Atisa Submarine Cable Ready For Service

By Ciena Press Release June 14, 2017 TAMUNING, GUAM - DOCOMO PACIFIC, Inc. announced today that construction and end-to-end testing of the 183-mile ATISA submarine fiber optic cable system connecting Guam to the Commonwealth of Northern Mariana Islands (CNMI) is complete and the system is ready for service. The ATISA submarine cable (from the Chamorro word [...]

2017-06-16T10:19:00+00:00 June 16th, 2017|Current Systems|

CNMC To Deregulate Spain-Canary Island Cable

By Telecompaper June 7, 2017 Spanish communications and competition regulator CNMC has opened a public consultation into its proposal to deregulate the submarine cable route between the Spanish peninsula and the Canary Islands. The CNMC said Canalink, the only cable operator providing an alternative to the incumbent (Telefonica), has consolidated its position, becoming the operator [...]

2017-06-09T13:10:15+00:00 June 9th, 2017|Current Systems|

SEACOM Expands Further Into Southern And East Africa

By Linda Carter, SEACOM May 17, 2017 SEACOM continues to extend the geographical reach of its network with the launch of new Points of Presence in Rwanda and Botswana through partnerships with strong local providers. As landlocked countries, Rwanda and Botswana have both historically relied on costly international connectivity via satellite or transit from their [...]

2017-05-18T04:29:00+00:00 May 18th, 2017|Current Systems|

Türk Telekom International and Telin Sign SEA-ME-WE 5 Capacity Agreement

By Türk Telekom Press Release May 15, 2017 Chicago, Illinois, USA - Türk Telekom International (TTI),a leading telecommunication operator across Central & Eastern Europe, Turkey, Caucasus, and the Middle East and PT Telekomunikasi Indonesia International (Telin)signed a SEA-ME-WE 5 Capacity Exchange Agreement to explore joint business opportunities and geographic synergies between two leading telecommunications companies. This [...]

2017-05-18T04:19:15+00:00 May 18th, 2017|Current Systems|

RETN Selects Aqua Comms For Transatlantic Connectivity

By RETN Press Release May 16, 2017 London, England and Dublin, Ireland – May 16, 2017 – RETN, a leading provider of international data transmission services, announces today its cooperation with Aqua Comms DAC (“Aqua Comms”), the operator of Ireland’s first dedicated subsea fibre-optic network interconnecting New York, Dublin and London, to deliver transatlantic capacity [...]

2017-05-17T03:26:36+00:00 May 17th, 2017|Current Systems|

Tasman Global Access Cable Completed

The $100 million 20Tbps two-pair fibre subsea cable between Australia and New Zealand has been switched on by Telstra, Spark, and Vodafone. By Corinne Reichert, ZDNet March 30, 2017 The Tasman Global Access (TGA) submarine cable has been switched on, connecting New Zealand with Australia, thanks to a partnership between telecommunications carriers Telstra, Spark, and [...]

2017-04-19T12:03:24+00:00 March 31st, 2017|Current Systems|

MCT Submarine Cable Launch Promises Bright Future for Cambodian and Regional Telcos

Press Release [Phnom Penh, Cambodia, March 15, 2017] Telcotech, a subsidiary of EZECOM, and partners - Malaysia Telekom, Malaysia Berhad and Symphony Communication of Thailand - celebrated the momentous launch of the Malaysia-Cambodia-Thailand (MCT) Submarine Cable System and Landing Station in Cambodia. Huawei Marine, a global submarine network solution provider, was contracted to design and [...]

2017-03-15T19:50:56+00:00 March 15th, 2017|Current Systems|

SEA-ME-WE 5 Consortium Completes Subsea Cable Project

By Telecompaper Sri Lanka Telecom (SLT) announced that the SEA-ME-WE 5 Consortium have completed the 20,000-km subsea cable infrastructure developed by a 16-nation consortium. The SEA-ME-WE 5 subsea cable system spans over 16 countries from Southeast Asia to Western Europe. It is designed with a capacity of 24 TBps on three-fibre pairs. The SEA-ME-WE 5 [...]

2017-03-03T19:37:23+00:00 March 3rd, 2017|Current Systems|

Cinia and TTK Interconnect Networks to Provide the Fastest Data Gateway between Europe and Asia

Press Release New Digital Highway Connects Europe and China via Finland and Russia Helsinki, Finland – February 20, 2017 – Cinia Group, Finland-based provider of intelligent network, cloud, and software services, today announced an interconnection agreement with TTK, one of Russia’s largest communications providers. The result is the fastest and lowest latency data connection yet [...]

2017-02-22T15:31:47+00:00 February 22nd, 2017|Current Systems|

E-Marine, Huawei Marine Install Submarine Cable in Comoros

By Trade Arabia E-marine, the principal provider of submarine cable solutions in the Middle East, in collaboration with Huawei Marine Networks, has successfully completed the 260-km Avassa Submarine Cable System marine installation in Comoros Islands.E-marine deployed its 126m CS Maram vessel, the most modern ‘Green Plus’ and first-ever eco-friendly cable ship in the world, for [...]

2017-01-20T21:36:28+00:00 January 20th, 2017|Current Systems|