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Cable to Andaman & Nicobar Islands Gets Green Approval

High Speed Cable to Andaman & Nicobar Islands Gets Green Approval By James Barton, Developing Telecoms July 8, 2020 The Chennai-Andaman & Nicobar Islands (CANI) submarine cable system project has received clearance from India’s National Board for Wildlife (NBWL). The initiative will provide fibre optic connectivity between eight islands of Andaman and Nicobar and the [...]

2020-07-09T11:26:17-04:00July 9th, 2020|Categories: Future Systems|Tags: , , , , |

Israel to Participate in Google Cable Project

Israel to Play Key Role in Giant Google Fiber Optic Cable Project By Amitai Ziv, Haaretz April 14, 2020 Israel will soon have a critical place on Google’s expanding global fiber optic network. The U.S. technology giant is planning a cable called Blue-Raman (the latter half named after the Indian Nobel Prize laureate Venkata Raman) [...]

2020-04-14T14:12:19-04:00April 14th, 2020|Categories: Future Systems|Tags: , , , , , , |

NEC Corporation Appoints New CEO of Indian Business

NEC Charts Global Growth by Appointing New CEO of Indian Business NEC Press Release April 1, 2020 New Delhi - NEC Corporation and NEC Technologies India today announced the appointment of Mr. Aalok Kumar as the new President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of NEC Technologies India, effective from today. This change reflects NEC Corporation's [...]

2020-04-01T10:35:46-04:00April 1st, 2020|Categories: State of the Industry|Tags: , , , , |

Facebook Eyes Multibillion-Dollar Stake in Reliance Jio

Facebook Eyes Multibillion-Dollar Stake in Reliance Jio By Anjli Raval, Tim Bradshaw and Benjamin Parkin, Financial Times March 24, 2020 Facebook is seeking to buy a multibillion-dollar stake in Reliance Jio, whose cut-price mobile internet service has attracted 370m Indians in just three years, according to two people with knowledge of the discussions. Facebook was [...]

2020-03-30T10:37:52-04:00March 30th, 2020|Categories: State of the Industry|Tags: , , , , , , |

Ciena Upgrades EIG Submarine Cable System

Ciena Upgrades EIG Submarine Cable System to Connect Businesses in Europe, the Middle East and India Ciena Press Release February 17, 2020 The Europe India Gateway (EIG) submarine cable system has been upgraded to accelerate and strengthen connectivity between businesses in the UK, Europe, the Middle East and India. Using Ciena’s (NYSE: CIEN) submarine network [...]

2020-02-18T09:38:52-05:00February 18th, 2020|Categories: Technology & Upgrades|Tags: , , , , , |

BSNL to Complete CANI by April 2020

BSNL to Start Trial for Fast Internet in Remote Andaman From April 2020 By United News of India January 25, 2020 Port Blair, Jan 25 (UNI) Counting on submarine Optical Fiber Cable laying Ship KT Responder, which is presently laying submarine Optical Fiber Cable from Chennai to Port Blair the BSNL is planning to run [...]

2020-01-27T11:42:17-05:00January 27th, 2020|Categories: Future Systems|Tags: , , , , , , |

Reliance Jio to Deploy New Submarine Cable Systems

Mukesh Ambani-owned Jio to Deploy New Submarine Cable Systems By Muntazir Abbas, ETTelecom January 9, 2020 NEW DELHI: The oil-to-retail conglomerate Reliance Industries Limited’s (RIL) telecom arm Jio will be deploying two submarine cable systems connecting Singapore and Europe, taking high-bandwidth connectivity from America’s western and eastern coasts allowing higher data speed to Indian Internet [...]

2020-01-09T11:59:49-05:00January 9th, 2020|Categories: Future Systems|Tags: , , , , , , |

Chennai, Andaman & Nicobar Cable Work Begins

Ravi Shankar Prasad Inaugurates Works on Laying of Submarine Cables Between Chennai, Andaman Nicobar Islands By All India Radio January 9, 2020 Union Minister for Communications, Electronics and Information Technology Ravi Shankar Prasad has said that the Union Government will ensure participation of the common people as  stakeholders in the digital transformation that is sweeping [...]

2020-01-09T11:48:10-05:00January 9th, 2020|Categories: Future Systems|Tags: , , , , , |

NTT MIST Cable to Connect Singapore & Myanmar, India

NTT’s MIST Subsea Cable to Connect Singapore with Myanmar and India By Harry Baldock, Total Telecom December 17, 2019 The $400 million construction project will deliver 240 Tbps and support 400 Gbps wavelengths Japanese communication giant NTT has announced its intentions to build an enormous subsea network spanning from Singapore to Chennai and Mumbai, as [...]

2019-12-17T10:28:15-05:00December 17th, 2019|Categories: Future Systems|Tags: , , , , , |