NTT Creates Undersea Cable Unit in Singapore

NTT Creates Undersea Cable Unit in Singapore to Meet Data Traffic Demand By NNA Business News October 31, 2019 SINGAPORE, NNA – Japanese telecommunications giant NTT has launched a submarine cable unit in Singapore to capitalise on the growing demand for connectivity in Southeast Asia. NTT Ltd., the London-based firm in charge of the group’s [...]

2019-10-31T12:25:23-04:00October 31st, 2019|Categories: State of the Industry|Tags: , , , , , |

Web Maps Share Detailed Submarine Cable Data

Web Maps Share Detailed Submarine Cable Data By Esri October 29, 2019 SubTel Forum is a media company located in the United States that serves hundreds of thousands of readers in over 100 countries. SubTel Forum publishes an independent commercial e-magazine, SubTel Forum, and complimentary digital and print publications that discuss the submarine telecommunications cable [...]

EllaLink Completes Marine Survey, Licensing

EllaLink Achieves Major Project Milestones: Marine Survey, Manufacturing and Operator Licenses EllaLink Press Release October 24, 2019 Dublin, Ireland – EllaLink announced today that it has been granted operator licenses by the Agência Nacional de Telecomunicações (ANATEL) in Brazil and the Autoridade Nacional de Comuniçaões (ANACOM) in Portugal. With marine survey operations completed and commencement [...]

2019-10-24T11:31:51-04:00October 24th, 2019|Categories: Future Systems|Tags: , , , , , , |

Seacom Suffers Outage Affecting Services in Europe

Seacom Submarine System Goes Down, Affecting Services Into Europe By Tech Central October 23, 2019 Seacom said on Wednesday that the submarine cable system it operates along Africa’s east coast is experiencing a “service-affecting outage”. The incident began at midnight South African time. “Seacom is experiencing a service-affecting outage on its subsea cable system between [...]

2019-10-23T10:14:46-04:00October 23rd, 2019|Categories: Cable Faults & Maintenance|Tags: , , , , , , |

Indonesia Completes East Palapa Ring Project

Indonesia Announces Completion of East Palapa Ring Project By Fiber Optic Social Network October 16, 2019 Indonesian Government authorities on Monday, 14 October 2019 announced the completion of its ambitious fiber optic project (Palapa Ring Project) to connect the under-developed regions of the country’s east, including the restive region of Papua. The telecommunication network containing [...]

Submarine Telecoms Industry Report Issue 8 Now Available

2019-20 Submarine Telecoms Industry Report Is Now Available By SubTel Forum Press Release October 15, 2019 Sterling, Virginia - SubTel Forum is pleased to announce that the 2019-20 edition of the Submarine Telecoms Industry Report is now available! READ THE INDUSTRY REPORT NOW   We are thrilled that the Secretary General of the International [...]

SubCom Achieves Qualification for High Fiber Count Cable

SubCom Achieves Qualification for High Fiber Count (HFC) Cable, Begins Manufacturing SubCom Press Release September 16, 2019 Factory upgrades and enhancements to manufacturing capabilities demonstrate SubCom’s ongoing commitment to quality and efficiency in technology, services, processes and management systems EATONTOWN, N.J., USA – SubCom, the leading global partner for undersea data transport, today announced several [...]

2019-09-16T13:55:49-04:00September 16th, 2019|Categories: Technology & Upgrades|Tags: , , , , , , |

Fiber Cable Through Marianas Trench Approved

Final Environmental Assessment and Permit for Cable Through Marianas Trench Marine National Monument U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service Press Release September 13, 2019 The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has finalized an environmental assessment and issued a permit for a submarine fiber optic telecommunications cable to pass through the Trench Unit of the Marianas Trench [...]

Mark Boxer of OFS Honored for Fiber Industry Excellence

Mark Boxer of OFS Honored for Fiber Industry Excellence OFS Press Release June 3, 2019 Orlando, FL — Mark Boxer, Applications Engineering Manager of OFS, received the Photon Award for excellence in the fiber industry. At its Fiber Connect show in Orlando, Florida, the Fiber Broadband Association honored two extraordinary organizations and one individual for [...]

Chile Inaugurates Southern Fiber System

Chile Inaugurates Southern Fiber System, Launches New Digital Divide Plan By Telecompaper May 29, 2019 Chilean president Sebastian Pinera has inaugurated the country’s Fibra Optica Austral (FOA) southern fibre project and presented a new plan to reduce the country’s digital divide at an event in Puerto Montt. The president was joined by executives of Huawei [...]