SubTel Forum

November 9


Submarine Cable Almanac #16 is Available

The latest edition of the SubTel Forum Submarine Cable Almanac is now available for download. Read story…

Cable Owners

November 12


Zayo to Acquire Viatel

Zayo Group announced it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Viatel’s infrastructure and non-Irish enterprise businesses. This agreement includes two submarine cable routes between London-Amsterdam and London-Paris. Read story…

Future Systems

November 11


Vocus Communication and NextGen Networks in $198m Deal for New Submarine Cable

Vocus Communications and NextGen Networks have signed a $198 million AUD deal for the Australia-Singapore Cable. Read story…

November 13

Rini on Solomon Islands Submarine Cable

Solomon Islands Minister of Finance and Treasury, Snyder Rini is arguing against the cost of a new submarine cable. Rini told Parliament this week that according to a report less than three percent of people will use the cable, and says that the money would be better spent developing rural areas. Read story…

Regional Outlook

November 13


Local Kenyan Firm Plans Sh10bn Investment in Data Centres

A Kenyan firm is planning to invest Sh10bm in data centers for the country to make better use of existing international telecommunications networks and increase connectivity in rural areas. Read story…

Poor Network Hits Telecom Services in Tripura

Difficulties in securing submarine cable bandwidth from Bangladesh have led to poor telecommunications services in Tripura. Read story…