Grid Telecom and Telecom Egypt signal MoU to attach Greece and Egypt


Grid Telecom is a subsidiary of the Impartial Energy Transmission Operator (IPTO) in Greece.

Telecom Egypt has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Grid Telecom to attach Greece and Egypt utilizing submarine cable infrastructure.

The  settlement is the bottom from which the 2 will discover connectivity choices between Greece and Egypt, and optimise using Telecom Egypt’s and Grid Telecom’s networks and worldwide attain, by current and future optical interconnectivity to neighbouring nations.

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Telecom Egypt’s community extends to over 140 touchdown factors in additional than 60 nations. The corporate’s submarine cable infrastructure is the shortest crossing path between Africa, Asia and Europe in line with the operator.

With a home fibre optic community at the moment exceeding 4,000km, Grid Telecom, IPTO’s automobile within the telecoms market, is already providing fibre connectivity between the island of Crete and the Greek mainland, along with its community infrastructure in Italy, the Balkans, and Central Europe.

13 new cables

The Minister of Communications and Info Expertise of Egypt, Dr Amr Talaat, said, “The MoU signed…will result in future discussions about accelerating the development of submarine cables between the 2 nations, which is able to facilitate the large circulate of information worldwide, which continues to extend exponentially. Egypt’s distinct geographic location makes it a regional knowledge hub, because it transfers site visitors to Asia, Africa, and Europe by greater than 13 submarine cables, that are scheduled to extend to 18 cables inside three years.

“There are additionally plans in place to finish HARP, the submarine system that can be circling the African continent by 2023”.


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