Ciena Upgrades EIG Submarine Cable System

Ciena Upgrades EIG Submarine Cable System to Connect Businesses in Europe, the Middle East and India Ciena Press Release February 17, 2020 The Europe India Gateway (EIG) submarine cable system has been upgraded to accelerate and strengthen connectivity between businesses in the UK, Europe, the Middle East and India. Using Ciena’s (NYSE: CIEN) submarine network [...]

2020-02-18T09:38:52-05:00February 18th, 2020|Categories: Technology & Upgrades|Tags: , , , , , |

3A Cable to Connect Europe, Asia, Africa, Australia

An Ambitious Mega Structure “3A” Optical Submarine Cable Is Under Construction From Europe to Asia Covering Africa and Australia SPARKbANGLA Submarine Cables Ltd Press Release January 28, 2020 Donguan, Guanzhou, PRC - SBSCL an enthusiastic entrepreneur in transmission planning and technology service provider today announces, it is deploying “3A”, high capacity, LOOP system 3rd generation submarine [...]

2020-01-28T14:58:08-05:00January 28th, 2020|Categories: Future Systems|Tags: , , , , , , |

Reliance Jio to Deploy New Submarine Cable Systems

Mukesh Ambani-owned Jio to Deploy New Submarine Cable Systems By Muntazir Abbas, ETTelecom January 9, 2020 NEW DELHI: The oil-to-retail conglomerate Reliance Industries Limited’s (RIL) telecom arm Jio will be deploying two submarine cable systems connecting Singapore and Europe, taking high-bandwidth connectivity from America’s western and eastern coasts allowing higher data speed to Indian Internet [...]

2020-01-09T11:59:49-05:00January 9th, 2020|Categories: Future Systems|Tags: , , , , , , |

ESCA Plenary #54 Call for Papers

ESCA Plenary #54 Call for Papers European Subsea Cables Association Press Release January 8, 2020 www.escaeu.org EUROPEAN SUBSEA CABLES ASSOCIATION PLENARY#54 18th/19th MARCH 2020, INTERCONTINENTAL MARSEILLE – HOTEL DIEU, MARSEILLE, FRANCE The European Subsea Cables Association (ESCA) is a forum of over 60 national and international companies which own, operate or service submarine cables in [...]

2020-01-08T13:47:48-05:00January 8th, 2020|Categories: Conferences & Associations|Tags: , , , , |

Seacom Suffers Outage Affecting Services in Europe

Seacom Submarine System Goes Down, Affecting Services Into Europe By Tech Central October 23, 2019 Seacom said on Wednesday that the submarine cable system it operates along Africa’s east coast is experiencing a “service-affecting outage”. The incident began at midnight South African time. “Seacom is experiencing a service-affecting outage on its subsea cable system between [...]

2019-10-23T10:14:46-04:00October 23rd, 2019|Categories: Cable Faults & Maintenance|Tags: , , , , , , |

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: , , , , , , , , , |

Telia Carrier, Telxius Announce Capacity Agreement

Telia Carrier and Telxius Announce Major Network Capacity Agreement Telxius Press Release March 13, 2019 Stockholm/Madrid – Telia Carrier and Telxius announced today a landmark agreement for multi-terabit capacity services combining transatlantic capacity from Telxius in the new 6,600 km MAREA cable system and Telia Carrier’s European backbone network. The combination of Telia Carrier’s extensive [...]

2019-03-13T10:22:59-04:00March 13th, 2019|Categories: State of the Industry|Tags: , , , , , , , |

New Submarine Cable from Iceland to Europe

A New Submarine Cable from Iceland to Europe in Preparation By Farice ehf Press Release January 28, 2019 The Telecommunication Fund of Iceland and Farice ehf, the operator of two submarine cables to Iceland, have recently signed a DTS (Desk Top Study) work agreement. The DTS work involves selecting landing sites for a new submarine [...]

2019-01-29T15:00:29-05:00January 29th, 2019|Categories: Future Systems|Tags: , , , |

ASN Begins Construction of EllaLink Submarine Cable

Ellalink and Alcatel Submarine Networks Start Construction of Submarine Cable System Between Latin America and Europe EllaLink Press Release January 8, 2019 Scheduled for operations in 2020, the 9200 km EllaLink system will provide express subsea connectivity offering a direct fiber pair between the two continents. Dublin, Ireland and Paris, France – EllaLink Ireland Ltd [...]

2019-01-08T12:07:56-05:00January 8th, 2019|Categories: Future Systems|Tags: , , , , , , |

Cabo Verde Telecom, EllaLink Sign Cable Agreement

Cabo Verde Telecom and Ellalink Sign Agreement for Connectivity to Cabo Verde on the Ellalink Submarine Cable System EllaLink Press Release December 13, 2018 Cabo Verde and Madrid, Spain – Cabo Verde Telecom and EllaLink are pleased to announce the contract signature of their agreement to deliver connectivity from Europe and Latin America to Cabo [...]

2018-12-13T10:40:56-05:00December 13th, 2018|Categories: Future Systems|Tags: , , , , , , |