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APG Submarine Fiber Optic Cable Line Operational in Vietnam

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By Robin Khanna, 24India The Asia Pacific Gateway (APG) submarine fiber optic cable line will be operational in Vietnam, according to the Media and Telecommunication Group (VNPT) on Tuesday. The operation of the network aims to increase international transmission capacity and reduce dependence on the Asia-America Gateway (AAG), said the VNPT. ...

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Vocus Executes Binding Agreement (“Contract-in-Force”) with Alcatel Submarine Networks to Construct the Australia Singapore Cable

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  Press Release Vocus Group Limited (ASX:VOC) (Vocus) announces today that it has executed a binding agreement with Alcatel Submarine Networks (ASN), referred to as contract-in-force (CIF), for the construction of the Australia Singapore Cable (ASC). The ASC project is a ~4,600km submarine cable system linking Australia to Singapore, and ...

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This Week in Submarine Telecoms November 28-December 2

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Cable Faults Ship’s Anchor Severs Jersey’s Undersea Internet Cables The three main telecommunications cables to the Channel Islands have been cut. Cable owners BT, JT and Sure say repairs could take up to three weeks. Read story… Future Systems Sh15bn Deal to Link Kenya-Mauritius with Cable Seacom and IOX CABLE ...

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Chile to Relaunch Southern Fiber Project

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By Patrick Nixon, BNamericas Chile’s telecoms regulator Subtel plans to relaunch in 2H17 a failed fiber project connecting the country’s southernmost regions, Subtel head Rodrigo Ramírez told BNamericas. The project fell flat in October after only one bid was presented for one of the four stretches of the 3,000km network. ...

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