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Japan, US and Australia to Finance Palau Cable

Japan, US and Australia to Finance Undersea Cable for Palau By Yohei Hirose, Nikkei Asia October 28, 2020 TOKYO -- Japan, the U.S. and Australia will finance the connection of a submarine internet cable to the Pacific island nation of Palau, Nikkei has learned, in a project meant as a counterweight to China's growing economic influence [...]

2020-10-29T10:48:39-04:00October 29th, 2020|Categories: Future Systems|Tags: , , , , , |

The Nzadi Consortium and WFN Strategies Announce Kickoff of Nzadi Cable Project

The Nzadi Consortium and WFN Strategies Announce Kickoff of Nzadi Cable Project WFN Strategies Press Release October 27, 2020 The Nzadi Consortium, the developer of the Nzadi Cable System Project, and WFN Strategies, a leading submarine cable planning, engineering and implementation firm, have jointly announced the commencement of the Nzadi Cable System Project. Luanda, Angola [...]

2020-10-27T10:15:32-04:00October 27th, 2020|Categories: Future Systems|Tags: , , , , , |

Ellalink Partners With Equinix for Data Center Locations

Ellalink Partners With Equinix for Data Centers in Lisbon, Madrid and São Paulo EllaLink Press Release October 19, 2020 Lowest latency route created by directly connecting Points of Presence in Europe and Latin America  Dublin, Ireland and Redwood City, California  – EllaLink announced today that it has entered into an agreement with Equinix, Inc. (Nasdaq: [...]

2020-10-21T10:23:39-04:00October 21st, 2020|Categories: Future Systems|Tags: , , , , , , |

EAUFON Submarine Cable Contract Awarded to ASN

ASN Announces It Has Been Awarded the Eastern Arctic Undersea Fiber Optic Network (EAUFON) Contract. Alcatel Submarine Networks Press Release October 19, 2020 This contract, funded by the Kativik Regional Government, (KRG), a supramunicipal body with jurisdiction over the territory of Québec, will connect five communities in northern Québec that have been primarily dependent on [...]

2020-10-19T10:33:54-04:00October 19th, 2020|Categories: Future Systems|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Feds Will Invest $46.5m to Boost Internet in Coastal Alaska

Feds Will Invest $46.5m to Boost High-Speed Internet in Coastal Alaska By Jacob Resneck, CoastAlaska October 14, 2020 The federal government announced it’s investing $46.5 million to bring high-speed internet to communities across coastal Alaska. That’s expected to improve internet speeds in Southeast Alaska and out as far as the Aleutians. U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny [...]

2020-10-19T10:13:08-04:00October 19th, 2020|Categories: Future Systems|Tags: , , , |

Cinia Announces New Partners for Arctic Connect Cable

Cinia Announces New Partners for Arctic Connect Cable By Telecompaper September 29, 2020 Finnish company Cinia, which is executing the development phase for the Arctic Connect submarine cable project with MegaFon.has announced the addition of new, international partners for the scheme, from Japan, Norway and Finland. Sojitz Corporation, a multi-national trading and investment company, has [...]

2020-09-29T11:59:15-04:00September 29th, 2020|Categories: Future Systems|Tags: , , , , |

Galway Chosen As Landing Site for Undersea Fibre Cable Connecting Iceland With Europe

Galway Chosen As Landing Site for Undersea Fibre Cable Connecting Iceland With Europe By Brian Kelly, Galway Daily September 23, 2020 Galway has been chosen as the landing location for an undersea telecommunications cable connecting Iceland with the rest of Europe. Farice, which currently operates two submarine cables that connect Iceland to Northern Europe, has [...]

2020-09-24T10:41:50-04:00September 24th, 2020|Categories: Future Systems|Tags: , , , , |

Canada to Connect North Shore with Submarine Cable

Canada Plans New Submarine Cable to Connect North Shore With CAD 15 Mln Investment By Telecompaper September 15, 2020 Telus and the government of Canada announced a CAD 15 million investment for the deployment of a submarine fibre-optic cable between Sept-Iles and the Gaspesie region. This connection will improve telecommunication services' reliability and security on [...]

2020-09-16T10:23:24-04:00September 16th, 2020|Categories: Future Systems|Tags: , , , |

Facebook Drops Bay to Bay Express Cable

Facebook Drops San Francisco-Hong Kong Submarine Cable Amid Growing National Security Concerns By Intelligence Online September 14, 2020 Facebook has withdrawn its proposal for the Bay to Bay Express Cable System (BtoBE), according to a September 10 filing. The move comes just weeks after the social media giant abandoned the Hong Kong link of another trans-Pacific [...]

2020-09-14T10:45:22-04:00September 14th, 2020|Categories: Future Systems|Tags: , , , , , |

Algeria to Be Connected to a Fourth Submarine Cable

Algeria to Be Connected to a Fourth Submarine Optical Cable By Ecofin Agency September 9, 2020 (Ecofin Agency) - Algerian Minister of Post and Telecommunications Brahim Boumzar (pictured) announced on September 7 the country will soon be connected to a fourth submarine optical fiber cable. This was on the sidelines of the signing ceremony of [...]

2020-09-11T14:23:52-04:00September 11th, 2020|Categories: Future Systems|