News From Around The World Of Submarine Telecoms For The Week Of April 30-May 20

News from around the submarine telecoms industry.


SubOptic 2019 Releases the ‘Call for Papers’
The SubOptic 2019 Programme Committee, a group of nine experienced members of the subsea community, has released the ‘Call for Papers’ online at

Cable Faults & Maintenance

AAG Damaged Between Hong Kong And Philippines
The AAG submarine cable system has been damaged, resulting in reduced capacity between Hong Kong and the Philippines.

Conferences & Associations

STF Events Announces IATAN Accreditation
STF Events, a growing events management and services firm, is pleased to announce they have received accreditation by IATAN (International Airlines Travel Agent Network).

Future Systems

Seaborn Selects C+L Band Design for ARBR
Xtera®, the system supplierfor the ARBR project, announced that Seaborn Networks has selected its C+L band design for the system between Sa?o Paulo and Buenos Aires.

Marine Survey For PEACE Underway
Huawei Marine has announced today that the marine survey for its PEACE (Pakistan & East Africa Connecting Europe) project is now underway.

Final Splice Of Hawaiki Submarine Cable Complete
Hawaiki Submarine Cable LP and TE SubCom announced that the final splice of the Hawaiki Submarine Cable has been made and the system is on schedule to be in service in June 2018.