Liquid Telecom Completes METISS Cable Landing Station

Liquid Telecom Inaugurates METISS Subsea Cable Landing Station in KwaZulu-Natal By Paul Rogers, Intelligent CIO December 5, 2019 Liquid Telecom South Africa, part of the leading pan-African telecoms group Liquid Telecom, together with a consortium of telecommunication companies, has officially inaugurated the landing station of the Melting Pot Indianoceanic Submarine System (METISS) at Umbogotwini in [...]

2019-12-05T13:29:03-05:00December 5th, 2019|Categories: Future Systems|Tags: , , , , |

Vocus Wins Major Oil & Gas Contract in NW Australia

Vocus Wins Major Contract in the Oil and Gas Market in North West Australia Vocus Press Release December 5, 2019 Vocus today announced that it has entered a contract with the Barossa Joint Venture to build, operate and own a high-capacity submarine fibre optic network for the proposed Barossa offshore gas project in the Bonaparte [...]

2019-12-05T09:58:38-05:00December 5th, 2019|Categories: Offshore Energy|Tags: , , , , , , |

JGA-S Cable System Lands in Sydney, Australia

Japan-Guam-Australia Cable System Lands in Sydney, Australia RTI Connectivity Press Release December 4, 2019 The Sunshine Coast’s Branch Enables Essential Diversity Singapore – RTI Connectivity Pte. Ltd. (RTI) announced today that the Japan-Guam-Australia South Cable System’s (JGA-S) main lay between Sydney, Australia and Piti, Guam is fully underway following last week’s remarkable landing in Sydney, [...]

MainOne Ready for Service in Cote d’Ivoire

MainOne’s Submarine Cable, Ready for Service in Cote d’Ivoire MainOne Press Release December 2, 2019 MainOne today announces its submarine cable in Cote d’Ivoire is live and ready for service. The project, notable for being the first commercial cable system in service to deploy spectrum sharing capabilities, will offer capabilities to deepen infrastructure sharing and [...]

2019-12-03T10:23:45-05:00December 3rd, 2019|Categories: Current Systems|Tags: , , , , |

New Caledonia to Connect Hawaiki Cable

New Caledonia to Connect Hawaiki Cable Hawaiki Cable Press Release December 2, 2019 VAO, NEW CALEDONIA - SCCI, a carrier recently incorporated in New Caledonia, and Hawaiki Submarine Cable LP have signed a multi-million dollar contract to provide SCCI with a turn-key solution to connect the island nation to Hawaiki, including a subsea branch to [...]

This Week in Submarine Telecoms Nov 11-15

News From Around The World Of Submarine Telecoms For The Week Of November 11-15 SubTel Forum Submarine Cable Almanac – Issue 32 Out Now! The 32nd issue of the Submarine Cable Almanac is now available and contains details on every major submarine cable system in the world. Current Systems GlobeNet to Pass Fiber [...]

Submarine Cable Almanac – Issue 32 Out Now!

Submarine Cable Almanac – Issue 32 Out Now! SubTel Forum Press Release November 11, 2019 SubTel Forum is pleased to announce that the thirty-second edition of the Submarine Cable Almanac is now available. Since the last issue, we have added five new systems and updated an additional thirty-three. You may also notice more of our [...]

2019-11-11T21:20:55-05:00November 11th, 2019|Categories: Featured, SubTel Forum|Tags: , , , , |

This Week in Submarine Telecoms Nov 4-8

News From Around The World Of Submarine Telecoms For The Week Of November 4-8 Conferences & Associations WFN Strategies to Speak at InfraGard National Disaster Resilience Council WFN Strategies will discuss submarine cable resilience at the InfraGard National Disaster Resilience Council on critical infrastructure. Data Centers Google Data Center Project in Uruguay Under [...]

OPIC to Support World’s Longest Subsea Telecommunications Cable

OPIC to Support World’s Longest Subsea Telecommunications Cable Overseas Private Investment Corporation Press Release November 5, 2019 Infrastructure will improve digital connectivity and embrace high-quality standards across Southeast Asia and the Pacific BANGKOK — The Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC), the U.S. Government’s development finance institution, announced that it plans to work with Trans Pacific [...]