Telia Carrier Establishes New PoP At Cologix VAN2 Data Center

Telia Carrier Establishes New PoP At Cologix VAN2 Data Center Cologix Press Release April 30, 2021 DENVER  – Cologix, North America’s leading network-neutral interconnection and hyperscale edge data center company, announced today it has expanded its global reach by partnering with Telia Carrier, the world’s #1 ranked global IP backbone, with a new point-of-presence (PoP) at [...]

2021-04-30T09:24:09-04:00April 30th, 2021|Categories: Data Centers|Tags: , , , , , , |

To Lay Or Not To Lay A Submarine Cable In Canada

To Lay Or Not To Lay A Submarine Cable In Canada By Jean-François Bilodeau March 25, 2021 Undersea fibre optic cables represent one of the most cost-efficient and reliable mechanisms to build high-speed telecommunications services to the population separated by large bodies of water. The installation or repair of subsea cables in Canada requires particular [...]

Telstra Announces Plans for Expansion into Canada

Telstra Announces Plans for Expansion into Canada Telstra Press Release October 27, 2020 NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Telstra, a leading global telecommunications and technology company, today announced plans to expand its network into Canada with the establishment of a new Point-of-Presence (PoP) in Toronto, and upgrading infrastructure that will connect Canada to its trans-Pacific subsea cable networks. [...]

2020-10-29T11:08:32-04:00October 29th, 2020|Categories: State of the Industry|Tags: , , , , |

EAUFON Submarine Cable Contract Awarded to ASN

ASN Announces It Has Been Awarded the Eastern Arctic Undersea Fiber Optic Network (EAUFON) Contract. Alcatel Submarine Networks Press Release October 19, 2020 This contract, funded by the Kativik Regional Government, (KRG), a supramunicipal body with jurisdiction over the territory of Québec, will connect five communities in northern Québec that have been primarily dependent on [...]

2020-10-19T10:33:54-04:00October 19th, 2020|Categories: Future Systems|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Canada to Connect North Shore with Submarine Cable

Canada Plans New Submarine Cable to Connect North Shore With CAD 15 Mln Investment By Telecompaper September 15, 2020 Telus and the government of Canada announced a CAD 15 million investment for the deployment of a submarine fibre-optic cable between Sept-Iles and the Gaspesie region. This connection will improve telecommunication services' reliability and security on [...]

2020-09-16T10:23:24-04:00September 16th, 2020|Categories: Future Systems|Tags: , , , |

Nunavik Prepares for Increased Demand for Internet Bandwidth

Nunavik Prepares for Increased Demand for Internet Bandwidth By Sarah Rogers, Nunatsiaq News August 17, 2020 Tamaani Internet said it’s too soon to say what the loss of some of Xplornet’s services could mean for broadband access in Nunavik. In the meantime, the Kativik Regional Government–led internet service said it’s working to boost capacity in [...]

2020-08-18T10:31:45-04:00August 18th, 2020|Categories: Future Systems|Tags: , , , , , |

Equinix Acquires 13 Bell Data Center Sites in Canada

Equinix to Expand Canadian Operations with US$750 Million Acquisition of 13 Bell Data Center Sites Equinix Press Release June 1, 2020 Expansion in Eight Metros Will Enable Canadian Businesses and Multinationals Operating in Canada to Accelerate Digital Transformation REDWOOD CITY, Calif. /PRNewswire/ -- Equinix, Inc. (Nasdaq: EQIX), the global interconnection and data center company, today announced it [...]

2020-06-01T13:38:28-04:00June 1st, 2020|Categories: Data Centers|Tags: , , , , , , |

Tripping Hazards for Permitting of Subsea Cables in British Columbia, Canada

Tripping Hazards for Permitting of Subsea Cables in British Columbia, Canada By James Ian Anthony Neville March 16, 2020 As everyone with experience obtaining regulatory approvals for submarine cables knows, the devil can be in the details. Each potential alignment and landing location may lie within multiple regulatory jurisdictions as represented by entities of various [...]

Crosslake Fiber Selects Hylan to Construct Fiber

Crosslake Fiber Selects Hylan to Construct Fiber for Canada to New York Network Hylan Press Release October 2, 2019 Hylan builds fiber to complete Crosslake Fiber’s Lake Ontario network HOLMDEL, N.J. -- Hylan, a market leading provider of specialized communications engineering and construction services, announces today that Crosslake Fiber, a fiber optic developer throughout North [...]

Nunavut Submarine Cable Receives $150 mil in Funding

Feds Come Through with $150 Million for Iqaluit, Kimmirut Fibre Optic Plan By Michele LeTourneau, Northern News Services August 19, 2019 Thanks to $150 million in funding announced by the federal government Monday morning in Iqaluit, 3,215 households in Iqaluit and Kimmirut should have access to high speed internet by 2023. The Government of Nunavut [...]

2019-08-20T09:50:32-04:00August 20th, 2019|Categories: Future Systems|Tags: , , , , , , , |