News from around the submarine telecoms industry.News From Around The World Of Submarine Telecoms For The Week Of March 12-16

Cable Faults & Maintenance

APG Submarine Cable To Resume Operation On April 10
The Internet traffic through APG (Asia-Pacific Gateway), the international submarine cable connecting Vietnam to Asian countries that broke down on February 27, is expected to resume operation at 5:00 am on April 10.

Future Systems

EGS Begins Austral Submarine Cable Survey
EGS says it has begun survey work for the submarine cable system Fibra Optica Austral (FOA), a digital route in the Chilean Patagonia, using its RV Geo Explorer.

NEC, SJC2 Submarine Cable To Enhance Connectivity In Asia
The Southeast Asia–Japan 2 consortium (SJC2) signed an agreement with NEC Corporation to build a high performance submarine cable connecting Singapore, Thailand, Cambodia, Vietnam, Hong Kong, Taiwan, mainland China, Korea and Japan.

State of the Industry

Angola Cables Signs Agreement With IOX Cable
Angola Cables and IOX Cable have announced the signing of a joint provisioning agreement aimed at developing and enhancing their respective network capabilities and services across the Americas, Africa, Europe and India.

Technology & Upgrades

OFS Introduces TeraWave SCUBA 125 Optical Fiber
OFS announces an expansion of their ocean product portfolio with the introduction of TeraWave SCUBA 125 Optical Fiber, optimally designed to deliver excellent performance for coherent transport submarine systems.