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Regional Trade Boost for Cyber, Digital and Data

Regional Trade Boost for Cyber, Digital and Data By Denham Sadler, InnovationAus November 16, 2020 Australia’s new trade agreement with 14 Indo-Pacific countries comes with a focus on telecommunications, e-commerce, cybersecurity and the flow of data across borders. The Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) agreement was signed by Australia and 14 Indo-Pacific countries, including China, Japan, [...]

2020-11-17T10:56:18-05:00November 17th, 2020|Categories: State of the Industry|Tags: , , , , |

Vodafone NZ, Spark, Telstra Launch Tasman Fibre Cable

Vodafone NZ, Spark, Telstra Launch Fibre Cable Connecting Sydney With Hamilton By Telecompaper November 5, 2020 The Tasman Global Access (TGA) fibre optic network has launched the first direct connection between Sydney and Hamilton. The launch is expected to offer additional resilience to New Zealand’s telecommunications infrastructure and increases the amount of capacity available to be [...]

2020-11-06T11:25:35-05:00November 6th, 2020|Categories: Current Systems|Tags: , , , , , , |

Japan, US and Australia to Finance Palau Cable

Japan, US and Australia to Finance Undersea Cable for Palau By Yohei Hirose, Nikkei Asia October 28, 2020 TOKYO -- Japan, the U.S. and Australia will finance the connection of a submarine internet cable to the Pacific island nation of Palau, Nikkei has learned, in a project meant as a counterweight to China's growing economic influence [...]

2020-10-29T10:48:39-04:00October 29th, 2020|Categories: Future Systems|Tags: , , , , , |

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: , , , , , , |