Retelit Agrees To 1.1 Tbps On AAE-1 Submarine Cable

Retelit Press Release December 12, 2017 Milan, Italy - Retelit S.p.A. announces the signing today of a commercial agreement with an Asian leading international telecommunications player, for the sale over 20 years of 1.1 Tbps of capacity on the fiber optic submarine cable (AAE-1), the system that connects Europe to Asia, through Bari. With a [...]

2017-12-13T14:54:10+00:00 December 13th, 2017|Current Systems|

Quintillion Subsea Cable System Launched

By Lightwave December 8, 2017 Quintillion says that testing of its Quintillion subsea cable system is finished, and the cable system was launched on December 1 in five northern Alaska communities. A bandwidth services provider, Quintillion expects its service provider customers to be able to deliver high-speed broadband to consumers and businesses in these communities [...]

2017-12-08T12:01:02+00:00 December 8th, 2017|Current Systems|

BSCC and NEC Complete Cable Linking Palau

NEC Press Release December 8, 2017 Koror, Republic of Palau, 8 December 2017 – Belau Submarine Cable Corporation (BSCC; Republic of Palau) and NEC Corporation (NEC; TSE: 6701) announced today that the construction of a new submarine cable linking the Republic of Palau has been completed and is now ready for commercial service. The Palau Spur [...]

2017-12-08T11:47:22+00:00 December 8th, 2017|Current Systems|

Monet Cable System Is Ready For Service

TE SubCom Press Release December 4, 2017 EATONTOWN, New Jersey – Algar Telecom (Brazil), Angola Cables (Angola), Antel (Uruguay), Google and TE SubCom, a TE Connectivity Ltd. company (NYSE: TEL) and an industry pioneer in undersea communications technology, today announced that the Monet Cable System (“Monet”) has reached Ready for Service status. Commercial traffic should [...]

2017-12-05T17:47:30+00:00 December 4th, 2017|Current Systems|

Tata Communications Extends Reach To Brazil

By Tata Communications Press Release November 13, 2017 Mumbai, India - Tata Communications, a leading provider of network, cloud and security services, has expanded to Brazil, connecting Latin America’s largest economy with international financial capitals such as New York, London, Mumbai and Singapore. By linking the new Seabras-1 cable system with Tata Communications’ global network, the company will [...]

2017-11-13T14:17:59+00:00 November 13th, 2017|Current Systems|

Seaborn Networks Delivers ULL Routes Between Brazil And U.S.

By Seaborn Networks Press Release November 9, 2017 SeaSpeed provides the only ultra-low latency route from 1400 Federal NJ to B3 São Paulo Boston, Massachusetts – Seaborn Networks (“Seaborn”), a leading developer-owner-operator of submarine fiber optic cable systems, announced today it has delivered SeaSpeed Tier 1 on Seabras-1 to its customers of record. SeaSpeed Tier 1 [...]

2017-11-10T10:54:28+00:00 November 10th, 2017|Current Systems|

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|

Nigeria: Submarine Cable System Underused After U.S.$1 Billion Investment

By Adeyemi Adepetun, All Africa November 1, 2017 After several investments worth over $1 billion (N306 billion), the nation's submarine cable system is still hampered by gross underutilisation. The cost of NITEL's South Atlantic 3 (SAT3) fibre optic cable, which now belongs to ntel, for instance is put at over $600 million. MTN's West African [...]

2017-11-01T10:36:32+00:00 November 1st, 2017|Current Systems|

PacketFabric Selects Aqua Comms’ AEConnect To Further Extend Its Network Footprint

By Aqua Comms Press Release October 25, 2017 DUBLIN, Ireland — Aqua Comms DAC (“Aqua Comms”), the operator of Ireland’s first dedicated subsea fibre-optic network interconnecting New York, Dublin and London, today announces that PacketFabric, the highly scalable network-as-a-service platform and member of the NantWorks ecosystem of companies, selects its America-Europe Connect (“AEConnect”) subsea cable system to provision secure, low-latency transatlantic [...]

2017-10-25T11:08:10+00:00 October 25th, 2017|Current Systems|

PLDT to launch AAE-1 cable system by end-2017

By Telecompaper October 12, 2017 PLDT plans to open another international submarine cable link for the Philippines to three continents with the launch of the new Asia-Africa-Europe 1 Submarine Cable System (AAE-1) before the end of 2017. PLDT reports it is investing an initial PHP 500 million in the 25,000-kilometer international cable system through a [...]

2017-10-12T10:46:44+00:00 October 12th, 2017|Current Systems|