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Serbia Point of Presence installed by Telia Carrier

STOCKHOLM, SWEDEN – Telia Carrier has announced the installation of its first Point of Presence (PoP) in Belgrade, Serbia.  The new PoP gives customers in the region the opportunity to connect directly to the Telia Carrier backbone, one of the largest and best connected in the world.  The PoP will additionally serve as a connectivity hub for surrounding countries, improving the availability of high-speed IP Transit, Cloud Connect, Ethernet and IPX services. It will also provide a transport interconnection point for international customers requiring a dedicated connection into Serbia.

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Sri Reddy appointed co-president of IP/Optical Networks (ION) at Nokia Group

ESPOO, FINLAND - Nokia has appointed Sri Reddy, an experienced leader in Nokia's ION business group, as co-president of Nokia IP/Optical Networks business group and as member of the Group Leadership Team (GLT), with immediate effect. Current President of ION business group, Basil Alwan, will continue as a GLT member, co-president of the ION business group and an advisor to the CEO.

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Executive appointments at Aqua Comms

DUBLIN, IRELAND – Aqua Comms, the operator of Ireland’s first dedicated subsea fibre-optic network interconnecting New York, Dublin and London, has appointed two new members to its executive leadership team.  Chris Bayly has been named the company’s new chief commercial officer (CCO) and Brad Kneller has been appointed senior global vice president operations and engineering.

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APTelecom selected by Aqua Comms as channel partner for development of new client markets in Asia and the Pacific

DUBLIN and NEW YORK — Aqua Comms the operator of Ireland’s first dedicated subsea fibre-optic network interconnecting New York, Dublin and London, has announced the engagement of APTelecom, a facilities-based telecom consulting and service company specializing in emerging markets, to serve as its international sales partner in the development of new client markets in Asia and the United States.

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As data demand ramps ever higher, researchers are looking to innovative amplifier designs to help transport a broader light spectrum through optical fibres, finds Andy Extance

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Duncan Ellis shares his views about the increased focus on automation from network operators, and how the physical layer has so far stubbornly resisted the move

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Switching off copper networks where fibre has been deployed is the end game, so why are so few operators doing it, wonders Pauline Rigby

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With demand for fibre to the premises increasing, Keely Portway looks at the role training plays in ensuring installation skills remain available to meet this growing demand

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