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Newly Repaired Cable In Vietnam Disrupted Again

By Bao Anh, VN Express November 7, 2017 This is the fifth time that the infamous AAG has been disconnected this year. Internet connections along a major undersea cable system linking Vietnam with the rest of the world were disrupted on Tuesday, according to a local internet service provider (ISP). The hiccup, which occurred at [...]

2017-11-07T14:09:02+00:00 November 7th, 2017|Cable Faults|

Africa-Brazil Cable Sacs Nearing Completion

By Tech Central November 7, 2017 As news emerged this week on a new submarine cable system that will connect South Africa and Brazil, another major project — the South Atlantic Cable System (Sacs) — is nearing completion. The Sacs cable, a project led by Angola Cables, will be the first submarine system to connect Africa with South [...]

2017-11-07T10:39:42+00:00 November 7th, 2017|Future Systems|

PLDTs Cable Landing Stations Awarded International Certification

By PLDT Press Release November 6, 2017 Leading telco and digital services provider PLDT has obtained ISO 22301:2012 certification for its world-class cable landing stations that provide international connectivity for data, voice and leased line services via fiber optic cables to its global network partners. ISO 22301:2012 is the highest and most comprehensive international standard [...]

2017-11-06T10:34:02+00:00 November 6th, 2017|State of the Industry|

Huawei Marine and Tropical Science Commences Construction of the PEACE Cable

By Huawei Marine Press Release November 6, 2017 Tianjin, China - Huawei Marine today announced it has commenced work on Desk Study and Marine Survey works in conjunction with key investor Tropic Science Co., Ltd. (Tropical Science) to construct the Pakistan East Africa Cable Express (PEACE) submarine cable, which connects South Asia with East Africa. [...]

2017-11-06T10:22:56+00:00 November 6th, 2017|Future Systems|

Seaborn Networks And IOX Cable Ltd To Provide First Route Between U.S. And India Via Brazil And South Africa

By Seaborn Netowrks Press Release November 6, 2017 Boston, Massachusetts and Mauritius - Seaborn Networks ("Seaborn") and IOX Cable Ltd ("IOX") announced today they have entered into a joint provisioning agreement to provide the first next-generation subsea fiber optic route between the U.S and India that will interconnect in South Africa and Brazil. This unique [...]

2017-11-06T10:15:28+00:00 November 6th, 2017|Future Systems|

This Week In Submarine Telecoms October 30-Nov 3

Current Systems Nigeria: Submarine Cable System Underused After U.S.$1 Billion Investment NTT Communications’ Offers Lowest-level Latency Between JPX & Financial Market In Chicago Data Centers Angola Cables Collaborates With Microsoft In Africa Future Systems NTT Com To Construct JUPITER Cable Connecting Japan, U.S. and Philippines TE SubCom To Deploy Submarine Cable Between [...]

2017-11-03T18:00:15+00:00 November 3rd, 2017|Weekly Wrap-Up|

Laying Of Southern Portion Of Hawaiki Cable Set To Start

By Sam Varghese, ITWire November 3, 2017 The laying of the Hawaiki cable system from Sydney and then across the Pacific Ocean is poised to get underway, with more than 6500km of undersea fibre-optic cable on board the TE Subcom cable ship Responder berthed in the harbour city. The 15000-km trans-Pacific cable will link Australia [...]

2017-11-03T17:54:28+00:00 November 3rd, 2017|Future Systems|

Angola Cables Collaborates With Microsoft In Africa

By APO, CNBCAfrica November 2, 2017 Angola Cables (www.AngolaCables.co.ao) announced today that it has become a Microsoft ExpressRoute partner (http://APO.af/RTFQBj) to meet the needs of Africa-based organisations migrating business applications and IT infrastructures to the cloud and accelerating digital transformation on the continent. Taking advantage of the Microsoft Azure cloud platform(http://APO.af/mcHKPs), Angola Cables has created ACloud Connect to [...]

2017-11-02T15:43:03+00:00 November 2nd, 2017|Data Centers|

CenturyLink Completes Acquisition Of Level 3

By CenturyLink Press Release November 2, 2017 MONROE, La. - CenturyLink, Inc. (NYSE: CTL) has completed its acquisition of Level 3 Communications, Inc. The combination of CenturyLink and Level 3 creates a leading global network services company capable of providing customers a wide range of high-quality technology solutions over a secure and reliable fiber-rich network. The combined company, with [...]

2017-11-02T15:36:47+00:00 November 2nd, 2017|State of the Industry|

NTT Communications’ Offers Lowest-level Latency Between JPX & Financial Market In Chicago

By NTT Com Press Release November 2, 2017 TOKYO, JAPAN — NTT Communications Corporation (NTT Com), the ICT solutions and international communications business within the NTT Group (TYO: 9432), announced today that it has launched an ultra-low-latency connectivity service, JPX-Chicago Co-Location Direct, between financial markets of Tokyo operated by Japan Exchange Group (JPX), including the [...]

2017-11-02T10:10:54+00:00 November 2nd, 2017|Current Systems|