Cisco Demonstrates 26.4Tbps on MAREA Subsea Cable

Cisco Demonstrates 26.4Tbps on MAREA Transatlantic Subsea Cable Cisco Press Release September 24, 2019 Tests Demonstrate Highest Capacity and Best Spectral Efficiency to Date SAN JOSE, Calif. /PRNewswire/ -- Cisco (NASDAQ: CSCO) announced today the successful testing of its NCS 1004 platform over MAREA, the 6,600 km subsea cable system connecting the United States to [...]

2019-09-24T09:53:43-04:00September 24th, 2019|Categories: Technology & Upgrades|Tags: , , , |

Major Perth to Singapore Submarine Cable Cut

Major Perth-to-Singapore Submarine Cable Cut By Simon Sharwood, iTnews September 20, 2019 One of the most significant submarine cables connecting Australia to Asia and Europe has been cut. The cable’s operator told iTnews that the Perth-to-Singapore portion of the SEA-ME-WE 3 cable is out, that no estimated time of repair has yet been determined and that [...]

2019-09-20T11:35:55-04:00September 20th, 2019|Categories: Cable Faults & Maintenance|Tags: , , , , , |

Orange, PCCW Global Sign Deal for PEACE Cable

Orange and PCCW Global Sign Deal to Launch PEACE Cable By Chris Kelly, Total Telecom September 18, 2019 The cable will provide greater route diversity, improved connection security and guaranteed support for increased capacity across all regions in the Indian Ocean, according to Orange Orange and PCCW Global have signed an agreement to launch the [...]

2019-09-19T07:35:29-04:00September 19th, 2019|Categories: Future Systems|Tags: , , , , , |

FCCC Reviews and Reduces Charges for FINTEL Cable Landing Station

FCCC Reviews and Reduces Charges for FINTEL Cable Landing Station By Pratika Mala, Fijivillage September 18, 2019 Fijian Competition and Consumer Commission says Fijians need to have affordable access to the internet no matter where they are which is why FCCC has reviewed and reduced charges for the FINTEL cable landing station. CEO Joel Abraham [...]

2019-09-19T07:27:53-04:00September 19th, 2019|Categories: State of the Industry|Tags: , , , , |

SubCom Achieves Qualification for High Fiber Count Cable

SubCom Achieves Qualification for High Fiber Count (HFC) Cable, Begins Manufacturing SubCom Press Release September 16, 2019 Factory upgrades and enhancements to manufacturing capabilities demonstrate SubCom’s ongoing commitment to quality and efficiency in technology, services, processes and management systems EATONTOWN, N.J., USA – SubCom, the leading global partner for undersea data transport, today announced several [...]

2019-09-16T13:55:49-04:00September 16th, 2019|Categories: Technology & Upgrades|Tags: , , , , , , |

Fiber Cable Through Marianas Trench Approved

Final Environmental Assessment and Permit for Cable Through Marianas Trench Marine National Monument U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service Press Release September 13, 2019 The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has finalized an environmental assessment and issued a permit for a submarine fiber optic telecommunications cable to pass through the Trench Unit of the Marianas Trench [...]

SubTel Cable Map Tutorial: Share Tool

SubTel Cable Map Tutorial: Share Tool SubTel Forum Blog September 12, 2019 View this SubTel Cable Map Tutorial in video form: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lhsxOrdTZl4 Welcome to this tutorial on how to use the Submarine Cables of the World Interactive Map. My name is Kieran Clark, Lead Analyst at SubTel Forum, and by the end of this tutorial, [...]

2019-09-12T15:32:05-04:00September 12th, 2019|Categories: SubTel Forum|Tags: , , , , , |

JGA North Cable System Begins Installation

Japan-Guam-Australia North Cable System Begins Installation RTI Connectivity Press Release September 12, 2019 Singapore, – RTI Connectivity Pte. Ltd. (RTI) announced today that installation has begun on the JGA North (Japan-Guam-Australia) Cable System between Minami Boso, Japan and Piti, Guam (JGA North). JGA North is on schedule and is expected to be commercially available in [...]

Work on Andamans Cable to Begin in December

Work on Undersea Cable to Connect Andamans to Begin in December By T. K. Rohit, The Hindu September 11, 2019 Project aims to carry 100Gb/s optical waves; precaution taken to safeguard environment Work to install a 2,300-km undersea optical submarine cable system for high-speed internet connecting Andamans and Nicobar Islands to mainland India through Chennai [...]

2019-09-11T10:10:22-04:00September 11th, 2019|Categories: Future Systems|Tags: , , , , , |

French Polynesia Discusses Cable With Chile

French Polynesia Discusses Cable With Chile By Radio New Zealand September 9, 2019 The French Polynesian president Edouard Fritch has been in discussions with Chile about linking up with a submarine cable. Mr Fritch discussed the concept with Chile's president Sebastian Pinera in Santiago. It follows Mr Fritch's talks on the project in Paris in [...]

2019-09-09T10:35:09-04:00September 9th, 2019|Categories: Future Systems|Tags: , , , , |