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

NEC, SJC2 Submarine Cable To Enhance Connectivity In Asia

SJC2 Submarine Cable To Enhance Connectivity Between North And Southeast Asia NEC Press Release March 15, 2018 The Southeast Asia–Japan 2 consortium (SJC2) signed an agreement with NEC Corporation (NEC; TSE:6701) to build a high performance submarine cable connecting Singapore, Thailand, Cambodia, Vietnam, Hong Kong, Taiwan, mainland China, Korea and Japan. Construction of the 10,500-kilometer long [...]

2018-03-15T14:38:59+00:00 March 15th, 2018|Categories: Future Systems|Tags: , , , , |

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: |