TOPAZ Submarine Fibre-Optic Cable Update

TOPAZ Submarine Fibre-Optic Cable Update July 15, 2021 The Proposed Project TOPAZ Cable System The proposed submarine fibreoptic cable system – Topaz - consists of a main cable between Port Alberni, BC and, in Japan, Shima (Mie prefecture) to the South, and Takahagi (Ibaraki Prefecture) to the North. In addition, a second cable for future [...]

2021-07-15T18:44:51-04:00July 15th, 2021|Categories: Future Systems|Tags: , , |

SubCom To Build Google’s Firmina Cable

SubCom To Build Google's Firmina Cable A new undersea cable system connecting North and South America Google’s Firmina will run from the East Coast of the U.S. to Las Toninas, Argentina; SubCom’s 18kV technology will enable the longest cable in the world capable of running entirely from a single power source. SubCom Press Release June [...]

2021-06-09T11:43:44-04:00June 9th, 2021|Categories: Future Systems|Tags: , , , |

Google Announces US to Argentina Firmina Cable

Google Announces US to Argentina Firmina Cable Image Courtesy of Google By Bikash Koley June 9, 2021 Today, we’re announcing Firmina, an open subsea cable being built by Google that will run from the East Coast of the United States to Las Toninas, Argentina, with additional landings in Praia Grande, Brazil, and Punta [...]

2021-06-09T11:14:45-04:00June 9th, 2021|Categories: Future Systems|Tags: , , |

Google Buys Land In Uruguay For A Second LatAm DC

Google Buys Land In Uruguay For A Second LatAm DC By Narayan Ammachchi June 4, 2021 Google has acquired 30 hectares of land at a duty-free tax zone in Canelones, Uruguay to build a data center. This will be the Silicon Valley firm’s second data center in Latin America, with the first one located in Santiago, [...]

2021-06-04T11:53:08-04:00June 4th, 2021|Categories: Data Centers|Tags: , , , |

Google Announces Cable From US to Asia

Google Announces Cable From US to Asia This bears repeating: Introducing the Echo subsea cable By Bikash Koley March 29, 2021 It’s an old story, but one that bears repeating: Google works hard to build infrastructure that connects people, geographies, and businesses. Today, we’re announcing Google’s investment in Echo, a new subsea cable from the [...]

2021-03-29T16:19:55-04:00March 29th, 2021|Categories: Future Systems|Tags: , , , , |

Telecom Egypt provides Google with a TransEgypt meshed solution and Mediterranean capacity to Europe

Telecom Egypt provides Google with a TransEgypt meshed solution and Mediterranean capacity to Europe Telecom Egypt Press Release Cairo, 05 January 2021 Full Press Release Telecom Egypt, Egypt’s first integrated telecom operator and one of the largest subsea cables operators in the region, signed an agreement with Google to provide Google with the first of [...]

2021-01-05T09:33:18-05:00January 5th, 2021|Categories: Technology & Upgrades|Tags: , , |

Telxius to land the Grace Hopper Subsea Cable at its Derio Communications Hub in Bilbao

Google’s Grace Hopper Cable to Connect from the US to the UK and Spain through the Telxius Infrastructure By Telxius Press Release Madrid - December 16, 2020 Telxius, the leading neutral telecommunications infrastructure operator with an extensive portfolio of towers and submarine cable, has announced today the company will provide landing and colocation services for [...]

2020-12-16T16:52:21-05:00December 16th, 2020|Categories: Data Centers, Future Systems|Tags: , , , , |

Google, Facebook Dump Plans for US-Hong Kong Cable

Google, Facebook Dump Plans for US-Hong Kong Undersea Cable By Todd Shields, Bloomberg August 28, 2020 Google and Facebook Inc. dropped plans for an undersea cable between the U.S. and Hong Kong after the Trump administration said Beijing might use the link to collect information on Americans. But the companies quickly submitted a revised proposal that includes links [...]

2020-09-01T10:10:26-04:00September 1st, 2020|Categories: Future Systems|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Google Announces Grace Hopper Submarine Cable

Announcing the Grace Hopper Subsea Cable, Linking the U.S., U.K. And Spain By Google July 28, 2020 Today, 98% of international internet traffic is ferried around the world by subsea cables. A vast underwater network of cables crisscrossing the ocean makes it possible to share, search, send, and receive information around the world at the [...]

2020-07-28T09:46:07-04:00July 28th, 2020|Categories: Future Systems|Tags: , , , , , , |