News From Around The World Of Submarine Telecoms For The Week Of October 8-12

News from around the submarine telecoms industry.

Future Systems

Puerto Rico Eyeing USD 130 mln Undersea Cable Project
Puerto Rico is planning to roll out an underwater fibre optic cable to help its infrastructure withstand future natural disasters.

Orange, Google Team Up on Dunant Cable
Orange and Google have partnered to work on the Dunant transatlantic submarine cable project connecting France and the United States

State of the Industry

Telkom Kenya In Talks For Submarine Cable Landings
Telkom Kenya is in talks to allow it to sell capacity from two submarine cables that are about to land in the East African nation.

Pioneer Appoints Director of Submarine Networks
Pioneer Consulting has further increased capabilities by appointing Philip deGuzman as its new Director of Submarine Networks.

Infinera Appoints David Heard as Chief Operating Officer
Infinera has announced the appointment of David Heard as chief operating officer (COO), effective October 1, 2018.