Telecom Egypt and 4iG Group signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to establish a joint venture to build, operate and commercialize Fiber to the Home (FTTH) and Fiber to the Site (FTTS) fiber access infrastructure on a wholesale basis in Egypt.

Read more: Telecom Egypt and 4iG Invest USD 600 Million in Egypt's Fiber Infrastructure

Telecom Egypt, the full-service telecom operator in Egypt and one of the largest subsea cables operators in the region, and SubCom, the global subsea data system supplier, along with the India-Europe-Xpress (IEX) partners, have announced the successful completion of the IEX subsea cable system landings in Egypt.

Read more: Telecom Egypt and SubCom Complete IEX Cable Landings in Egypt

center3, a wholly owned subsidiary of the stc Group, has officially announced that it has completed the acquisition of CMC Networks Mauritius (100%) and CMC Networks South Africa (49%). CMC is a global service provider offering market-leading networking solutions across Africa and the Middle East.

Read more: center3 Completes Acquisition of CMC Networks

The launch of Oman-IX, a neutral internet exchange, aims to revolutionize the digital infrastructure services in the region and connect leading telecom industry networks providers, hyperscalers, data centers, and cloud services across the Middle East and beyond.

Read more: Oman-IX Set to Accelerate the Sultanate’s Global Interconnectivity

e& Carrier & Wholesale customers can now benefit from Equinix’s software-defined interconnection solution, Equinix Fabric®, in Frankfurt and Singapore. This will enable connections between distributed infrastructure and digital ecosystems on Platform Equinix® in these metros and provide e& Carrier & Wholesale customers with a seamless, reliable, and highly flexible global network connectivity experience.

Read more: e& Enhances Connectivity with Equinix Fabric® in Two Key Markets

TAWAL, the leading integrated IT infrastructure provider in the Kingdom, has signed an agreement with Kidana Development Company to lease 340 sites in the Holy Sites for the construction and operation of communications towers.

Read more: TAWAL and Kidana Partner to Bolster Digital Infrastructure of Makkah and the Holy Sites

Salam announced a strategic partnership with the Global Cloud Xchange (GCX) to inaugurate the Saudi Transit Corridor. This new venture is set to revolutionize connectivity between Asia and Europe, showcasing a significant leap in global telecommunications infrastructure.

Read more: Salam and GCX Partner to Launch Saudi Transit Corridor

The inception of center3 is a story of decisive action in Saudi Arabia’s rapidly evolving digital landscape. Recognizing the increasing demands of the digital era, telecom operator, stc, identified the need to focus attention on hosting and data services. This was particularly important to meet the evolving requirements of hyperscalers, content providers, and enterprises transitioning to the cloud in the region. Consequently, stc spun off part of its organization and assets into a new entity dedicated to addressing these specific digital requirements.

Read more: From Vision to Reality: The Establishment of center3

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