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Kumul Submarine Cable Network Lands in PNG’s Vanimo

Kumul Submarine Cable Network Lands in PNG's Vanimo By Telecompaper March 3, 2020 The Kumul submarine cable network (KSCN) has landed in West Sepik’s Vanimo in Papua New Guinea, The National reported. The project, part-funded by the Chinese government, signifies the cooperation between China and PNG governments, said a commercial counselor at the Chinese embassy [...]

2020-03-05T09:15:06-05:00March 5th, 2020|Categories: Future Systems|Tags: , , , , , |

Google, Facebook to Activate PLCN Without Hong Kong

Google, Facebook to Activate Undersea Web Cable, Excluding China and Hong Kong By Joel Khalili, TechRadar February 7, 2020 Google and Facebook have filed to activate the Pacific Light Cable Network (PLCN) between the US, the Philippines and Taiwan. The submarine internet cable network, announced in 2016, was originally billed as the first to connect [...]

2020-03-19T20:12:04-04:00February 7th, 2020|Categories: Future Systems|Tags: , , , , , , , |

GDS Acquires Shanghai Site for Data Center Campus

GDS Announces Acquisition of Site in Shanghai for Major New Data Center Campus GDS Holdings Limited Press Release January 16, 2020 SHANGHAI, China, (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- GDS Holdings Limited (“GDS Holdings”, “GDS” or the “Company”) (GDS), a leading developer and operator of high-performance data centers in China, today announced that it has entered into a [...]

2020-01-17T02:19:16-05:00January 17th, 2020|Categories: Data Centers|Tags: , , , , |

Japan to Counter China Submarine Cable Presence

Japan's Government to Counter China's Submarine Cable Presence By the San Francisco Chronicle January 8, 2020 To counter a rapidly emerging Chinese presence in the submarine cable market, Japan intends to provide aid to companies exporting optical fiber submarine cables, The Yomiuri Shimbun has learned. While Japanese, U.S. and European firms have almost dominated the [...]

2020-01-08T13:57:18-05:00January 8th, 2020|Categories: State of the Industry|Tags: , , , , , |

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: , , , , , |