Cable Owners

September 11

PNCC Given Exclusive Rights Over All Telecom in Palau

Legislation is being worked on in Palau to create a new public corporation that will be granted exclusive rights over all telecommunications. Read story…

Future Systems

September 8

Docomo Says It Will Invest Over $10M in Installing New Telecom Cable

Docomo Pacific says it will invest over $10 million to install a new submarine cable connecting the Commonwealth of Northern Mariana Islands and Guam. Read story…

Nexans Delivers Submarine Fibre Optic Cables to West-Africa

Nexans has delivered approximately 1,100 km of repeatered optical cable for the Nigeria-Cameroon Submarine Cable System (NCSCSC). Delivery of the cables started in the spring 2015 and the project will be completed later this year. Read story…

Xtera Completed the Loading of Its Second Repeatered Subsea Cable System Project

Xtera has announced the completion of the loading of its second repeatered submarine cable system that will be deployed within the next 2 months in the Atlantic Ocean. The new system is approximately 1,500 km long, and was loaded from Nexans cable factory in Rognan, Norway. The system features an entirely new repeater design. Read story…

September 11

Ezecom, Symphony, TM Start Submarine Cable Deployment

Ezecom has announced that the Malaysia Cambodia Thailand (MCT) submarine cable project has come into force. The new system will be 1,300 km long and will link Malaysia to Cambodia and Thailand. It is expected to be ready for service by the end of 2016. Read story…

New System

September 10

Hexatronic to Provide Subsea Cable Worth 10 MSEK to Global Submarine Installer

Hexatronic Cables & Interconnect Systems has signed a contract with A-2-Sea Solutions Limited to supply 20 km of rock armored submarine ribbon cable for the Isle of Wight to Portsmouth installation project. Read story…

Regional Outlook

September 11

Telefonica Boosts Colombian Capacity by 200% with PCCS Cable

Telefonica Colombia has announced that the new 80 Tbps Pacific Caribbean Cable System (PCCS) has boosted the capacity of its own network by 200%. The company says this will allow it to meet the demands of its 15.8 million customers. Read story…

Technology

September 10

Hexatronic to Show Groundbreaking New Products at Elmässan Exhibition

Hexatronic will be showcasing new products at the Elmässan exhibition in Stockholm from October 14-15. Read story…