Google To Expand Subsea Cables Infrastructure

By Ben Treynor Sloss, Google January 16, 2018 At Google, we've spent $30 billion improving our infrastructure over three years, and we’re not done yet. From data centers to subsea cables, Google is committed to connecting the world and serving our Cloud customers, and today we’re excited to announce that we’re adding three new subsea [...]

2018-01-16T14:21:54+00:00 January 16th, 2018|Categories: Future Systems|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Xtera Initiates Legal Action against Nokia and NEC

Xtera Press Release January 2, 2018 ALLEN, Texas - Xtera®, a provider of innovative subsea fiber optic solutions, today announced that it has initiated legal action against Nokia Corporation (NYSE: NOK) (“Nokia”), including Alcatel-Lucent, and NEC Corporation (“NEC”) in order to halt infringement of its intellectual property in subsea telecommunications systems. Xtera has filed a [...]

2018-01-02T11:40:47+00:00 January 2nd, 2018|Categories: State of the Industry|Tags: , , , , |

BSCC and NEC Complete Cable Linking Palau

NEC Press Release December 8, 2017 Koror, Republic of Palau, 8 December 2017 – Belau Submarine Cable Corporation (BSCC; Republic of Palau) and NEC Corporation (NEC; TSE: 6701) announced today that the construction of a new submarine cable linking the Republic of Palau has been completed and is now ready for commercial service. The Palau Spur [...]

2017-12-08T11:47:22+00:00 December 8th, 2017|Categories: Current Systems|Tags: , , , |

SACS Submarine Cable Enters Final Stretch

By Gadget Magazine November 10, 2017 The South Atlantic Cable System (SACS), the first submarine cable system across the South Atlantic, is in the final stretch of its installation between Africa and South America. Angola Cables, the company overseeing installation and the operations of SACS, and NEC Corporation, a Japanese system integrator of highest quality fibre [...]

2017-11-10T14:42:58+00:00 November 10th, 2017|Categories: Future Systems|Tags: , , , |

Africa-Brazil Cable Sacs Nearing Completion

By Tech Central November 7, 2017 As news emerged this week on a new submarine cable system that will connect South Africa and Brazil, another major project — the South Atlantic Cable System (Sacs) — is nearing completion. The Sacs cable, a project led by Angola Cables, will be the first submarine system to connect Africa with South [...]

2017-11-07T10:39:42+00:00 November 7th, 2017|Categories: Future Systems|Tags: , , , , |

NEC Completes Construction Of “SKR1M”

By NEC Press Release September 20, 2017 Tokyo, Japan - NEC Corporation (NEC; TSE: 6701) today announced the completion of the Sistem Kabel Rakyat 1Malaysia (SKR1M) 100 gigabit per second (Gbps) submarine cable linking Peninsular Malaysia with Sabah and Sarawak. SKR1M was established through a Public-Private Partnership (PPP) collaboration between Telekom Malaysia Berhad (TM) and the Malaysian Government [...]

2017-09-21T07:40:09+00:00 September 21st, 2017|Categories: Current Systems|Tags: , , |

Atisa Submarine Cable Ready For Service

By Ciena Press Release June 14, 2017 TAMUNING, GUAM - DOCOMO PACIFIC, Inc. announced today that construction and end-to-end testing of the 183-mile ATISA submarine fiber optic cable system connecting Guam to the Commonwealth of Northern Mariana Islands (CNMI) is complete and the system is ready for service. The ATISA submarine cable (from the Chamorro word [...]

2017-06-16T10:19:00+00:00 June 16th, 2017|Categories: Current Systems|Tags: , , , |

NEC Receives Award For Accomplishments In Submarine Telecoms

By NEC Press Release June 1, 2017 Tokyo, Japan - NEC Corporation (NEC; TSE: 6701) today announced that its International Submarine Cable Project Team has received an Accomplishment Award from the International Telecommunication Union - Association of Japan (ITU-AJ) for its leading role in constructing subsea telecom cables to connect continents and communities. The ITU-AJ presented the [...]

2017-06-02T08:27:35+00:00 June 2nd, 2017|Categories: State of the Industry|Tags: |

NEC Achieves 50Tb Over 10,000km Using C+L EDFA

By NEC Press Release May 12, 2017 Tokyo, Japan - NEC Corporation (NEC; TSE: 6701) today announced that it has demonstrated a transmission capacity of 50.9 terabits (Tb) per second on a single optical fiber, over a distance greater than 11,000km. This is the first time 50Tb have been achieved over 10,000km using C+L band erbium-doped [...]

2017-05-12T02:10:31+00:00 May 12th, 2017|Categories: Technology & Upgrades|Tags: |

Building Begins For SEA-US

By Donna De Jesus, PNC News First May 4, 2017 Guam - A consortium of technology companies gathered together with leaders from Yap, FSM, and Palau to build a submarine cable system to provide better telecommunications services to the Micronesia. This morning, a commemoration ceremony was held for the construction of submarine fiber optic cables connecting [...]

2017-05-04T11:20:23+00:00 May 4th, 2017|Categories: Future Systems|Tags: , , |