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Nexans adopts solar energy to power its Liban Cables Plant in Lebanon

Nexans inaugurated a new 600 kW-peak solar power system at its Liban Cables facility. By replacing one of its six electric generators with photovoltaic panels, Liban Cables will reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 750 tons per year. The Liban Cables project is the first one to be completed within the framework of the Small Decentralized […]


Gitex 2017 – Nexans explains the latest trends in cabling

Tarek Helmy, Regional Director, Gulf, Middle East, East and South Africa, Nexans, explains the latest trends in structured cabling using fibre and copper.


Bahrain based Batelco selects Ciena to build the new Batelco Gulf Network

Batelco Gulf Network cable system to connect all GCC countries and beyond Batelco, Bahrain Telecommunications Company, the leading digital services provider in the Kingdom of Bahrain, has selected Ciena’s Converged Packet Optical Platform as the foundation for the new Batelco Gulf Network (BGN). The BGN runs over a state-of-the-art Optical Transfer Network (OTN) to meet […]


Nexans highlights its data centre innovations and FTTO solutions at GITEX 2017

Nexans, the worldwide leader in cables and cabling systems, is placing the spotlight on its data centre innovations and Fibre to the Office (FTTO) solutions at GITEX Technology Week 2017, at the Dubai World Trade Center. In addition to showcasing its world-class LAN cabling solutions, experts from the company are holding product demonstrations for customers and […]


CommScope discusses future of networks at GITEX 2017

Trends that will shape the growing demand for fibre across the Middle East and Africa are the focus for CommScope during GITEX 2017. “Given the focus on a post-oil era, it’s no surprise the region is in the early stages of the greatest transformation of networking yet,” said Ehab Kanary, vice president of Enterprise, Middle […]


Siemon launches LightStack 8 ultra high-density plug and play fibre system

Siemon, a leading global network infrastructure specialist, has expanded its line of LightHouse™ advanced fibre cabling solutions in the Middle East with LightStack® 8. This new ultra high-density plug and play system offers efficient and cost-effective support of current and future 8-fibre applications. LightStack 8 provides an easy and efficient migration path to 40 and […]


Excel gains certification for latest standards

Third party verifications are an independent ‘tick in the box’, verifying either a product or a set of products’ compliance with a particular standard. Excel has invested in such test and verification programmes for over 20 years, working closely with laboratories such as Delta and 3P based in Denmark, and ETL in America. Excel Category […]


R&M supplies Jordan’s first Fibre-to-the-Home project at luxury destination

Saraya Aqaba, the luxury mixed-use tourism and leisure destination located on the shores of the Red Sea in the Gulf of Aqaba in Jordan, has become the first in the country to roll out Fibre-to-the-Home (FTTH) connectivity by leveraging state-of-the-art cabling solutions from R&M. The undertaking will allow more than 800 residential units and commercial […]


Excel introduces engraved labelling for corporate branding

Excel Networking Solutions – the copper and optical cabling infrastructure provider – has announced a new addition to their portfolio of Value Added Services: bespoke engraved labelling. The comprehensive range of laser engraved labels for patch panels and outlets ensure that every application is professionally labelled from the moment it is installed. Made from high […]


Excel develops Environ cabling range with new Co-Lo Racks

Excel Networking Solutions, the copper and optical cabling infrastructure provider, has launched a new Environ floor standing rack into their existing portfolio of Networking Racks and Open Frames. Based on the proven and popular ER series chassis, Excel’s CL series of multi-compartment floor standing racks are available in 42U or 47U heights, 600mm or 800mm […]