Southern Cross Cable Landing Station Prep Complete

Southern Cross Cable Landing Station Prep Complete By Corinne Reichert July 9, 2018 Southern Cross Cables has provided an update on its NEXT subsea cable system, with submarine cable construction company SubPartners having completed the landing arrangements in Sydney. SubPartners concluded work on horizontal directionally drilled bore and arrangements for beach man hole access in [...]

Internet Cable Linking Australia, Solomon Islands In Doubt

Undersea Internet Cable Linking Australia, Solomon Islands In Doubt By Xinhua June 25, 2018 SYDNEY, June 25 (Xinhua) -- A 100-million-U.S. dollar submarine internet cable, which could potentially provide the Solomon Islands with high speed internet, is in dispute on Monday following complaints by local land owners. With compensation being demanded for use of their [...]

2018-06-28T13:59:51+00:00June 28th, 2018|Categories: Future Systems|Tags: , , , |

Vanuatu Wants Australia To Fund Internet Cable

Vanuatu Wants Australia To Fund Internet Cable Amid Growing China Fears By Andrew Greene, ABC and Catherine Graue, Pacific Beat June 22, 2018 Vanuatu's Prime Minister is expected to ask Australia to help fund a multi-million-dollar internet cable project when he meets Malcolm Turnbull next week. Concerns over China's rising influence in the Pacific remain [...]

2018-06-22T10:42:07+00:00June 22nd, 2018|Categories: Future Systems|Tags: , , , , , , |

Vocus, Australia Sign AU$137m Subsea Cable Contract

Vocus Scores AU$137m Subsea Cable Contract With Australian Government By Corinne Reichert, ZDNet June 19, 2018 Vocus has been awarded a AU$137 million contract by the Australian government to construct a telecommunications subsea cable system connecting Papua New Guinea and the Solomon Islands. "Awarding the AU$136.6 million contract to delivery partner Vocus is a major [...]

2018-06-19T15:40:06+00:00June 19th, 2018|Categories: Future Systems|Tags: , , |

Equinix To Connect Vocus Cable In Australia, Singapore

Equinix To Connect Vocus Subsea Cable In Australia And Singapore By Sam Varghese, ITWire June 14, 2018 Interconnection and data centre company Equinix has announced that the Australia Singapore Cable, owned by Vocus, will be accessible in its International Business Exchange date centres in Singapore and six Australian metropolitan cities. The latter will include the [...]

2018-06-14T13:09:29+00:00June 14th, 2018|Categories: Data Centers|Tags: , , , , , , |

Australia, Solomon Islands To Ink Cable Contract Today

Australia, Solomon Islands To Ink Huawei-Free Cable Contract Today By Richard Chirgwin, The Register June 13, 2018 Australia and the Solomon Islands will today ink a contract blocking Huawei from building the island nation's new submarine cable. The 4,000 km cable will connect the Solomon Islands to Papua New Guinea and then to Australia. Huawei [...]

Final Splice Of Hawaiki Submarine Cable Complete

Final Splice Of Hawaiki Submarine Cable Complete Hawaiki Cable Press Release May 3, 2018 AUCKLAND, NEW ZEALAND and EATONTOWN, N.J., USA - Hawaiki Submarine Cable LP and TE SubCom, a TE Connectivity Ltd. company and an industry pioneer in undersea communications technology, today announced that the final splice of the Hawaiki Submarine Cable has been [...]

2018-05-04T10:52:40+00:00May 4th, 2018|Categories: Future Systems|Tags: , , , , , , |

Hawaiki Submarine Cable Rollout Completes

Hawaiki Submarine Cable Rollout Completes By Corinne Reichert April 23, 2018 The $350 million Hawaiki Transpacific Submarine Cable System has completed its final landing in American Samoa, with the United States territory to gain access to 200Gb of additional capacity from the cable. The final splice will be completed ahead of the 15,000km subsea cable, [...]

Turnbull Confirms Solomon Islands Subsea Cable

Turnbull Confirms Solomon Islands Subsea Cable By Corinne Reichert, ZDNet April 20, 2018 Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has confirmed that a telecommunications subsea cable between the Solomon Islands, Papua New Guinea, and Australia will go live at the end of 2019. In a joint statement with Solomon Islands Prime Minister Rick Houenipwela, Turnbull said [...]

Equinix Closes Metronode Acquisition

Equinix Closes Metronode Acquisition To Become Market Leader In Australia Equinix Press Release April 18, 2018 REDWOOD CITY, California - Equinix, Inc. (Nasdaq: EQIX), the global interconnection and data centers company, today announced the completion of its acquisition of Metronode, a leading data center provider operating facilities throughout Australia. The acquisition makes Equinix the market leader [...]