+46 510 42 70 00
for Millicom / Tigo
in Bolivia, Paraguay,
Xavier Rocoplan, EVP, Chief Technology & Information Officer at Millicom, talks about their new eCentre data centres for Tigo in Paraguay, Colombia and Bolivia and why they are central to achieving their goal of being the premier provider of B2B solutions in all the markets in which they operate.
With a strong and established position in the consumer market, Tigo was keen to expand its portfolio of B2B offerings.
From Day One a close and collaborative working relation ship was established between Flexenclosure, Tigo Business and Uptime Institute. The result is the first professional colocation facility in the country and the first Tier III certified prefabricated data centre built anywhere in Latin America.
With its business rapidly expanding, ACS was fast outgrowing its main data centre facility in the centre of the Angolan capital Luanda. But not only was it too small, its antiquated construction made it unsuitable to house highly sensitive ICT equipment.
The solution was for ACS to move its entire operation to an entirely new site that would enable them to plan for long-term business expansion in the country’s most advanced telecommunications facility.
With the Republic of Palau having always been dependent on satellite communications for its connection to the outside world, the imminent arrival of the SEA-US subsea cable was about to change everything. But before that could happen, BSCC needed a landing station at which to terminate the new arrival.
With an extremely remote site identified, and one which was subject to the worst weather conditions the Pacific can muster, the challenge was set.
Vodacom needed to establish a new disaster recovery data centre as quickly as possible, in a guaranteed timescale to a guaranteed cost.
With suitable vacant property being scarce in central Maputo, the only space available immediately was a helipad on top of an existing six-storey building – a formidable construction challenge.
MTN wanted to evolve from traditional telephony service provision to a more mature set of mobile services such as broadband Internet, mobile money, video on demand, etc. It also wanted to establish the capability to create an entirely new market in the country – providing innovative data hosting services for its Enterprise customers.
In order to achieve these ambitious goals, a major infrastructure upgrade and expansion project needed to
Fiji is a well-established submarine cable hub with connections to Australia, New Zealand, Tonga, the United States and Vanuatu.
However, while Fiji’s main island, Viti Levu, had enjoyed high speed Internet services for some time, the country’s second largest island, Vanua Levu, was still not directly connected.
Vodacom Tanzania is the leading mobile network operator in Tanzania, with a reputation for quality that is second to none.
However, when a battery-related fire at Vodacom’s main data and switching centre in Dar es Salaam shut their entire network down, all national and international voice and data services to all subscribers were lost for 16 hours.
It was a major disaster and a new energy centre was needed extremely fast.
As owners and operators of the THOR satellite fleet, Telenor Satellite Broadcasting (TSBc) provide high-powered and high-quality satellite capacity throughout Europe, the Middle East and Africa. With the launch of their latest THOR 7 satellite, TSBc are looking to expand their geographical coverage in the strategically important EMEA market and provide much-needed growth capacity for their broadcast and enterprise customers.
MTN Ghana needed to quickly add network capacity in order to continue to meet the needs of an increasingly demanding market place, and so remain the country’s leading telecoms company.
By deploying Flexenclosure’s prefabricated modular eCentre data centres, MTN Ghana was able to rapidly add three new data centres to its network, totalling 2,000m² of open plan space, and thereby expand its network capacity in a way that wouldn’t otherwise have been possible.