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 [...]

US Bill Bars Govt Contractors From Huawei, ZTE Tech

By Sebastian Moss, Datacenter Dynamics January 15, 2018 A new bill has been introduced to the US Congress that calls for a ban on US government agencies using contractors that rely on equipment from Chinese telecoms manufacturers Huawei and ZTE. The “Defending U.S. Government Communications Act,” sponsored by Republican Michael Conaway, cites national security concerns [...]

2018-01-15T11:00:34+00:00 January 15th, 2018|Categories: State of the Industry|Tags: , , , |

PEACE Cable About To Complete Desktop Study

Huawei Marine Press Release December 22, 2017 Tropic Science Limited (Tropic Science) and Huawei Marine Networks Co., Limited (Huawei Marine) are proud to announce the forthcoming completion of the PEACE Submarine Cable desktop study (DTS). Huawei Marine will commerce marine survey on January 15 and the PEACE Cable System will be Ready-For-Service (RFS) earlier 4th [...]

2017-12-22T11:15:54+00:00 December 22nd, 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: , , |

Huawei Marine and Tropical Science Commences Construction of the PEACE Cable

By Huawei Marine Press Release November 6, 2017 Tianjin, China - Huawei Marine today announced it has commenced work on Desk Study and Marine Survey works in conjunction with key investor Tropic Science Co., Ltd. (Tropical Science) to construct the Pakistan East Africa Cable Express (PEACE) submarine cable, which connects South Asia with East Africa. [...]

2017-11-06T10:22:56+00:00 November 6th, 2017|Categories: Future Systems|Tags: , , , |

Nexans To Supply Fiber For SEAX-1

By Lightwave Staff October 2, 2017 Nexans says it will supply 250 km of fiber cable to Huawei Marine Networks for construction of SEA Cable Exchange 1 (SEAX-1), a submarine network that will connect Malaysia and Indonesia. The company says it will supply 24-fiber pair unrepeated (URC-1) cable and a section of land cable for [...]

2017-10-04T13:59:42+00:00 October 4th, 2017|Categories: Future Systems|Tags: , , |

Solomons Government ‘Committed’ To Huawei Cable Despite ‘Concerns’

By Solomon Islands Broadcasting Corporation August 10, 2017 The Solomon Islands Government says it is committed to providing high speed internet submarine cable for the country, ahead of Prime Minister Sogavare’s trip to Australia next week. The Office of the Prime Minister and Cabinet said the Prime Minister was positive that matters would be resolved [...]

2017-08-11T13:30:05+00:00 August 11th, 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: , , , |

Huawei, BTL Complete New Belize System

By Telecompaper July 20, 2017 Submarine network provider Huawei Marine Networks said it and Belize Telemedia Limited (BTL) have completed their project to build an undersea cable system connecting Belize's mainland with its largest island, Ambergris Caye. Huawei said the 23 km cable terminating at the town of San Pedro was delivered on time and [...]

2017-07-21T11:57:35+00:00 July 21st, 2017|Categories: Current Systems|Tags: , |

Solomon Islands Signs MoU With Huawei Marine For New Cable

By Pasifik July 4, 2017 THE Solomon Islands has struck a memorandum of understanding with Huawei International which will see it begin deployment of the Solomon Submarine Cable system. The Solomons government  located near Papua New Guinea and Australia, appointed Huawei as the main turnkey supplier for the cable, which will link Sydney to Honiara [...]

2017-07-06T05:02:08+00:00 July 6th, 2017|Categories: Future Systems|Tags: , , , |