New Cable To Boost Telecoms In PNG, Solomon Islands

New Submarine Cable To Boost Connectivity In Papua New Guinea And Solomon Islands By Fibre-Systems July 5, 2018 Vocus Group and Alcatel Submarine Networks (ASN) have signed a contract to deploy the Coral Sea Cable System – a new submarine cable designed to boost international connectivity and provide high speed telecommunications capacity to Papua New [...]

EllaLink To Connect Cabo Verde With EU, LAT-AM

Cabo Verde Telecom and EllaLink Sign An Agreement To Connect Cabo Verde To Europe And Latin America EllaLink Press Release June 12, 2018 PRAIA, Cape Verde and MADRID - Cabo Verde Telecom and EllaLink announce the signature of a binding Memorandum of Understanding to deliver subsea fibre connectivity to Cabo Verde. The EllaLink system, which will [...]

NEC Begins Construction Of JGA Submarine Cable

Construction Begins On The Japan-Guam-Australia Cable System NEC Press Release April 4, 2018 San Francisco, Paris, Singapore, Tokyo, and Sydney – A consortium including RTI Connectivity Pte. Ltd. (RTI-C), AARNet Pty Ltd (AARNet) and Google, together with Alcatel Submarine Networks (ASN), part of Nokia, and NEC Corporation (NEC: 6701) announced that the construction of the JGA [...]

2018-04-04T10:29:40+00:00April 4th, 2018|Categories: Future Systems|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

Vocus Updating Networks Ahead Of ASC

Vocus Updating Networks Ahead Of ASC By Corinne Reichert, ZDNet January 22, 2018 Vocus has announced that it will be upgrading its core domestic networks infrastructure to deliver an additional 8Tbps of capacity between Sydney, Perth, and Melbourne ahead of its Australia Singapore Cable (ASC) becoming ready for service. "We're expecting immediate network activity when [...]

2018-01-26T11:52:04+00:00January 22nd, 2018|Categories: Future Systems|Tags: , , , , , , |

Alcatel Submarine Networks, HKA Consortium To Build Trans-Pacific System

Alcatel Submarine Networks, HKA Consortium To Build Trans-Pacific System Nokia Press Release January 22, 2018 Honolulu, Hawaii - The Hong Kong-Americas (HKA) consortium and Alcatel Submarine Networks (ASN) have signed a turnkey contract for the deployment of the Hong Kong-Americas (HKA) submarine cable network, which will span more than 13,000 kilometers. This new open cable [...]

Alcatel Submarine Networks To Deliver PRM For Statoil

Nokia Press Release January 17, 2018 Statoil and Alcatel Submarine Networks (ASN) have signed a contract for the delivery of a permanent reservoir monitoring (PRM) system on the Johan Sverdrup field, one of the five biggest oil fields on the Norwegian continental shelf. With 380 kilometers of seismic cables installed on the seabed and more [...]

2018-01-17T09:11:02+00:00January 17th, 2018|Categories: Future Systems|Tags: , , , , , , |

ASN To Deliver Breakthrough Control Infrastructure for Statoil

Alcatel Submarine Networks Press Release December 14, 2017 Alcatel Submarine Networks (ASN), part of Nokia, has been awarded a turnkey contract (EPCI) by Statoil to supply and install DC/FO™ technology as the subsea control infrastructure for the Johan Castberg field in the Barents Sea. DC/FO™ technology is an innovative and cost-effective solution developed and qualified [...]

2017-12-15T07:06:57+00:00December 15th, 2017|Categories: Offshore Energy|Tags: , , |

Prysmian To Acquire General Cable For USD 3 Billion

By Telecompaper December 4, 2017 Prysmian has agreed to buy rival General Cable for USD 3 billion including debt, creating a new powerhouse in the energy and telecom cable market. The offer of USD 30 per share cash is an 81 percent premium on General Cable's share price in July when the company announced it [...]

2017-12-04T13:17:51+00:00December 4th, 2017|Categories: State of the Industry|Tags: , , , |

Vocus To Lay Australia-Singapore Cable In February

By Corinne Reichert, ZDNet November 28, 2017 Vocus Communications has announced passing the halfway point on its Australia-Singapore Cable (ASC) project, with much of the progress so far being done on civil engineering works and manufacturing. The subsea cable system, worth $170 million, will be laid between February and March 2018, head of Vocus International [...]

Nokia Still Reviewing Options For Undersea Cables Unit: CEO

By Reuters Staff October 26, 2017 HELSINKI (Reuters) - Nokia is still reviewing its options for its undersea cables unit, a business that underpins the global Internet, chief executive Rajeev Suri said on Thursday. Reuters reported in May that Nokia was planning to sell the ASN division, which is one of the top suppliers of [...]

2017-10-27T10:47:30+00:00October 27th, 2017|Categories: State of the Industry|Tags: , , , |