China Enters the Arctic Digitization Race

China Enters the Arctic Digitization Race Moscow is not alone in eying the potential of the Arctic’s digital silk roads. In 2018, China flagged its global interest in the Arctic region as a key facet of its Belt and Road Initiative—with the High North featuring as the Polar Silk Road. By Dr. Maria Shagina & [...]

2021-01-18T14:22:13-05:00January 18th, 2021|Categories: State of the Industry|Tags: , , , , , |

EAUFON Submarine Cable Contract Awarded to ASN

ASN Announces It Has Been Awarded the Eastern Arctic Undersea Fiber Optic Network (EAUFON) Contract. Alcatel Submarine Networks Press Release October 19, 2020 This contract, funded by the Kativik Regional Government, (KRG), a supramunicipal body with jurisdiction over the territory of Québec, will connect five communities in northern Québec that have been primarily dependent on [...]

2020-10-19T10:33:54-04:00October 19th, 2020|Categories: Future Systems|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Cinia Announces New Partners for Arctic Connect Cable

Cinia Announces New Partners for Arctic Connect Cable By Telecompaper September 29, 2020 Finnish company Cinia, which is executing the development phase for the Arctic Connect submarine cable project with MegaFon.has announced the addition of new, international partners for the scheme, from Japan, Norway and Finland. Sojitz Corporation, a multi-national trading and investment company, has [...]

2020-09-29T11:59:15-04:00September 29th, 2020|Categories: Future Systems|Tags: , , , , |

Quintillion Names Lance Dubsky Chief Security Officer

Quintillion Names Lance Dubsky Chief Security Officer, Delivering on its Commitment to Maintaining the Security of U.S.-Based Telecommunications Quintillion Networks Press Release September 16, 2020 NCHORAGE, Alaska - Quintillion is pleased to announce today the addition of Lance Dubsky to its leadership team as Chief Security Officer. Mr. Dubsky is charged with ensuring the company's current corporate, [...]

2020-09-16T10:29:24-04:00September 16th, 2020|Categories: Current Systems|Tags: , , , |

Nunavik Prepares for Increased Demand for Internet Bandwidth

Nunavik Prepares for Increased Demand for Internet Bandwidth By Sarah Rogers, Nunatsiaq News August 17, 2020 Tamaani Internet said it’s too soon to say what the loss of some of Xplornet’s services could mean for broadband access in Nunavik. In the meantime, the Kativik Regional Government–led internet service said it’s working to boost capacity in [...]

2020-08-18T10:31:45-04:00August 18th, 2020|Categories: Future Systems|Tags: , , , , , |

Nunavik May See Improved Video Streaming in 2020

Nunavik May See Improved Online Video Streaming in 2020 By Elaine Anselmi, Nunatsiaq News January 6, 2020 Nunavik residents could see improved internet access in 2020, as Tamaani Internet tries out new technology. Tamaani, a subsidiary of the Kativik Regional Government that provides internet services across Nunavik, is experimenting with caching devices to ease online [...]

2020-01-06T14:11:13-05:00January 6th, 2020|Categories: Future Systems|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Quintillion, ATLAS Expand Arctic Data Infrastructure

Quintillion and ATLAS Space Operations Expand Strategic Data Infrastructure in the Arctic Quintillion Networks Press Release October 17, 2019 Partnership brings unprecedented availability, capacity, bandwidth and low latency to LEO satellites on multiple existing and planned fiber routes to major global internet exchanges ANCHORAGE, Ala.-- Quintillion Networks and ATLAS Space Operations today announced plans for [...]

2019-10-17T12:31:25-04:00October 17th, 2019|Categories: Current Systems|Tags: , , , , , , |

Breaking the Ice

Breaking the Ice Hector Hernandez By Hector Hernandez July 22, 2019 Introduction The first Submarine cable system installed in the Arctic region, near the Arctic Circle, was implemented in 2009. The first Submarine cable system installed in the Arctic Circle was Ready for Service (RFS) in 2017. At the time, building in the [...]

Arctic Telecom Cable Initiative Takes Major Step Forward

Arctic Telecom Cable Initiative Takes Major Step Forward Cinia Press Release June 6, 2019 Cinia, the leading partner of the Cinia alliance, and MegaFon have today signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to set up a joint venture to prepare the build of a submarine telecommunications cable across the Arctic Sea. The widely international project [...]

2019-06-06T09:53:42-04:00June 6th, 2019|Categories: Future Systems|Tags: , , , , , , |

WFN Strategies to Exhibit, Talk Arctic at PTC ’19

WFN Strategies to Exhibit and Talk Arctic Projects at PTC ‘19 WFN Strategies Press Release January 10, 2019 A Unique opportunity is coming to PTC 2019. In anticipation of the next stage of the groundbreaking Arctic projects WFN Strategies will be meeting and considering suppliers while exhibiting at the upcoming Pacific Telecommunications Council 2019 conference [...]

2019-01-11T14:51:44-05:00January 10th, 2019|Categories: Conferences & Associations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |