Fiber Cable Through Marianas Trench Approved

Final Environmental Assessment and Permit for Cable Through Marianas Trench Marine National Monument U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service Press Release September 13, 2019 The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has finalized an environmental assessment and issued a permit for a submarine fiber optic telecommunications cable to pass through the Trench Unit of the Marianas Trench [...]

JGA North Cable System Begins Installation

Japan-Guam-Australia North Cable System Begins Installation RTI Connectivity Press Release September 12, 2019 Singapore, – RTI Connectivity Pte. Ltd. (RTI) announced today that installation has begun on the JGA North (Japan-Guam-Australia) Cable System between Minami Boso, Japan and Piti, Guam (JGA North). JGA North is on schedule and is expected to be commercially available in [...]

Work on Andamans Cable to Begin in December

Work on Undersea Cable to Connect Andamans to Begin in December By T. K. Rohit, The Hindu September 11, 2019 Project aims to carry 100Gb/s optical waves; precaution taken to safeguard environment Work to install a 2,300-km undersea optical submarine cable system for high-speed internet connecting Andamans and Nicobar Islands to mainland India through Chennai [...]

2019-09-11T10:10:22-04:00September 11th, 2019|Categories: Future Systems|Tags: , , , , , |

French Polynesia Discusses Cable With Chile

French Polynesia Discusses Cable With Chile By Radio New Zealand September 9, 2019 The French Polynesian president Edouard Fritch has been in discussions with Chile about linking up with a submarine cable. Mr Fritch discussed the concept with Chile's president Sebastian Pinera in Santiago. It follows Mr Fritch's talks on the project in Paris in [...]

2019-09-09T10:35:09-04:00September 9th, 2019|Categories: Future Systems|Tags: , , , , |

PLDT to Build Two New Submarine Cables

PLDT to Build Two New International Submarine Cables As Data Use Booms By Lorenz S. Marasigan, BusinessMirror September 9, 2019 DIGITAL services provider PLDT Inc. plans to build two new international submarine cables to further beef up its global cabling capacity, as it anticipates the boom in data usage in the Philippines to persist over [...]

2019-09-09T10:20:33-04:00September 9th, 2019|Categories: Future Systems|Tags: , , , , |

NZ Landing ‘Obvious Choice’ for Chile-China Cable

NZ Landing Station an 'Obvious Choice' for Chile-to-China Internet Cable By Tom Pullar-Strecker, Stuff.co.nz September 5, 2019 Chile could put the New Zealand government on the spot by asking it to allow a proposed US$500 million (NZ$794m) internet cable linking Chile and China to come ashore in Auckland, industry sources believe. A spokesman for Communications Minister Kris Faafoi said [...]

2019-09-05T13:43:42-04:00September 5th, 2019|Categories: Future Systems|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

WFN Strategies, TMG Awarded Chile Transpacific Project

Project to Build Gigantic Fiber Optic Cable Between Chile and Asia: Government Awards Feasibility Study By Patricia San Juan, Latercera September 4, 2019 The winners of the tender were the consortium made up of Telecommunications Management Group Inc and WFN Strategies LLC. The Ministry of Transport and Telecommunications (MTT) through the Undersecretariat for Telecommunications (Subtel) [...]

US DoJ Opposes Google’s Undersea Cable from China

Justice Department Opposes Google's Undersea Cable From China By Chris Strohm and Todd Shields, Bloomberg August 28, 2019 The Justice Department is opposing a bid by Google, Facebook Inc. and a Chinese entity to complete an undersea internet cable between the U.S. and Hong Kong, raising national security concerns for the project that runs out [...]

2019-08-30T14:20:07-04:00August 30th, 2019|Categories: Future Systems|Tags: , , , , , , |

Huawei Wants to Build Cable Between S. America, Asia

Huawei Wants to Build First Fiber-Optic Cable Between South America and Asia By Natalia A. Ramos Miranda, Reuters August 28, 2019 Huawei Technologies Co Ltd said on Wednesday it was “very actively” interested in building the first undersea fiber-optic cable between South America and Asia. David Dou Yong, Huawei’s chief executive in Chile, told Reuters [...]

2019-08-29T09:48:07-04:00August 29th, 2019|Categories: Future Systems|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Coral Sea Submarine Cable Lands in Sydney

Coral Sea Cable Lands in Sydney By Radio New Zealand August 28, 2019 A fibre optic cable linking Papua New Guinea and Solomon Islands to Australia is being laid on a Sydney beach this morning. Today's landing of the 4700-kilometre long cable at Tamarama Beach will be / has been overseen in a ceremony attended [...]

2019-08-28T09:59:05-04:00August 28th, 2019|Categories: Future Systems|Tags: , , , , , , |