Turnbull Confirms Solomon Islands Subsea Cable

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 of 2019. In a joint statement with Solomon Islands Prime Minister Rick Houenipwela, Turnbull said [...]

American Samoans Excited About Hawaiki Cable

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 arrived from America, who will connect the cable to its landing site in the old [...]

2018-04-20T12:06:49+00:00 April 20th, 2018|Categories: Future Systems|Tags: , , |

Mauritius Starts First Phase Of IOX Submarine Cable

Mauritius Starts First Phase Of IOX Submarine Cable By Telecompaper April 13, 2018 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. [...]

2018-04-13T15:16:24+00:00 April 13th, 2018|Categories: Future Systems|Tags: , , , , |

PEACE Cable To Provide Pakistan With 60 Tbps

Pakistan To Be Linked With China Backed Submarine Cable With Up To 60Tb Capacity By Aamir Attaa, Pro Pakistani April 13, 2018 Pakistan is getting tons of additional internet bandwidth with new submarine cables systems being added almost every second quarter now. With few hundred GBs of bandwidth available only a few years ago, Pakistan [...]

2018-04-13T15:13:55+00:00 April 13th, 2018|Categories: Future Systems|Tags: , , , |

Collaborating To Support Marine Licence Applications

Collaborating to Support Marine Licence Applications from the Subsea Cable Sector By The UK Management Organisation's Marine Licensing Team, European Subsea Cables Association March 19, 2018 The UK Marine Management Organisation’s (MMO) Marine Licensing Team worked with the European Subsea Cables Association (ESCA) to develop a desk note to assist with marine licence applications, which [...]

Crosslake Fibre Selects Cable And Shore End Suppliers

Crosslake Fibre Selects Cable And HDD Shore End Suppliers For Toronto To Buffalo Submarine Cable Crosslake Fibre Press Release April 5, 2018 TORONTO, Ontario and BUFFALO, New York – Crosslake Fibre announces today that it has selected Hexatronic Cables & Interconnect Systems AB of Sweden to supply the high-fibre-count submarine fibre optic cable and Maritech [...]

NEC Begins Construction Of JGA Submarine Cable

Construction Begins On The Japan-Guam-Australia Cable System NEC Press Release April 4, 2018 San Francisco, Paris, Singapore, Tokyo, and Sydney – A consortium including RTI Connectivity Pte. Ltd. (RTI-C), AARNet Pty Ltd (AARNet) and Google, together with Alcatel Submarine Networks (ASN), part of Nokia, and NEC Corporation (NEC: 6701) announced that the construction of the JGA [...]

2018-04-04T10:29:40+00:00 April 4th, 2018|Categories: Future Systems|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

ADB, World Bank To Support Submarine Cable For Micronesia

ADB, World Bank Support High-Speed Internet for Micronesia By The Financial April 2, 2018 The ADB (Asian Development Bank) Board of Directors has approved a total of $36.6 million in grants to help fund the delivery of low-cost, high quality internet service in Kosrae in the Federated States of Micronesia (FSM); Tarawa and Kiritimati Island [...]

2018-04-02T10:44:24+00:00 April 2nd, 2018|Categories: Future Systems|Tags: , , , , |

REANNZ Awards Hawaiki Cable Backhaul Contracts

REANNZ Awards Hawaiki Cable Backhaul Contracts Hawaiki Cable Press Release March 28, 2018 REANNZ has selected Vodafone and Chorus to provide fibre backhaul services to connect its backbone national research and education network to the Hawaiki Submarine Cable Landing Station, located at Mangawhai Heads in Northland. REANNZ, on behalf of government, has a 25-year anchor [...]

2018-03-29T11:08:15+00:00 March 29th, 2018|Categories: Future Systems|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Vocus Kicks Off Subsea Cable Laying For ASC

Vocus Kicks Off Subsea Cable Laying For ASC By Corinne Reichert, ZDNet March 28, 2018 Vocus has announced that cable laying has begun on the ASC (Australia-Singapore Cable) project, with the larger portion of the subsea cable system expected to be laid by April 20. The ASC, worth $170 million, will see around 3,000km of [...]

2018-03-29T10:44:39+00:00 March 29th, 2018|Categories: Future Systems|Tags: , , , , , , |