Announcements at PTC’16

Announcements at PTC’16

Do you have an announcement you would like to share with PTC'16 attendees during the conference? Email news@ptc.org a link to your press release and a PDF of the release. 

A link to the release must be included in your email.

Announcements received by 15.00 HST will be distributed via email and posted on this page the same day. Announcements will be sent starting on Sunday, 17 January 2016. A new email will be sent each night of the conference.

For questions, please email news@ptc.org.

 

Sunday, 17 January 2016

HGC's international business scoops eight awards in recognition of comprehensive telecoms in 2015

Hutchison Global Communications Limited (HGC), the fixed-line division of Hutchison Telecommunications Hong Kong Holdings Limited (HTHKH; stock code: 215), received eight awards from international organisations and media titles in recognition of international business achievements during 2015.

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GoTo Networks Announces Agreement with Bostonia Partners, the investment banking subsidiary of Bostonia Group to be the Exclusive Investment Bankers for Australia West Express Submarine Cable System

GoTo Networks, Inc. and Bostonia Partners, LLC are pleased to announced that they have signed a Letter of Engagement related to the funding of the Australia West Express (AWE) submarine cable system. Australia West Express (AWE) is a new undersea telecommunications cable system being developed by GoTo Networks from Perth, Australia to Djibouti, Djibouti.

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Southern Cross Continues to Grow and Innovate

HAMILTON, Bermuda — January 12, 2016 — Southern Cross Cable Network today announced that it had successfully completed its latest upgrade adding 900Gbs to all segments of the Network, bringing total Network lit capacity to 5.8Tbs.

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Southern Cross - Great Southern LAN

HAMILTON, Bermuda — January 12, 2016 — Southern Cross Cable Network today announced that it has deployed the Ciena 8700 Packetwave packet switching platform, augmenting its existing suite of successful Carrier Ethernet services.

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Cinia Selected Xtera's Innovative Optical Networking Platform for Pan-European Data Center Network

HELSINKI, FINLAND and DALLAS, TEXAS, USA — (January 14, 2016) — Cinia, a Finland-based designer, builder and operator of intelligent connectivity and ICT solutions, today announced the selection of Xtera Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ: XCOM), a leading provider of high-capacity, cost-effective optical transport solutions, for equipping a pan-European network to connect data centers across Europe. This long-distance network involves advanced technologies like 200G optical channel rate and Raman optical amplification for ultra-high link capacity. The same optical networking platform is used over terrestrial and subsea portions of this pan-European network, enabling a unified, seamless network from an operational perspective.

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Monday, 18 January 2016

HIBERNIA NETWORKS POSITIONED TO FURTHER REDUCE INDUSTRY LEADING LATENCY PERFORMANCE ON HIBERNIA EXPRESS TRANSATLANTIC ROUTE BY DEPLOYING ALTERNATIVE AND INNOVATIVE BACKHAUL INFRASTRUCTURE

DUBLIN, IRELAND — January 18, 2016 — Hibernia Networks, a provider of global high speed telecommunications solutions, announces that it has acquired alternative backhaul infrastructure to further reduce industry leading latency performance on Hibernia Express, its new transatlantic cable route connecting New York to London. Utilizing state-of-the-art radiofrequency transmission techn ology and an innovative route design, the accelerated network performance solidifies Hibernia Networks’ position as the provider of the lowest latency services on the transatlantic corridor. Hibernia Express latency on the subsea cable connecting North America and United Kingdom is RFCS tested at 44.92ms.

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SX US POP Expansion

Southern Cross Cable Network today announced that it is expanding its footprint to make its international capacity services available from a further four key data-centre locations across Los Angeles and Silicon Valley.

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vXchnge to offer Direct Access to Console in 6 U.S. Market

TAMPA, FL — January 18, 2016 — vXchnge, a Designed for Performance® carrier-neutral colocation services provider, announced today that Console, the innovative new platform from IIX Inc. is now available in six (6) vXchnge markets. Console is the enterprise software and interconnection platform that is changing the way businesses directly connect to their customers, vendors and partners. It provides users the networking capability to interconnect with major peering points and direct connections to cloud services providers such as Amazon Web Services, Microsoft Azure and Google Cloud services.

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Xtera Completed the Marine Installation of Its Second Repeatered Subsea Cable System Project

DALLAS, TEXAS, USA — (January 18, 2016) — Xtera Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ: XCOM), a leading provider of high-capacity, cost-effective optical transport solutions, today announced the completion of the marine installation of its second repeatered submarine cable system that was deployed in the last quarter of 2015 in the Atlantic Ocean. Xtera completed testing of all the fiber pairs between the two landing sites in the fourth quarter of 2015. All of Xtera’s work has been completed on schedule.

