Equiano Subsea Cable to Be Landed on St Helena

Subsea Cable to Be Landed on St Helena St Helena Government Press Release July 19, 2019 St Helena Government (SHG) is pleased to announce that it has issued a letter of intent to connect St Helena to the Equiano subsea cable project. This will provide the first fibre optic connectivity from St Helena to the [...]

2019-07-19T12:26:37-04:00July 19th, 2019|Categories: Future Systems|Tags: , , , , , |

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 [...]

Google to Extend Brazil – Uruguay Cable to Argentina

Google to Extend Brazil-Uruguay Subsea Cable to Argentina By Telecompaper July 1, 2019 Google Argentina announced that the Tannat trans-Atlantic undersea cable connecting Brazil and Uruguay will be extended from Maldonado in Uruguay to the nearby coastal city of Las Toninas in the Buenos Aires province. The new landing point is located at the mouth Rio [...]

2019-07-03T02:25:24-04:00July 3rd, 2019|Categories: Current Systems|Tags: , , , , |

Google Announces Equiano Cable Linking Africa, Europe

Google Announces Equiano Cable Linking Africa and Europe By Peter Judge, Data Centre Dynamics June 28, 2019 Google has announced a new private submarine cable between Africa and Europe. Equiano will initially link Portugal to South Africa, with branches planned in Nigeria and potentially other African countries. Due to be in operation by 2021 and [...]

2019-06-28T11:05:15-04:00June 28th, 2019|Categories: Future Systems|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Google’s Indigo Undersea Cable Now Live

Google’s Indigo Undersea Cable Connecting Southeast Asia Now Live By Abner Li, 9t05Google May 29, 2019 Over the past several years, Google Cloud has rapidly expanded its global infrastructure with new Cloud regions for enterprise customers and undersea fiber cables. The company announced today that the INDIGO undersea cable connecting Australia and Singapore is now [...]

Indigo Consortium’s Subsea Cables ‘about to Go Live’

Indigo Consortium's Subsea Cables 'about to Go Live' By Ry Crozier, itnews.com May 20, 2019 The Indigo consortium’s subsea cables connecting Singapore-Perth and Perth-Sydney are “about to go live”, entrepreneur Bevan Slattery says, adding a new route option for Australian internet traffic. “Eight years and 9300km later, Indigo Central (Sydney to Perth and Australia's first [...]

Google Completes Subsea Cable to Chile

Google Completes Subsea Cable to Chile in Global Cloud Push By Natalie Ramos, Adam Jourdan, G Crosse, Reuters April 23, 2019 SANTIAGO (Reuters) - Alphabet Inc’s Google has completed a 10,000-kilometer (6,214-mile) subsea cable linking the coast of California to Chile, a key step in its plans to bolster its global cloud computing infrastructure. The [...]

2019-05-07T10:35:52-04:00May 7th, 2019|Categories: Future Systems|Tags: , , , , , , |

SubCom to Deliver HFC, SDM for Google’s Dunant Cable

SubCom Continues Quality Manufacturing and Installation of Next Generation SDM High Fiber Count Undersea Systems SubCom Press Release April 8, 2019 EATONTOWN, N.J., USA – SubCom, the leading global partner for today's undersea infrastructure, continues to deliver state-of-the-art, best value systems to customers, providing industry leading products and marine installation as well as post-installation operations [...]

2019-04-08T21:53:38-04:00April 8th, 2019|Categories: Future Systems|Tags: , , , , , , |

Google Signs Deal with Cuba to Boost Internet Services

Google Signs Deal with Cuba to Boost Internet Services By France24 March 28, 2019 US tech giant Google on Thursday signed a deal with Cuban operator ETECSA to explore ways of boosting internet service on the communist-run island, despite diplomatic tensions between Washington and Havana. The companies signed a memorandum of understanding in Havana aimed [...]