Cable Faults

July 10th

CNMI Disconnected: Cut Cable Shuts Down Phones, Banking

A break in the Mariana-Guam cable has disrupted all telecommunications for the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands.  Guam has also suffered some minor communications service disruption.  Read story…

Future Systems

July 10th

Hawaiki Cable Secures Equity Partner

Hawaiki Cable has secured SIL Long Term Holdings Limited as an equity partner to build the Hawaiki submarine cable system. Hawaiki will be a 25 Tbps cable linking Australia and New Zealand to the United States, at a cost of $300 million USD.  Read story…

Northland Confirmed As Site For $400m Submarine Cable Landing

A site near Whangarei has been chosen a landing site in New Zealand for the planned Hawaiki submarine cable system. Hawaiki is intended to compete with Southern Cross, which currently carries almost of New Zealand's internet traffic.  Read story…