What’s New in Telecoms? Our Weekly News Round-up

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Welcome to Carritech’s weekly news update, your source for the latest developments shaping the telecommunications industry. In this edition, we bring you a curated selection of stories that highlight the dynamic landscape of connectivity, innovation, and infrastructure expansion.

Let’s explore the top headlines of this week…

Deutsche Telekom wins Meta IP transit case: The Cologne Regional Court have ruled Meta to pay €20 million for continuing to send traffic to Telekom’s network after terminating their contract. Read Meta’s plans to appeal, as the decision reignites the debate over whether tech companies should share the costs of European network infrastructure.

Source: https://www.mobileeurope.co.uk/deutsche-telekom-wins-meta-ip-transit-case/

Plusnet expands fiber footprint with Deutsche GigaNetz deal: In Germany’s fragmented fiber market, Plusnet is expanding its fiber optic footprint to gain access to 500,000 connections in 11 states. Learn how this collaboration will allow Plusnet to deliver internet and cloud services more broadly while avoiding overbuilding and fostering competition.

Source: https://www.mobileeurope.co.uk/plusnet-expands-fibre-footprint-with-deutsche-giganetz-deal/

Sparkle tests VPN protected with quantum encryption: Sparkle has successfully tested an IPsec tunnel between Italy and Germany. Explore how this proof-of-concept showcases the integration of quantum-safe encryption into Sparkle’s network, enhancing data security and preparing for future quantum threats.

Source: https://www.capacitymedia.com/article/2d8r6xabz9lfqqadsutc0/news/sparkle-tests-vpn-protected-with-quantum-encryption

Orchest, DCConnect expand automation partnership:  Orchest Technologies and DCConnect Global have expanded their partnership to enhance connectivity, integrating DCConnect’s automation to access over 6,500 endpoints worldwide. Learn how this collaboration will allows Orchest to link 80 million access points in Latin America to global data centers and extends DCConnect’s quoting capabilities in Southeast Asia.

Source: https://www.capacitymedia.com/article/2d8qju5fw5r8y64xzwg00/news/orchest-dcconnect-expand-automation-partnership

As the telecommunications industry continues to evolve at a rapid pace, Carritech remains committed to keeping you informed about the latest developments and trends shaping the landscape. From pivotal advances to security to modernising legislation, every story highlighted in this week’s news update emphasises the industry’s resilience, flexibility, and forward-thinking perspective.

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Yuliya Danilenko

Account Manager

Yuliya Danilenko has over four years of experience as an International Account Manager, specializing in Level 3 Remote Technical Support.

She assists large-scale multinational organizations, fixed and mobile operators, and leading equipment manufacturers worldwide in supporting legacy telecom equipment, generating additional revenue, and reducing operational expenses (OPEX).

In her leisure time, she loves travelling and exploring different cultures.

Javier Amado

Account Manager

As an international Account Manager for Carritech Telecommunications, Javier assists large fixed and mobile operators in supporting their legacy telecom equipment, particularly in Italy and LATAM. He ensures that the company delivers the best value to customers across all services specialized in legacy telecom equipment.

In his free time, Javier enjoys sports and is an avid fan of soccer and motorsports, including Formula 1 and MotoGP. He also considers himself a lifelong learner, seizing every opportunity for growth.

Aligned with the values of Carritech, Javier is committed to helping more operators worldwide achieve their environmental goals and continue to leave a positive footprint.

Christian Mekdad

Account Manager

Christian brings over a decade of IT industry experience and 5 years in the telecom industry to his role as an Account Manager at Carritech, with a focus on optical transceiver solutions and GPON technology.

As a trilingual person speaking French, Spanish and English, he manages operations in French-speaking countries and communicates with international traders from around the world. Christian will step outside his comfort zone to find the most effective solutions to your challenges.

In his free time, Christian enjoys playing rugby and trekking in the mountains of Madrid.

Luis Alvarez

Account Manager

Luis Alvarez brings more than 5 years of experience in the telecom industry. With a focus on optical transceiver solutions, he adeptly meets the diverse needs of Carritech’s international clientele, particularly in Spain and Latin America.

Known for his consultative approach, Luis ensures clients receive customised, effective network solutions.

When not enhancing telecom infrastructures, Luis enjoys working out, exploring scenic routes with his dog and participating in local events.

Shane Driver

Senior Account Manager

Shane Driver brings over 12 years of telecom industry experience to his role as Senior Account Manager at Carritech.

With a focus on Network Hardware Support Services, Shane meets the diverse needs of Carritech’s international clients, particularly in the UK, Ireland, and mainland Europe. Known for his customer-centric approach, Shane ensures his clients receive support solutions that align with their unique requirements.

Outside of telecommunications, Shane enjoys swimming, playing golf, and spending time with his young family.

Yura Saskevych

Director of Global Accounts

Yura Saskevych has over a decade of vast experience in sales of telecommunication hardware and network services support. He is the Director of Global Accounts at Carritech and holds a Master’s Degree in Electrical Engineering.

Having been focused extensively on transport (Optical and MW), Access and Core Networks, Yura has successfully helped customers worldwide extend the life of existing telecommunication networks, reduce expenses and meet their environmental goals.

With a strong background in the telecom industry, Yura will engage with clients with a customised approach, provide required solutions and ensure that their telecom systems are running smoothly.

Adept at working simultaneously on multiple accounts with the highest accuracy and professional salesmanship Yura collaborates closely with engineers, technicians, the procurement department and project managers to plan, adapt, and optimize customer network solutions.

Yura is passionate about delivering innovative and cost-effective solutions that meet performance, security, and quality standards.

When he’s not enhancing telecom infrastructures, he enjoys doing sports, gardening and exploring scenic routes.

Miguel Asín Barcos

Sales Director

Miguel Asín Barcos serves as the Sales Director at Carritech, where he focuses on driving revenue growth and enhancing customer satisfaction.

Based in Madrid, Miguel draws on his more than 20 years of experience in the telecom industry to lead and support his sales team.

Outside of telecommunications, he enjoys football, watching movies, and spending time with his family.

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