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: , , , , , |

KT Unit Wins SubCom Submarine Cable Project

KT Unit Wins SubCom's Submarine Cable Project By Kim Eun-jung March 11, 2019 SEOUL, March 11 (Yonhap) -- The submarine cable construction subsidiary of South Korean telecom company KT Corp. said Monday it has clinched a contract worth 9 billion won (US$7.9 million) to build part of a cross-border undersea cable system for a TE [...]

2019-03-11T16:01:52-04:00March 11th, 2019|Categories: Future Systems|Tags: , , , , , , , |

ASN, Facebook Introduce Aluminum Conductor in Fiber Cable

Alcatel Submarine Networks and Facebook First to Introduce Aluminium Conductor in Optical Fiber Cable for More Cost-effective Submarine System Alcatel Submarine Networks Press Release January 20, 2019 PTC 2019, Honolulu, US and Paris, France – Alcatel Submarine Networks (ASN) announced today the commercial availability of aluminium conductor cable for optical fiber submarine systems, after an [...]

Microsoft, Facebook Test 400G Across Marea

First 400G Transmission Across 6,600km Trans-Atlantic Marea Cable Using Acacia Communications AC1200 Coherent Module Acacia Communications Press Release December 13, 2018 Achieves Spectral Efficiency of 6.41 b/s/Hz MAYNARD, Mass., (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Acacia Communications (NASDAQ: ACIA), today announced the first 400G single carrier DWDM transmission on the 6,600 km Marea submarine cable between Virginia Beach, [...]

China Telecom Philippines to Hong Kong Cable Link Eyed

China Telecom PH-HK cable link eyed By Miguel R. Camus, Inquirer.net November 21, 2018 China Telecom, the state-run firm that joined the consortium that won the Duterte administration’s third telco initiative, announced a plan to build a submarine cable to the Philippines as part of an offer to improve the quality of internet services and [...]

2018-11-21T11:13:44-04:00November 21st, 2018|Categories: Future Systems|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

GlobeNet, Facebook to Bring New Cable to Argentina

GlobeNet and Facebook Bring New Submarine Cable to Argentina GlobeNet Press Release September 5, 2018 Fort Lauderdale, FL and Menlo Park, CA – GlobeNet, the leading, fastest growing wholesale provider of telecom infrastructure in the Americas, and Facebook, announce today that they have begun construction of the new submarine cable system GlobeNet announced in May. GlobeNet and [...]

2018-09-05T09:27:02-04:00September 5th, 2018|Categories: Future Systems|Tags: , , , , |

NEC To Build The Bay To Bay Express Cable System

NEC To Build The Bay To Bay Express Cable System NEC Press Release July 9, 2018 Tokyo, Japan – The Bay to Bay Express Cable System (BtoBE) consortium, composed of China Mobile International, Facebook and Amazon Web Services, signed an agreement with NEC Corporation (NEC; TSE:6701) to build a high performance submarine cable connecting Singapore, Hong [...]