Submarine Cable News and Analysis 2017-11-20T10:39:56+00:00

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  • News from around the submarine telecoms industry.

This Week In Submarine Telecoms December 11-14

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  • ASN has been awarded a turnkey contract by Statoil to supply and install DC/FO™ tech as the subsea control infrastructure for the Johan Castberg field.

ASN To Deliver Breakthrough Control Infrastructure for Statoil

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  • Retelit has signed a commercial agreement with the AAE-1 submarine cable for the sale of 1.1 Tbps of capacity over 20 years.

Retelit Agrees To 1.1 Tbps On AAE-1 Submarine Cable

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  • Global Switch today launched its latest data center in Hong Kong, the company’s eleventh globally. It is located at the Tseung Kwan O Industrial Estate.

Global Switch Launches Hong Kong Data Center

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  • Global Cloud Xchange has signed a dual strategic initiative to provide its IP transit solutions to CMC Telecom in Hong Kong and Singapore.

Global Cloud Xchange Inks Deal With CMC Telecom

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  • Peak 10 + ViaWest announced the 114,700-sq. ft. expansion of its Brookwood data center in Hillsboro, Ore and bring the total footprint to 220,000 sq. ft.

Peak 10 + ViaWest to Expand Oregon Data Center

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  • SEA-ME-WE 3 troubles are expected to be fixed between Dec 21-26, 2017 instead of Dec 10 as planned, according to a representative from the VNPT.

SEA-ME-WE 3 To Be Fixed By December 26

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  • The SEA-ME-WE 3 submarine cable has been cut for the third time this year.

SEA-ME-WE 3 Submarine Cable Cut Again

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Newly Repaired Cable In Vietnam Disrupted Again

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Slow Internet To Continue In Bangladesh Saturday For Cable Repairs

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(Bangladesh) Internet Slow Due To Submarine Cable Work

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ICPC Returns To Cape Town To hold Its 2018 Diamond Jubilee Plenary

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ICPC: The Latest Insights into Submarine Cables and Biodiversity Beyond National Jurisdiction

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ICPC Issues New Recommendations On Cable Operations and Deep Seabed Mining

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Taking the Pulse of the Industry on Submarine Cable Sunday at PTC ’17

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STF Today @ PTC ’17

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  • Retelit has signed a commercial agreement with the AAE-1 submarine cable for the sale of 1.1 Tbps of capacity over 20 years.

Retelit Agrees To 1.1 Tbps On AAE-1 Submarine Cable

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  • Testing of the Quintillion subsea cable system is complete, and the cable was launched on December 1 in five northern Alaska communities.

Quintillion Subsea Cable System Launched

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  • BSCC and NEC have announced the completion of a cable linking Palau to the SEA-US cable system.

BSCC and NEC Complete Cable Linking Palau

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  • The Monet Cable System is now ready for service.

Monet Cable System Is Ready For Service

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  • Tata Communications will connect the Seabras-1 submarine cable system to its global network.

Tata Communications Extends Reach To Brazil

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  • Global Switch today launched its latest data center in Hong Kong, the company’s eleventh globally. It is located at the Tseung Kwan O Industrial Estate.

Global Switch Launches Hong Kong Data Center

December 13th, 2017|Comments Off on Global Switch Launches Hong Kong Data Center

  • Peak 10 + ViaWest announced the 114,700-sq. ft. expansion of its Brookwood data center in Hillsboro, Ore and bring the total footprint to 220,000 sq. ft.

Peak 10 + ViaWest to Expand Oregon Data Center

December 12th, 2017|Comments Off on Peak 10 + ViaWest to Expand Oregon Data Center

  • Thailand celebrated the opening of an advanced Supernap International data center, located at the Hemaraj Industrial Estate 2, in Chonburi.

Supernap International Data Center Opens In Thailand

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  • A Metronode data center facility has been chosen as the Perth landing station for ASC.

