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 [...]

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 [...]

Facebook Oregon Coast Cable Angers Neighbors

Facebook’s New Oregon Coast Venture Angers Neighbors Left in the Dark: Steve Duin By Steve Duin, The Oregonian Jun 7, 2019 Tierra del Mar isn’t much of a destination, which has long been much of its charm. It’s a desolate beach on the Oregon coast, three unincorporated miles upwind from Pacific City. Tierra del Mar [...]

2019-06-10T10:56:22-04:00June 10th, 2019|Categories: Future Systems|Tags: , , , , , |