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‘Decarbonizing Global Cable’ Network Project Wins Grant

Decarbonizing The Global Cable Network Project Wins Grant Project Aims to Green the Internet’s Undersea Infrastructure SubOptic Foundation Press Release Miami, Fl - January 26, 2021 The SubOptic Foundation announces today that “Decarbonizing the Subsea Cable Network,” led by an international group of researchers, will be awarded a US $200,000 "Greening the Internet" grant by [...]

Hexatronic Signs Agreement With Vocus in Australia

Hexatronic Signs Agreement With Vocus in Australia Hexatronic Press Release January 22, 2021 Hexatronic Australia Pty, a wholly owned subsidiary of Hexatronic Group AB, has signed a strategic supply agreement with the communications provider Vocus Pty, to supply fibre optic cables. The fibre cable will be used by Vocus as the company expands its fibre [...]

2021-01-22T10:19:37-05:00January 22nd, 2021|Categories: State of the Industry|Tags: , , |

Nexans Opens New Cable Accessories Plant In Morocco 

Nexans Opens New Cable Accessories Plant In Morocco Nexans Press Release Cassablanca - January 19,2021 Nexans strengthens its industrial presence in Morocco with the inauguration of a new plant for the Telecom Systems Business Unit. This inauguration is chaired by Mr. Moulay Hafid Elalamy, Minister of Industry, Trade, Green and Digital Economy of Morocco. Located [...]

2021-01-19T19:09:11-05:00January 19th, 2021|Categories: State of the Industry|Tags: , |

China Enters the Arctic Digitization Race

China Enters the Arctic Digitization Race Moscow is not alone in eying the potential of the Arctic’s digital silk roads. In 2018, China flagged its global interest in the Arctic region as a key facet of its Belt and Road Initiative—with the High North featuring as the Polar Silk Road. By Dr. Maria Shagina & [...]

2021-01-18T14:22:13-05:00January 18th, 2021|Categories: State of the Industry|Tags: , , , , , |

Hexatronic Wins Submarine Cable Orders Totalling Approximately 60 MSEK

Hexatronic Wins Submarine Cable Orders Totalling Approximately 60 MSEK Hexatronic Press Release January 15, 2021 Hexatronic Cables & Interconnect Systems AB, a wholly owned subsidiary of Hexatronic Group AB, has recently signed several agreements regarding fiber optic submarine cable. The total order value amounts to approximately 60 MSEK, which is from existing customers in Europe. [...]

2021-01-15T15:06:49-05:00January 15th, 2021|Categories: State of the Industry|Tags: , , , |

New Cable Laying Ship From Prysmian Group Will Join The Fleet This Year

Prysmian Group presents the most advanced cable laying vessel "Leonardo da Vinci" The new ship will reinforce the fleet by 2Q 2021. Prysmian Group Magazine December 5, 2020 Because the cable industry is always on the move, Prysmian Group is always on the move with it. The submarine cable market is projected to reach USD 26.16 billion by [...]

Could rising sea levels threaten our ability to communicate?

Biden and the Underseas Cable Underworld Massive internet cables may already be below water—but they can still drown. By Nitshia Pahwa December 30, 2020 This article is part of the Future Agenda, a series from Future Tense in which experts suggest specific, forward-looking actions the new Biden administration should implement. The internet is quite literally in [...]

U.S. senators Cruz, Rubio warn Pacific ally on Chinese bid for undersea cable project

By Reuters Staff Writer December 25, 2020 SYDNEY,  (Reuters) – Prominent U.S. lawmakers warned a Pacific ally that China risked undermining the security of a sensitive undersea cable project if a cut-price, state-backed bid wins a tender process overseen by development agencies, a letter reviewed by Reuters shows. A Chinese foreign ministry spokesman today rejected [...]

2020-12-25T14:39:25-05:00December 25th, 2020|Categories: State of the Industry|Tags: , , , , |

Lisbon eyes undersea cable investment to bolster EU tech infrastructure

Lisbon eyes undersea cable investment to bolster EU tech infrastructure Portugal’s push comes amid growing concerns about EU digital sovereignty and the need to protect critical kit. By Laurens Cerulus on Politico.eu December 15, 2020 Portugal is pushing for a pan-European investment plan to roll out a network of undersea cables and upgrade the Continent's [...]

2020-12-15T11:06:13-05:00December 15th, 2020|Categories: State of the Industry|Tags: , , |

Orange Marine to build new cable ship

Orange Marine to build new cable ship Orange Strengthens its commitment to its submarine cable business and will build a new cable ship through its subsidiary Orange Marine December 2, 2020 Orange Marine, a wholly owned subsidiary of Orange, will build a new cable ship that will be even more efficient and with a reduced [...]

2020-12-02T10:40:16-05:00December 2nd, 2020|Categories: State of the Industry|Tags: , , |