Angola Cables, TM Global Plot New Subsea Route for the Southern Hemisphere

Angola Cables and TM Global Plot New Subsea Route for the Southern Hemisphere By Chris Kelly, Total Telecom September 17, 2019 The Express Southern Hemisphere subsea cables connection will pave the way for a global digital highway stretching from South America to Asia, via Africa Angola Cables and TM Global have obtained a proof of [...]

China-US Submarine Cables to Be Recovered

China-US Submarine Cables to Be Recovered By The World Link September 10, 2019 BANDON - The China-US submarine cables off Whiskey Run, just south of Cape Arago, are scheduled to be recovered this month by Mertech Marine, a global cable submarine telecommunication cable recycling company based in South Africa. Work was set to begin sometime [...]

PLDT to Build Two New Submarine Cables

PLDT to Build Two New International Submarine Cables As Data Use Booms By Lorenz S. Marasigan, BusinessMirror September 9, 2019 DIGITAL services provider PLDT Inc. plans to build two new international submarine cables to further beef up its global cabling capacity, as it anticipates the boom in data usage in the Philippines to persist over [...]

2019-09-09T10:20:33-04:00September 9th, 2019|Categories: Future Systems|Tags: , , , , |

Vodafone Calls for Price Cuts on Tasmanian Cables

Vodafone Calls for Price Cuts on Tasmanian Subsea Cables By Ry Crozier, ITNews August 21, 2019 Vodafone has made a play for lower internet transmission costs to and from Tasmania by asking the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission to review premiums currently chargeable on the route. The call for a review was made in a [...]

2019-08-23T10:46:03-04:00August 23rd, 2019|Categories: Current Systems|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Angola Cables Set to Launch Live Gaming Portal

Angola Cables Set to Launch Angola’s First Live Gaming Portal Angola Cables Press Release August 6, 2019 Partnership with Qwatti will open Angola’s growing gaming population to the more than 2.2 billion active gamers worldwide London, UNITED KINGDOM – Multinational telecoms company, Angola Cables, has announced that, through their ultra-low latency submarine fiber cable routes, [...]

GBI CEO Cengiz Oztelcan on How Subsea Cables Can Empower Communities

From the Depths, (Digital) Success: GBI CEO Cengiz Oztelcan on How Subsea Cables Can Empower Communities By Ben Mack, CommsMEA July 30, 2019 The CEO of Gulf Bridge International (GBI) sees the sea as a great opportunity for connecting the globe – after all, that’s why the company has been busy laying undersea cables the [...]

2019-07-30T10:55:13-04:00July 30th, 2019|Categories: State of the Industry|Tags: , , , |

ASCON Seeks Collaboration With NCC for Protection of Submarine Cables

ASCON Seeks Collaboration With NCC for Protection of Submarine Cables By Blessing Olaifa, The Nation July 16, 2019 The Association of Submarine Cable Operators of Nigeria (ASCON) has requested for collaboration with the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) towards protection of submarine fibre optic cables in the nation.  This collaboration, it said, was necessary in view [...]

2019-07-17T11:34:42-04:00July 17th, 2019|Categories: Conferences & Associations|Tags: , , , , |

European Subsea Cables Conference – Call for Papers

European Subsea Cables Conference - Call for Papers European Subsea Cables Association Press Release July 2, 2019 GUISBOROUGH, England--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The European Subsea Cables Association (ESCA), the European trade association for submarine power and telecommunications cables announces that its next bi-annual Plenary will be held 11th to 12th September 2019 at the football ground home [...]

2019-07-03T02:29:42-04:00July 3rd, 2019|Categories: Conferences & Associations|Tags: , , , |

Globe Services in Visayas and Mindanao Interrupted Due to Cut Submarine Cables

Globe Services in Visayas and Mindanao Interrupted Due to Cut Submarine Cables By Rappler.com June 4, 2019 CEBU CITY, Philippines – Cut submarine cables prompted service interruptions for Globe customers across the Visayas and Mindanao, according to an advisory issued by the telecommunications company on Tuesday, June 4. "Between 1-2 pm today, the Globe network [...]

2019-06-04T13:45:39-04:00June 4th, 2019|Categories: Cable Faults & Maintenance|Tags: , , , , |

Indigo Consortium’s Subsea Cables ‘about to Go Live’

Indigo Consortium's Subsea Cables 'about to Go Live' By Ry Crozier, itnews.com May 20, 2019 The Indigo consortium’s subsea cables connecting Singapore-Perth and Perth-Sydney are “about to go live”, entrepreneur Bevan Slattery says, adding a new route option for Australian internet traffic. “Eight years and 9300km later, Indigo Central (Sydney to Perth and Australia's first [...]