Submarine Cable News and Analysis 2018-02-21T14:46:38+00:00

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  • STF Events of Sterling, Virginia is proud to announce they have been selected by The Campfire Group to manage the hotel sourcing of their upcoming June 2018 event.

STF Events Announces New Client, The Campfire Group

February 20th, 2018|Comments Off on STF Events Announces New Client, The Campfire Group

STF Events Announces New Client, The Campfire Group STF Events Press Release February 20, 2018 Sterling, Virginia - STF Events of Sterling, Virginia is proud to announce they have been selected by The Campfire Group to manage the hotel sourcing [...]

  • WFN Strategies has been awarded a contract by the Kativik Regional Government to provide cable route survey support for the proposed EAUFON submarine cable system.

WFN Strategies To Support Kativik Cable Survey

February 19th, 2018|Comments Off on WFN Strategies To Support Kativik Cable Survey

WFN Strategies To Accomplish Cable Route Survey Support for Kativik WFN Strategies Press Release February 19, 2018 Sterling, Virginia - WFN Strategies has been awarded a contract by Kativik Regional Government, a supramunicipal body with jurisdiction over the territory of [...]

  • Xtera, a provider of innovative subsea fibre optic solutions, today announces the successful completion of interoperability testing with Infinera, a provider of Intelligent Transport Networks.

Xtera Announces Successful Interoperability With Infinera

February 19th, 2018|Comments Off on Xtera Announces Successful Interoperability With Infinera

Xtera Announces Successful Completion of Interoperability Testing With Infinera Xtera Press Release February 19, 2018 Harold Wood, London – Xtera®, a provider of innovative subsea fibre optic solutions, today announces the successful completion of interoperability testing with Infinera, a provider of [...]

  • Click here to view the twenty-fifth edition of the Submarine Cable Almanac. Since the last issue, 62 systems have been updated with substantive changes and 8 new systems have been added.

Submarine Cable Almanac – Issue 25 Now Available

February 19th, 2018|Comments Off on Submarine Cable Almanac – Issue 25 Now Available

By SubTel Forum Announcement Submarine Cable Almanac - Issue 25 Now Available! Below you will find the link to the twenty-fifth edition of the Submarine Cable Almanac. Since the last issue, we have updated 62 systems with substantive changes and [...]

  • The SubOptic Association has announced the conference theme for SubOptic 2019 as To the Beach and Beyond - Rethinking Global Networks.

SubOptic Association Announces Theme For 2019 Conference

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The SubOptic Association Announces The Conference Theme For SubOptic 2019: To The Beach And Beyond - Rethinking Global Networks SubOptic Association Press Release February 16, 2018 Sterling, Virginia - The SubOptic Association has announced the conference theme for SubOptic 2019 [...]

  • Google has recently announced that it will open a new Google Cloud Platform (GCP) region in Osaka, Japan. This will be the second Google Cloud region in the East Asian country.

New Google Cloud Data Center Being Built In Osaka

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New Google Cloud Data Center Is Being Built In Osaka, Japan By Mark Real, AndroidHeadlines February 9, 2018 Google has recently announced that it will open a new Google Cloud Platform (GCP) region in Osaka, Japan. This will be the [...]

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  • STF Events of Sterling, Virginia is proud to announce they have been selected by The Campfire Group to manage the hotel sourcing of their upcoming June 2018 event.

STF Events Announces New Client, The Campfire Group

February 20th, 2018|Comments Off on STF Events Announces New Client, The Campfire Group

  • WFN Strategies has been awarded a contract by the Kativik Regional Government to provide cable route survey support for the proposed EAUFON submarine cable system.

WFN Strategies To Support Kativik Cable Survey

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  • Xtera, a provider of innovative subsea fibre optic solutions, today announces the successful completion of interoperability testing with Infinera, a provider of Intelligent Transport Networks.

Xtera Announces Successful Interoperability With Infinera

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  • Click here to view the twenty-fifth edition of the Submarine Cable Almanac. Since the last issue, 62 systems have been updated with substantive changes and 8 new systems have been added.

