News From Around The World Of Submarine Telecoms For The Week Of October 22-26

News from around the submarine telecoms industry.

SubTel Forum

Submarine Telecoms Industry Report Issue 7 Now Available
The 7th edition of the SubTel Forum Submarine Telecoms Industry Report is now available, providing an overview of the submarine fiber market.

Current Systems

Angola Cables To Partner with Silica Networks
Angola Cables has announced a partnership with Silica Networks to connect their terrestrial fiber networks to SACS.


QTS, Telxius Deliver Lowest Latency with MAREA, BRUSA
QTS and Telxius have parterned to provide the lowest latency between Europe and Latin America with the BRUSA and MAREA submarine cables.

Future Systems

PEACE Cable Begins Cable Manufacturing Stage
PEACE Cable a subsidiary of HENGTONG Group announces with Huawei Marine that the project has begun cable and material manufacturing.

Orange, PCCW to Land PEACE Cable in France
Orange & PCCW Global have announced a partnership for the PEACE submarine cable which will connect Pakistan, East Africa and Europe.

Djibouti Telecom, Somtel and TE SubCom Announce Mogadishu Branch of DARE1 Cable System
Djibouti Telecom and Somtel announced the supply contract with TE SubCom for the DARE1 submarine cable system has come into force.

State of the Industry

Hexatronic to Acquire Fiber Optic Company Opternus
Hexatronic Group has on 25 October 2018 entered into an agreement to acquire all shares in German fiber optic company Opternus GmbH.

HC2 to Explore Strategic Alternatives for Global Marine
HC2 Holdings announced that it is exploring strategic alternatives, including a potential sale, for its Global Marine subsidiary.