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PM to Inaugurate CANI Submarine Cable on August 10

PM Narendra Modi to Inaugurate 2300-km CANI Undersea Cable Project to Boost Connectivity to Andaman & Nicobar Islands on August 10 By Zee News August 7, 2020 NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate the 2300-km undersea Optical Fibre Cable (OFC) project connecting Chennai and Port Blair on Monday (August 10, 2020). The PM will [...]

2020-08-07T09:44:54-04:00August 7th, 2020|Categories: Current Systems|Tags: , , , , , |

Mertech Marine Recovers Bermuda-US-1

Mertech Marine Recovers Decommissioned Submarine Cable Bermuda-US-1 Mertech Marine Press Release July 30, 2020 Cape Town, South Africa – After purchasing the remaining submerged section of the decommissioned Bermuda-US-1 (BUS-1) cable connecting Bermuda to the United States, Mertech Marine announces that it has recovered cable from the oceans depths. From as deep as 5,205 meters [...]

2020-07-30T13:38:56-04:00July 30th, 2020|Categories: Current Systems|Tags: , , , , |

Aga Khan Bids to Buy Fibre Cable Seacom

Aga Khan Bids to Buy Fibre Cable Seacom By Frankline Sunday, The Standard July 25, 2020 The Aga Khan Fund for Economic Development (Akfed) has made a bid to fully acquire Africa’s premier fibre optic undersea cable firm, Seacom, in a move set to realign the regional broadband market. According to an inquiry notice from [...]

2020-07-27T09:19:09-04:00July 27th, 2020|Categories: Current Systems|Tags: , , , , , |

Manatua Consortium Confirms One Polynesia Cable RFS

Manatua Consortium Confirms One Polynesia Fibre Cable Ready to Light up the South Pacific Manatua Consortium Press Release July 22, 2020 - Ground-breaking 3600km cable ready for service - - Unique international collaboration to transform regional speed, resilience, and affordability - - Project completed on time and within budget despite severe global disruption - - [...]

2020-07-23T10:08:46-04:00July 23rd, 2020|Categories: Current Systems|Tags: , , , , , |

JGA North Cable System Is Ready for Service

JGA North is Ready for Service RTI Connectivity Press Release July 6, 2020 Singapore – RTI Connectivity Pte. Ltd. (RTI) and NEC Corporation (NEC) jointly announced the successful completion of the Japan-Guam-Australia North Cable System (JGA North). JGA North is approximately 2,700 kilometres in length and lands in Minami-Boso, Japan and Piti, Guam. The cable [...]

2020-07-06T10:10:37-04:00July 6th, 2020|Categories: Current Systems|Tags: , , , , , , , |

HK Govt Disappointed With US Submarine Cable Denial

HK Govt Disappointed With US Proposal to Deny Submarine Cable Link By The Star June 19, 2020 HONG KONG (Xinhua): The Hong Kong government on Thursday (June 18) expressed its disappointment with a US Department of Justice committee which recommended denying the Pacific Light Cable network connecting to Hong Kong. A spokesman of the Commerce [...]

2020-06-19T10:40:22-04:00June 19th, 2020|Categories: Current Systems|Tags: , , , , |

Justice Dept Opposes Google, Facebook Cable to HK

Justice Department Opposes Google, Facebook Cable Link to Hong Kong By John Hendel and Betsy Woodruff Swan, Politico June 17, 2020 A key group of Trump administration officials now formally opposes an effort involving Google and Facebook to activate an underwater cable network connecting the United States to Hong Kong. In a new filing staking [...]

Hawaiki Activates Upgrade to US Connectivity With Ciena

Hawaiki Activates Important Upgrade to US Connectivity With Ciena Hawaiki Press Release June 16, 2020 AUCKLAND, New Zealand - Hawaiki today announced it has gone live with a crucial upgrade to its Oregon point-of-interconnect on the US West Coast, deploying Ciena’s GeoMesh submarine network solution leveraging Waveserver Ai to create a more elegant, efficient and [...]

2020-06-16T09:37:40-04:00June 16th, 2020|Categories: Current Systems|Tags: , , , , , |

HAWAIKI, ASH, ASTCA Form Pacific Broadband Alliance

HAWAIKI, ASH and ASTCA Join to Form New Broadband Alliance in the Pacific Hawaiki Press Release May 28, 2020 New alliance to future-proof Pacific connectivity and boost capacity for American Samoa Pacific business and communities secure valuable peace of mind Agreement lays foundations for further collaboration between Hawaiki and regional carriers AUCKLAND, New Zealand - [...]

Sparkle Adds Fiber Pair on Google Curie Submarine Cable

Sparkle Adds Fiber Pair on Google’s Curie Submarine Cable to Its Assets in the Pacific Sparkle Press Release May 6, 2020 Rome - Sparkle, the first international service provider in Italy and among the top ten global operators, announces the enhancement of its American backbone boosting its Pacific routes with a new fiber pair on Curie [...]

2020-05-06T10:35:50-04:00May 6th, 2020|Categories: Current Systems|Tags: , , , , , , |