Vocus Updating Networks Ahead Of ASC

Vocus Updating Networks Ahead Of ASC By Corinne Reichert, ZDNet January 22, 2018 Vocus has announced that it will be upgrading its core domestic networks infrastructure to deliver an additional 8Tbps of capacity between Sydney, Perth, and Melbourne ahead of its Australia Singapore Cable (ASC) becoming ready for service. "We're expecting immediate network activity when [...]

2018-01-26T11:52:04+00:00 January 22nd, 2018|Categories: Future Systems|Tags: , , , , , , |

SEA-ME-WE 3 Down For Second Time In Four Months

By Lightwave December 29, 2017 Vocus has confirmed that the South East Asia-Middle East-Western Europe 3 (Sea-Me-We 3) submarine cable between Perth and Singapore is currently down. The Sea-Me-We 3 submarine cable is down for the second time in four months, and customers can expect to experience increased latency to Asian destinations until the link [...]

2017-12-29T14:20:43+00:00 December 29th, 2017|Categories: Cable Faults & Maintenance|Tags: , , |

Vocus ASC To Support Critical Indonesian IT Infrastructure

Vocus Communications Press Release December 11, 2017 The Vocus Communications Australia Singapore Cable (“ASC”) is to be officially launched in Indonesia today, in an event with its Landing Partner XL Axiata. The event celebrates the strategic and economic opportunities the cable will deliver for Indonesia as a key landing point on the ASC route. Attendees [...]

2017-12-11T11:23:04+00:00 December 11th, 2017|Categories: Future Systems|Tags: , , , , , |

Vocus To Lay Australia-Singapore Cable In February

By Corinne Reichert, ZDNet November 28, 2017 Vocus Communications has announced passing the halfway point on its Australia-Singapore Cable (ASC) project, with much of the progress so far being done on civil engineering works and manufacturing. The subsea cable system, worth $170 million, will be laid between February and March 2018, head of Vocus International [...]

Equinix Datacentres Selected For ASC

By Corinne Reichert, ZDNet September 7, 2017 Equinix has announced that its International Business Exchange (IBX) datacentres will be used for Vocus Communications' Australian-Singapore Cable (ASC) submarine cable system in Melbourne and Sydney. The ASC will join other cable providers already present within Equinix's IBX datacentres in Sydney, and will be the first with a [...]

2017-09-07T09:39:45+00:00 September 7th, 2017|Categories: Future Systems|Tags: , , |

ASC To Go Live Mid-2018 As Vocus Announces AU$1.5b Net Loss

By Corinne Reichert, ZDNet August 23, 2017 Initially planned to launch in September next year, Vocus said that despite adding a spur to Christmas Island, the subsea cable will be ready to go live in less than a year, ahead of competitor cable systems Indigo and Trident. "We've been able to achieve the earlier date through condensing the [...]

2017-08-25T13:19:37+00:00 August 25th, 2017|Categories: Future Systems|Tags: , , |

Vocus To Turn Down $3bn Bid, Push Ahead On Singapore Cable

By Computer Daily News June 16, 2017 Australia’s troubled No 4 telco Vocus will reject the $3.3 billion bid for the company by the US-based Kohlberg Kravis Roberts, Vocus CEO Geoff Horth has revealed. The bid has been described as “opportunistic”, coming at a time when Vocus had been hit by internal problems and its [...]

2017-06-16T14:56:19+00:00 June 16th, 2017|Categories: Future Systems|Tags: , , |