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WASACE Cable Company begins procurement process to select cable system supplier for undersea fiber optic cable system

By admin, May 9, 2012 8:41 am

Wednesday, May 09, 2012

WASACE Cable Company is pleased to announce that it has begun the procurement process to select a cable system supplier for the construction of its undersea fiber optic cable system, which will create new and unique communication routes to support the communities around the Atlantic Basin.

WASACE will develop, operate and build a new network connecting Africa to the U.S., and connecting the 2 BRICS economies in the Southern Hemisphere, Brazil and South Africa, for the first time. WASACE’s new- submarine cable network will also connect the two largest economies in America, USA and Brazil, and will provide a full diverse route to the aging transatlantic cable systems between USA and Europe.
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WASACE will deploy the latest “100G” technology to connect four (4) continents comprising: (i) “WASACE Americas” – connecting Brazil (Santos, Rio de Janeiro and Fortaleza) to the U.S. (Florida).? WASACE Americas will also provide optional and on demand connectivity to Colombia, Panama and South Carolina; (ii) “WASACE Africa” – connecting Nigeria and South Africa to the USA. WASACE Africa also provides optional and on demand connectivity to Niger-Delta Oil and Gas region at Bonny Island and to Angola; (iii) “WASACE Europe” – connecting Florida to Virginia Beach and across the North Atlantic to San Sebastian in Spain.
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WASACE has engaged the services of premier international telecommunications consultants, David Ross Group to administer the procurement process and lead the development of the project.? The comprehensive Invitation to Tender has been released to four of the major undersea telecommunications cable system suppliers and WASACE expects to select the cable system supplier(s) for its network in July 2012.? In addition, WASACE has retained two financial services companies including Aterios Capital as financial advisors to source funding for the project.
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The Company’s plan is to develop the network in phases, beginning with the WASACE Americas and WASACE Africa cable systems, which are scheduled to be in service by the first quarter of 2014.
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“The commencement of the selection process for the cable system supplier(s) for our network is a critical milestone in our plan to enable new, critical routes focused on enhancing connectivity for the populations in the Atlantic Basin” -? Ram?n Gil-Rold?n y Sans?n, Chairman and CEO of WASACE Cable Company.
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?“The David Ross Group is pleased to take part in the development of this unique undersea cable system which will add critical new routes to the global telecommunications network” – David Ross, President of the David Ross Group.
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“We believe this project is timely and provides a unique opportunity for freeflow of information and data between the two largest economies in the Americas (USA & Brazil), Africa’s largest economy (South Africa) and Africa’s fastest growing economy (Nigeria) as well as with the rest of the world. It ties in with our focus on infrastructure development in sub-Saharan Africa and we are proud to be associated with it.” – Olabode Abikoye – CEO of Aterios Capital.
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WASACE Cable Company was formed to meet the rapidly-evolving needs of developing markets in the Southern Hemisphere – “WASACE: Because the World is Changing”.? Additional information about the WASACE network can be found at wasace.com.
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The David Ross Group Inc. has supported undersea telecommunications projects resulting in 80,000 Km of deployed fiber optic cable and over $2 billion in investments in more than 40 different countries.? Most recent projects include undersea networks in the Mediterranean Sea, Arabian Sea, Indian Ocean, Red Sea, Caribbean Sea, China Sea, and the Pacific Ocean.? Additional information about David Ross Group can be found at davidrossgroup.com.
Aterios Capital is strategically focused on infrastructure development in sub-Saharan Africa and provides advisory services to prominent organizations and financial sponsors in various infrastructure sectors such as power, telecommunication, public transportation, financial institutions, agriculture, health, education, municipal waste management and real estate.? More information about Aterios Capital can be found at aterioscapital.com.

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Source: WASACE

Vodafone Makes $1.7 Billion Bid for Cable & Wireless

By admin, April 24, 2012 5:23 pm

Vodafone (News online casino nbso .com/wp-content/uploads/2012/04/482fbd3a1et_icon.gif.gif” /> – Alert) has recently purchased Cable and Wireless Wordlwide in a deal of €1.3 billion ($1.7 billion U.S.) The Indian company Tata communications had decided not to pursue a takeover bid for the struggling company last week.

CWW Shareholders will receive around 46 cents per share. Vodafone is believed to be interested in the company due to its extensive fiber optic network, which it can use for wireless backhaul to relieve the burden placed on its network from smartphones and other mobile devices. CWW has 20,500 kilometers (310.7 miles) of fiber-optic cable across the United Kingdom.

