ASC System Operating at 50% More Capacity, Says Vocus

ASC System Operating at 50% More Capacity, Says Vocus By Sam Varghese, ITWire July 12, 2019 The Vocus Group says its Australian Singapore Cable system is now operating with a total capacity of 60Tbps, 50% more capacity than when it launched. The ASC system was switched on in September 2018, nine days ahead of its [...]

2019-07-12T10:47:01-04:00July 12th, 2019|Categories: Current Systems|Tags: , , , |

Vocus Turns On ASC Early After SEA-ME-WE 3 Outage

Vocus switches on Australia Singapore Cable early following SMW-3 outage By Telecompaper September 5, 2018 Australian operator Vocus Communications has confirmed that its Australia Singapore Cable (ASC) has been put into early service following a major service disruption on the Sea-Me-We 3 (SMW-3) submarine cable between Perth and Singapore. To minimise customer impacts due to [...]

2018-09-06T10:02:49-04:00September 6th, 2018|Categories: Current Systems|Tags: , , |

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: , , , , , , , |

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 [...]

Equinix To Connect Vocus Cable In Australia, Singapore

Equinix To Connect Vocus Subsea Cable In Australia And Singapore By Sam Varghese, ITWire June 14, 2018 Interconnection and data centre company Equinix has announced that the Australia Singapore Cable, owned by Vocus, will be accessible in its International Business Exchange date centres in Singapore and six Australian metropolitan cities. The latter will include the [...]

2018-06-14T13:09:29-04:00June 14th, 2018|Categories: Data Centers|Tags: , , , , , , |

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 [...]

2018-03-29T10:44:39-04:00March 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 [...]

2018-01-26T11:52:04-05:00January 22nd, 2018|Categories: Future Systems|Tags: , , , , , , |

SEA-ME-WE 3 Down For Second Time In Four Months

By Lightwave December 29, 2017 Vocus has confirmed that the South East Asia-Middle East-Western Europe 3 (Sea-Me-We 3) submarine cable between Perth and Singapore is currently down. The Sea-Me-We 3 submarine cable is down for the second time in four months, and customers can expect to experience increased latency to Asian destinations until the link [...]

2017-12-29T14:20:43-05:00December 29th, 2017|Categories: Cable Faults & Maintenance|Tags: , , |

Vocus ASC To Support Critical Indonesian IT Infrastructure

Vocus Communications Press Release December 11, 2017 The Vocus Communications Australia Singapore Cable (“ASC”) is to be officially launched in Indonesia today, in an event with its Landing Partner XL Axiata. The event celebrates the strategic and economic opportunities the cable will deliver for Indonesia as a key landing point on the ASC route. Attendees [...]

2017-12-11T11:23:04-05:00December 11th, 2017|Categories: Future Systems|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 [...]