SubTel Forum

STF #90 Available Now

SubTel Forum issue #90 is now available. This month's topic is Offshore Energy. Read story…

Cable Owners

Spain’s Telefonica to Raise up to 1.5 Billion Euros with Telxius IPO

Telefonica expects to raise up to 1.5 billion Euros through a Telxius initial public offering in early October. Read story…

Vocus-Nextgen Networks AU$861m Acquisition Cleared by Regulator

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission announced that it will not oppose the acquisition of Nextgen by Vocus. Read story…

Current Systems

Alcatel-Lucent Wins Greenlandic Sea Cable Extension Contract

Tele-Post Greenland has awarded Alcatel-Lucent Submarine Networks the contract to extend Greenland connect. The extension is expected to go live in 2017. Read story…

Data Center

NJFX Expands Colocation Campus With Tier 3 by the Subsea

New Jersey Fiber Exchange has announced the addition of a brand new 64,800-square foot colocation facility. Read story…

Future Systems

Tasman Global Access Cable on Track for Completion

Tasman Global Access is in the final stages of construction, and is on track for entering service at the start of 2017. Read story…

Cabinet Green-Lights Rs 1,102-cr Cable Link to Andamans

The Indian Cabinet has approved new submarine cable links between the mainland in Chennai and Andaman and Nicobar. Read story…

Denis O’Brien to Invest up to $450m on Network of Undersea Telecom Cables in Caribbean

Digicel founder Denis O'Brien announced plans to invest up to $450m USD on a network submarine cables connecting multiple countries in the Caribbean. Read story…

EBRD Funds Turkey’s Investment in High-Tech Undersea Cable System

The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development is funding Turkey's investment in SEA-ME-WE 5 with a $50m USD loan to Türk Telekom Group. Read story…

Technology

Huawei Marine Achieves a Breakthrough in Unrepeatered Systems With a Transmission Distance of up to 648.5 km

Huawei Marine has set a new record for unrepeatered transmissions at 648.5 km. Read story…

Upgrades

C&W Networks and TE Subcom Extend Pan-Caribbean Partnership to Provide Capacity Upgrades to Multiple Cable Systems

C&W Networks and TE SubCom have partnered to upgrade the ECLink submarine cable system, which connects Trinidad and Curaçao. Read story…