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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: , , , , , , |

Seaborn Networks Chooses JaxNAP for AMX-1

Seaborn Chooses JaxNAP to Host Endpoint to AMX-1 Subsea Cable in USA Seaborn Networks Press Release May 1, 2020 JACKSONVILLE, Fla., - Seaborn Networks (Seaborn), a leading developer-owner-operator of transoceanic subsea fiber optic cable systems, and Jacksonville's Network Access Point (JaxNAP), servicing specific needs, datacenter needs and local area networks in Northeast Florida, announced today [...]

Hawaiki to Provide REANNZ With Additional Capacity

Hawaiki to Provide REANNZ With Additional Cable Capacity By Telecompaper February 20, 2020 Hawaiki Submarine Cable and Research and Education Advanced Network New Zealand (REANNZ) have signed an agreement to provide the country’s peak research network with increased international cable capacity and resiliency. Under the terms of the deal, Hawaiki will provide REANNZ with connectivity, [...]

2020-02-20T09:19:20-05:00February 20th, 2020|Categories: Current Systems|Tags: , , , , , , |

Crosslake Fibre Selects Equinix For NY Gateway

Crosslake Fibre Selects Equinix to Terminate Its Digital Gateway Between Toronto and New York Equinix Press Release January 21, 2020 Crosslake Fibre submarine cable connects key financial markets in the U.S. and Canada REDWOOD CITY, Calif., Jan. 21, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Equinix, Inc. (Nasdaq: EQIX), the global interconnection and data center company, today announced that Crosslake Fibre selected [...]

2020-01-23T13:41:10-05:00January 23rd, 2020|Categories: Current Systems|Tags: , , , , , |

Nokia, Angola Cables Trial First Direct Connection Between USA and Africa

Nokia and Angola Cables Trial the First Direct Optical Connection Between USA and Africa with PSE-3 Chipset Nokia Press Release January 17, 2o20 The South Atlantic Cable System (SACS) provides direct, low-latency trans-Atlantic routing to better serve rapidly growing data consumption markets in Africa  Nokia’s PSE-3 chipset maximizes capacity and performance to meet surging video, [...]

2020-01-20T14:52:59-05:00January 20th, 2020|Categories: Current Systems|Tags: , , , , , |