“The acquisition of Cable & Wireless (News – Alert) Worldwide creates a leading integrated player in the enterprise segment of the UK communications market and brings attractive cost savings to our UK and international operations,” Vittorio Colao, Vodafone Group chief executive, said.

The takeover will lead to redundancies in their combined staff, but Vodafone has not specified which workers from both companies will be laid off and when, or if the CWW name will be kept or the company will be merged into Vodafone.

 “It provides us with a significant UK and international fiber network allowing us to manage costs as data traffic grows,” Colao said in a conference call with investors. “It also opens up attractive opportunities in the unified communications space.”

The deal, however, might be in trouble after one of CWW’s biggest shareholders, the international fund management firm Orbis, failed to agree to the deal.

“Although we believe the CWW management team has handled the bid pro, cess responsibly, we have declined give an irrevocable undertaking or letter of intent to support the transaction. CWW, which saw its shares rise 14 per cent to 36.5p after the offer was unveiled, provides high-speed telecoms services to companies including Tesco and will help Vodafone boost its corporate arm at a time of slow consumer growth,” a spokesperson for Orbis said.

Edited by Amanda Ciccatelli

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Siklu EtherHaul Delivers Flawless Performance During Indian Monsoon

By admin, February 14, 2012 12:55 pm

Siklu’s EtherHaul lived up to its reputation of delivering under all weather conditions when its low-cost high-capacity backhaul solution performed flawlessly in Mumbai, India during the 2011 monsoon season.

A mobile operator in India led a six-month trial and concluded that Siklu’s EtherHaul E-band systems could effectively be used in the country for last mile backhaul of mobile and business service.

During the trial, a series of EtherHaul links were deployed at various distances. online casino nbso . These links were monitored rigorously during the entire monsoon season for availability and performance. The harsh conditions posed a tremendous challenge to Siklu and its EtherHaul delivered a online pokies robust wireless backhaul solution.

“We are pleased with the performance of the Siklu EtherHaul trial in the Indian weather conditions,” said an executive of the operator, in a press release, and added, “Now we can benefit from the underutilized E-band spectrum and deliver high-capacity at a very low cost as soon as the pricing of the spectrum will be finalized.”

Siklu’s unique hitless adaptive bandwidth, coding and modulation capabilities, according to company officials, allowed the EtherHaul to deliver reliable performance even under extremely wet conditions. The all-silicon design ensures fewer components, lower prices and greater reliability.

Its EtherHaul radios deliver gigabit speeds over the millimetric wave spectrum and are ideal for urban wireless backhaul of macro, micro and picocells. As it operates in an uncongested and inexpensive E-band spectrum, the total cost of ownership is further reduced.

Having already established a leading position in the European E-band backhaul market, Siklu is now poised to deliver its low-cost, high-capacity backhaul to the Indian market. nbso . It won the Frost & Sullivan (News – Alert) 2011 European Gigabit Ethernet Radios New Product Innovation Award.

Siklu will be exhibiting at Mobile World Congress, February 27-March 1 in Barcelona, showcasing its EtherHaul millimeter wave systems in Hall 2, 2C72, and Hall 6, C50.

In other news, Siklu has established a top position in the wireless backhaul over millimeter wave market with its strong performance in 2011. With more than 1000 EtherHaul links installed and running successfully under varying weather conditions all over the world, Siklu has solidified its position as a front-runner in millimeter wave systems. 

Mini Swamy is a contributing editor for TMCnet. To read more of her articles, please visit her columnist page. online casino .

Edited by Jennifer Russell

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Borealis joins campaigners for Free Movement of Electricity

By admin, December 15, 2011 6:02 am

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Borealis, a leading provider of high performance plastics-based solutions for the global wire and cable industry, has come together with 33 other concerned organisations to form an alliance calling for a single European electricity market. The Free Movement of Electricity alliance, whose members range from renewable energy associations to high-tech engineering companies, is urging European legislators to increase competition in the electricity sector, improve security of supply, help deliver climate goals and integrate modern technologies – including renewables.

A statement recently issued by the alliance says that 25 years after the Single European Act, “Europe urgently needs greater freedom of movement in electricity, a single internal power market and a network infrastructure to facilitate it.” It says that while development of a single power market is progressing, “development of the infrastructure urgently needs a very major boost.”

