Submarine Cable News and Analysis 2018-04-11T10:00:36+00:00

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This Week In Submarine Telecoms April 16-20

April 20th, 2018|Comments Off on This Week In Submarine Telecoms April 16-20

News From Around The World Of Submarine Telecoms For The Week Of April 16-20 SubTel Forum STF Events Announces GDPR Ready STF Events announced measures taken to be in compliance with Global Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) outlined by the [...]

  • A Statement issued earlier this week by FCC Commissioner Michael O’Rielly endeavors to reignite movement on the long-pending issue of Team Telecom review process reform.

FCC Statement Hints At Possible Team Telecom Reform

April 20th, 2018|Comments Off on FCC Statement Hints At Possible Team Telecom Reform

FCC Commissioner O’Rielly Statement Hints at Possible Long-Awaited Movement on Team Telecom Review Process Reform By Chip Yorkgitis, Steve Augustino and Denise Smith, CommLaw Monitor April 19, 2018 In 2016, the Federal Communications Commission (“FCC” or “Commission”) initiated a rulemaking [...]

  • Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has confirmed that a telecommunications subsea cable between the Solomon Islands, Papua New Guinea, and Australia will go live at the end of 2019.

Turnbull Confirms Solomon Islands Subsea Cable

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Turnbull Confirms Solomon Islands Subsea Cable By Corinne Reichert, ZDNet April 20, 2018 Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has confirmed that a telecommunications subsea cable between the Solomon Islands, Papua New Guinea, and Australia will go live at the end [...]

  • Even before it arrives, the Hawaiki marine fibre optic cable is generating interest and excitement in American Samoa over the benefits its touted to bring.

American Samoans Excited About Hawaiki Cable

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American Samoans Excited About Hawaiki Cable By Radio New Zealand April 20, 2018 Even before it arrives, the Hawaiki marine fibre optic cable is generating interest and excitement in American Samoa over the benefits its touted to bring. Engineers have [...]

  • Equinix, Inc. announced the completion of its acquisition of Metronode, a leading data centers provider operating facilities throughout Australia.

Equinix Closes Metronode Acquisition

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Equinix Closes Metronode Acquisition To Become Market Leader In Australia Equinix Press Release April 18, 2018 REDWOOD CITY, California - Equinix, Inc. (Nasdaq: EQIX), the global interconnection and data centers company, today announced the completion of its acquisition of Metronode, a [...]

  • Assured Communications Advisors International (ACA International) has announced plans to invest $52 million in Virginia Beach to open a 130,000-square-foot data center.

ACA International To Invest In Virginia Beach Data Center

April 18th, 2018|Comments Off on ACA International To Invest In Virginia Beach Data Center

ACA International to Invest $52 Million for 130,000-Square-Foot Data Center in Virginia Beach By City of Virginia Beach Press Release April 17, 2018 Virginia Beach, Virginia - Assured Communications Advisors International (ACA International), an international telecommunications consultancy firm headquartered in [...]

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Submarine Fiber Risks From North Korea Nuclear Testing

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Canadian Maritime Law – Underwater Cable Damage

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  • Basslink has announced that its subsea cable will be down until late May, with the return-to-service date delayed from April 14 following third-party damage to the system.

Basslink Subsea Cable Out Until Late May

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  • Mr. Kent Bressie becomes the new International Cable Law Adviser (ICLA) for the prominent organisation, International Cable Protection Committee ( ICPC ).

ICPC Appoints New International Law Adviser

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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

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  • 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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  • Eletronet, Brazil’s national service provider, today announced that it has selected Seaborn Networks and its international submarine fiber-optic cable system, Seabras-1, to provide Tier 1 Dedicated Internet Access (DIA) in Brazil.

Eletronet Selects Seabras-1 For Internet In Brazil

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  • India’s largest operator Airtel today announced it has acquired the India part of submarine cable system from Gulf Bridge International or GBI, a global cloud provider for the Middle-East and Europe.

