Sunshine Coast Cable Delayed Due to Regulatory Issues

Sunshine Coast Submarine Cable Delayed by Months Due to Regulatory Issues By My Sunshine Coast June 15, 2019 You have repeatedly reported about the JGA-S submarine cable to directly connect Australia via Guam to Japan and the Sunshine Coast Council's efforts to land the same in the region for which $35 million of taxpayers' money [...]

EllaLink Announces Start of Marine Route Survey

EllaLink Announces Commencement of Marine Route Survey Activities EllaLink Press Release May 6, 2019 DUBLIN, Ireland, May 06, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The EllaLink Group announced today that Alcatel Submarine Networks has finalized the Cable Route Study and mobilized the marine survey vessel for the EllaLink submarine cable system. The survey will be performed over [...]

2019-05-07T11:09:44-04:00May 7th, 2019|Categories: Future Systems|Tags: , , , , , |

Solomon Islands Undersea Cable Project Underway

Solomon Undersea Cable Project Set to Commence By Solomon Islands Broadcasting Corporation April 19, 2019 The vessel to delivery the country's undersea cable system is scheduled to make its way to the Pacific this weekend. That's according to Chief Executive Officer of Solomon Submarine Cable Ltd, Keir Preedy. He said the completed undersea cable systems, [...]

Southern Cross, ASN Sign Deal for NEXT

Southern Cross and Alcatel Submarine Networks Sign NEXT Supply Contract, Signalling Start of Manufacturing Phase Southern Cross Cable Limited Press Release April 7, 2019 Southern Cross NEXT Project to be completed in 2021 and will connect Australia, New Zealand, Fiji, Tokelau, Kiribati and the United States Sydney, Australia – Southern Cross Cable Limited (SX) and [...]

2019-04-08T10:21:52-04:00April 8th, 2019|Categories: Future Systems|Tags: , , , , , |

ASN, Facebook Introduce Aluminum Conductor in Fiber Cable

Alcatel Submarine Networks and Facebook First to Introduce Aluminium Conductor in Optical Fiber Cable for More Cost-effective Submarine System Alcatel Submarine Networks Press Release January 20, 2019 PTC 2019, Honolulu, US and Paris, France – Alcatel Submarine Networks (ASN) announced today the commercial availability of aluminium conductor cable for optical fiber submarine systems, after an [...]

ASN Begins Construction of EllaLink Submarine Cable

Ellalink and Alcatel Submarine Networks Start Construction of Submarine Cable System Between Latin America and Europe EllaLink Press Release January 8, 2019 Scheduled for operations in 2020, the 9200 km EllaLink system will provide express subsea connectivity offering a direct fiber pair between the two continents. Dublin, Ireland and Paris, France – EllaLink Ireland Ltd [...]

2019-01-08T12:07:56-04:00January 8th, 2019|Categories: Future Systems|Tags: , , , , , , |

ASN to Build Cable System for INFN, Neutrino Telescope

Alcatel Submarine Networks Signs Contract with Infn to Build Undersea Cable System for Largest Undersea High Energy Neutrino Telescope in the Mediterranean ASN Press Release November 29, 2018 Located in Southeastern Sicily, the new submarine system will provide high power and fiber connectivity to the submarine telescope.  Paris, France – Italy’s Istituto Nazionale di Fisica [...]

2018-11-29T15:38:42-04:00November 29th, 2018|Categories: Future Systems|Tags: , , , , , , |

Indigo Subsea Cable Completes Sydney Landing

Indigo Subsea Cable Completes Sydney Landing By Corinne Reichert, ZDNet October 29, 2018 The Indigo subsea telecommunications cable has completed its landing at Coogee Beach in Sydney, the consortium building the system has announced, with the Central cable to be installed by early December. According to SubParters, the submarine cable's construction remains on track, and [...]

Ekinops Confirms Talks with Nokia for ASN

Ekinops Confirms Talks with Nokia on ASN (Alcatel Submarine Networks) Buy By Mary Lennighan, Total Telecom October 19, 2018 French optical transport solutions firm is frontrunner to acquire subsea cables business, according to local press report Ekinops on Thursday confirmed that it is holding preliminary talks with Nokia about the possibility of an acquisition of [...]

2018-10-19T10:06:57-04:00October 19th, 2018|Categories: State of the Industry|Tags: , , , , , |

Ekinops in Talks to Buy Nokia ASN Division

Ekinops in Talks to Buy Nokia's Submarine Cables - Challenges Magazine By Gwenaelle Barzic, Ingrid Melander, Leigh Thomas, Reuters October 17, 2018 PARIS (Reuters) - French telecommunications company Ekinops is discussing buying Nokia’s submarine cables division, French business magazine Challenges wrote on Wednesday, without naming its sources. Nokia had said last year it was in [...]

2018-10-17T15:07:03-04:00October 17th, 2018|Categories: State of the Industry|Tags: , , |