The alliance is calling on the European Parliament and the Council of Ministers to bring freedom of movement and enhance cross-border trade in Europe’s electricity. It says these bodies need to speed up, simplify and better coordinate permitting and planning procedures for electricity infrastructure projects. They should also agree on new financing mechanisms to support the necessary electricity infrastructure projects and address, at an early stage, environmental concerns and social acceptance issues related to the necessary grid extensions.

“From a practical point of view, we want to see a simplification in permit procedures for extending the grid that will lead to increased installation efficiency as well as improved environmental aspects,” says Rudi Peters, Borealis Value Chain Marketing Manager. “For example, when a new transmission line is being deliberated, we would like the option for laying the line underground or partial underground to be considered at the outset alongside overhead alternatives. This is not always the case at the moment.”

Marc Hubert, Borealis Vice President Wire & Cable, sets the initiative in an even broader context, “The electricity industry and its suppliers, together with environmental organisations, can find a common cause in pushing to increase the efficiency of European power grids and unlocking the full potential of renewable energy resources.”

Borealis has been an important partner to the electricity industry for a long time; we consider this new initiative as important for safeguarding its future success,” Hubert says. “But this is not just about our self-interest as every man, woman and child will benefit from a more efficient supply of electricity into their homes, offices and factories.”

“I think we are pushing on a door that is at least partly open,” Hubert continues. “The European Union’s Energy Commissioner Günther Oettinger said only recently that a better grid means an enhancement of the possibilities for distribution of energy between all European countries.”

Oettinger told an energy conference in November that improved grid infrastructure, along with the development of a single power market, is vital for a modern Europe, where people, capital, goods and services are already free to move but energy is not. Oettinger added, “Energy networks are at the heart of our energy system, without them we cannot meet our energy and climate targets nor complete the European internal market.”

For further information about Borealis please contact:

Dorothea Wiplinger
External Communications Manager
Vienna, Austria
+43 1 22 400 608
dorothea.wiplinger@borealisgroup.com

Borealis and Borouge Business Units Wire & Cable

Borealis is the world’s leading provider of innovative, value creating plastics solutions for the wire and cable industry. Our solutions are customer-driven and designed to satisfy the industry’s continuously evolving demands for higher technical performance. They can be found in the most challenging extra-high voltage (EHV) and high voltage (HV) cable applications, as well as medium voltage (MV) and low voltage (LV) energy transmission and distribution cables, building wires, and communications cables. In answer to the need for production, installation and cable-system lifetime enhancements, we create the innovation links that secure world-class, step-changing solutions and benefit the whole wire and cable value chain.

About Borealis and Borouge

Borealis is a leading provider of chemical and innovative plastics solutions that create value for society. With sales of EUR 6.3 billion in 2010, customers in over 120 countries, and around 5,100 employees worldwide, Borealis is owned 64% by the International Petroleum Investment Company (IPIC) of Abu Dhabi and 36% by OMV, the leading energy group in the European growth belt. Borealis is headquartered in Vienna, Austria, and has production locations, innovation centres and customer service centres across Europe and the Americas.

Through Borouge, a joint venture between Borealis and the Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC), one of the world’s major oil and gas companies, the company’s footprint reaches out to the Middle East, Asia Pacific, the Indian sub-continent and Africa. Established in 1998, Borouge employs approximately 1,600 people, has customers in more than 50 countries and its headquarters are in Abu Dhabi in the UAE and Singapore.

Building on Borealis’ unique Borstar® technology and their more than 50 years experience in polyolefins, Borealis and Borouge provide innovative, value creating plastics solutions for the infrastructure (pipe systems and power and communication cables), automotive and advanced packaging markets. In addition, Borealis offers a wide range of base chemicals from melamine and fertilizer to phenol and acetone.

Today Borealis and Borouge have a manufacturing capacity of over 5.4 million tonnes of polyolefins (polyethylene and polypropylene) per year having recently completed a 1.5 million tonne expansion in Abu Dhabi.The Borouge 3 plant expansion will be completed at the end of 2013 with a further capacity of 2.5 million tonnes per year (t/y) being fully operational in mid-2014. The companies continue to invest to ensure that their customers throughout the value chain and across the globe, can always rely on product quality, consistency and security of supply.

Borouge and Borealis are committed to the principles of Responsible Care® and proactively contribute to addressing the world’s water and sanitation challenges through their Water for the Worldâ„¢ initiative.

For more information visit:
borealisgroup.com
borouge.com
waterfortheworld.net

Water for the World is a trademark of the Borealis group.