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Keppel Data Centres Selects Epsilon for Enhanced Connectivity

SINGAPORE, 18 January 2016 — Keppel Data Centres Holdings Pte Ltd (Keppel Data Centres), a subsidiary of Keppel Telecommunications & Transportation Limited (Keppel T&T), has selected Epsilon, a privately owned global communications service provider, to deliver local access networks in Singapore, IP Transit services and global connectivity.

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AlohaNAP Enhances Connectivity to Mainland Cloud Services

KAPOLEI, HI — January 18, 2016 — AlohaNAP, fifteenfortyseven Critical Systems Realty’s (1547) premier enterprise datacenter in Hawaii, announces that customers at the AlohaNAP datacenter facility in Kapolei, HI can now take advantage of Level 3 IP and Fiber Services as well as their Cloud Connect service to securely connect their datacenter infrastructure to over 30 global cloud services, including Amazon Web Services (AWS), Microsoft Azure, and Google Cloud Platform, with faster speeds and greater reliability.

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XKL Announces Private Demonstrations of its 100GE Coherent Products, eVolocity

Kirkland, WA — January 18, 2016 — XKL LLC, a leading provider of fiber optic networking systems, announces it is conducting a series of private demonstrations for its 100GE coherent product line, eVolocity, slated for public release later this year. The eVolocity products have 480G of capacity per 1RU system and act as a “bandwidth on demand” solution for increased flexibility and scalability.

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Tuesday, 19 January 2016

FSMTC expands bandwidth connectivity with ABS to underserved regions of the Federated States of Micronesia (FSM)

Bermuda, 18th January 2016— ABS announced today at PTC 2016 that FSM Telecommunications Corporation (FSMTC) has extended its partnership with ABS for the ABS-6 satellite. FSMTC has contracted additional capacity to provide connectivity to its neighbouring islands in the Micronesia states. The contract follows shortly after the initial agreement in July 2015.

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LeoSat Names Ronald van der Breggen as Chief Commercial Officer

Washington, DC, January 18th 2016— LeoSat Enterprises, an emerging company with plans to launch a constellation of up to 108 low-earth-orbit communications satellites that will provide the fastest, most secure and widest coverage data network in the world, has announced the appointment of Ronald van der Breggen as Chief Commercial Officer. In this position Ronald will be responsible for managing the global sales and marketing operations of LeoSat.

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JSA's Telecom Exchange 2016 Event Surpasses Sales Expectations; Event Floor Already Over 40% Capacity

NEW YORK—January 18, 2016— Jaymie Scotto & Associates (JSA), the preeminent marketing, public relations and event-planning firm serving the telecommunications and technology industries, announces today that Telecom Exchange (TEX), the premier industry networking event for high-bandwidth network operators, has exceeded preliminary sales goals for its New York City event. TEX NYC takes place on Wednesday, June 22, 2016 at Cipriani Wall Street. To date, Telecom Exchange has already secured more than 30 exhibitors and 12 sponsors, including data center operators, service providers, investment and research firms and software, hardware and app development tech firms, and more.

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RTI and Bluesky Pacific Group to Provide Seamless Connectivity Between US, Hawaii, Guam, Samoa, American Samoa, New Zealand, and Key Asian Destinations.

SAN FRANCISCO, California — January 18, 2016 — RAM Telecom International, Inc. “RTI” announces collaboration with Bluesky Pacific Group, a subsidiary of Amper SA, to interconnect the Southeast Asia-United States “SEA-US” Cable system with Bluesky Pacific Group's Moana Cable system.

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Webair and 1025Connect Collaborate to Provide Fortified Connectivity and Interconnection Services on Long Island

NEW YORK, NY, January 18, 2016 — Webair, a leader in fully managed Cloud, Colocation and Managed solutions, and 1025Connect, Long Island's premier carrier-neutral meet-me room, today announce new unified, Long Island-centric connectivity offerings for customers requiring transatlantic cable and Manhattan Bypass fiber access, fully managed services such as Colocation and Cloud, and redundant connectivity at the edge. At the heart of the partnership is a direct, redundant and low latency connection between the companies' carrier-neutral colocation facilities: 1025Connect's facility located at 1025 Old Country Road in Westbury, New York and Webair’s NY1 data center in Garden City, New York, facilitated by over a dozen leading carriers.

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  • Biznet
  • CenturyLink
  • Colt Technology Services
  • Shaw Business
  • Comcast Wholesale
  • China Telecom
  • MegaSys
  • Harris
  • Verizon Wholesale
  • China Unicom Global Limited
  • BTI Systems
  • Paul Hastings
  • Level 3 Communications
  • Vodafone
  • REDCOM
  • Arbor Networks
  • Wolfe
  • PCCW Global
  • Telus
  • ATLANTIC-ACM
  • Infinera
  • CoreSite
  • TNZI
  • Digital Realty
  • World Hub Communications Limited
  • Ciena
  • GTT
  • Telstra
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