Flag Closes $300m Financing for North Asian Loop

August 21, 2001 — (WEB HOST INDUSTRY REVIEW) — Flag Telecom (, a leading, London-based network services provider and independent carriers’ carrier, yesterday announced that Flag Asia Limited has secured financing for Flag North Asian Loop (FNAL) of up to $300 million under a syndicated credit facility, arranged by Westdeutsche Landesbank Girozentrale, New York ( Read More

Electroglas Selects BlueStar to Host SAP

August 21, 2001 — (WEB HOST INDUSTRY REVIEW) — BlueStar Solutions (, formerly eOnline, a leading provider of management and technology services for hosted enterprise applications, announced today it has been selected by Electroglas ( to manage and host its new installation of SAP. Read More

Asia Global Crossing First to Obtain Concession License in Taiwan

August 16, 2001 — (WEB HOST INDUSTRY REVIEW) — Asia Global Crossing Taiwan ( yesterday that it has been awarded the Concession License forinternational submarine cable circuit leasing business by the Taiwan’sMinistry of Transportation and Communications (MOTC), marking the first timeever such a license has been granted. Read More

Asia Global Crossing Launches Data Services in Australia

August 15, 2001 — (WEB HOST INDUSTRY REVIEW) — Asia Global Crossing (, a leadingpan-Asian telecommunications services provider, launched itstelecommunications services platform in Australia yesterday, introducinginto the market a suite of data services that will allow multinationalenterprises in Sydney to benefit from the performance and cost-effectiveness of the 200-city Asia Global Crossing/Global Crossing worldwidenetwork. Read More

Hutchison Globalcenter Deploys Netcool Suite

August 7, 2001 — (WEB HOST INDUSTRY REVIEW) — Micromuse Inc. (, a leading provider of realtime fault management and service assurance software, yesterday announced that Hutchison GlobalCenter (, one of Asia’s largest providers of managed hosting services and e-business solutions, has implemented the Netcool suite. Read More

Nortel to Build U.S. Optical Network for Southern Cross

August 7, 2001 — (WEB HOST INDUSTRY REVIEW) — Southern Cross Cables Limited (, has selected Nortel Networks ( to supply ultra long haul dense wave division multiplex optical transmission equipment for the terrestrial portion of a 30,500-kilometer submarine cable network linking the U.S. mainland to Hawaii, Australia, New Zealand and Fiji beginning in the third quarter of this year. Read More

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