Borstar is a registered trademark of the Borealis group.

Source: Borealis

South Sudan: land of opportunity, if we don’t mind risk

By admin, December 3, 2011 2:27 am

JUBA — Ugandan motorbike taxis wobble by rutted streets. A Kuwaiti telecoms organisation prepares to lay fiber-optic cable. Chinese and European delegations record down a oil ministry’s scabby halls.

An liquid of brave entrepreneurs has helped fuel a tiny business bang in a world’s youngest country, South Sudan, that announced autonomy in Jul underneath a 2005 assent understanding that finished decades of polite fight with a north. blackjack online .

They’ve been drawn to one of a ultimate “frontier markets” by direct for many all — from roads and banks to bureau seat and private confidence — notwithstanding a snags acted by a default of infrastructure and transparent regulations.

“It’s a usually place in a universe currently where there’s an event to start from scratch, from zero,” pronounced Tamir Gal, an Israeli businessman, as he greeted clients and officials during an rural trade fair. “If we start from zero, we have 100 percent to grow.”

The effects of new income are plain in Juba, a rickety capital. Billboards hawking insurance, mobile phones, drink and prefabricated housing line roads clogged with glossy 4×4s and Indian and Chinese motorbikes. A handful of upscale restaurants hum with ostracise workers.

Permanent petrify structures are rising, despite slowly, amid a tents, prefabs and load containers that mostly offer as offices and homes. Juba’s sprawling Konya Konya marketplace bustles with vendors peddling vegetables, boots and phone cards.

The former rebels now using a republic have so distant welcomed investors and contend they wish some-more to assistance build an economy scorched by Sudan’s polite war, that killed an estimated 2 million people, and wean it off a coherence on oil. casino online .

There is copiousness to do. The republic roughly a distance of France has only about 100 km (60 miles) of paved roads, and hospitals and schools are still scarce. Oil accounts for some 98 percent of supervision revenues.

That means opportunities for risk-tolerant investors, though it also can meant frustration. A World Bank news this year ranked Juba 159th out of 183 economies on a palliate of doing business, observant “several elemental laws and institutions are still missing.”

“THE LAWS ARE SKETCHY”

Convoluted bureaucracy and a miss of transparent laws are among a many evident challenges, businessmen and officials say.

The fear that tenure titles could be challenged in a cloudy authorised complement dissuades many businesses from building factories or creation other long-term investments, they say. It also creates it harder for banks to find material for loans.

“Right now a laws are sketchy, and infrequently that’s because banks are a small bit cautious” about lending vast amounts, pronounced Petro Maduk Deng, corporate attribute manager during a Juba bureau of Kenya Commercial Bank (KCB) (KCB.NR), that set adult in a southern material a year after a assent deal.

“There are companies that can steal a estimable volume of money, though what happens if there is a dispute? That is not clear. The supervision has to come adult with something to solve these disputes.”

Authorities, while penetrating to captivate unfamiliar capital, are mostly inexperienced. Shifting or misty executive hierarchies can be confusing. Businessmen highlight that calm and clever relations with a right officials are vital.

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By admin, November 23, 2011 5:39 am

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Overview

It’s indeed utterly startling how tiny a C110 is. It weighs only 175 grams, and with measure of 4.3×3.3 and a density of only underneath an inch, this could substantially fit into your laptop bag, with a bit of a squeeze. The tiny black section has a cosmetic extraneous though notwithstanding being light doesn’t feel too flimsy. While a tip row has a glossy finish, a edges are ribbed with a grille design. The controls are minimalist too, with only a singular USB pier during a behind and a focussing circle on a side.

Unlike some of a other pico projectors available, like a BenQ Joybee projector, a C110 does not need an outmost energy source – it both connects and charges by a USB cable. Also distinct some other pico projectors, a C110 has an LED lamp, that means longer lamplife – estimated during 20,000 hours – and reduction energy consumption. These are both good positives if you’re going to use a projector with a laptop regulating on battery power. The projector can also bond adult to an Android inscription with a USB port, that creates a portability a lot some-more appealing.

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Connecting a C110 was easy as pie. we plugged it into a Windows 7 laptop, and we was immediately stirred to run a built-in software. Once that was installed, we was given options to select my elite resolution, and we was set to go. The USB wire that comes with a C110 has dual-USBs during one end, and if we block both into your mechanism we get a brighter display. Unfortunately a projector does not support Apple devices, so we won’t be means to bond your Mac to it.

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