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NBC Contracts DataCo to Develop National Network

NBC Inks Partnership With DataCo to Develop National Network By Telecompaper June 6, 2019 Papua New Guinea’s PNG DataCo and the National Broadcasting Corporation (NBC) PNG have signed a partnership agreement to deliver the government’s ICT project in major towns in the country. Under the agreement, PNG DataCo will be leasing twelve NBC sites to [...]

Arctic Telecom Cable Initiative Takes Major Step Forward

Arctic Telecom Cable Initiative Takes Major Step Forward Cinia Press Release June 6, 2019 Cinia, the leading partner of the Cinia alliance, and MegaFon have today signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to set up a joint venture to prepare the build of a submarine telecommunications cable across the Arctic Sea. The widely international project [...]

2019-06-06T09:53:42-04:00June 6th, 2019|Categories: Future Systems|Tags: , , , , , , |

Globe Services in Visayas and Mindanao Interrupted Due to Cut Submarine Cables

Globe Services in Visayas and Mindanao Interrupted Due to Cut Submarine Cables By Rappler.com June 4, 2019 CEBU CITY, Philippines – Cut submarine cables prompted service interruptions for Globe customers across the Visayas and Mindanao, according to an advisory issued by the telecommunications company on Tuesday, June 4. "Between 1-2 pm today, the Globe network [...]

2019-06-04T13:45:39-04:00June 4th, 2019|Categories: Cable Faults & Maintenance|Tags: , , , , |

Mark Boxer of OFS Honored for Fiber Industry Excellence

Mark Boxer of OFS Honored for Fiber Industry Excellence OFS Press Release June 3, 2019 Orlando, FL — Mark Boxer, Applications Engineering Manager of OFS, received the Photon Award for excellence in the fiber industry. At its Fiber Connect show in Orlando, Florida, the Fiber Broadband Association honored two extraordinary organizations and one individual for [...]

China’s Huawei to Sell Undersea Cable Business

China's Huawei to Sell Undersea Cable Business, Buyer's Exchange Filing Shows By Sijia Jiang, Reuters June 3, 2019 HONG KONG (Reuters) - Huawei Technologies Co Ltd plans to sell its undersea telecom cable business, showed a buyer’s filing on Monday, in its first major asset sale since the United States ratcheted up accusations of the [...]

2019-06-03T10:02:42-04:00June 3rd, 2019|Categories: State of the Industry|Tags: , , , |

This Week in Submarine Telecoms May 27-31

News From Around The World Of Submarine Telecoms For The Week Of May 27-31 Cable Faults & Maintenance Vietnam Internet Speed Affected as Cable Breaks The Asia-Pacific Getaway (APG) Submarine cable from Vietnam to some Asian countries broke at 530 pm on May 27 affecting internet connections. PNG DataCo Working on Cable Outage PNG [...]

2019-05-31T14:53:27-04:00May 31st, 2019|Categories: Weekly Wrap-Up|Tags: |

Camtel Officially Opens Shareholding

Camtel Officially Opens Shareholding By IT Web Africa May 31, 2019 State-owned telco Cameroon Telecommunications (Camtel) is poised to generate more revenue by selling shares to public and private investors after officially opening up its capital. This follows a decree issued by the country's President Paul Biya on 28 May 2019. "Camtel's shareholding may be [...]

2019-05-31T11:01:32-04:00May 31st, 2019|Categories: State of the Industry|Tags: , , , , , , |

Google’s Indigo Undersea Cable Now Live

Google’s Indigo Undersea Cable Connecting Southeast Asia Now Live By Abner Li, 9t05Google May 29, 2019 Over the past several years, Google Cloud has rapidly expanded its global infrastructure with new Cloud regions for enterprise customers and undersea fiber cables. The company announced today that the INDIGO undersea cable connecting Australia and Singapore is now [...]

Chile Inaugurates Southern Fiber System

Chile Inaugurates Southern Fiber System, Launches New Digital Divide Plan By Telecompaper May 29, 2019 Chilean president Sebastian Pinera has inaugurated the country’s Fibra Optica Austral (FOA) southern fibre project and presented a new plan to reduce the country’s digital divide at an event in Puerto Montt. The president was joined by executives of Huawei [...]

Kenya to Invest $59 mln in DARE Fiber Optics System

Kenya to Invest $59 mln to Connect to the Dare Fiber Optics System By Ecofin Agency May 28, 2019 Kenya plans to invest $59 million to increase its data capabilities. This fund will be used to deploy an extension of the Djibouti Africa Regional Express (DARE). The submarine sensor required to determine the path of this [...]

2019-05-29T09:56:12-04:00May 29th, 2019|Categories: Future Systems|Tags: , , , , |