Basslink Subsea Cable Out Until Late May

Basslink Subsea Cable Out Until Late May By Corinne Reichert, ZDNet April 10, 2018 Basslink has announced that its subsea cable will be down until late May, with the return-to-service date delayed from April 14 following third-party damage to the system. "We have repaired a high-pressure system within a piece of equipment at the Victorian [...]

2018-04-10T12:52:09+00:00 April 10th, 2018|Categories: Cable Faults & Maintenance|Tags: , , |

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: , , , , , , , , , , |

High-Speed Broadband Goes Live In Samoa

High-Speed Broadband Goes Live In Samoa By InfoZine February 9, 2018 The Asian Development Bank (ADB), the World Bank Group, and the Government of Australia joined the Government of Samoa to celebrate the arrival of high-speed internet in the country at a ceremony at the TATTE Convention Centre Friday. Apia, Samoa - infoZine - The [...]

2018-02-09T14:14:00+00:00 February 9th, 2018|Categories: Current 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 [...]

Metronode Data Center To Land Perth-Singapore Cable

By Lightwave November 28, 2017 Australian data center provider Metronode says its Shenton Park facility has been chosen as the landing station for a major submarine cable to connect Singapore to Perth via Indonesia. The company did not name the submarine network, but its description matches that of the Australia Singapore Cable Vocus now has under construction [...]

2017-11-29T10:51:16+00:00 November 29th, 2017|Categories: Data Centers|Tags: , , |

Australia Welcomes Solomons’ Commitment To Cable Project

By Radio New Zealand November 27, 2017 Australia has welcomed the announcement by Solomon Islands' new prime minister that he is committed to a proposal for a submarine internet cable which was announced prior to the overthrow of the previous administration. Rick Hou made the assurances in a speech to the Solomon Islands people shortly [...]

2017-11-27T10:10:54+00:00 November 27th, 2017|Categories: Future Systems|Tags: , |

Solomons PM Vows To Take On Undersea Cable

By Aatai John, Solomon Star News November 16, 2017 NEWLY elected Prime Minister Rick Hou assures the nation that he will pursue the undersea cable project with the new arrangement offered by Australia. Delivering his speech after the announcement of his victory as the new Prime Minister following a secret ballot vote election in parliament [...]

2017-11-16T11:22:07+00:00 November 16th, 2017|Categories: Future Systems|Tags: , |

Solomon Islands To Look At Australian Cable Offer

By Radio New Zealand November 14, 2017 Solomon Islands is set to ditch its agreement with a Chinese company for an internet cable in favour of an Australian offer. In July, Huawei said it had signed a $US53 million project contract with the Manasseh Sogavare-led government to build a submarine cable between Honiara and Sydney. [...]

2017-11-14T10:28:43+00:00 November 14th, 2017|Categories: Future Systems|Tags: , , |

Australia ‘Tells Solomons To Drop Cable Project’ After Huawei Gets Deal

By Sam Varghese, IT Wire July 25, 2017 Australia is reportedly putting pressure on the Solomon Islands to withdraw from the Project Honiara undersea cable project after the contract was awarded to Chinese telecommunications giant Huawei. The Island Sun newspaper reported that officials had said that Australia had cited security concerns to justify its actions. Huawei was banned from [...]

2017-07-26T14:37:39+00:00 July 26th, 2017|Categories: Future Systems|Tags: , , , |