News From Around The World Of Submarine Telecoms For The Week Of April 9-13

News from around the submarine telecoms industry.

Cable Faults & Maintenance

Basslink Subsea Cable Out Until Late May
Basslink has announced that its subsea cable will be down until late May, with the return-to-service date delayed from April 14 following third-party damage to the system.

Future Systems

PEACE Cable To Provide Pakistan With 60 Tbps
Pakistan will gain an additional 60 Tbps of bandwidth via the planned Chinese-backed PEACE submarine cable system.

Mauritius Starts First Phase Of IOX Submarine Cable
Mauritius has launched the first phase of the IOX Submarine Cable (Indian Ocean Exchange) system project, which will position Mauritius as a technology hub and significantly enhance the development of the country's broadband infrastructure to support and drive the new digital economy.

State of the Industry

Hexatronic Wins An Order Of 29 MSEK
Hexatronic Cables & Interconnect Systems AB has signed an agreement with one of the major Swedish operators regarding the delivery of cables to a reinforcement of the fiber transport network in the south of Sweden (Stockholm to Malmö).

Quintillion Statement Regarding Federal Charges
Quintillion became aware of the situation regarding the alleged actions of Ms. Pierce last year, took swift action and self-reported to the Department of Justice (DOJ). Quintillion has been cooperating fully with the authorities during this ongoing investigation.