Telstra Backs Two More Subsea Cables

Telstra Backs Two More Subsea Cables By Corinne Reichert, ZDNet January 21, 2018 Telstra has announced investing in two new Pacific submarine cable systems connecting Hong Kong with the West Coast of the United States, which the telco said would deliver lower latency than the currently used Asia-America Gateway (AAG). The new Hong Kong Americas [...]

2018-01-26T11:53:47+00:00 January 22nd, 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 [...]

Superloop Details Progress On Indigo Cable System

By Sam Varghese, iTWire November 8, 2017 Networking and infrastructure group Superloop says that "significant progress" has been made on construction of the Indigo cable connecting Singapore, Jakarta, Perth and Sydney. In a statement to the ASX on Wednesday, the group said that its subsidiary SubPartners and its contractor had completed the horizontal directional drilling [...]

2017-11-09T15:03:02+00:00 November 8th, 2017|Categories: Future Systems|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Transpacific encryption success at 100Gbps

By Ericsson Press Release September 26, 2017 Ericsson (NASDAQ: ERIC),Telstra and Ciena have successfully trialled continuous data encryption while maintaining speed and reliability over 21,940 km across multiple cable systems. The engineering teams demonstrated the ability to encrypt data securely while in transit between Los Angeles and Melbourne at 100 Gbps, using Ciena’s ultra-low latency [...]

2017-09-26T10:41:37+00:00 September 26th, 2017|Categories: Technology & Upgrades|Tags: , , , |

Telstra To Cut 1,400 Jobs

By Tom Westbrook, Reuters June 14, 2017 Telstra Corporation Ltd , Australia's largest telecoms company, will lay off 1,400 workers in a fresh round of job cuts, eager to rein in costs ahead of a new government-owned broadband network and as competition squeezes mobile margins. Telstra dominates the mobile telephone and broadband industries in Australia [...]

2017-06-16T11:24:57+00:00 June 16th, 2017|Categories: State of the Industry|Tags: |