Metronode Data Center To Land Perth-Singapore Cable

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  • Data center

1025Connect and NJFX Plan Fiber Route Around Manhattan

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  • The Vocus Communications Australia Singapore Cable (“ASC”) is to be officially launched in Indonesia today, in an event with its Landing Partner XL Axiata.

Vocus ASC To Support Critical Indonesian IT Infrastructure

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  • FINTEL has committed an initial investment of $US20 ($F41.9m) million to the future submarine cable system Southern Cross NEXT.

Southern Cross Next To Receive $20 Mil From FINTEL

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  • Sunshine Coast Council has begun seeking formal expressions of interest for partners to build a new submarine telecommunications cable.

Sunshine Coast Seeks Partners For New Submarine Cable

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  • Installation of the Australia-Singapore cable is set to begin in February of 2018.

Vocus To Lay Australia-Singapore Cable In February

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  • The Tui Samoa cable is set to go live next month.

Tui Samoa Cable Live Next Month

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  • ASN has been awarded a turnkey contract by Statoil to supply and install DC/FO™ tech as the subsea control infrastructure for the Johan Castberg field.

ASN To Deliver Breakthrough Control Infrastructure for Statoil

December 15th, 2017|Comments Off on ASN To Deliver Breakthrough Control Infrastructure for Statoil

  • Tampnet will provide telecoms infrastructure to offshore oil & gas platforms on the Dutch continental shelf.

Tampnet To Provide Communications To Platforms On Dutch Continental Shelf

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Vocus Connects North-West Cable System To Ichthys LNG, Shell’s Prelude FLNG Facility

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Com4 Signs A 4G Roaming Agreement With Tampnet

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Magazine Issue 96 – Offshore Energy Out Now

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  • Global Cloud Xchange has signed a dual strategic initiative to provide its IP transit solutions to CMC Telecom in Hong Kong and Singapore.

Global Cloud Xchange Inks Deal With CMC Telecom

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  • Cable & Wireless Communications today announced that John Reid will step down from the position of CEO in early 2018. A new CEO will be announced soon.

Cable & Wireless CEO To Step Down

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  • Tiger Infrastructure will invest in Crosslake Fibre.

Tiger Infrastructure Invests in Crosslake Fibre

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  • Hexatronic has entered into an agreement to acquire Blue Diamond Industries, a supplier of conduits and ducts for the telecommunications and power markets.

Hexatronic To Acquire US-Based Blue Diamond Industries

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  • Prysmian has set its sights on other acquisition targets after its $3 billion General Cable deal.

Prysmian Sets Sights On Other M&A Targets

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  • SubOptic 2019 conference registration begins 1 March 2018.

SubOptic 2019 Conference Registration to Open March 1

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  • The SubOptic 2019 Programme Committee has announced the Papers Committee Co-Chairs.

SubOptic Announces Appointment of Papers Co-Chairmen for 2019 Conference

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The SubOptic 2019 Site Has Officially Launched

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Xtera Chairman To Serve as Programme Chair For SubOptic 2019

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STF Events Holds SubOptic 2019 Kick-Off In The Big Easy

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  • SubTel Forum Magazine Issue 97 cover.

SubTel Forum Magazine Issue 97 – System Upgrades & New Technologies

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  • Submarine Cable Almanac Issue 24 Cover

Submarine Cable Almanac Issue 24 Out Now

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2017-18 STF Submarine Telecoms Industry Report Is Now Available

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Magazine Issue 96 – Offshore Energy Out Now

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Almanac Issue 23 Available Now

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  • Soil Machine Dynamics Ltd (SMD) has successfully completed an upgrade to the MD3 (multi-depth) plough recently acquired by Orange Marine.

SMD Completes Plough Upgrade For Orange Marine

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  • ESnet is upgrading it's Transatlantic submarine network links.

ESnet Upgrades Transatlantic Network

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Tele Greenland Finishes 100-Gbps Cable System Upgrade

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Sparkle And GO Upgrade Italy-Malta Cable

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Transpacific encryption success at 100Gbps

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