5 Questions with Philippe Dumont

5 Questions with Philippe Dumont Philippe Dumont July 22, 2019 Talking Technology Trends with EllaLink Group’s CEO Philippe Dumont is the CEO of EllaLink and has over 20 years of international experience as a CEO in the Telecoms industry on both the supplier and customer side, as well as working closely with infrastructure [...]

Grand Plans – Atlantic Digital Port: Bermuda’s Subsea Cable Corridor Initiative

Grand Plans - Atlantic Digital Port: Bermuda's Subsea Cable Corridor Initiative Fiona Beck By Fiona Beck July 22, 2019 Bermuda has demonstrated it knows how build a world renown reputation in the fields of insurance and financial services.  It’s now looking to do the same in telecommunications and technology.  Specifically, the island is [...]

Lighting Up the Pacific

Lighting Up the Pacific John Hibbard (top) and Paul McCann (bottom) By John Hibbard and Paul McCann July 22, 2019 Even the Smaller Countries Will Have a Submarine Cable 1. Introduction There are 22 small island countries and territories in the Pacific Region (the so-called PICs), a region which covers an area of [...]

2019-07-23T10:12:02-04:00July 23rd, 2019|Categories: Future Systems, Magazine|Tags: , , , , , , |

Installation for Rockabill Subsea Cable Begins Weekend

Main Lay Installation Works for Rockabill Subsea Cable Set to Begin This Weekend By Afloat.ie July 19, 2019 The main lay installation works for the Rockabill Subsea Cable will take place from tomorrow, Saturday 20 July, to Sunday 1 September. Using the vessel CS Teliri (callsign IBBT), the Rockabill cable system will be conducted from north [...]

2019-07-19T13:43:00-04:00July 19th, 2019|Categories: Future Systems|Tags: , , , , , |

Equiano Subsea Cable to Be Landed on St Helena

Subsea Cable to Be Landed on St Helena St Helena Government Press Release July 19, 2019 St Helena Government (SHG) is pleased to announce that it has issued a letter of intent to connect St Helena to the Equiano subsea cable project. This will provide the first fibre optic connectivity from St Helena to the [...]

2019-07-19T12:26:37-04:00July 19th, 2019|Categories: Future Systems|Tags: , , , , , |

Huawei Marine ‘hasn’t Bid’ on Chile’s Transpacific Cable Project

Huawei Marine ‘hasn’t Bid’ on Chile’s Trans-pacific Cable Project By Chen Qingqing, Global Times July 17, 2019 Huawei Marine, the submarine cable business of the tech giant, said it has not offered any bid for the feasibility study of Chile's proposed trans-Pacific project connecting South America with Asia, a decision that analysts said reflects the [...]

2019-07-17T12:02:02-04:00July 17th, 2019|Categories: Future Systems|Tags: , , , , , |

Seacom in Talks With Google Over Equiano Cable

Seacom in Talks With Google Over Equiano Cable By Duncan McLeod, Tech Central July 17, 2019 Seacom CEO Byron Clatterbuck said on Wednesday that the company, which built the first subsea broadband cable along Africa’s east coast 10 years ago, is interested in acquiring capacity in Google’s new, high-capacity Equiano cable along the west coast [...]

Coral Sea Cable Installed in Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands

A 4,700km Coral Sea Cable System Is Installed in Papua New Guinea and Solomon Islands By Abigail Opiah, Data Economy July 16, 2019 Internet service provider firm Vocus Group has announced that the 4,700km Coral Sea cable system it constructed has now been installed at the landing sites at both Papua New Guinea and the [...]

Chile to Study Transpacific Cable Connecting South America, Asia

Chile to Study Trans-Pacific Cable to Connect South America With Asia By Dave Sherwood and Natalia A. Ramos Miranda, Reuters July 12, 2019 SANTIAGO (Reuters) - Chile on Friday took a step toward building the first fiber-optic cable to directly connect South America and Asia, a project that has piqued the interest of China’s Huawei [...]

2019-07-12T16:58:00-04:00July 12th, 2019|Categories: Future Systems|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Coral Sea Cable Installation Commences

Coral Sea Cable Installation Commences By Solomon Times July 11, 2019 The Australian and Solomon Islands Governments has announced that the installation of the Coral Sea Cable will commence this weekend in Solomon Islands. The Coral Sea Cable is a 4,700km long fibre optic undersea telecommunications cable linking Australia, Papua New Guinea and Solomon Islands. [...]

2019-07-11T10:48:48-04:00July 11th, 2019|Categories: Future Systems|Tags: , , , , |