STF Mag Feature: Defining High Capacity

Defining High Capacity: A Discussion of Cable Manufacturers As published in the July Issue of SubTel Forum Magazine By Stephen Nielsen July 20, 2022 Given that the submarine telecoms industry has a history of more than 170 years of continuous development, it can be surprising how vague many concepts are as their actual definition doesn’t [...]

ASN to Inaugurate The New Ile de Molene This Week

ASN to Inaugurate the New Ile de Molene This Week Ile de Molene: Photo Courtesy ASN Press Release ASN Press Release June 21, 2022 Paris, France – On June 24, 2022, a new submarine cable maintenance vessel, the Ile de Molène, will be inaugurated in Calais and will join the ASN (Alcatel Submarine [...]

2Africa Lands in Djibouti with Djibouti Telecom

2Africa Lands in Djibouti with Djibouti Telecom Djibouti Telecom Press Release May 17, 2022 Last Friday 13th May 2022, Djibouti Telecom took a giant step forward welcoming the landing of the new submarine cable named 2Africa. An important ceremony was organized for this purpose at the beach Siesta under the patronage of the Minister of Communication [...]

2022-05-20T09:20:21-04:00May 17th, 2022|Categories: Future Systems|Tags: , , , , |

Telconet & ASN Announce Construction of CSN-1

Telconet & ASN Announce Construction of CSN-1 ASN Press Release March 28, 2022 Telconet and Alcatel Submarine Networks (ASN), part of Nokia, have executed a system supply contract, which is now in force, and have started construction of the Carnival Submarine Network-1 (CSN-1). This 4,500 km submarine cable will enhance the resilience of international communications [...]

2022-03-31T10:07:00-04:00March 28th, 2022|Categories: Future Systems|Tags: , , , , , , |

Construction of Havhingsten Cable System is Complete!

Construction of Havhingsten Cable System is Complete! The Havhingsten cable system provides a new, diverse route and the lowest latency between Ireland, UK and the Nordics Aqua Comms Press Release March 23, 2022 Dublin, Ireland and Oslo, Norway - Aqua Comms, a leading provider of network connectivity services, Bulk Fiber Networks, , a leading builder and [...]

2022-03-24T10:26:26-04:00March 24th, 2022|Categories: Future Systems|Tags: , , , , , |

OPT Places First Buoy for Picot 2 in New Caledonia

OPT Places First Buoy for Picot 2 in New Caledonia By Lorelei Aubry and Cedria Michaut March 22, 2022 It is a project costing nearly 4.5 billion francs, which should make it possible to increase and secure the New Caledonian Internet. The first part of the new Gondwana 2 and Picot 2 submarine cable was [...]

2022-03-22T15:11:10-04:00March 22nd, 2022|Categories: Future Systems|Tags: , , , , , , , |

ASN Signs Agreement With AFR-IX To Construct MEDUSA

ASN Signs Agreement With AFR-IX To Construct MEDUSA MEDUSA Press Release February 17, 2022 AFR-IX and Alcatel Submarine Networks (ASN), part of Nokia, have signed this week the supply contract that assigns the European multinational the supply and installation of Medusa’s 8,700 km submarine cable system. This ambitious project will interconnect nine countries of the [...]

2022-02-17T18:18:27-05:00February 17th, 2022|Categories: Future Systems|Tags: , , , |

2Africa Extended To The Arabian Gulf, Pakistan and India

2Africa Extended to The Arabian Gulf, Pakistan and India Now the Longest Subsea Cable System in the World APO Press Release on behalf of Facebook September 28, 2021 JOHANNESBURG, South Africa -- The 2Africa consortium, comprised of China Mobile International, Facebook (www.Facebook.com), MTN GlobalConnect, Orange, stc, Telecom Egypt, Vodafone and WIOCC, announced today the addition [...]

East Micronesia Cable Stalls After U.S. Security Concerns

East Micronesia Cable Stalls After U.S. Security Concerns By Jonathan Barrett and Yew Lun Tian June 18, 2021 SYDNEY/BEIJING, June 18 (Reuters) - A World Bank-led project declined to award a contract to lay sensitive undersea communications cables after Pacific island governments heeded U.S. warnings that participation of a Chinese company posed a security threat, [...]

2021-06-18T10:06:52-04:00June 18th, 2021|Categories: Future Systems|Tags: , , , , |

Work On Nunavik’s EAUFON Cable System Starts In July

Work On Nunavik’s EAUFON Cable System Starts In July By Sarah Rogers June 3, 2021 The first leg of Nunavik’s fibre optic cable network is set to be installed along the Hudson Bay coast starting at the end of July, officials with the Kativik Regional Government’s Tamaani Internet said this week. The KRG awarded Alcatel [...]

2021-06-03T11:59:09-04:00June 3rd, 2021|Categories: Future Systems|Tags: , , , , |