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: , , , |

Australia Takes Over Solomon Islands Cable

Australia Takes Over Solomon Islands Cable By David Wroe, The Sydney Morning Herald January 26, 2018 Australia's spy agencies were so concerned about the security and strategic risks posed by a plan for Chinese firm Huawei to build an internet cable linking the Solomon Islands to Sydney that the Turnbull government will now largely pay [...]

China, Finland In Talks About Arctic Cable

By Janne Suokas, GB Times December 14, 2017 China is reportedly in talks with Finland about a high-speed telecommunication arctic cable connecting Europe and Asia through the Arctic Ocean, a sign of the country’s growing interest in developing the Arctic region. State-owned China Telecom Corp expressed interest in participating in the cable project in September, [...]

2017-12-17T22:40:25-04:00December 18th, 2017|Categories: Future Systems|Tags: , , |

Finland And Norway To Connect With China Through Trans-Arctic Data Cable

By Eva Eriksen, ScandAsia.com October 19, 2017 Finland and Russia are discussing the creation of a trans-Arctic fiber-optic data cable that would connect Finland, Norway and Russia with Japan and China, the Independent Barents Observer reported. Finland’s Minister of Transport and Communications, Anne Berner, reportedly brought up the possible Arctic data link in a Tuesday [...]

2017-10-19T10:51:10-04:00October 19th, 2017|Categories: Future Systems|Tags: , , , , |