ENCOM Authorizes Google’s Firmina Cable

ENCOM Authorizes Google's Firmina Cable ENCOM Press Release August 10, 2022 During its 80th monthly meeting, the Board of Directors of the National Communications Entity (ENACOM) authorized the company Google Infraestructura Argentina SRL to install the Firmina fiber optic cable system in the Argentine territorial sea, which will provide quality improvement in Internet connectivity . [...]

2022-08-10T14:30:19-04:00August 10th, 2022|Categories: Future Systems|Tags: , , , |

Google’s Equiano Cable Has Landed in South Africa

Google's Equiano Cable Has Landed in South Africa By Duncan McLeod, TechCentral.com August 9, 2022 The Equiano subsea Internet cable was landed at Melkbosstrand north of Cape Town on Monday, the last stop on the route south for the 12-fibre-pair system that promises to drive down Internet costs in South Africa when it comes online in [...]

2022-08-09T08:46:41-04:00August 9th, 2022|Categories: Future Systems|Tags: , , , , , |

Landing of Equiano Extends WIOCC’s Offerings

Landing of Equiano cable extends WIOCC's wholesale offering in South Africa The arrival in South Africa of Google’s state-of-the-art, 144Tbps, 12 fibre pair Equiano cable will have a direct impact on connectivity throughout the Southern Africa region, resulting in faster internet speeds, reduced internet prices and improved user experience. WIOCC Press Release August 8, 2022 [...]

2022-08-08T11:43:03-04:00August 8th, 2022|Categories: Data Centers|Tags: , , , |

Echo Cable’s Golden Bouy Has Landed in Tanjung Pakis

Echo Cable's Golden Bouy Has Landed in Tanjung Pakis By IndoTelko.com June 24, 2022 After several months of undersea construction and deployment, the Echo Submarine Cable Communication System (SKKL) finally docked at Tanjung Pakis, Karawang Regency, West Java. The “Golden Buoy” arrived at Tanjung Pakis, on Wednesday morning (22/6), towed ashore to then be connected to [...]

2022-06-24T13:23:04-04:00June 24th, 2022|Categories: Future Systems|Tags: , , , , , |

Echo Branch Lands in Ngardmau, Palau

Echo Branch Lands in Ngardmau, Palau By IslandsBusiness.com June 9, 2022 Belau Submarine Cable Corporation (BSCC) celebrated the next segment of the second submarine cable project laying from Ngardmau State port in Palau this week. The Strider, a specialised cable-laying vessel, started the pre-shore laying early Monday morning. The submarine fibre optic cable connects from a [...]

2022-06-09T15:10:11-04:00June 9th, 2022|Categories: Future Systems|Tags: , , , , , , |

WIOCC Lands Google’s Equiano Cable in Nigeria

WIOCC Lands Google's Equiano Cable in Nigeria With a design capacity roughly 20 times larger than any other cable currently serving the region, the Equiano subsea internet cable will have a direct impact on connectivity, resulting in faster internet speeds, reduced internet prices and improved user experience in Nigeria. WIOCC Press Release April 21, 2022 [...]

2022-04-21T13:55:12-04:00April 21st, 2022|Categories: Future Systems|Tags: , , , , |

Google is Moving Forward with Topaz Cable

Google is Moving Forward with Topaz Cable By Bikash Koley, Google April 7, 2022 There’s a new subsea cable in town: Topaz, the first-ever fiber cable to connect Canada and Asia. Once complete, Topaz will run from Vancouver to the small town of Port Alberni on the west coast of Vancouver Island in British Columbia, [...]

2022-04-21T09:35:31-04:00April 7th, 2022|Categories: Future Systems|Tags: , , , |

Google’s Equiano Cable Has Landed in Togo!

Google's Equiano Cable Has Landed in Togo! The West African country will be the first landing of the ‘Equiano’ cable, which will run from Portugal to South Africa. Source: Aljazeerea March 21, 2022 The West African country of Togo will be the first landing of a new Google undersea internet cable connected to Europe, in what the [...]

2022-03-21T11:32:19-04:00March 21st, 2022|Categories: Future Systems|Tags: , , , , |

Team Telecom Recommends FCC Approval of PLCN

Team Telecom Recommends FCC Approval of PLCN US 'Team Telecom' recommends FCC approve Google and Meta US-APAC submarine cable December 22, 2021 by Sebastian Moss A Department of Justice group set up last year to scrutinize submarine cables has recommended approving a Google and Meta/Facebook cable between the US and Asia. The 12,800km Pacific Light [...]

2021-12-22T15:25:28-05:00December 22nd, 2021|Categories: Current Systems|Tags: , , , , |

Google’s Grace Hopper Cable Has Landed In Bude!

Google's Grace Hopper Cable Has Landed In Bude! By Jayne Stowell, Google September 14, 2021 Last year, we announced a new subsea cable — named Grace Hopper after the computer science pioneer — that will run between the United States, the United Kingdom and Spain. The cable will improve the resilience of the Google network that underpins [...]

2021-09-14T15:38:09-04:00September 14th, 2021|Categories: Future Systems|Tags: , , , |