SubTel Forum Magazine Issue 110 Now Available

Submarine Telecoms Forum Magazine Issue 110 - Global Outlook Is Now Live! SubTel Forum Press Release January 19, 2020 SubTel Forum is pleased to announce that Issue 110 of the Magazine is now available! In this issue we discuss the current state of the submarine fiber market, what’s on the horizon, an interview with the [...]

NEC Qualifies 20 Fiber Pair Subsea Cable Systems

NEC Qualifies 20 Fiber Pair Subsea Telecom Cable Systems, With Further Advances Soon NEC Press Release January 15, 2020 Tokyo, Japan – NEC Corporation (TSE: 6701) and its subsidiary OCC Corporation announced today that they have completed full qualification of subsea repeaters and optical cable containing up to 20 fiber pairs (40 fibers). This is [...]

2020-01-15T10:11:25-05:00January 15th, 2020|Categories: Technology & Upgrades|Tags: , , , , , |

Chennai, Andaman & Nicobar Cable Work Begins

Ravi Shankar Prasad Inaugurates Works on Laying of Submarine Cables Between Chennai, Andaman Nicobar Islands By All India Radio January 9, 2020 Union Minister for Communications, Electronics and Information Technology Ravi Shankar Prasad has said that the Union Government will ensure participation of the common people as  stakeholders in the digital transformation that is sweeping [...]

2020-01-09T11:48:10-05:00January 9th, 2020|Categories: Future Systems|Tags: , , , , , |

GO to Connect Malta to France, North Eastern Africa

GO to connect Malta to France and North Eastern Africa By Times of Malta December 19, 2019 Barely a week after the unprecedented outage following an unrelated, simultaneous power-down on GO’s two submarine cables, the telecoms company has announced a multi-million Euro investment in a third new submarine cable system. This move by GO will [...]

2019-12-20T11:54:07-05:00December 20th, 2019|Categories: Future Systems|Tags: , , , , , |

Cook Islands Submarine Cable Comes Ashore

Submarine Cable Comes Ashore By Melina Etches, Cook Islands NEWS December 17, 2019 Aitutaki landing celebrates end of long and complex project. The first fibreoptic submarine cable connection for the Cook Islands has landed. Helped by local boats, skippers and crew, engineers brought the Manatua cable ashore on Aitutaki, cable ashore in a complex and [...]

2019-12-18T11:29:56-05:00December 18th, 2019|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: , , , , , , |

Vocus Completes Coral Sea Cable System

Vocus Completes Coral Sea Cable System for the Australian Government Vocus Press Release December 12, 2019 MELBOURNE, Australia - Vocus has celebrated the successful completion of the Coral Sea Cable System for the Australian Government. After final testing, the 4,700 km Coral Sea Cable connecting Sydney, Honiara and Port Moresby, and the 730 km Solomon [...]

2019-12-12T10:07:15-05:00December 12th, 2019|Categories: Current Systems|Tags: , , , , , |

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: , , , , , , |