News From Around The World Of Submarine Telecoms For The Week Of September 3-7

News from around the submarine telecoms industry.

Cable Faults & Maintenance

Vocus Indicates Possible Sea-Me-We 3 Cable Fault
Vocus has indicated that an international circuit the Sea-Me-We 3 submarine cable between Perth and Singapore has failed.

Current Systems

SAIL Connecting Cameroon to Brazil Fully Connected
The SAIL consortium announced the completion of the nearly 6000km installation of its transatlantic fiber optic subsea cable on September 4th.

Vocus Turns On ASC Early After SEA-ME-WE 3 Outage
Vocus has confirmed that ASC has been put into early service following a major disruption on SEA-ME-WE 3 between Perth and Singapore.

Future Systems

GlobeNet, Facebook to Bring New Cable to Argentina
GlobeNet and Facebook announced today that they have begun construction of the new Malbec submarine cable system GlobeNet announced in May.

Sunshine Coast Invests AU$35M for JGA Cable Landing
Sunshine Coast Council has invested AU$35 million into the JGA cable system in order to bring an extension down to the Sunshine Coast.