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Construction of Polar Express Fiber Begins in Murmansk

Construction of Polar Express Fiber Begins in Murmansk Six pairs of fiber-optic cables with a bandwidth of up to 104 Tb/s will be laid on the seafloor along the 12,650 kilometers distance from the Barents Sea coast to Vladivostok in Russia’s Far East. By Thomas Nilsen August 4, 2021 300 people are employed at the [...]

2021-08-04T12:18:11-04:00August 4th, 2021|Categories: Future Systems|Tags: , , , |

Sparkle Selects Infinera’s ICE6 800G Solution

Sparkle Selects Infinera’s ICE6 800G Solution Boosting Its Nibble Mediterranean and European Optical Backbone Capabilities Infinera Press Release August 4, 2021 San Jose, Calif. – Infinera (NASDAQ: INFN) announced today that Sparkle, the international service provider of TIM Group and among the top 10 global operators, selected Infinera’s ICE6 800G-capable coherent technology to enhance its new Mediterranean [...]

2021-08-04T08:14:21-04:00August 4th, 2021|Categories: Data Centers|Tags: , , , |

Vocus’ Australia Singapore Cable Breaks

Vocus' Australia Singapore Cable Breaks Causes Outages And Increased Latency Incident happened near Perth; fix still ongoing By Sebastian Moss August 2, 2021 The 4,600km Australia Singapore Cable has broken. Operator Vocus has managed to restore some services following the initial outage, but the Perth segment of the cable remains impacted. Traffic is being rerouted [...]

2021-08-02T15:05:38-04:00August 2nd, 2021|Categories: Cable Faults & Maintenance|Tags: , , , |

Back Reflection: The First Submarine Cable in North America

Back Reflection: The First Submarine Cable in North America 1982 Prince Edward Island - New Brunswick, Canada By Philip Pilgrim August 2, 2021 In alignment with this issue’s topic of “Regional Systems”, here is an account of the first regional submarine system in North America: Nearly 170 years ago, in November 1852, the first submarine [...]

2021-08-02T14:52:38-04:00August 2nd, 2021|Categories: Magazine|Tags: , , , |

From Local Connectivity to Global Reach

From Local Connectivity to Global Reach The New Age of Communication By Dereck Cassidy August 2, 2021 In today’s economic environment and in the depths of a worldwide pandemic with home working now being the norm, the ability and need to stay connected is now more of a given need rather than a hope. However, [...]

2021-08-02T13:03:35-04:00August 2nd, 2021|Categories: Magazine|Tags: , , , , , |

Gulf Bridge International Extends Partnership With Equinix

Gulf Bridge International Extends Partnership With Equinix GBI Press Release August 2, 2021 Qatar – GBI (Gulf Bridge International), a global cloud, connectivity and content enabler, and Equinix, the world’s digital infrastructure company, are building on their longstanding relationship by expanding collaboration and establishing a new deployment for GBI at the Equinix data center in [...]

2021-08-02T11:22:32-04:00August 2nd, 2021|Categories: Data Centers|Tags: , , , |

Indian Government Approves ILD License for SING Cable

Indian Government Approves ILD License for SING Cable Datawave Networks Press Release August 2, 2021 The first open access submarine cable system to directly connect India to Singapore achieved a major milestone with the Indian Government’s approval of Datawave Networks’ International Long Distance Telecommunications License. Announced in April 2020, SING is the only open access [...]

2021-08-02T09:22:48-04:00August 2nd, 2021|Categories: Future Systems|Tags: , |

THE Nordics: Connecting Sustainability In An Expanding EMEA

The Nordics: Connecting Sustainability In An Expanding EMEA By Merete Caubet July 30, 2021 Norway launched a strategy in 2018 toward becoming a data center destination market. Additional policy actions are expected this year through an update to the national strategy designed to increase investment in a rapidly expanding market. Vast surpluses of 100 percent [...]

Digital 9 Invests £50m Into Subsea And Terrestrial System

Digital 9 Invests £50m Into Subsea And Terrestrial System Digital 9 Infrastructure Press Release July 30, 2021 The Company is pleased to announce that has entered into definitive agreements to deploy over £50 million into the development of a new intercontinental fibre system. Key highlights: The new system is an innovative, carrier-neutral network platform between [...]

2021-07-30T11:17:38-04:00July 30th, 2021|Categories: Future Systems|Tags: , , , , |