HAVFRUE Consortium, TE SubCom Announce Project CIF

HAVFRUE Consortium, TE SubCom Announce Project CIF TE SubCom Press Release January 22, 2018 EATONTOWN, New Jersey – TE SubCom, a TE Connectivity Ltd. company (NYSE: TEL) and an industry pioneer in undersea communications technology, with a consortium including Aqua Comms, Bulk Infrastructure, Facebook and Google, today announced that a contract has come into force [...]

2018-01-26T11:57:47+00:00 January 23rd, 2018|Categories: Future Systems|Tags: , , , , , , |

Alcatel Submarine Networks, HKA Consortium To Build Trans-Pacific System

Alcatel Submarine Networks, HKA Consortium To Build Trans-Pacific System Nokia Press Release January 22, 2018 Honolulu, Hawaii - The Hong Kong-Americas (HKA) consortium and Alcatel Submarine Networks (ASN) have signed a turnkey contract for the deployment of the Hong Kong-Americas (HKA) submarine cable network, which will span more than 13,000 kilometers. This new open cable [...]

Bulk Infrastructure, Facebook Partner On Mermaid Cable

By Harald Berglihn, DN Investor December 26, 2017 A Norwegian company collaborates with Facebook, among others, to build and own the Mermaid Cable that extends from the United States to Denmark. Norway has the opportunity to connect. We hereby become the first data center provider with its own transatlantic fiber cable, says Peder Nærbø (48). [...]

2018-01-02T11:09:13+00:00 January 2nd, 2018|Categories: Future Systems|Tags: , , , |

PLDT To Expand Capacity To 8.4 Tbps By End 2019

By PLDT Press Release November 16, 2017 By end-2017, the total capacity of PLDT international submarine cable links (including non-Philippines terminating) will reach 4.497 Terabits per second (Tbps). This is a nearly 140% increase in capacity from end-2015, when total capacity stood at 1.889 Tbps. Moreover, further expansion programs to meet expected rapid growth in [...]

2017-11-17T10:51:41+00:00 November 17th, 2017|Categories: Future Systems|Tags: , , , , , |

Facebook, Philippines Partner For Faster Internet

By Mark Milan Macanas, TechPinas November 15, 2017 According to PCOO, the Department of Information and Communications Technology (DICT) and the Bases Conversion and Development Authority (BCDA) has just launched a landmark project called Luzon Bypass Infrastructure, with Facebook slated as the first party to utilize the infrastructure. The project entails build an ultra high speed information highway that will greatly improve [...]

2017-11-15T13:19:08+00:00 November 15th, 2017|Categories: Future Systems|Tags: , , |

TE SubCom To Deploy Submarine Cable Between Japan And The US

By Max Smolaks, DatacenterDynamics October 30, 2017 Submarine communications specialist TE SubCom is set to deploy a 14,000km cable system to link Japan, the US and the Philippines. The JUPITER project will rely on 400Gbps WDM transmission technology, delivering initial design capacity of 60Tbps. The project is funded by a consortium which includes NTT Com, [...]

2017-10-30T11:21:34+00:00 October 30th, 2017|Categories: Future Systems|Tags: , , , , , , , |

NTT Com To Construct JUPITER Cable Connecting Japan, U.S. and Philippines

By NTT Com Press Release October 30, 2017 TOKYO, JAPAN — NTT Communications Corporation (NTT Com), the ICT solutions and international communications business within the NTT Group (TYO: 9432), announced today that as part of a consortium comprising SoftBank, Facebook, Amazon, PLDT and PCCW Global, it signed an agreement on 27 October to participate in [...]

2017-10-30T11:12:42+00:00 October 30th, 2017|Categories: Future Systems|Tags: , , , , , , |

Installation Of Marea Is Now Complete

By Liam Tung, ZDNet September 22, 2017 Microsoft, Facebook and Telefonica have hit a key milestone in delivering their new trans-Atlantic subsea cable with a data capacity of 160 terabits per second. Telefonica subsidiary Telxius has finished laying the Microsoft- and Facebook-backed Marea subsea cable, which stretches 4,000 miles (6,600km) across the Atlantic ocean from [...]

2017-09-22T15:25:22+00:00 September 22nd, 2017|Categories: Future Systems|Tags: , , , |