Tillamook County Approves Facebook Jupiter Cable

Tillamook County Approves Facebook Jupiter Cable in Tierra Del Mar By Hilary Dorsey, The News Guard January 10, 2020 The Tillamook County Board of Commissioners voted Thursday, Jan. 9, 2-1 to uphold the Tillamook County Planning Commission’s similar use determination and decision to approve the installation of the Jupiter Cable System. This was the second [...]

2020-01-13T10:38:25-05:00January 13th, 2020|Categories: Future Systems|Tags: , , , |

Facebook Riles Oregon Town With Plan for Cable

Facebook Riles Tiny Oregon Town With Plan for Undersea Cable By Andrew Selsky January 9, 2020 TIERRA DEL MAR, Ore. (AP) — A battle playing out in a tiny Oregon town with no stoplights or cellphone service is pitting residents against one of the world’s biggest tech companies. Locals in coastal Tierra del Mar are [...]

2020-01-09T11:41:08-05:00January 9th, 2020|Categories: Future Systems|Tags: , , , |

NTT Subsea Cable Venture to Handle Surging Net Traffic

NTT Undersea Cable Venture to Handle Surging Net Traffic By Akane Okutsu, Nikkei December 12, 2019 TOKYO -- Japan's largest telecom company, Nippon Telegraph & Telephone (NTT) will lay a new submarine cable connecting Myanmar and India amid surging demand for global internet links. The investment, worth around $400 million, will be undertaken with a [...]

2019-12-12T10:22:06-05:00December 12th, 2019|Categories: Future Systems|Tags: , , , , , , |

Vote on Tierra Del Mar Cable Ends in Tie

Vote on Tierra Del Mar Cable Ends in Tie, Reconvene for Nov. 14 By Hilary Dorsey, Tillamook Headlight Herald November 6, 2019 The Tillamook County Planning Commission held a hearing on Oct. 24 to deliberate the request by property owner Edge Cable Holdings for conditional use approval and similar use determination to approve the installation [...]

2019-11-06T10:59:01-05:00November 6th, 2019|Categories: Future Systems|Tags: , , , , |

PLDT Invests P7 Billion for JUPITER Trans-Pacific Cable

PLDT Invests P7 Billion for New Trans-Pacific Cable to US, Japan By Ted Cordero, GMA News October 23, 2019 Telecommunications giant PLDT Inc. is investing $136.7 million or P7 billion in a trans-Pacific cable system linking to the US and Japan. In a statement on Wednesday, PLDT said the telco has finalized the technical and [...]

2019-10-23T10:29:55-04:00October 23rd, 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 [...]

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 [...]

Facebook Meets With Tierra Del Mar Residents

Submarine Cable: Facebook Meets With Tierra Del Mar Residents By Hilary Dorsey, Tillamook Headlight Herald August 26, 2019 Tierra Del Mar residents met with public officials and Facebook representatives earlier this month to discuss a proposed landing for a submarine cable. At issue was an application for a conditional use permit to land submarine fiber [...]

Facebook, Jupiter Cable Public Hearing on Sep. 5

Public Hearing for Tierra Del Mar Facebook/ Cable Edge Project Set for Sep. 5 By Tillamook Headlight Herald August 16, 2019 There will be a public hearing by the Tillamook County Planning Commission to discuss issues facing Tierra Del Mar with the Facebook Industrial Drilling Project. The community is encouraged to attend and speak up [...]

2019-08-16T09:54:18-04:00August 16th, 2019|Categories: Future Systems|Tags: , , , , , , |

Omantel Supports Google, OSA Foundation Subsea Fiber School

Omantel Supports Google and OSA Foundation’s Subsea Optical Fiber Communications School Omantel Press Release August 7, 2019 Muscat, Sultanate of Oman – Omantel, a global player in the integrated telecommunications market, is a key supporter of the Subsea Optical Fiber Communications 2019 International Summer School, presented by Google and the OSA Foundation. It runs until [...]