Google Plans Second Chilean Data Center

Google Plans Second Chilean Data Center By Will Calvert, Data Centre Dynamics July 24, 2019 Environmental assessment filings reveal $200m project Google is planning to build a $200 million data center campus in Santiago, Chile - the company’s second in the both the country and Latin America. The cloud giant has submitted a filing to [...]

2019-07-24T11:16:36-04:00July 24th, 2019|Categories: Data Centers|Tags: , , , , , , |

Huawei Marine ‘hasn’t Bid’ on Chile’s Transpacific Cable Project

Huawei Marine ‘hasn’t Bid’ on Chile’s Trans-pacific Cable Project By Chen Qingqing, Global Times July 17, 2019 Huawei Marine, the submarine cable business of the tech giant, said it has not offered any bid for the feasibility study of Chile's proposed trans-Pacific project connecting South America with Asia, a decision that analysts said reflects the [...]

2019-07-17T12:02:02-04:00July 17th, 2019|Categories: Future Systems|Tags: , , , , , |

Chile to Study Transpacific Cable Connecting South America, Asia

Chile to Study Trans-Pacific Cable to Connect South America With Asia By Dave Sherwood and Natalia A. Ramos Miranda, Reuters July 12, 2019 SANTIAGO (Reuters) - Chile on Friday took a step toward building the first fiber-optic cable to directly connect South America and Asia, a project that has piqued the interest of China’s Huawei [...]

2019-07-12T16:58:00-04:00July 12th, 2019|Categories: Future Systems|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

América Móvil, Telxius to Build Pacific Submarine Cable

América Móvil and Telxius Collaborate to Build New Submarine Cable in the Pacific Telxius and América Móvil Press Release June 24, 2019 América Móvil and Telxius are collaborating to boost communication services in the Pacific Latin American region through a brand new submarine cable. The new system´s initial capacity will be 108 Tbps, with six [...]

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: , , , |