JGA-S to Land at Queensland This Weekend

JGA-S Submarine Cable to Land at Queensland This Weekend By Paul Mah, Data Centre Dynamics December 19, 2019 The Japan-Guam-Australia South (JGA-S) submarine cable is scheduled to land at Queensland, Australia as early as this weekend. To Guam and beyond Stretching 7,000 kilometers from Australia to Guam, the JGA-S terminates at the coastal town of [...]

2019-12-19T10:04:54-05:00December 19th, 2019|Categories: Future Systems|Tags: , , , , |

Cook Islands Submarine Cable Comes Ashore

Submarine Cable Comes Ashore By Melina Etches, Cook Islands NEWS December 17, 2019 Aitutaki landing celebrates end of long and complex project. The first fibreoptic submarine cable connection for the Cook Islands has landed. Helped by local boats, skippers and crew, engineers brought the Manatua cable ashore on Aitutaki, cable ashore in a complex and [...]

2019-12-18T11:29:56-05:00December 18th, 2019|Categories: Future Systems|Tags: , , , , |

NTT MIST Cable to Connect Singapore & Myanmar, India

NTT’s MIST Subsea Cable to Connect Singapore with Myanmar and India By Harry Baldock, Total Telecom December 17, 2019 The $400 million construction project will deliver 240 Tbps and support 400 Gbps wavelengths Japanese communication giant NTT has announced its intentions to build an enormous subsea network spanning from Singapore to Chennai and Mumbai, as [...]

2019-12-17T10:28:15-05:00December 17th, 2019|Categories: Future Systems|Tags: , , , , , |

NTT Subsea Cable Venture to Handle Surging Net Traffic

NTT Undersea Cable Venture to Handle Surging Net Traffic By Akane Okutsu, Nikkei December 12, 2019 TOKYO -- Japan's largest telecom company, Nippon Telegraph & Telephone (NTT) will lay a new submarine cable connecting Myanmar and India amid surging demand for global internet links. The investment, worth around $400 million, will be undertaken with a [...]

2019-12-12T10:22:06-05:00December 12th, 2019|Categories: Future Systems|Tags: , , , , , , |

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 [...]