Google Curie Cable Connects US, Chile

Google’s Curie Undersea Cable Now Connects the US and Chile By Christine Fisher, Endgadget November 14, 2019 Curie, a 10,500-kilometer-long undersea cable, now connects Google data centers in the US and Chile. Today, Google announced that the fiber optic cable has been successfully installed and tested. It is expected to begin transmitting data in the [...]

2019-11-15T10:21:18-05:00November 15th, 2019|Categories: Future Systems|Tags: , , , , , |

Seacom’s Link Between Joburg, Cape Town Is Live

Seacom’s 1TB Fibre Link Between Joburg, Cape Town Goes Live By Admire Moyo, ITWeb September 30, 2019 Pan-African undersea cable operator Seacom has lit up a 1TB fibre line connecting Johannesburg and Cape Town. This was revealed by Byron Clatterbuck, CEO of Seacom, in an exclusive interview with ITWeb on Friday. The fibre link was [...]

St Helena Expects Ship to Survey Seabed for Google Equiano Cable on August 18th

St Helena Expects Ship to Survey Seabed for Google's Equiano Cable on August 18th By Connect St Helena August 14, 2019 A press release from August 14th, 2019 St Helena Government announced that the MV Fugro Gauss is expected to arrive in St Helena's waters on Sunday, August 18th to explore the seabed for the [...]

2019-08-15T10:20:21-04:00August 15th, 2019|Categories: Future Systems|Tags: , , , , , |

Equiano Subsea Cable to Be Landed on St Helena

Subsea Cable to Be Landed on St Helena St Helena Government Press Release July 19, 2019 St Helena Government (SHG) is pleased to announce that it has issued a letter of intent to connect St Helena to the Equiano subsea cable project. This will provide the first fibre optic connectivity from St Helena to the [...]

2019-07-19T12:26:37-04:00July 19th, 2019|Categories: Future Systems|Tags: , , , , , |

Seacom in Talks With Google Over Equiano Cable

Seacom in Talks With Google Over Equiano Cable By Duncan McLeod, Tech Central July 17, 2019 Seacom CEO Byron Clatterbuck said on Wednesday that the company, which built the first subsea broadband cable along Africa’s east coast 10 years ago, is interested in acquiring capacity in Google’s new, high-capacity Equiano cable along the west coast [...]

Google Announces Equiano Cable Linking Africa, Europe

Google Announces Equiano Cable Linking Africa and Europe By Peter Judge, Data Centre Dynamics June 28, 2019 Google has announced a new private submarine cable between Africa and Europe. Equiano will initially link Portugal to South Africa, with branches planned in Nigeria and potentially other African countries. Due to be in operation by 2021 and [...]

2019-06-28T11:05:15-04:00June 28th, 2019|Categories: Future Systems|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |