In brief

8 September 2017


BICS, a leading international communications enabler, has announced it will deploy a third fiber route between Marseille and Paris, lowering latency and protecting inbound voice and data traffic from Asia and the Middle East. This will consolidate BICS’ position at the forefront of backhaul provision in Europe, bridging Asian and Middle Eastern traffic to Europe via two primary entry points: Marseille in France, and Southern Italy. The route is expected to be commercially live by the end of the year.


VIAVI Solutions and Westcon-Comstor have announced the extension of their partnership to Africa, Middle East and Europe. Westcon UCC has added the VIAVI Observer Platform to its portfolio for resellers of unified communications (UC), networking and collaboration solutions. The platform is a full-service IT solution for deploying, managing and optimizing application and network performance.