Kenya to Invest $59 mln in DARE Fiber Optics System

Kenya to Invest $59 mln to Connect to the Dare Fiber Optics System By Ecofin Agency May 28, 2019 Kenya plans to invest $59 million to increase its data capabilities. This fund will be used to deploy an extension of the Djibouti Africa Regional Express (DARE). The submarine sensor required to determine the path of this [...]

2019-05-29T09:56:12-04:00May 29th, 2019|Categories: Future Systems|Tags: , , , , |

Huawei, SubCom Vie for Cable Deal

Huawei, US Firm Vie for Cable Deal Miguel R. Camus, Inquirer.net May 28, 2019 China’s Huawei Technologies and US submarine cable firm SubCom are facing off for a strategic undersea internet cable project of Converge ICT, an aggressive player in the Philippines’ fixed-broadband sector. Miles Tonn Chua, chief operating officer of Converge subsidiary Metro Works, [...]

Vessel Departs after Successful Survey for Cooks Islands

Vessel Departs after Successful Survey for New Internet Connectivity for Cooks Islands Avaroa Cable Limited Press Release May 26, 2019 Rarotonga, Cook Islands - Survey work has been successfully completed in Cook Islands waters for the 3500km route of the Manatua - One Polynesia fibre optic cable.  As well as Rarotonga and Aitutaki in the [...]

Indigo Consortium’s Subsea Cables ‘about to Go Live’

Indigo Consortium's Subsea Cables 'about to Go Live' By Ry Crozier, itnews.com May 20, 2019 The Indigo consortium’s subsea cables connecting Singapore-Perth and Perth-Sydney are “about to go live”, entrepreneur Bevan Slattery says, adding a new route option for Australian internet traffic. “Eight years and 9300km later, Indigo Central (Sydney to Perth and Australia's first [...]

Survey Work Starts on Manatua Cable Project

Survey Work Starts on Manatua Cable Project By Cook Islands News May 13, 2019 Work has commenced on the detailed marine survey for the 3500km route of the Manatua - One Polynesia fibre optic cable.  As well as Rarotonga and Aitutaki in the Cook Islands, the new cable will also connect Samoa, Niue, and Tahiti [...]

EllaLink Announces Start of Marine Route Survey

EllaLink Announces Commencement of Marine Route Survey Activities EllaLink Press Release May 6, 2019 DUBLIN, Ireland, May 06, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The EllaLink Group announced today that Alcatel Submarine Networks has finalized the Cable Route Study and mobilized the marine survey vessel for the EllaLink submarine cable system. The survey will be performed over [...]

2019-05-07T11:09:44-04:00May 7th, 2019|Categories: Future Systems|Tags: , , , , , |

Telecom Egypt Signs Landing Agreement for PEACE Cable

Telecom Egypt Signs $45m Landing Party Agreement for PEACE Cable System By Egypt Today Staff May 1, 2019 CAIRO – 1 May 2019: Telecom Egypt announced signing a landing party agreement worth $45 million with Pakistan & East Africa Connecting Europe (PEACE) Cable International Network Co. and PCCW Global, the international operating division of HKT, [...]

2019-05-07T10:55:36-04:00May 7th, 2019|Categories: Future Systems|Tags: , , , , , |

Google Completes Subsea Cable to Chile

Google Completes Subsea Cable to Chile in Global Cloud Push By Natalie Ramos, Adam Jourdan, G Crosse, Reuters April 23, 2019 SANTIAGO (Reuters) - Alphabet Inc’s Google has completed a 10,000-kilometer (6,214-mile) subsea cable linking the coast of California to Chile, a key step in its plans to bolster its global cloud computing infrastructure. The [...]

2019-05-07T10:35:52-04:00May 7th, 2019|Categories: Future Systems|Tags: , , , , , , |

Solomon Islands Undersea Cable Project Underway

Solomon Undersea Cable Project Set to Commence By Solomon Islands Broadcasting Corporation April 19, 2019 The vessel to delivery the country's undersea cable system is scheduled to make its way to the Pacific this weekend. That's according to Chief Executive Officer of Solomon Submarine Cable Ltd, Keir Preedy. He said the completed undersea cable systems, [...]

Sparkle to Invest in BlueMed Cable Connecting Palermo, Genoa, Milan

Sparkle to Invest on the Deployment of BlueMed: The First Submarine Cable Connecting Palermo with Genoa up to Milan Sparkle Press Release April 12, 2019 First phase of a wider investment plan to consolidate Sparkle’s leadership in the Mediterranean and strengthen Italy's role as digital gateway between Africa, Middle East, Asia and Europe Rome - Sparkle, [...]

2019-04-12T10:27:01-04:00April 12th, 2019|Categories: Future Systems|Tags: , , , , |