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Cable Link Between Bangladesh, Myanmar Announced

By Muhammad Zahidul Islam, The Daily Star May 4, 2017 Bangladesh Submarine Cable Company Ltd (BSCCL) and Singapore based Blueberry Telecom Pvt Ltd are going to establish a separate regional submarine cable link to connect Bangladesh with Myanmar. The cable will be 250 kilometres long and will connect Cox's Bazar and Myanmar's coastal city of Sittwe, [...]

2017-05-04T09:41:36-04:00May 4th, 2017|Categories: Future Systems|

Report: Nokia Plans To Offload Its Undersea Cables Business, ASN

By Thomson Reuters, NDTV Profit May 3, 2017 Paris, France - Finland's Nokia plans to sell its undersea cables unit, a business that underpins the global Internet, two union sources and a French government source told Reuters.The division, valued at about 800 million euros ($870 million), is one of the top suppliers of undersea cable networks [...]

2017-05-04T09:10:43-04:00May 4th, 2017|Categories: State of the Industry|

Google Is Cuba’s First Foreign Internet Company

By  Cara McGoogan, The Telegraph April 27, 2017 Google has become the first foreign internet company to launch a service in Cuba, raising hopes of reform in one of the world's most cut-off countries. The internet giant opened a new data centre in Cuba yesterday where it will store information such as popular YouTube videos. In a move [...]

2017-05-04T11:20:49-04:00May 4th, 2017|Categories: State of the Industry|


By MirrorBusiness April 24, 2017 During the period between the 21st and the 24th of March, Sri Lanka Telecom (SLT) hostedthe Management Committee Meeting of two submarine cable maintenance consortiums at the Hotel Galadari in Colombo. The Consortium Parties of the South East Asia and Indian Ocean Cable Maintenance Agreement (SEAIOCMA) and the Pacific and [...]

2017-05-04T11:20:37-04:00May 4th, 2017|Categories: Cable Faults & Maintenance, State of the Industry|

Building Begins For SEA-US

By Donna De Jesus, PNC News First May 4, 2017 Guam - A consortium of technology companies gathered together with leaders from Yap, FSM, and Palau to build a submarine cable system to provide better telecommunications services to the Micronesia. This morning, a commemoration ceremony was held for the construction of submarine fiber optic cables connecting [...]

2017-05-04T11:20:23-04:00May 4th, 2017|Categories: Future Systems|Tags: , , |

Construction of HK-G Cable System Begins

By NEC Press Release Japan, 21 April 2017 Singapore and Tokyo - RTI Connectivity Pte. Ltd. (RTI-C) and NEC Corporation (NEC; TSE: 6701) announced that construction of the Hong Kong - Guam Cable system (HK-G) has officially commenced. The 3,900 kilometer undersea cable, featuring 100 gigabit per second (Gbps) optical transmission capabilities, will deliver design capacity [...]

2017-05-04T11:19:36-04:00May 4th, 2017|Categories: Future Systems|Tags: , , |

WFN Strategies to Accomplish Hudson Bay Cable Study

By WFN Strategies Press Release April 10, 2017 STERLING, VIRGINIA – WFN Strategies has been selected by Ambra Solutions to accomplish a study for a prospective submarine cable connecting Canada’s Nunavut region and Manitoba. Submarine cable system implementation company WFN Strategies will be accomplishing its executive Desktop Study (eDTS), an abbreviated analysis using readily available [...]

2017-04-19T11:57:48-04:00April 12th, 2017|Categories: Future Systems|

Indigo Announced: Google Invests To Connect Australia to Asia

By Global Telecom Business April 6, 2017 Australian company Superloop has acquired subsea cable operator Subpartners and has announced plans to build a new cable linking Singapore and Indonesia with Australia. The new cable, Indigo, will be owned by a consortium with AARNet, Google, Indosat Ooredoo, Singtel and Telstra. Nokia’s Alcatel Submarine Networks (ASN) will [...]

2017-05-01T09:30:41-04:00April 6th, 2017|Categories: Future Systems|

Superloop acquires subsea company SubPartners

By Corinne Reichert, ZDNet April 6, 2017 Asia-Pacific fibre infrastructure company Superloop has announced the acquisition of submarine cable construction company SubPartners for $2.5 million. The acquisition will occur via the issue of 1,451,869 fully paid ordinary shares in Superloop at an issue price of $2.255 per share. According to Superloop, the acquisition will provide [...]

2017-05-02T18:26:32-04:00April 6th, 2017|Categories: State of the Industry|