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JGA North Cable System Is Ready for Service

JGA North is Ready for Service RTI Connectivity Press Release July 6, 2020 Singapore – RTI Connectivity Pte. Ltd. (RTI) and NEC Corporation (NEC) jointly announced the successful completion of the Japan-Guam-Australia North Cable System (JGA North). JGA North is approximately 2,700 kilometres in length and lands in Minami-Boso, Japan and Piti, Guam. The cable [...]

2020-07-06T10:10:37-04:00July 6th, 2020|Categories: Current Systems|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Vodafone, TPG Merger Gets Shareholder Approval

TPG-Vodafone Merger Gets Shareholder Approval By James Fernyhough, Financial Review June 24, 2020 TPG Telecom shareholders have unanimously voted in favour of the $15 billion merger with Vodafone Hutchison Australia, opening the way for the landmark deal to be complete by the end of the month. The two companies will become one ASX-listed telecom giant [...]

2020-06-24T13:10:57-04:00June 24th, 2020|Categories: State of the Industry|Tags: , , , , , |

Vodafone, TPG Merger Receives FIRB Approval

Vodafone Australia and TPG Merger Receives FIRB Approval By Chris Duckett, ZDNet May 7, 2020 Vodafone Hutchison Australia (VHA) announced on Thursday it has received approval from Australia's Foreign Investment Review Board (FIRB) for the telco to merge with TPG. Once completed, the merger of the two companies under the TPG moniker would create a AU$15 [...]

2020-05-08T10:47:38-04:00May 8th, 2020|Categories: Future Systems|Tags: , , , , , |

Singapore, Australia to Collaborate on Digital Economy

Singapore, Australia to Collaborate on Digital Economy Initiatives By Eileen Yu, ZDNet March 23, 2020 Singapore and Australia have wrapped up negotiations on a digital economy pact that will see both nations collaborate on multiple fronts, including artificial intelligence (AI), cross-border data flow, and e-payments. The trade agreement aims to provide a framework to facilitate [...]

2020-03-23T09:24:41-04:00March 23rd, 2020|Categories: State of the Industry|Tags: , , , , |

TPG, Vodafone Sprint Towards July Merger

TPG, Vodafone Sprint Towards July Merger By James Fernyhough, Financial Review March 5, 2020 TPG and Vodafone say they are confident their long-delayed $15 billion merger will be completed by July, after competition tsar Rod Sims announced he would no longer stand in the way. The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission on Thursday said it [...]

2020-03-05T09:26:26-05:00March 5th, 2020|Categories: State of the Industry|Tags: , , , , |

Oman Australia Cable (OAC) Contract in Force

Oman Australia Cable (OAC) Enters Full Contract in Force Status With Target Completion December 2021 SUB.CO Press Release March 5, 2020 Brisbane, Australia – SUB.CO today announced its Oman Australia Cable project has entered contract in force status (CIF) with its final system connection expected to be completed in December, 2021. The project delivers a [...]

2020-03-19T20:27:28-04:00March 5th, 2020|Categories: Future Systems|Tags: , , , , , , |

Hawaiki to Provide REANNZ With Additional Capacity

Hawaiki to Provide REANNZ With Additional Cable Capacity By Telecompaper February 20, 2020 Hawaiki Submarine Cable and Research and Education Advanced Network New Zealand (REANNZ) have signed an agreement to provide the country’s peak research network with increased international cable capacity and resiliency. Under the terms of the deal, Hawaiki will provide REANNZ with connectivity, [...]

2020-02-20T09:19:20-05:00February 20th, 2020|Categories: Current Systems|Tags: , , , , , , |

Project Koete: To Go Beyond!

Project Koete: To Go Beyond! By Peter Bannister and Jerry Kawajiri January 19, 2020 Koete is a Japanese word that literally means “to go beyond”. Perth on the west coast of Australia is the country’s gateway to Asia Pacific and the geographical location of Project Koete. The project concept and design not only address the [...]

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: , , , , , , |

JGA-S to Land at Queensland This Weekend

JGA-S Submarine Cable to Land at Queensland This Weekend By Paul Mah, Data Centre Dynamics December 19, 2019 The Japan-Guam-Australia South (JGA-S) submarine cable is scheduled to land at Queensland, Australia as early as this weekend. To Guam and beyond Stretching 7,000 kilometers from Australia to Guam, the JGA-S terminates at the coastal town of [...]

2019-12-19T10:04:54-05:00December 19th, 2019|Categories: Future Systems|Tags: , , , , |