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CFIUS Approves TPG, Vodafone Merger

TPG Receives Tick From US for Vodafone Australia Merger By Chris Duckett, ZDNet March 26, 2020 A month after the Federal Court of Australia approved the merger of TPG and Vodafone Hutchison, the transaction has received the tick of approval from US regulators. US approval was needed as one of TPG's subsea cables passes through [...]

2020-03-26T11:21:47-04:00March 26th, 2020|Categories: General|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Bangladesh Internet Traffic Surges As People Stay Home

Internet Traffic Surges As People Stay Home By Muhammad Zahidul Islam, The Daily Star March 25, 2020 As the spreading coronavirus has largely paralysed public movement and social life, internet usage has shot up 15 per cent in Bangladesh as people are increasingly relying on digital life for communication, work and entertainment to escape the [...]

2020-03-26T11:04:46-04:00March 26th, 2020|Categories: State of the Industry|Tags: , , , , , |

A Message to the PTC Community

A Message to the PTC Community Pacific Telecommunications Council Announcement March 23, 2020 To our PTC Community, Connections. This word embodies who we are and what we do at Pacific Telecommunications Council (PTC). This time more than ever, the entire world is coming together and connecting in a way that we never imagined. The global [...]

2020-03-26T10:57:02-04:00March 26th, 2020|Categories: Conferences & Associations|Tags: , , , , , |

Digicel Fiji Appoints New CEO, Farid Mohammed

Farid Mohammed Appointed As New CEO for Digicel Fiji By Vijay Narayan, Fiji Village March 24, 2020 Digicel Fiji has appointed Farid Mohammed as their new Chief Executive Officer, who is the first local to be appointed to the top job since the company started operations in Fiji in 2008. Digicel says originally from Lautoka, [...]

2020-03-25T10:12:12-04:00March 25th, 2020|Categories: State of the Industry|Tags: , , , , |

Singapore, Australia to Collaborate on Digital Economy

Singapore, Australia to Collaborate on Digital Economy Initiatives By Eileen Yu, ZDNet March 23, 2020 Singapore and Australia have wrapped up negotiations on a digital economy pact that will see both nations collaborate on multiple fronts, including artificial intelligence (AI), cross-border data flow, and e-payments. The trade agreement aims to provide a framework to facilitate [...]

2020-03-23T09:24:41-04:00March 23rd, 2020|Categories: State of the Industry|Tags: , , , , |

Submarine Cable Positioning: From Astronavigation to GPS

Back Reflection – Submarine Cable Positioning: From Astronavigation to GPS By José Chesnoy March 16, 2020 Introduction The precise cable position on the sea bottom is fundamental for route optimization (optimum length and bypass of obstacles), cable protection, and for an easier future recovery for repair. GPS (Global Positioning System) is now present in our [...]

2020-03-24T17:10:47-04:00March 17th, 2020|Categories: Magazine|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Where in the World Are Those Pesky Cable Ships?

Where in the World Are Those Pesky Cable Ships? By Rebecca Spence March 16, 2020 Welcome to the first edition and triumphant return of Where in the World are Those Pesky Cable Ships! Once only a static table, the goal of this piece is to provide readers with a quick overview of the status of [...]

2020-03-24T17:10:15-04:00March 17th, 2020|Categories: Magazine, State of the Industry|Tags: , , , , |

Subsea Cable Damage Claims: The Legal Approach

Subsea Cable Damage Claims: The Legal Approach By Nicholas Kazaz March 16, 2020 Subsea cables have a long history reaching back almost two centuries, starting with the first international subsea cable, which was laid across the English Channel in 1850.  Over recent years, the number of cables has considerably increased.  In a world which relies [...]