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 [...]

Vocus Kicks Off Subsea Cable Laying For ASC

Vocus Kicks Off Subsea Cable Laying For ASC By Corinne Reichert, ZDNet March 28, 2018 Vocus has announced that cable laying has begun on the ASC (Australia-Singapore Cable) project, with the larger portion of the subsea cable system expected to be laid by April 20. The ASC, worth $170 million, will see around 3,000km of [...]

2018-03-29T10:44:39+00:00March 29th, 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: , , , , , , |

Xtera Initiates Legal Action against Nokia and NEC

Xtera Press Release January 2, 2018 ALLEN, Texas - Xtera®, a provider of innovative subsea fiber optic solutions, today announced that it has initiated legal action against Nokia Corporation (NYSE: NOK) (“Nokia”), including Alcatel-Lucent, and NEC Corporation (“NEC”) in order to halt infringement of its intellectual property in subsea telecommunications systems. Xtera has filed a [...]

2018-01-02T11:40:47+00:00January 2nd, 2018|Categories: State of the Industry|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: , , |

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: , , , |

Alcatel Submarine Networks And IOX Cable Ltd Announce IOX Cable System Contract In Force

By Alcatel Submarine Networks Press Release October 26, 2017 Paris, France - IOX Cable Ltd and Alcatel Submarine Networks have  commenced work for cable route survey for the IOX Cable System, which will span more than 8,850 kilometers. Arunachalam Kandasamy, Founder and CEO of IOX Cable Ltd said: “We at IOX are pleased to announce the [...]

2017-10-26T11:16:44+00:00October 26th, 2017|Categories: Future Systems|Tags: , , , , , |

FP Telecommunications And Alcatel Submarine Networks To Strengthen Connectivity In North, Central And South America

By FP Telecommunications Press Release October 18, 2017 New York, US and Paris, France - FP Telecommunications (FPT) and Alcatel Submarine Networks (ASN), part of Nokia, have signed a turn-key agreement for the deployment of AURORA Submarine Cable System. Supporting the increasing bandwidth demands for broadband applications in North, Central and South America countries, AURORA [...]

2017-10-19T10:29:43+00:00October 19th, 2017|Categories: Future Systems|Tags: , , , , |