Google, Facebook to Activate PLCN Without Hong Kong

Google, Facebook to Activate Undersea Web Cable, Excluding China and Hong Kong By Joel Khalili, TechRadar February 7, 2020 Google and Facebook have filed to activate the Pacific Light Cable Network (PLCN) between the US, the Philippines and Taiwan. The submarine internet cable network, announced in 2016, was originally billed as the first to connect [...]

2020-02-07T10:32:51-05:00February 7th, 2020|Categories: Future Systems|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Colt Reduces Latency Between Tokyo, Hong Kong

Colt Reduces Latency Between Tokyo and Hong Kong Stock Exchange By Paul Mah, Data Centre Dynamics January 24, 2020 Colt Technology Services this week announced that it has succeeded in substantially reducing the latency between the Tokyo and Hong Kong stock exchanges. It is understood to have provided a low latency network between the two [...]

2020-01-24T10:42:46-05:00January 24th, 2020|Categories: Data Centers|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

Huawei’s Cable Project Moves Forward in SE Asia

Huawei’s Undersea Cable Project Moves Forward in SE Asia By Chen Qingqing, Global Times June 20, 2019 Despite security concerns raised by the US and its major allies regarding Huawei's undersea cable projects, the Chinese company is welcomed by Southeast Asian countries and it will continue to move forward in its undersea cable business, which [...]

2019-06-20T10:08:47-04:00June 20th, 2019|Categories: Future Systems|Tags: , , , , , , , |

China Telecom Philippines to Hong Kong Cable Link Eyed

China Telecom PH-HK cable link eyed By Miguel R. Camus, Inquirer.net November 21, 2018 China Telecom, the state-run firm that joined the consortium that won the Duterte administration’s third telco initiative, announced a plan to build a submarine cable to the Philippines as part of an offer to improve the quality of internet services and [...]

2018-11-21T11:13:44-05:00November 21st, 2018|Categories: Future Systems|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

NEC To Build The Bay To Bay Express Cable System

NEC To Build The Bay To Bay Express Cable System NEC Press Release July 9, 2018 Tokyo, Japan – The Bay to Bay Express Cable System (BtoBE) consortium, composed of China Mobile International, Facebook and Amazon Web Services, signed an agreement with NEC Corporation (NEC; TSE:6701) to build a high performance submarine cable connecting Singapore, Hong [...]