June 22nd

Xtera Upgrades The Hugo Subsea Cable System With Its Next Generation Repeater

Xtera has been tapped to upgrade the HUGO subsea cable system. This will be the first deployment of Xtera's next generation repeater, and the industry’s first deployment of a Raman-based submarine repeater.  Read story…

Cable Owners

June 22nd

SLT Significantly Strengthened Its Multiple Global Connectivity Options

Sri Lanka Telecom continues to improve its global connectivity options through the use of several submarine cables. Additionally, with the recent 100G upgrade of SEA-ME-WE 4 the telecom company's capacity has been greatly increased.  Read story…

Future Systems

 June 23rd

Google’s 60Tbps Pacific Cable Welcomed With Champagne In Japan

Google's Trans-Pacific submarine cable, FASTER, landed in Shima, Japan last week. The US$300 million cable will have a 60 Tbps design capacity, and is scheduled to be ready for service next year.  Read story…

Cable Faults

June 25th

Internet Affected In Pakistan Due To Fault In Submarine Cable: PTCL

Internet in Pakistan has been adversely affected by a break in one of the submarine cables that land in the country. Pakistan Telecommunication Limited says they have identified the location of the break, and repair could take 2-3 weeks.  Read story…