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Asia Direct Cable Consortium to Build Submarine Cable

Asia Direct Cable Consortium to Build New Asia Pacific Submarine Cable NEC Press Release June 11, 2020 Tokyo – NEC Corporation (NEC; TSE: 6701) today announced that the Asia Direct Cable (ADC) Consortium is building a high-performance submarine cable connecting China (Hong Kong SAR and Guangdong Province), Japan, the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam. The [...]

2020-06-11T09:41:58-04:00June 11th, 2020|Categories: Future Systems|Tags: , , , , , |

AAE-1 Doubles Capacity with Infinera

Asia-Africa-Europe-1 Consortium Deploys Infinera to Double Capacity on Intercontinental Cable System Infinera Press Release May 26, 2020 Sunnyvale, Calif. – Infinera (NASDAQ: INFN) announced today that Asia-Africa-Europe-1 Consortium (AAE-1), one of the largest consortium cable systems in the world today, has recently completed a significant upgrade with Infinera to boost capacity on its subsea network [...]

2020-05-26T10:18:01-04:00May 26th, 2020|Categories: Technology & Upgrades|Tags: , , , , , , , |

3A Cable to Connect Europe, Asia, Africa, Australia

An Ambitious Mega Structure “3A” Optical Submarine Cable Is Under Construction From Europe to Asia Covering Africa and Australia SPARKbANGLA Submarine Cables Ltd Press Release January 28, 2020 Donguan, Guanzhou, PRC - SBSCL an enthusiastic entrepreneur in transmission planning and technology service provider today announces, it is deploying “3A”, high capacity, LOOP system 3rd generation submarine [...]

2020-01-28T14:58:08-05:00January 28th, 2020|Categories: Future Systems|Tags: , , , , , , |

Quintillion Partners with APTelecom in Asia and the US

Quintillion Partners with APTelecom in Asia and the US Quintillion Press Release September 12, 2019 ANCHORAGE, Alaska /PRNewswire/ -- Quintillion Networks, headquartered in Anchorage, AK, is pleased to announce their partnership with APTelecom to expand their reach to the global market via a transpacific fiber optic network, serving North America and Asia. As existing transpacific [...]

2019-09-12T14:57:45-04:00September 12th, 2019|Categories: State of the Industry|Tags: , , , , , |

Huawei Wants to Build Cable Between S. America, Asia

Huawei Wants to Build First Fiber-Optic Cable Between South America and Asia By Natalia A. Ramos Miranda, Reuters August 28, 2019 Huawei Technologies Co Ltd said on Wednesday it was “very actively” interested in building the first undersea fiber-optic cable between South America and Asia. David Dou Yong, Huawei’s chief executive in Chile, told Reuters [...]

2019-08-29T09:48:07-04:00August 29th, 2019|Categories: Future Systems|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Chile to Study Transpacific Cable Connecting South America, Asia

Chile to Study Trans-Pacific Cable to Connect South America With Asia By Dave Sherwood and Natalia A. Ramos Miranda, Reuters July 12, 2019 SANTIAGO (Reuters) - Chile on Friday took a step toward building the first fiber-optic cable to directly connect South America and Asia, a project that has piqued the interest of China’s Huawei [...]

Huawei’s Cable Project Moves Forward in SE Asia

Huawei’s Undersea Cable Project Moves Forward in SE Asia By Chen Qingqing, Global Times June 20, 2019 Despite security concerns raised by the US and its major allies regarding Huawei's undersea cable projects, the Chinese company is welcomed by Southeast Asian countries and it will continue to move forward in its undersea cable business, which [...]

2019-06-20T10:08:47-04:00June 20th, 2019|Categories: Future Systems|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Superloop Links Region as Ultrafast, Reliable Fibre-optic Network

Superloop Links Region as Ultrafast, Reliable Fibre-optic Network By South China Morning Post May 28, 2019 Telecommunications in Asia-Pacific will never be the same again as an out-of-the-box idea from an Australian telecoms company sets to forever change how businesses in the region communicate information. While local players focus on building up their infrastructure within [...]

2019-05-28T15:39:39-04:00May 28th, 2019|Categories: Current Systems|Tags: , , , , |

Spotlight on Asia Regional Cable Systems

Spotlight on Asia Regional Cable Systems By Andrew Oon July 24, 2018 A Data Center Perspective It has been a roller-coaster ride over the past 20 years, which is almost one design lifespan of a cable system.  In SubTel Forum Issue 100, Stephen Nielsen described the despondent state of the submarine cable industry in 2001, [...]

2018-07-26T02:16:41-04:00July 26th, 2018|Categories: Data Centers, Magazine|Tags: , , , , , |

BICS And Fastweb Partner For International Connectivity

BICS And Fastweb Partner To Boost International Capacity And Connectivity Services From Europe To International Submarine Cable Systems In Sicily BICS Press Release April 26, 2018 Brussels and Milan - BICS, a leading international communications enabler, and Fastweb, a major Italian telecommunications operator, have today announced a strategic partnership to offer a combined connectivity solution which [...]