Airtel, Telecom Egypt Sign Submarine Cable Agreement

Airtel Signs Submarine Cable Agreement with Telecom Egypt By Telecomlead August 6, 2018 Indian telecom operator Bharti Airtel announced a submarine cable partnership with Telecom Egypt. Airtel will get IRUs (Indefeasible Right of Use) on Middle East North Africa Submarine Cable (MENA Cable) and TE North Cable Systems and will take large capacities on two [...]

2018-08-06T09:35:48+00:00August 6th, 2018|Categories: Current Systems|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Hawaiki Cable RFS And Commercial Launch

Hawaiki Transpacific Cable Ready-For-Service To Reshape Communications In The Pacific Hawaiki Cable Press Release July 20, 2018 Auckland, New Zealand - Independent telecommunications challenger, Hawaiki Submarine Cable LP today commenced commercial operations for its 15,000 km fibre optic deep-sea cable linking Australia, New Zealand, the Pacific and United States. The $US300 million Hawaiki Submarine Cable [...]

Anacom Calls For Urgent Replacement Of Submarine Cables

Anacom Calls For Urgent Replacement Of Submarine Cables To Islands By Telecompaper June 28, 2018 The submarine cables that connect the Portuguese mainland, the Azores and Madeira and between the autonomous regions are expected to reach the end of their useful life in 2024-25. For this reason, Portugal's National Communications Authority (Anacom) said it is [...]

2018-06-28T15:10:12+00:00June 28th, 2018|Categories: Current 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+00:00May 11th, 2018|Categories: Current Systems|Tags: , , |

MainOne Expansion Secures Cote d’Ivoire License

MainOne's West Africa Expansion Gets Boost With Cote d'Ivoire License MainOne Press Release April 23, 2018 As part of its West Africa expansion, connectivity and data centre solutions operator MainOne has secured a license to expand national and international connectivity services in Cote D’Ivoire. The C1B license, received from Minister Bruno Koné, the country’s Minister [...]

2018-04-23T11:08:20+00:00April 23rd, 2018|Categories: Current Systems|

Eletronet Selects Seabras-1 For Internet In Brazil

Brazilian National Service Provider Eletronet Selects Seaborn’s Seabras-1 to provide Dedicated Internet Access in Brazil Seaborn, Eletronet Press Release April 4, 2018 São Paulo, Brazil - Eletronet, Brazil’s national service provider, today announced that it has selected Seaborn Networks and its international submarine fiber-optic cable system, Seabras-1, to provide Tier 1 Dedicated Internet Access (DIA) in [...]

Bharti Airtel To Buy India Section of GBI Submarine Cable

Airtel Buys Gulf Bridge International’s India Submarine Cable System By TeleAnalysis March 6, 2018 India’s largest operator Airtel today announced it has acquired the India part of submarine cable system from Gulf Bridge International or GBI, a global cloud provider for the Middle-East and Europe. Under the agreement, Airtel will acquire the ownership of the [...]

2018-03-06T13:37:25+00:00March 6th, 2018|Categories: Current Systems|Tags: , , , , |

High-Speed Broadband Goes Live In Samoa

High-Speed Broadband Goes Live In Samoa By InfoZine February 9, 2018 The Asian Development Bank (ADB), the World Bank Group, and the Government of Australia joined the Government of Samoa to celebrate the arrival of high-speed internet in the country at a ceremony at the TATTE Convention Centre Friday. Apia, Samoa - infoZine - The [...]

2018-02-09T14:14:00+00:00February 9th, 2018|Categories: Current Systems|Tags: , , , , , |

Seacom Schedules Cable Maintenance For 19-23 January

By Telecompaper January 10, 2018 Seacom has scheduled routine cable maintenance on its subsea cable system in the Red Sea, reports MyBroadband. The company said all linear transmission traffic on the East Coast of Africa to and from Europe will be affected. The maintenance will begin at 03:00 hrs on 19 January and end at [...]

2018-01-11T15:33:30+00:00January 11th, 2018|Categories: Current Systems|Tags: |

Vietnam Submarine Cables Will Hit Pause This Weekend

By Bao Anh, Vietnam Express January 5, 2018 Internet users in Vietnam should expect slow days ahead as one major submarine cable will be reestablished and another moved for airport construction during the weekend. A service provider in Vietnam said that part of the Asia Pacific Gateway (APG) in Singapore will be moved for expansion [...]

2018-01-05T11:00:46+00:00January 5th, 2018|Categories: Current Systems|