Cable Owners

May 4th

Submarine Cable Plans To Sell Bandwidth To Italian Firm At Low Price

Bangladesh Submarine Cable Company Ltd is planning to sell half of it's capacity to Telecom Italia Sparkels. However, questions are being raised about the low price, compared to those offered in similar deals to India as well as local companies.  Read story…

Future Systems

May 4th

Nextgen Connects Pilbara Miner With Perth Ops Centre

Nextgen Networks has signed a deal with Roy Hill mining company to provide a data connection between the miner's communication network in Port Hedland and their Perth remote operations center. Nextgen is investing over $100 million in the project, and is partnering with Alcatel Submarine Networks.  Read story…

May 5th

Alcatel-Lucent And Ocean Networks To Build South America Pacific Link

Alcatel-Lucent and Ocean Networks will build the 14,200 km SAPL submarine cable system. This system will connect Hawaii, Panama, and Chile, to help meet the expanding bandwidth needs of the Pacific Rim.  Read Story…

Cable Faults

May 8th

Alaska Communications Partners With Quintillion Holdings To Acquire North Slope Fiber Network

Quintillion Holdings is partnering with Alaska Communications to provide fiber optic telecoms to Alaska's North Slope oil and gas industry. Currently, only expensive microwave and satellite data connections are available.  Read story…

May 5th

Internet To Resume Normal Speed On May 10

Repairs for the AAG segment to Vietnam are expected to be completed by May 10.  Read Story…

 New System

May 8th

President Jokowi To Inaugurate Optical Cable System In W. Papua

Indonesia's President Joko Widodo will inaugurate the recently completed Sulawesi Maluku Papua Cable System on May 10th in Manokwari, West Papua province.  Read story…