Sunshine Coast Cable Delayed Due to Regulatory Issues

Sunshine Coast Submarine Cable Delayed by Months Due to Regulatory Issues By My Sunshine Coast June 15, 2019 You have repeatedly reported about the JGA-S submarine cable to directly connect Australia via Guam to Japan and the Sunshine Coast Council's efforts to land the same in the region for which $35 million of taxpayers' money [...]

EllaLink Announces Start of Marine Route Survey

EllaLink Announces Commencement of Marine Route Survey Activities EllaLink Press Release May 6, 2019 DUBLIN, Ireland, May 06, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The EllaLink Group announced today that Alcatel Submarine Networks has finalized the Cable Route Study and mobilized the marine survey vessel for the EllaLink submarine cable system. The survey will be performed over [...]

2019-05-07T11:09:44-04:00May 7th, 2019|Categories: Future Systems|Tags: , , , , , |

Solomon Islands Undersea Cable Project Underway

Solomon Undersea Cable Project Set to Commence By Solomon Islands Broadcasting Corporation April 19, 2019 The vessel to delivery the country's undersea cable system is scheduled to make its way to the Pacific this weekend. That's according to Chief Executive Officer of Solomon Submarine Cable Ltd, Keir Preedy. He said the completed undersea cable systems, [...]

ASN, Facebook Introduce Aluminum Conductor in Fiber Cable

Alcatel Submarine Networks and Facebook First to Introduce Aluminium Conductor in Optical Fiber Cable for More Cost-effective Submarine System Alcatel Submarine Networks Press Release January 20, 2019 PTC 2019, Honolulu, US and Paris, France – Alcatel Submarine Networks (ASN) announced today the commercial availability of aluminium conductor cable for optical fiber submarine systems, after an [...]

Indigo Subsea Cable Completes Sydney Landing

Indigo Subsea Cable Completes Sydney Landing By Corinne Reichert, ZDNet October 29, 2018 The Indigo subsea telecommunications cable has completed its landing at Coogee Beach in Sydney, the consortium building the system has announced, with the Central cable to be installed by early December. According to SubParters, the submarine cable's construction remains on track, and [...]

GITGE, ASN to Link Sao Tome and Annobon

GITGE and Alcatel Submarine Networks land submarine cable system linking Sao Tome to Annobon in Equatorial Guinea Alcatel Submarine Networks Press Release September 26, 2018 Sao Tome, September 26, 2018 – Equatorial Guinea’s Gestor de Infraestructura de Telecomunicaciones (GITGE) and Alcatel Submarine Networks (ASN) have landed today the Ultramar GE submarine cable system linking Sao [...]

INDIGO West Cable Lands at Perth Beach

INDIGO West Cable Lands at Perth Beach By George Nott, CIO Australia September 19, 2018 Work on the first section of the INDIGO West subsea cable is now complete, after it landed today at Floreat Beach in Perth. The 2400km cable runs from Christmas Island to Perth. Work on the second section of the cable, [...]

Vocus Switches On ASC Subsea Cable System

Vocus Switches On ASC Subsea Cable System By Corinne Reichert August 29, 2018 Vocus has announced switching on its $170 million Australia-Singapore Cable (ASC), with the telecommunications submarine cable system to be ready for service as of September 14. Until then, Vocus is "finalising its testing phase", according to new CEO Kevin Russell. "The Australia [...]

2018-08-29T10:18:42-04:00August 29th, 2018|Categories: Future Systems|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Alcatel, Equinor Sign Contract for Reservoir Monitoring

Equinor and Alcatel Submarine Networks Sign Contract for Permanent Reservoir Monitoring on Johan Castberg Field Alcatel Submarine Networks Press Release August 24, 2018 Paris, France – Alcatel Submarine Networks (ASN) and Equinor have signed a new contract for the engingeering, procurement, construction and installation of a permanent reservoir monitoring (PRM) system on the Castberg field [...]

Vocus Completes Australia Singapore Cable Laying

Vocus Completes Australia Singapore Cable Laying By Chris Duckett, ZDNet July 23, 2018 The Australia Singapore Cable (ASC) has been laid, with the final splice made to the south east of Singapore, and is moving into "full configuration" mode, Vocus announced on Monday morning. CEO and managing director Kevin Russell hailed the work of his [...]