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Monday Bytes: Altibox, Hurricane Electric, CenturyLink, T-Mobile

February 24, 2020


Scandinavia may be getting another submarine cable connection. Altibox Carrier and Xtera have begun construction of a new repeater-based cable between the UK and Norway. It will feature 8 fiber pairs between Stavanger and Newcastle, and should be in place by Q4 of next year. That will provide diversity in routes not just between the UK and Scandinavia but onward to the USA.

Hurricane Electric has taken its global IPv6-native network deeper into Canada, or more precisely out to the eastern edges of Canada. They have added a PoP at GTT Halifax up in Nova Scotia.

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