ASN Completes the Johan Sverdrup PRM System

Alcatel Submarine Networks Announces the Completion of the Johan Sverdrup PRM System (Phase 1) Alcatel Submarine Networks Press Release November 7, 2019 Paris, France – ASN is pleased to announce that the first phase of the Permanent Reservoir Monitoring (PRM) system for the Johan Sverdrup field, operated by Equinor in the North Sea, has been [...]

Alcatel Submarine Networks Acquires Construction Vessel

French Cable Systems Provider Alcatel Submarine Networks Acquires Construction Vessel By John Snyder October 4, 2019 In a move to enhance its fleet, French submarine communications network company Alcatel Submarine Networks (ASN) has acquired light construction vessel Toisa Warrior from UK-based Sealion Shipping, managers of the Toisa fleet. The purchase price for the vessel was [...]

Paperwork for Southern Cross Next Cable Build Signed Off

Paperwork for Southern Cross Next Cable Build Signed Off By Chris Duckett, ZDNet October 1, 2019 Southern Cross has gained the regulatory approvals needed to move into the construction phase for its Next cable between Australia and the United States. The 13,483 kilometre cable is set to cost $300 million and is designed to carry [...]

ASN Begins Construction of Southern Cross NEXT Cable

ASN Begins Construction of $350m Southern Cross NEXT Cable By Natalie Bannerman, Capacity September 16, 2019 Alcatel Submarine Networks (ASN) has announced the construction of the $350 million Southern Cross NEXT cable. Once complete, the 13,700km cable will have landing points in Australia, Samoa. Kiribati, the US, Tokelau, Fiji and New Zealand. A consortium of [...]

Omantel Supports Google, OSA Foundation Subsea Fiber School

Omantel Supports Google and OSA Foundation’s Subsea Optical Fiber Communications School Omantel Press Release August 7, 2019 Muscat, Sultanate of Oman – Omantel, a global player in the integrated telecommunications market, is a key supporter of the Subsea Optical Fiber Communications 2019 International Summer School, presented by Google and the OSA Foundation. It runs until [...]

5 Questions with Philippe Dumont

5 Questions with Philippe Dumont Philippe Dumont July 22, 2019 Talking Technology Trends with EllaLink Group’s CEO Philippe Dumont is the CEO of EllaLink and has over 20 years of international experience as a CEO in the Telecoms industry on both the supplier and customer side, as well as working closely with infrastructure [...]

Seacom in Talks With Google Over Equiano Cable

Seacom in Talks With Google Over Equiano Cable By Duncan McLeod, Tech Central July 17, 2019 Seacom CEO Byron Clatterbuck said on Wednesday that the company, which built the first subsea broadband cable along Africa’s east coast 10 years ago, is interested in acquiring capacity in Google’s new, high-capacity Equiano cable along the west coast [...]

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 [...]

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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, [...]