Future Systems

June 30th

Telebras Says Contract On Submarine Cable Imminent

Brazilian telecom provider Telebras has announced that a contract with IslaLink to launch a new submarine cable between Brazil and Europe will be signed “in the coming days”.  Read story…

Current Systems

July 3rd

Orange Connects Benin To ACE Submarine Cable

Orange and the ACE Consortium have announced the launch of the ACE cable in Cotonou, Benin and Tenerife, Canary Islands, Spain. When ACE is fully implemented, it will be a 17,000km system connecting 23 countries.  Read story…

Finance & Legal

July 3rd

Governments Advance Law Of The Sea Agreement

The UN General Assembly (UNGA) last week adopted a formal resolution to develop a legally-binding treaty for the conservation of marine biodiversity on the ‘high seas’. These developments have potentially significant implications on the submarine cable industry.  Read story…