite communications and broadcasting services.

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.

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.

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