French Polynesia Keen on China to Chile Cable Link

French Polynesia Keen on China/Chile Cable Link By Radio New Zealand June 20, 2019 French Polynesia says it is interested in linking up to a submarine cable connection being discussed between China and Chile. The French Polynesian president Edouard Fritch said the topic has been raised in his talks in Paris with the French secretary [...]

2019-06-20T10:14:40-04:00June 20th, 2019|Categories: Future Systems|Tags: , , , , , |

Chile Inaugurates Southern Fiber System

Chile Inaugurates Southern Fiber System, Launches New Digital Divide Plan By Telecompaper May 29, 2019 Chilean president Sebastian Pinera has inaugurated the country’s Fibra Optica Austral (FOA) southern fibre project and presented a new plan to reduce the country’s digital divide at an event in Puerto Montt. The president was joined by executives of Huawei [...]

Google Completes Subsea Cable to Chile

Google Completes Subsea Cable to Chile in Global Cloud Push By Natalie Ramos, Adam Jourdan, G Crosse, Reuters April 23, 2019 SANTIAGO (Reuters) - Alphabet Inc’s Google has completed a 10,000-kilometer (6,214-mile) subsea cable linking the coast of California to Chile, a key step in its plans to bolster its global cloud computing infrastructure. The [...]

2019-05-07T10:35:52-04:00May 7th, 2019|Categories: Future Systems|Tags: , , , , , , |

Prysmian Awarded Eur 50 Mln Chile Cable Contract

Prysmian Awarded Eur 50 Mln Chile Undersea Cable Contract By Telecompaper February 21, 2019 Milan-listed cable maker Prysmian has been awarded new contracts worth around EUR 50 million by Chilean telecommunications firm GTD to develop a 3,550 km-long subsea fibre-optic cable system. The project involves the design, supply and installation of cables stretching from the [...]

2019-02-22T10:42:42-04:00February 21st, 2019|Categories: Future Systems|Tags: , , , |

Installation of Fiber Optic Austral Underway

Installation of Fiber Optic Austral by Orange Marine Underway Orange Press Release January 8, 2019 On 4 January, at around 9:00pm, the Orange Marine cable ship Rene? Descartes sailed around Cape Horn at 56°00’ latitude south and 067°16’ longitude west. This makes it the only cable ship in the world that can claim the title [...]

2019-01-15T12:00:19-04:00January 15th, 2019|Categories: Future Systems|Tags: , , , , , , |

Chile Begins Work On ‘Fibra Optica Austral’ Project

Chile Begins Work On 'Fibra Optica Austral' Southern Fibre project By Telecompaper February 28, 2018 Chile has announced that work has finally begun on the USD 100 million 'Fibra Optica Austral' project to roll out nearly 4,000 km of fibre-optic infrastructure in the Patagonia region. The aim is to boost telecommunications in the underserved region, [...]

2018-03-14T17:28:37-04:00February 28th, 2018|Categories: Future Systems|Tags: , , , |