Bharti Airtel To Buy India Section of GBI Submarine Cable

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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

February 9th, 2018|Comments Off on High-Speed Broadband Goes Live In Samoa

  • Equinix, Inc. announced the completion of its acquisition of Metronode, a leading data centers provider operating facilities throughout Australia.

Equinix Closes Metronode Acquisition

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  • Assured Communications Advisors International (ACA International) has announced plans to invest $52 million in Virginia Beach to open a 130,000-square-foot data center.

ACA International To Invest In Virginia Beach Data Center

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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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  • Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has confirmed that a telecommunications subsea cable between the Solomon Islands, Papua New Guinea, and Australia will go live at the end of 2019.

Turnbull Confirms Solomon Islands Subsea Cable

April 20th, 2018|Comments Off on Turnbull Confirms Solomon Islands Subsea Cable

  • Even before it arrives, the Hawaiki marine fibre optic cable is generating interest and excitement in American Samoa over the benefits its touted to bring.

American Samoans Excited About Hawaiki Cable

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  • Mauritius has launched the first phase of the IOX Submarine Cable (Indian Ocean Exchange) system project, which will position Mauritius as a technology hub and significantly enhance the development of the country's broadband infrastructure to support and drive the new digital economy.

Mauritius Starts First Phase Of IOX Submarine Cable

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  • SubOptic 2019 Conference Director Christopher Noyes discusses marketing metrics and how to be an active part of the upcoming conference in this contributing article from SubTel Forum Issue 99.

Marketing Metrics – From The Conference Director

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  • The SubOptic 2019 Papers Co-Chairs provide a conference program update in this contributing article from SubTel Forum Issue 99.

SubOptic 2019 – Papers Committee Update

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  • José Chesnoy reflects on the lead up and aftermath of the submarine cable industry bubble in this contributing article from SubTel Forum Issue 99.

The “Light Years” Of The Bubble 1998-2005

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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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  • A Statement issued earlier this week by FCC Commissioner Michael O’Rielly endeavors to reignite movement on the long-pending issue of Team Telecom review process reform.

FCC Statement Hints At Possible Team Telecom Reform

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  • Quintillion became aware of the situation regarding the alleged actions of Ms. Pierce last year, took swift action and self-reported to the Department of Justice (DOJ). Quintillion has been cooperating fully with the authorities during this ongoing investigation.

Quintillion Statement Regarding Federal Charges

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  • José Chesnoy reflects on the lead up and aftermath of the submarine cable industry bubble in this contributing article from SubTel Forum Issue 99.

The “Light Years” Of The Bubble 1998-2005

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  • The SubOptic 2019 Papers Co-Chairs provide a conference program update in this contributing article from SubTel Forum Issue 99.

SubOptic 2019 – Papers Committee Update

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  • SubTel Forum interviews Dr. Stuart Barnes in his capacity as Program Chair to talk about the upcoming SubOptic 2019 conference in this featured interview from SubTel Forum Issue 99.

Interview with the SubOptic 2019 Program Chair

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  • The SubOptic 2019 conference, themed To the Beach and Beyond - Rethinking Global Networks, opened registration to the public on March 1. This premier industry event for companies in the subsea cable industry will attract more than 1,000 subsea fiber-optic cable professionals to New Orleans, LA on April 8-11, 2019.

Registration Opens For SubOptic 2019

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  • STF Events announced measures taken to be in compliance with Global Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) outlined by the European Union (EU).

STF Events Announces GDPR Ready

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  • SubOptic 2019 Conference Director Christopher Noyes discusses marketing metrics and how to be an active part of the upcoming conference in this contributing article from SubTel Forum Issue 99.

Marketing Metrics – From The Conference Director

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  • The latest issue of SubTel Forum is now available. This month's issue covers finance and legal topics from around the submarine telecoms industry

SubTel Forum Magazine Issue 99 Now Available

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  • OFS announces an expansion of their ocean product portfolio with the introduction of TeraWave SCUBA 125 Optical Fiber, optimally designed to deliver excellent performance for coherent transport submarine systems.

OFS Introduces TeraWave SCUBA 125 Optical Fiber

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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