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Facebook Leaves Drilling Equipment During Cable Project

Facebook Leaves Behind Drilling Equipment During Undersea Cable Project By Hilary Dorsey, Tillamook Headlight Herald August 5, 2020 The Oregon Department of State Lands (DSL) announced in late July that Edge Cable Holdings, Inc., a subcontractor for Facebook, has notified them of drilling equipment that was left behind during the undersea fiber optic cable project [...]

2020-08-05T10:02:57-04:00August 5th, 2020|Categories: Future Systems|Tags: , , , |

Fugro, Xtera Finalize NO-UK Cable Route

Fugro Helps Xtera Finalise High-Speed Fibre-Optic Cable Route Between Norway and UK The Fugro Galaxy (pictured) is supporting Fugro’s offshore activities on their pre-installation and route engineering survey project for Xtera Fugro Press Release August 3, 2020 Bremen, GERMANY - Fugro has begun a pre-installation and route engineering survey project to support their [...]

2020-08-03T09:53:39-04:00August 3rd, 2020|Categories: Future Systems|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Fugro Starts Shallow Water Survey for 2Africa

Fugro Starts Shallow Water Survey for 2Africa Fiber-Optic Cable Project By Marine Technology July 30, 2020 Offshore surveyor Fugro has kicked off its shallow water campaign for the “2Africa” subsea fiber-optic cable project. The cable project, once completed, will connect 23 countries in Africa, the Middle East, and Europe and deliver more than the total [...]

2020-07-30T10:16:55-04:00July 30th, 2020|Categories: Future Systems|Tags: , , , , |

Southern Cross NEXT Hermosa Beach Landing Approved

Southern Cross Next Cable Project Gets Green Light for Hermosa Beach Landing By Leon Spencer, Reseller News July 28, 2020 The Southern Cross Cable Network’s Next cable system is set to touch down at Hermosa Beach, California, after the United States’ Federal Communications Commission (FCC) approved a landing license for the network. The approval will [...]

Google Announces Grace Hopper Submarine Cable

Announcing the Grace Hopper Subsea Cable, Linking the U.S., U.K. And Spain By Google July 28, 2020 Today, 98% of international internet traffic is ferried around the world by subsea cables. A vast underwater network of cables crisscrossing the ocean makes it possible to share, search, send, and receive information around the world at the [...]

2020-07-28T09:46:07-04:00July 28th, 2020|Categories: Future Systems|Tags: , , , , , , |

Chile Decides: Transoceanic Cable to go to Australia and New Zealand

Chile Decides: Transoceanic Cable to go to Australia and New Zealand By El Mercurio July 26, 2020 In April last year, the dispute that confronts the United States and China - specifically Huawei - over the alleged espionage activities of the Asian firm today had its epicenter in Chile. Read more...

2020-07-26T12:14:06-04:00July 26th, 2020|Categories: Future Systems|Tags: , , , , |

NO-UK Marine Survey Operations Now Underway

Marine Survey Operations Now Underway Altibox Carrier Press Release July 15, 2020 (Stavanger) NO-UK Com AS and Altibox Carrier are pleased to announce that the marine survey for the NO-UK submarine fibre cable between Newcastle and Stavanger is now underway. Since the contract came into force in February 2020, the permits required to commence the [...]

2020-07-15T11:02:17-04:00July 15th, 2020|Categories: Future Systems|Tags: , , , , |

Bulk Infrastructure Secures Telia on Route From Norway

Bulk Infrastructure Secures Telia Carrier on New Secure Fiber Route From Norway Bulk Infrastructure Press Release July 14, 2020 The Norwegian Communications Authority has chosen Telia Carriers after a tender process to secure diversity for electronic communication between Norway and abroad. Telia Carrier is awarded the contract based on Bulk Infrastructure’s new secure route from [...]

2020-07-15T10:47:38-04:00July 15th, 2020|Categories: Future Systems|Tags: , , , , , |

Cable to Andaman & Nicobar Islands Gets Green Approval

High Speed Cable to Andaman & Nicobar Islands Gets Green Approval By James Barton, Developing Telecoms July 8, 2020 The Chennai-Andaman & Nicobar Islands (CANI) submarine cable system project has received clearance from India’s National Board for Wildlife (NBWL). The initiative will provide fibre optic connectivity between eight islands of Andaman and Nicobar and the [...]

2020-07-09T11:26:17-04:00July 9th, 2020|Categories: Future Systems|Tags: , , , , |

Montserrat’s Subsea Cable Connectivity Completed

Montserrat's Subsea Fibre-Optic Cable Connectivity Completed By MENAFN July 6, 2020 BRADES, Montserrat – Installation of the new submarine fibre optic cable system from Montserrat, to the Branching Unit between Guadeloupe and Antigua, has been successfully completed. Marine installation operations commenced following the arrival of the cable-laying ship, 'IT Intrepid'. 'The CS IT Intrepid successfully [...]

2020-07-06T12:58:32-04:00July 6th, 2020|Categories: Future Systems|Tags: , , , , , |