Alcatel-Lucent and Bay of Bengal Gateway consortium to build undersea cable system linking Middle East, Indian sub-continent and Far East

Alcatel-Lucent (Euronext Paris and NYSE: ALU) and a consortium composed of Vodafone Group, Dialog Axiata, Emirates Telecommunications Corporation (Etisalat), Reliance Jio Infocomm, Omantel and Telekom Malaysia, have signed a turn-key contract to deploy a new 100 Gigabit-per-second (100G) submarine cable system to connect Oman, the United Arab Emirates, India, Sri Lanka and Malaysia. The Bay […]

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FVC establishes direct presence in East Africa with new regional office in Kenya

FVC, a leading Value Added Distributor in the Middle East & North Africa (MENA), today officially opened its office in Nairobi, Kenya, to better serve its partners and their customers in East Africa. The new office offers sales and pre-sales support to FVC’s existing partners across East Africa including Ethiopia, Kenya, Rwanda, Tanzania and Uganda. […]

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FVC and Sangoma announce regional Partnership

FVC, one of the Middle East & North Africa (MENA)’s leading VAD (value added distributor) in the technology sector has announced a partnership with Sangoma, a provider of hardware and software components that enable or enhance IP Communications Systems. This announcement adds to FVC’s numerous Unified Communications and service provider offerings while offering Sangoma the […]

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Email or your reputation

This morning’s post by one of my favourite bloggers, Dubai’s Desperate Housewife (always entertaining but based in reality) has inspired me to write this post that I have been wanting to do for some time now: email shots. I am quite vocal with my clients about ‘buying’ email databases. Vocal in saying no. Its quite tempting to acquire these emails […]

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Alcatel-Lucent selected by du to build the second phase of high-speed optical communications network in the United Arab Emirates

Alcatel-Lucent (Euronext Paris and NYSE: ALU) and du have announced that Alcatel-Lucent has been selected to build the second phase of a high-speed 100G coherent optical transport network throughout the United Arab Emirates. The new optical transport network will enable du to dramatically boost the speed and capacity of its existing network, and thanks to […]

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