Liquid Telecom Completes METISS Cable Landing Station

Liquid Telecom Inaugurates METISS Subsea Cable Landing Station in KwaZulu-Natal By Paul Rogers, Intelligent CIO December 5, 2019 Liquid Telecom South Africa, part of the leading pan-African telecoms group Liquid Telecom, together with a consortium of telecommunication companies, has officially inaugurated the landing station of the Melting Pot Indianoceanic Submarine System (METISS) at Umbogotwini in [...]

2019-12-05T13:29:03-05:00December 5th, 2019|Categories: Future Systems|Tags: , , , , |

DARE1 Manufacturing Complete, RFS June 2020

Djibouti Telecom, Somtel, Telkom Kenya and SubCom Announce the Completion of the Manufacturing Aspects of the DARE1 Submarine Cable SubCom Press Release December 4, 2019 Cable loading commenced on November 13, 2019; cable is on track for RFPA in June 2020 Djibouti City, DJIBOUTI, Mogadishu, SOMALIA, Nairobi, KENYA, and Eatontown, NJ, USA – Djibouti Telecom, [...]

2019-12-04T18:27:24-05:00December 4th, 2019|Categories: Future Systems|Tags: , , , , , |

JGA-S Cable System Lands in Sydney, Australia

Japan-Guam-Australia Cable System Lands in Sydney, Australia RTI Connectivity Press Release December 4, 2019 The Sunshine Coast’s Branch Enables Essential Diversity Singapore – RTI Connectivity Pte. Ltd. (RTI) announced today that the Japan-Guam-Australia South Cable System’s (JGA-S) main lay between Sydney, Australia and Piti, Guam is fully underway following last week’s remarkable landing in Sydney, [...]

Google Curie Cable Connects US, Chile

Google’s Curie Undersea Cable Now Connects the US and Chile By Christine Fisher, Endgadget November 14, 2019 Curie, a 10,500-kilometer-long undersea cable, now connects Google data centers in the US and Chile. Today, Google announced that the fiber optic cable has been successfully installed and tested. It is expected to begin transmitting data in the [...]

2019-11-15T10:21:18-05:00November 15th, 2019|Categories: Future Systems|Tags: , , , , , |

Chennai-Andaman Cable to be Completed by 2020

Chennai-Andaman Submarine Cable System Project to Be Completed by 2020 By The Economic Times November 12, 2019 TOKYO: The Chennai-Andaman and Nicobar Islands (CANI) submarine cable systems project is expected to be completed by 2020, an official of the Japan-based NEC Corporation, the company implementing the 2,300 km long undersea project, said. A submarine communications [...]

2019-11-12T14:19:44-05:00November 12th, 2019|Categories: Future Systems|Tags: , , , , , , |

Manatua Consortium Approves Start of Cable Lay

Manatua Consortium Summit Gives Green Light to Start Cable Lay SubCom Press Release November 7, 2019 New submarine cable system will be the first in Cook Islands and Niue Unique international collaboration to transform regional speed, resilience and affordability Landings in Tahiti and Bora Bora, French Polynesia; Rarotonga & Aitutaki in Cook Islands; Niue and [...]

DXN Limited signs Southern Cross Cable Limited

DXN Limited Signs Southern Cross Cable Limited Southern Cross Cable Ltd Press Release November 6, 2019 Pre-fabricated modular data centre specialist, DXN Limited (ASX:DXN), is pleased to announce the execution of a contract of approx. AU$2.4m with Southern Cross Cable Ltd (SCCL) to supply state-of-the-art modular cable landing stations in the Pacific. Matthew Madden, CEO, [...]

Cable Landing Station Underway for Cook Islands

Cooks Submarine Cable Landing Station Underway By Radio New Zealand November 6, 2019 There was a ground breaking ceremony on Wednesday in the Cook Islands for a landing station for the Manatua One Polynesian Submarine cable. The 3700 kilometre long cable will provide internet connectivity for both Rarotonga and Aitutaki. The landing station will house [...]

Vote on Tierra Del Mar Cable Ends in Tie

Vote on Tierra Del Mar Cable Ends in Tie, Reconvene for Nov. 14 By Hilary Dorsey, Tillamook Headlight Herald November 6, 2019 The Tillamook County Planning Commission held a hearing on Oct. 24 to deliberate the request by property owner Edge Cable Holdings for conditional use approval and similar use determination to approve the installation [...]

2019-11-06T10:59:01-05:00November 6th, 2019|Categories: Future Systems|Tags: , , , , |

OPIC to Support World’s Longest Subsea Telecommunications Cable

OPIC to Support World’s Longest Subsea Telecommunications Cable Overseas Private Investment Corporation Press Release November 5, 2019 Infrastructure will improve digital connectivity and embrace high-quality standards across Southeast Asia and the Pacific BANGKOK — The Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC), the U.S. Government’s development finance institution, announced that it plans to work with Trans Pacific [...]