French Polynesia Keen on China to Chile Cable Link

French Polynesia Keen on China/Chile Cable Link By Radio New Zealand June 20, 2019 French Polynesia says it is interested in linking up to a submarine cable connection being discussed between China and Chile. The French Polynesian president Edouard Fritch said the topic has been raised in his talks in Paris with the French secretary [...]

2019-06-20T10:14:40-04:00June 20th, 2019|Categories: Future Systems|Tags: , , , , , |

Huawei’s Cable Project Moves Forward in SE Asia

Huawei’s Undersea Cable Project Moves Forward in SE Asia By Chen Qingqing, Global Times June 20, 2019 Despite security concerns raised by the US and its major allies regarding Huawei's undersea cable projects, the Chinese company is welcomed by Southeast Asian countries and it will continue to move forward in its undersea cable business, which [...]

2019-06-20T10:08:47-04:00June 20th, 2019|Categories: Future Systems|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Sunshine Coast Cable Delayed Due to Regulatory Issues

Sunshine Coast Submarine Cable Delayed by Months Due to Regulatory Issues By My Sunshine Coast June 15, 2019 You have repeatedly reported about the JGA-S submarine cable to directly connect Australia via Guam to Japan and the Sunshine Coast Council's efforts to land the same in the region for which $35 million of taxpayers' money [...]

Alberto Horcajo & Alessandro Talotta Join EllaLink Board

Alberto Horcajo & Alessandro Talotta Join EllaLink Board EllaLink Press Release June 19, 2019 Dublin, Ireland - June 19, 2019 – EllaLink announced today that its main shareholder, the alternative investment fund manager Marguerite, has appointed Alberto Horcajo and Alessandro Talotta to the Board of Directors of EllaLink. Both Alberto and Alessandro have over 20 years’ experience in [...]

Lebanon Plans New International Fibre Cable

Lebanon Plans New International Fibre Cable By Telecompaper June 18, 2019 Lebanon has plans for a new Internet submarine cable to link the country to Europe, BusinessNews.com.lb reported. Minister of Telecommunications Mohamad Choucair said the aim is to boost the internet service locally and to turn Lebanon into a hub for internet distribution to countries [...]

Plan to Lay Cable Through Marianas Trench

Comments Sought on Plan to Lay Cable Through Marianas Trench By Saipan Tribune June 14, 2019 HONOLULU, Hawaii—RTI Solutions Inc. has requested a right-of-way permit from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to install a submarine fiber optic telecommunications cable connecting Japan, Guam, and Australia that would pass through the Marianas Trench Marine National Monument. The cable, [...]

Facebook Oregon Coast Cable Angers Neighbors

Facebook’s New Oregon Coast Venture Angers Neighbors Left in the Dark: Steve Duin By Steve Duin, The Oregonian Jun 7, 2019 Tierra del Mar isn’t much of a destination, which has long been much of its charm. It’s a desolate beach on the Oregon coast, three unincorporated miles upwind from Pacific City. Tierra del Mar [...]

2019-06-10T10:56:22-04:00June 10th, 2019|Categories: Future Systems|Tags: , , , , , |

NBC Contracts DataCo to Develop National Network

NBC Inks Partnership With DataCo to Develop National Network By Telecompaper June 6, 2019 Papua New Guinea’s PNG DataCo and the National Broadcasting Corporation (NBC) PNG have signed a partnership agreement to deliver the government’s ICT project in major towns in the country. Under the agreement, PNG DataCo will be leasing twelve NBC sites to [...]

Arctic Telecom Cable Initiative Takes Major Step Forward

Arctic Telecom Cable Initiative Takes Major Step Forward Cinia Press Release June 6, 2019 Cinia, the leading partner of the Cinia alliance, and MegaFon have today signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to set up a joint venture to prepare the build of a submarine telecommunications cable across the Arctic Sea. The widely international project [...]

2019-06-06T09:53:42-04:00June 6th, 2019|Categories: Future Systems|Tags: , , , , , , |

Kenya to Invest $59 mln in DARE Fiber Optics System

Kenya to Invest $59 mln to Connect to the Dare Fiber Optics System By Ecofin Agency May 28, 2019 Kenya plans to invest $59 million to increase its data capabilities. This fund will be used to deploy an extension of the Djibouti Africa Regional Express (DARE). The submarine sensor required to determine the path of this [...]

2019-05-29T09:56:12-04:00May 29th, 2019|Categories: Future Systems|Tags: , , , , |