Cable Owners

June 2nd

Bangladesh Submarine Cable Gets ISP License

Bangladesh Submarine Cable Company Limited has been granted an ISP license from the Bangladesh telecom regulator. This will allow the submarine cable operator to deliver internet services directly to residential and business areas.  Read story…

Regional Outlook

June 2nd

International Connectivity Disparity Fuels ASEAN Digital Divide

There is a large divide in the amount of available bandwidth among members of the Association of South East Asian Nations. The UN’s Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP) has launched an initiative tasked with narrowing the digital divide by improving the underlying Internet infrastructure in the region.  Read story…

Future Systems

June 3rd

FirstPath To Lay Submarine Fibre Cable Across Sydney Harbour

FirstPath will lay a new submarine fiber cable across the Sydney Harbour. The new cable aims to meet FirstPath’s accelerating demand for its Residential, Business, Enterprise and Government services.  Read story…

Delays Hobble Cable Racers

Three planned systems connecting Perth to Singapore have so far failed to become a reality.  Read story…

Conferences

June 3rd

The “Voice Of The Undersea Community” Resonates In Hong Kong At The 2015 ICPC Plenary

The “Voice of the Undersea Community” was well received at the 2015 ICPC Plenary. There were 59 Member organisations in attendance representing 32 countries.  Read story…

Finance & Legal

June 5th

TR Calls For Faster Senate Action On Submarine Cable Bill

Palau’s president is calling on the Senate to pass a submarine cable that has been pending for months. This would enable the establishment of Belau Submarine Cable Corporation and future fiber optic connectivity.  Read story…

Cable Faults

June 5th

AAG Submarine Cable To Cease Activity For 10 Days

The AAG connection to Vietnam will cease activity for 10 days in order to perform thorough maintenance.  Read story…