This Week in Submarine Telecoms Nov 11-15

News From Around The World Of Submarine Telecoms For The Week Of November 11-15 SubTel Forum Submarine Cable Almanac – Issue 32 Out Now! The 32nd issue of the Submarine Cable Almanac is now available and contains details on every major submarine cable system in the world. Current Systems GlobeNet to Pass Fiber [...]

This Week in Submarine Telecoms Nov 4-8

News From Around The World Of Submarine Telecoms For The Week Of November 4-8 Conferences & Associations WFN Strategies to Speak at InfraGard National Disaster Resilience Council WFN Strategies will discuss submarine cable resilience at the InfraGard National Disaster Resilience Council on critical infrastructure. Data Centers Google Data Center Project in Uruguay Under [...]

This Week in Submarine Telecoms Oct 28-Nov 1

News From Around The World Of Submarine Telecoms For The Week Of October 28-November 1 SubTel Forum Web Maps Share Detailed Submarine Cable Data Esri highlights the SubTel Cable Map discussing the challenges faced with creating an online submarine cable map and ArcGIS solutions. Cable Faults & Maintenance Submarine Cable Fault Disrupts Pakistan [...]

This Week in Submarine Telecoms October 21-25

News From Around The World Of Submarine Telecoms For The Week Of October 21-25 Cable Faults & Maintenance Seacom Suffers Outage Affecting Services in Europe Seacom said on Wednesday that the submarine cable system it operates along Africa’s east coast is experiencing a “service-affecting outage”. Current Systems Crosslake Fibre Toronto – New York [...]

2019-10-25T17:50:17-04:00October 25th, 2019|Categories: Weekly Wrap-Up|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: , , , , , , , , |

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 [...]

Bermuda Efforts to Attract Undersea Cable Industry

Efforts to Attract Undersea Cable Industry By Jonathan Kent, The Royal Gazette September 30, 2019 Legislation to advance Bermuda’s efforts to become a digital hub for the interconnection of submarine cables was tabled in the House of Assembly on Friday. Walter Roban, the Minister of Home Affairs, tabled three bills for consultation that he said [...]

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 [...]

Norwegian Cable Receives Funding Approval from EFTA

Norwegian Subsea Cable Plans Receive Funding Approval from EFTA By Telecompaper September 24, 2019 Norwegian communications regulator Nkom said after the EFTA Surveillance Authority (ESA) has approved public subsidies for the creation of new international submarine cable capacity. The new underwater fibre is intended to reduce vulnerabilities in communications with foreign countries. Currently, most traffic [...]

2019-09-24T11:46:06-04:00September 24th, 2019|Categories: Future Systems|Tags: , , , |