NZ Landing ‘Obvious Choice’ for Chile-China Cable

NZ Landing Station an 'Obvious Choice' for Chile-to-China Internet Cable By Tom Pullar-Strecker, Stuff.co.nz September 5, 2019 Chile could put the New Zealand government on the spot by asking it to allow a proposed US$500 million (NZ$794m) internet cable linking Chile and China to come ashore in Auckland, industry sources believe. A spokesman for Communications Minister Kris Faafoi said [...]

2019-09-05T13:43:42-04:00September 5th, 2019|Categories: Future Systems|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Tampnet Completes Cable Deployment to Alvheim FPSO

Alvheim Ready to Speed Up Digital Transformation Tampnet Press Release September 5, 2019 Stavanger - Tampnet and Aker BP have finished the deployment of fibre optic cable to the Aker BP operated FPSO «Alvheim». The FPSO is now connected to Tampnet’s subsea fibre optic network providing high redundancy and capacity, preparing Alvheim for the digital [...]

2019-09-05T13:28:46-04:00September 5th, 2019|Categories: Offshore Energy|Tags: , , , , , , |

SubTel Cable Map Tutorial: Control Buttons

SubTel Cable Map Tutorial: Control Buttons SubTel Forum Blog September 4, 2019 View this SubTel Cable Map Tutorial in video form: https://youtu.be/N_dz3kAlIjg 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, [...]

2019-09-12T15:17:14-04:00September 4th, 2019|Categories: SubTel Forum|Tags: , , , , |

Internet Slower in Vietnam, Cable Repairs Delayed

Internet Gets Slower in Vietnam, Undersea Cable Repairs Delayed By Nguyen Quy, VnExpress September 3, 2019 Repair work on the disaster-prone AAG undersea cable will be completed eight days behind schedule, and Vietnamese internet users will suffer slower speeds. The Asia America Gateway (AAG) suffered a disruption on August 16 in the section connecting Ho [...]

2019-09-03T10:23:18-04:00September 3rd, 2019|Categories: Cable Faults & Maintenance|Tags: , , , , |

US DoJ Opposes Google’s Undersea Cable from China

Justice Department Opposes Google's Undersea Cable From China By Chris Strohm and Todd Shields, Bloomberg August 28, 2019 The Justice Department is opposing a bid by Google, Facebook Inc. and a Chinese entity to complete an undersea internet cable between the U.S. and Hong Kong, raising national security concerns for the project that runs out [...]

2019-08-30T14:20:07-04:00August 30th, 2019|Categories: Future Systems|Tags: , , , , , , |

US, China Submarine Cable Row Worries DICT

US-China Submarine Cable Row Worries DICT By Miguel R. Camus, Inquirer August 30, 2019 The government’s plan to provide fast and inexpensive internet to millions of Filipinos is under threat after a report saying the United States may block a massive US-China submarine cable that will have branches in the Philippines emerged. The Department of [...]

Huawei Wants to Build Cable Between S. America, Asia

Huawei Wants to Build First Fiber-Optic Cable Between South America and Asia By Natalia A. Ramos Miranda, Reuters August 28, 2019 Huawei Technologies Co Ltd said on Wednesday it was “very actively” interested in building the first undersea fiber-optic cable between South America and Asia. David Dou Yong, Huawei’s chief executive in Chile, told Reuters [...]

2019-08-29T09:48:07-04:00August 29th, 2019|Categories: Future Systems|Tags: , , , , , , , |

AAG Cable Fault Impacts Vietnam Internet Again

Cable Disruption Strikes Again, Internet to Drag During National Holiday By Luu Quy, VnExpress August 25, 2019 Internet connections in Vietnam could slow down through the upcoming National Day holiday courtesy of the disaster-prone AAG undersea cable. A local internet service provider on Friday stated that the Asia America Gateway (AAG) has suffered a disruption [...]

2019-08-26T09:38:37-04:00August 26th, 2019|Categories: Cable Faults & Maintenance|Tags: , , , |

Tele Greenland Repairs Breach of Cable to South

Tele Greenland Repairs Breach of Cable to South By Telecompaper August 23, 2019 Tele-Post Greenland said it has completed repairs on the submarine cable and reopened connections to the southern part of the country, restoring internet service between Paamiut and Narsarmijit. It continues to investigate the cause of the cable break. It said the weather [...]