EGS Begins Austral Submarine Cable Survey

EGS Begins Survey For Austral Submarine Cable In Patagonia By Sara K. Madden, Lightwave March 13, 2018 EGS says it has begun survey work for the submarine cable system Fibra Optica Austral (FOA), a digital route in the Chilean Patagonia, using its RV Geo Explorer. The FOA undersea cable system will connect the southern city [...]

2018-03-13T13:59:48+00:00 March 13th, 2018|Categories: Future Systems|Tags: , , |

EAUFON Call for Marine Survey Tenders Posted

EAUFON Call for Marine Survey Tenders Posted By WFN Strategies March 9, 2018 The Marine Survey of EAUFON (Eastern Arctic Undersea Fibre Optic Network) Call for Tenders KRG 20 (2046) has been announced by Kativik Regional Government, a copy of which can be downloaded at  The final date for receipt of tenders is 4 [...]

2018-03-09T14:32:47+00:00 March 9th, 2018|Categories: Future Systems|Tags: , , , |

PCCW Global To Link Rodrigues With Submarine Cable

PCCW Global To Link Rodrigues With Undersea Cable For Mauritius Telecom By Telecompaper March 5, 2018 PCCW Global has agreed with Mauritius Telecom to construct and maintain a high speed submarine cable connecting the Indian Ocean Islands of Rodrigues and Mauritius which will vastly improve connectivity for Rodrigues. PCCW Global will cooperate with Huawei Marine [...]

Chile Begins Work On ‘Fibra Optica Austral’ Project

Chile Begins Work On 'Fibra Optica Austral' Southern Fibre project By Telecompaper February 28, 2018 Chile has announced that work has finally begun on the USD 100 million 'Fibra Optica Austral' project to roll out nearly 4,000 km of fibre-optic infrastructure in the Patagonia region. The aim is to boost telecommunications in the underserved region, [...]

2018-03-14T17:28:37+00:00 February 28th, 2018|Categories: Future Systems|Tags: , , , |

SACS Submarine Cable Makes Landfall In Brazil

SACS Submarine Cable Makes Landfall In Fortaleza, Brazil Angola Cables Press Release February 23, 2018 Angola Cables, a telecommunications multinational, has reported that the SACS submarine cable (South Atlantic Cable System) has made landfall at Fortaleza on the Brazilian coast. Company CEO, António Nunes said that the arrival and installation of the SACS submarine cable [...]

2018-02-23T12:59:41+00:00 February 23rd, 2018|Categories: Future Systems|Tags: , , |

WFN Strategies To Support Kativik Cable Survey

WFN Strategies To Accomplish Cable Route Survey Support for Kativik WFN Strategies Press Release February 19, 2018 Sterling, Virginia - WFN Strategies has been awarded a contract by Kativik Regional Government, a supramunicipal body with jurisdiction over the territory of Québec situated north of the 55th parallel of Canada, to provide cable route survey support [...]

2018-02-19T15:53:44+00:00 February 19th, 2018|Categories: Future Systems|

Fugro To Survey HAVFRUE Cable Route

TE SubCom Contracts Fugro To Survey HAVFRUE Cable Route By Subsea World News February 1, 2018 TE Subsea Communications (TE SubCom) has contracted Fugro to carry out a cable route survey for the proposed Havfrue cable system. The nearly 8,179 kilometers subsea cable system is comprised of a trunk cable connecting New Jersey, USA to [...]

2018-02-02T11:37:05+00:00 February 2nd, 2018|Categories: Future Systems|Tags: , , |

CNMC Deregulates Spain-Canary Island Cable

CNMC Confirms Deregulation of Spain-Canary Island Cable Route By Telecompaper February 1, 2018 Spanish communications and competition regulator CNMC has announced that the submarine cable route between the Spanish peninsula and the Canary Islands has been deregulated following a public consultation. The watchdog said it had taken the step after concluding that Canalink, the only [...]

2018-02-01T11:34:40+00:00 February 1st, 2018|Categories: Future Systems|Tags: , , , |

Australia Takes Over Solomon Islands Cable

Australia Takes Over Solomon Islands Cable By David Wroe, The Sydney Morning Herald January 26, 2018 Australia's spy agencies were so concerned about the security and strategic risks posed by a plan for Chinese firm Huawei to build an internet cable linking the Solomon Islands to Sydney that the Turnbull government will now largely pay [...]

SACS Offshore Installation Nears Completion

SACS Offshore Installation Nears Completion Angola Cable Press Release January 24, 2018 LUANDA, Angola - The installation of SACS, the first direct link between Africa and South America is nearing completion. The wet-plant installation is progressing in accordance to the plan and the cables will arrive in Brazil at the beginning of February 2018. Construction [...]

2018-01-26T12:15:25+00:00 January 25th, 2018|Categories: Future Systems|Tags: , , |