Submarine Cable Almanac – Issue 25 Now Available

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  • The SubOptic Association has announced the conference theme for SubOptic 2019 as To the Beach and Beyond - Rethinking Global Networks.

SubOptic Association Announces Theme For 2019 Conference

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  • STF Events of Sterling, Virginia is proud to announce they have been selected by The Campfire Group to manage the hotel sourcing of their upcoming June 2018 event.

STF Events Announces New Client, The Campfire Group

February 20th, 2018|Comments Off on STF Events Announces New Client, The Campfire Group

  • The Board of Governors of The Pacific Telecommunications Council (“PTC”) today announced the appointment of Stephen Ho as the new President and Chair of the Board of Governors.

Stephen Ho Announced As New President Chair Of The Pacific Telecommunications Council

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  • Join STF Today @ PTC '18 for Part 1: Submarine Cable Workshop STREAMING LIVE on Sunday, Jan. 21 at 9 am HST (11 am PST). Moderator Paul McCann and top experts from around the industry discuss the global market outlook.

Submarine Cable Sunday @ PTC 18

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  • Streaming Live! Lunch & Learn Session at PTC. Jan. 21 at 12:30 pm HST (2:30 pm PST). Hear from a diverse panel as they discuss the evolving national and international regulations of the environment as it relates to international communications.

STF Today @ PTC ’18 – Submarine Cable Sunday Part 3

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  • In this second session a panel of five industry experts will provide their thoughts on the critical nature of undersea cables and the challenges that arise with providing on-time delivery and availability

STF Today @ PTC ’18 – Submarine Cable Sunday Part 2

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  • The Asian Development Bank (ADB), the World Bank Group, and the Government of Australia joined the Government of Samoa to celebrate the arrival of high-speed internet in the country at a ceremony at the TATTE Convention Centre Friday.

High-Speed Broadband Goes Live In Samoa

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  • Seacom has scheduled routine cable maintenance on its subsea cable system in the Red Sea, reports MyBroadband. The company said all linear transmission traffic on the East Coast of Africa to and from Europe will be affected.

Seacom Schedules Cable Maintenance For 19-23 January

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  • Internet users in Vietnam should expect slow days ahead as one major submarine cable will be reestablished and another moved for airport construction during the weekend.

Vietnam Submarine Cables Will Hit Pause This Weekend

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  • Samoa is ready to connect to the new Tui Samoa submarine cable in the New Year after its installation was completed on Boxing Day.

Samoa Completes Connection To New Submarine Cable

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  • The Brazilian Network Information Centre (NIC.br) has signed an agreement with the operator GlobeNet for the implementation of a new internet exchange point in Fortaleza.

GlobeNet, NIC.br Agree To Exchange In Fortaleza

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  • Google has recently announced that it will open a new Google Cloud Platform (GCP) region in Osaka, Japan. This will be the second Google Cloud region in the East Asian country.

New Google Cloud Data Center Being Built In Osaka

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  • ROOT Data Center announces today that GTT Communications, Inc. has established a Point of Presence (PoP) in ROOT’s Montreal facility, MTL-R2, Canada’s largest wholesale data center.

ROOT Data Center Adds GTT PoP in Montreal

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  • African telecommunications group Liquid Telecom, a subsidiary of Econet, has increased the capacity and doubled the size of its carrier-neutral data centers in Johannesburg and Cape Town.

Liquid Telecom Invests $110m In DataCenter Expansion

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  • Colt Technology Services has announced today that it will bolster its On Demand SDN service by expanding further into the Asia Pacific region, with the end goal being to deliver a truly global service.

Colt Data Centers Expand On Demand Services In Asia

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  • The Australian managing director of US data centre giant Equinix announced a $1.035 billion deal to buy Aussie provider Metronode on Monday.

Metronode Sold To Equinix For $1 billion

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  • WFN Strategies has been awarded a contract by the Kativik Regional Government to provide cable route survey support for the proposed EAUFON submarine cable system.

WFN Strategies To Support Kativik Cable Survey

February 19th, 2018|Comments Off on WFN Strategies To Support Kativik Cable Survey

  • TE Subsea Communications (TE SubCom) has contracted Fugro to carry out a cable route survey for the proposed Havfrue cable system.

