Coral Sea Cable Begins Journey from Port Moresby

Coral Sea Cable Begins Journey from Port Moresby By Solomon Times July 4, 2019 The laying of a 4,700km long high-speed internet cable connecting Australia, Papua New Guinea and Solomon Islands has begun in Port Moresby. Papua New Guinea Data welcomed the start of work on the Coral Sea Cable in Port Moresby. The company's [...]

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 [...]

Plan to Lay Cable Through Marianas Trench

Comments Sought on Plan to Lay Cable Through Marianas Trench By Saipan Tribune June 14, 2019 HONOLULU, Hawaii—RTI Solutions Inc. has requested a right-of-way permit from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to install a submarine fiber optic telecommunications cable connecting Japan, Guam, and Australia that would pass through the Marianas Trench Marine National Monument. The cable, [...]

Google’s Indigo Undersea Cable Now Live

Google’s Indigo Undersea Cable Connecting Southeast Asia Now Live By Abner Li, 9t05Google May 29, 2019 Over the past several years, Google Cloud has rapidly expanded its global infrastructure with new Cloud regions for enterprise customers and undersea fiber cables. The company announced today that the INDIGO undersea cable connecting Australia and Singapore is now [...]

Japan-Guam-Australia South Cable System Ready for Subsea Installation

Japan-Guam-Australia South Cable System Ready for Subsea Installation RTI Press Release April 8, 2019 Singapore – RTI Connectivity Pte. Ltd. (RTI) announced today that construction of the Japan-Guam-Australia South Cable System (JGA South) is on schedule and will be commercially available by the end of the year. JGA South has an initial design capacity of [...]

2019-04-09T20:11:46-04:00April 9th, 2019|Categories: Future Systems|Tags: , , , , |

Vocus Group Proposes Timor-Leste Link to NWCS Cable

Vocus Group Proposes Timor-Leste Link to NWCS Cable By Telecompaper March 6, 2019 The quality and price of internet access in Timor-Leste will only improve if the country reduces supply costs by building a submarine fibre optic cable. So said Michael Auckland, the national director of Australia's fourth largest telecom company Vocus Group. Speaking to [...]

2019-03-06T14:07:33-04:00March 6th, 2019|Categories: Future Systems|Tags: , , , , |

Digital Realty Opens Fifth Data Center in Australia

Digital Realty Opens Fifth Data Centre in Australia and Acquires Land Parcel in Sydney for Further Expansion Digital Realty Press Release November 14, 2018 Significant demand drives growth of the Digital Realty Connected Campus in Australia SYDNEY, Australia /PRNewswire/ -- Digital Realty (NYSE: DLR), a leading global provider of data centre, colocation and interconnection solutions, announced [...]

INDIGO West Cable Lands at Perth Beach

INDIGO West Cable Lands at Perth Beach By George Nott, CIO Australia September 19, 2018 Work on the first section of the INDIGO West subsea cable is now complete, after it landed today at Floreat Beach in Perth. The 2400km cable runs from Christmas Island to Perth. Work on the second section of the cable, [...]

Vocus Indicates Possible Sea-Me-We 3 Cable Fault

Vocus indicates possible cable fault in Sea-Me-We 3 between Perth and Singapore By Nico Arboleda September 4, 2018 Vocus said that an international circuit between Perth to Singapore has failed, revealing that it is being investigated by a local carrier. The network operator said there may be a cable fault on submarine telecommunications cable Sea-Me-We [...]

2018-09-04T13:27:51-04:00September 4th, 2018|Categories: Cable Faults & Maintenance|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: , , , , , , , |