Media coverage07 March 2017

Retelit and BICS open up new route to Europe for AAE-1 cable

Italian telecommunications infrastructure provider Retelit has teamed up with BICS, a Belgium-based global wholesale carrier, to announce a joint connectivity service that will bridge Europe, via Bari in Italy, to Singapore and Hong Kong through the Asia-Africa-Europe-1 (AAE-1) subsea cable system. Combining their respective infrastructures across Italy and Europe, Retelit and BICS have developed a new backhaul product to satisfy high capacity connectivity demand from Asia, the Middle East and Africa to Milan, Frankfurt, London, Amsterdam, Paris and other key European locations with what it claims is the lowest latency in the market. Read more
Media coverage17 October 2016

AAE-1 submarine cable, the next-generation intercontinental superhighway on track for launch

The Asia Africa Europe-1 (AAE-1) consortium confirms today that AAE-1 has landed successfully in Europe, Africa, the Middle East and Asia. With almost all of the undersea cable installed and 15 shore-end landings, AAE-1 is confirmed to start commissioning before end 2016 and on track to enter service by Q1 2017. Upon completion it will provide the lowest latency, express route between Asia and Europe; an unprecedented project across Eurasia, combining the strengths of 19 world leading operators. Read more
Media coverage09 May 2016

Upward and outward

Capacity magazine
When new chief executive Federico Protto and chairman Dario Pardi both joined in early 2015, Italian carrier Retelit had the two figures in place who would lead a comprehensive overhaul of its strategy: Pardi, formerly Vice President EMEA Global Markets at Hitachi Data Systems, provided knowhow of how the global IT business functioned, and Protto, most recently COO, Telecommunications Services at T-Systems International had an insider’s knowledge of the global carrier business. Read more
Media coverage02 March 2016

Submarine Cable to Give Cambodia Bigger Byte

Khmer Times
A Chinese-owned company has been granted a 25-year concession to build and operate a $70 million submarine cable and landing station in Preah Sihanouk province, which will make Internet users in the country no longer dependent on Thailand and Vietnam for bandwidth, the Cambodia Fiber Optic Communication Network said yesterday.

The company is a subsidiary of Shenzhen-based HyalRoute Group.
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