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Orange’s Ivory Coast Network to Be Restored Next Week After Fire

Orange's Ivory Coast Network to Be Restored Next Week After Fire By Katarina Hoije and LeAnna De Bassompierre, Bloomberg May 16, 2018 Orange SA said its network in Ivory Coast will be fully restored next week after a fire at a technical facility on April 30 disrupted telecommunication services across the country. The blaze at [...]

2018-05-17T11:03:03+00:00 May 17th, 2018|Categories: Cable Faults & Maintenance|Tags: , , , |

GlobeNet, Ciena Strengthen LatAm Submarine Network

GlobeNet Strengthens its Latin American Submarine Network with Ciena Ciena Press Release May 15, 2018 HANOVER, Md. — GlobeNet, a wholesale provider of telecom infrastructure in the Americas, has selected Ciena (NYSE: CIEN) technology to deliver 200G wavelengths along its 23,500 km fiber optic subsea cable system across the Americas. The deployment will help GlobeNet [...]

2018-05-15T10:39:54+00:00 May 15th, 2018|Categories: Technology & Upgrades|Tags: , , , , , |

Ciena Upgrades Caucasus Online Fibre Optic Network

Ciena Upgrades Caucasus Online’s Black Sea Fibre Optic Network Ciena Press Release May 15, 2018 HANOVER, Maryland —  Caucasus Online has selected Ciena (NYSE: CIEN) to enhance its Black Sea fibre optic network to realize an increase in data transfer capacity of up to 5 Tbps. By deploying Ciena’s GeoMesh Extreme submarine solution with high-density [...]

NEC Brings AI To Submarine Cable Networks

NEC Brings AI To Submarine Cable Networks NEC Press Release May 15, 2018 Tokyo, Japan and Princeton, NJ, U.S.A. - NEC Corporation (NEC; TSE: 6701) announced today successful transmission tests that took place over a commercial subsea cable measuring more than 10,000 kilometers using artificial intelligence (AI) and probabilistic shaping at a modulation of 64QAM. NEC, [...]

2018-05-18T16:39:23+00:00 May 15th, 2018|Categories: Technology & Upgrades|Tags: , , , , , |

Prysmian, General Cable Merger Approved By EU

EU Approves Cable Firm Merger By Jonny Bairstow,, Energy Live News May 14, 2018 Italian firm Prysmian is to buy US-based General Cable The EU has approved the acquisition of US-based General Cable by Italian firm Prysmian. Both companies are globally active in the development, manufacturing and supply of cables used in the energy and [...]

2018-05-15T10:10:15+00:00 May 15th, 2018|Categories: State of the Industry|Tags: , , , , |

Perth-Singapore Subsea Cable Is Down Again

Perth-Singapore Subsea Cable Is Down Again By Ry Crozier May 11, 2018 The troubled SEA-ME-WE3 subsea cable connecting Perth and Singapore is down for the third time since August last year. Internet providers in the TPG group of companies began reporting problems with the cable yesterday and it has now been confirmed that an undisclosed [...]

2018-05-11T09:49:14+00:00 May 11th, 2018|Categories: Cable Faults & Maintenance|Tags: , , , , |

Seychelles Govt, Cable Company Agree to Second Cable

Seychelles Government, Cable Company Agree To Second Internet Cable For Island Nation By Saliffa Karapetyan, Seychelles News Agency May 10, 2018 The Seychelles Cable System company and the government of Seychelles have agreed to invest in a second fibre-optic cable. The communications upgrade, likely to come late next year, is meant to ensure that residents [...]

2018-05-11T09:34:26+00:00 May 11th, 2018|Categories: Future Systems|Tags: , , |

Telecom Egypt Approves Acquisition Of MENA Cable

Telecom Egypt Approves Acquisition Of MENA Cable From Orascom TMT, Long-Term Credit Facilities By Telecompaper May 10, 2018 Telecom Egypt said that its board has approved two strategic decisions to increase its return on investment, and provide the liquidity to facilitate the implementation of its business plan. The board approved the acquisition of MENA Cable [...]

2018-05-11T09:25:21+00:00 May 11th, 2018|Categories: Current Systems|Tags: , , |

New Chairman Of Samoa Submarine Cable Company

New Man At The Helm Of Samoa Submarine Cable Company By Elizabeth Ah-Hi May 9, 2018 The Samoa Submarine Cable Company has a new Chairman. He is Pauli Prince Suhren who is taking over from Leiataua Alden Godinet after one-year tenure as per the shareholders agreement. Pauli was in a celebratory mood, pointing out the [...]

GCX, PrimeTel To Upgrade Subsea Cable System

RCom-GCX, PrimeTel Strengthen Partnership To Upgrade Subsea Cable System By Muntazir Abbas, India Times May 8, 2018 NEW DELHI: Global Cloud Xchange (GCX), a subsidiary of Reliance Communications (RCom) and Cyprus-based telecom service provider PrimeTel Tuesday further enhanced their partnership with a 100Gbps upgrade to GCX’s HAWK subsea cable system branch into Cyprus. This network [...]

2018-05-09T12:02:57+00:00 May 9th, 2018|Categories: Technology & Upgrades|Tags: , , , , , |