Fugro To Survey HAVFRUE Cable Route

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  • Spanish communications and competition regulator CNMC has announced that the submarine cable route between the Spanish peninsula and the Canary Islands has been deregulated following a public consultation.

CNMC Deregulates Spain-Canary Island Cable

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  • Australia's spy agencies were so concerned about the security and strategic risks posed by a plan for Chinese firm Huawei to build an internet cable linking the Solomon Islands to Sydney that the Turnbull government will now largely pay for the project itself.

Australia Takes Over Solomon Islands Cable

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  • Installation of SACS, the first direct link between Africa and South America, is nearing completion. The wet-plant installation is progressing in accordance to the plan and the cables will arrive in Brazil at the beginning of February 2018.

SACS Offshore Installation Nears Completion

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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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  • 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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  • TE SubCom announced that the company will construct a new depot in Port of Apia, Samoa to service and maintain more than 19 cable systems in the South Pacific region in a partnership with SSCC.

TE SubCom, SSCC To Build New Cable Depot

February 2nd, 2018|Comments Off on TE SubCom, SSCC To Build New Cable Depot

  • The future is exciting for the Information Communication Technology (I.C.T.) in Samoa, a belief held by Minister of Communications and Information Technology, Afamasaga Rico Tupai.

Samoa Cable Moves Excite Cabinet Minister

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  • MainOne and WACREN are partnering to boost connectivity to education and research institutes in Africa.

MainOne Partners With WACREN For Education

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  • GTT Communications, Inc., announced that Tampnet, a leading provider of data networking to the offshore industry, selected GTT’s optical transport services to connect its offshore telecommunication assets in the North Sea and Gulf of Mexico.

Tampnet Selects GTT Communications For Transatlantic Connectivity

January 25th, 2018|Comments Off on Tampnet Selects GTT Communications For Transatlantic Connectivity

  • Globalinx Data Centers, announced today at PTC’18 a new, three-phased data center campus in close proximity to the Telxius Cable Landing Station (CLS) in Virginia Beach.

Globalinx Data Centers To Build New Carrier-Neutral Data Center Campus in Virginia Beach

January 22nd, 2018|Comments Off on Globalinx Data Centers To Build New Carrier-Neutral Data Center Campus in Virginia Beach

  • The SubOptic Association has announced the conference theme for SubOptic 2019 as To the Beach and Beyond - Rethinking Global Networks.

SubOptic Association Announces Theme For 2019 Conference

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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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  • Click here to view the twenty-fifth edition of the Submarine Cable Almanac. Since the last issue, 62 systems have been updated with substantive changes and 8 new systems have been added.

Submarine Cable Almanac – Issue 25 Now Available

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  • SubTel Forum Magazine 98 Cover

SubTel Forum Magazine #98 Now Available

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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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  • Xtera, a provider of innovative subsea fibre optic solutions, today announces the successful completion of interoperability testing with Infinera, a provider of Intelligent Transport Networks.

Xtera Announces Successful Interoperability With Infinera

February 19th, 2018|Comments Off on Xtera Announces Successful Interoperability With Infinera

  • Ciena is introducing new capabilities through Ciena Geomesh that allow submarine cable operators to better address surging bandwidth demand driven by video-centric streaming, virtual reality, the Internet of Things, and future applications such as 5G.

Ciena GeoMesh Extreme Helps Operators Double Capacity

January 22nd, 2018|Comments Off on Ciena GeoMesh Extreme Helps Operators Double Capacity

  • Xtera, a provider of innovative subsea fibre optic solutions, today announces a partnership with Fortress Solutions, a leading provider of telecom equipment repair, to enhance the longevity of its cable systems.

Xtera And Fortress Solutions to Extend Cable Life

January 3rd, 2018|Comments Off on Xtera And Fortress Solutions to Extend Cable Life

  • 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

November 27th, 2017|Comments Off on SMD Completes Plough Upgrade For Orange Marine

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

ESnet Upgrades Transatlantic Network

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