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 [...]

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: , , , , , , , , |

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 [...]

China Mobile Launches Data Centre in Singapore

China Mobile International Launches 17,490 sqm Data Centre Facility in Singapore By Abigail Opiah, Data | Economy July 24, 2019 China Mobile International Limited (CMI) has officially launched its Singapore data centre, revealing that the facility was built and is fully owned by the company. The company revealed that the data centre connects directly to [...]

2019-07-24T10:58:07-04:00July 24th, 2019|Categories: Data Centers|Tags: , , , , , , , |

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: , , , , , |

China’s Huawei to Sell Undersea Cable Business

China's Huawei to Sell Undersea Cable Business, Buyer's Exchange Filing Shows By Sijia Jiang, Reuters June 3, 2019 HONG KONG (Reuters) - Huawei Technologies Co Ltd plans to sell its undersea telecom cable business, showed a buyer’s filing on Monday, in its first major asset sale since the United States ratcheted up accusations of the [...]

2019-06-03T10:02:42-04:00June 3rd, 2019|Categories: State of the Industry|Tags: , , , |

China Telecom Philippines to Hong Kong Cable Link Eyed

China Telecom PH-HK cable link eyed By Miguel R. Camus, Inquirer.net November 21, 2018 China Telecom, the state-run firm that joined the consortium that won the Duterte administration’s third telco initiative, announced a plan to build a submarine cable to the Philippines as part of an offer to improve the quality of internet services and [...]

2018-11-21T11:13:44-04:00November 21st, 2018|Categories: Future Systems|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

Australia, Solomon Islands To Ink Cable Contract Today

Australia, Solomon Islands To Ink Huawei-Free Cable Contract Today By Richard Chirgwin, The Register June 13, 2018 Australia and the Solomon Islands will today ink a contract blocking Huawei from building the island nation's new submarine cable. The 4,000 km cable will connect the Solomon Islands to Papua New Guinea and then to Australia. Huawei [...]

PEACE Cable To Provide Pakistan With 60 Tbps

Pakistan To Be Linked With China Backed Submarine Cable With Up To 60Tb Capacity By Aamir Attaa, Pro Pakistani April 13, 2018 Pakistan is getting tons of additional internet bandwidth with new submarine cables systems being added almost every second quarter now. With few hundred GBs of bandwidth available only a few years ago, Pakistan [...]

2018-04-13T15:13:55-04:00April 13th, 2018|Categories: Future Systems|Tags: , , , |