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Vocus Completes Coral Sea Cable System

Vocus Completes Coral Sea Cable System for the Australian Government Vocus Press Release December 12, 2019 MELBOURNE, Australia - Vocus has celebrated the successful completion of the Coral Sea Cable System for the Australian Government. After final testing, the 4,700 km Coral Sea Cable connecting Sydney, Honiara and Port Moresby, and the 730 km Solomon [...]

2019-12-12T10:07:15-05:00December 12th, 2019|Categories: Current Systems|Tags: , , , , , |

JGA-S Cable System Lands in Sydney, Australia

Japan-Guam-Australia Cable System Lands in Sydney, Australia RTI Connectivity Press Release December 4, 2019 The Sunshine Coast’s Branch Enables Essential Diversity Singapore – RTI Connectivity Pte. Ltd. (RTI) announced today that the Japan-Guam-Australia South Cable System’s (JGA-S) main lay between Sydney, Australia and Piti, Guam is fully underway following last week’s remarkable landing in Sydney, [...]

Hawaiki Signs Deal With Australia’s Anycast

Hawaiki Signs Deal With Australia's Anycast By Sam Varghese November 13, 2019 New Zealand submarine cable system operator Hawaiki Submarine Cable has signed a deal with Australian wholesale network provider Anycast Networks whereby the latter will use its year-old cable system as a primary source of capacity between Australia and the US. Anycast sells virtualised [...]

2019-11-13T10:27:56-05:00November 13th, 2019|Categories: Current Systems|Tags: , , , , , |

Equinix Opens SY5 Sydney Data Centre

Equinix Opens SY5 Sydney Data Centre to Expand National Footprint By Sasha Karen November 13, 2019 Data centre operator Equinix has opened its eighth international business exchange (IBX) data centre in Sydney, SY5, and is already hosting infrastructure for other businesses. The Alexandria-based data centre is the operator’s largest in Australia to date and contains [...]

2019-11-13T10:22:23-05:00November 13th, 2019|Categories: Data Centers|Tags: , , , , |

Oman Australia Cable from Australia to EMEA Announced

New Subsea Cable to Provide New Express Route Between Australia and EMEA and Complete New “Great Southern Route” SUB.CO Press Release October 24, 2019 Brisbane, Australia – SUB.CO today announced it has selected Subcom (formerly known at TE Subcom) to build a new international subsea cable system that will directly connect Muscat, Oman to Perth, [...]

2019-10-24T10:17:56-04:00October 24th, 2019|Categories: Future Systems|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Fourth Subsea Data Cable for Tasmania Edges Closer

Fourth Subsea Data Cable for Tasmania Edges Closer By Ry Crozier, itnews.com October 16, 2019 Feasibility explored for fourth connection to mainland. The business case for a fourth subsea telecommunications cable connecting Tasmania to the mainland is firming after an investigation found it “likely to deliver significantly increased capacity” to the island state. The construction [...]

2019-10-17T10:32:46-04:00October 17th, 2019|Categories: Future Systems|Tags: , , , , , |

Paperwork for Southern Cross Next Cable Build Signed Off

Paperwork for Southern Cross Next Cable Build Signed Off By Chris Duckett, ZDNet October 1, 2019 Southern Cross has gained the regulatory approvals needed to move into the construction phase for its Next cable between Australia and the United States. The 13,483 kilometre cable is set to cost $300 million and is designed to carry [...]

Coral Sea Cable System Final Splice Completed

Final Splice of Coral Sea Cable System Completed By Sam Varghese, ITWire September 30, 2019 The Vocus Group has completed the final splice of the 4700km Coral Sea Cable System which provides a fibre optic link between Australia, Papua New Guinea and the Solomon Islands. A statement from the company said the final splice was [...]

Cable Landing Station Completed in Sunshine Coast

Sunshine Coast International Submarine Cable Landing Station Build Completed By Peter Dinham, ITWire September 26, 2019 Queensland’s Sunshine Coast is set to get its first direct international data and telecommunications connection to global markets following the completion of a cable landing station at Maroochydore as part of the region’s international broadband network. The cable landing [...]

ASN Begins Construction of Southern Cross NEXT Cable

ASN Begins Construction of $350m Southern Cross NEXT Cable By Natalie Bannerman, Capacity September 16, 2019 Alcatel Submarine Networks (ASN) has announced the construction of the $350 million Southern Cross NEXT cable. Once complete, the 13,700km cable will have landing points in Australia, Samoa. Kiribati, the US, Tokelau, Fiji and New Zealand. A consortium of [...]