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Managing Underutilized Submarine Cable Assets

Managing Underutilized Assets: Embarking on a Path of Seeking Out Project-based Opportunities By Chris de Josselin March 16, 2020 The StrataNet business continues to evolve in line with its strategy plan to become the Global Telecom Infrastructure Company of the future. StrataNet’s strategy of acquiring distressed subsea assets from those carriers streamlining their international business [...]

2020-03-24T17:08:23-04:00March 17th, 2020|Categories: Magazine, State of the Industry|Tags: , , , |

Subsea Cable Sector Needs a New Financing Model

Subsea Cable Sector Needs a New Financing Model: How a New Funding Approach Could Release Vital Capital By Steve Scott March 16, 2020 A boom in world-wide data traffic has sparked the biggest construction boom in subsea cable for two decades, with a string of new multi-million dollar high-speed data highways lighting up the seabed [...]

Telefonica Considering Split of Submarine Cables From Telxius

Telefonica Considering Split of Submarine Cables From Telxius - Report By Telecompaper March 6, 2020 Telefonica is planning to split its submarine cables business from the rest of its infrastructure subsidiary Telxius, according to unnamed sources cited by Bloomberg and subsequently reported by El Economista. The company is in the process of discussing the move [...]

2020-03-19T21:24:22-04:00March 9th, 2020|Categories: State of the Industry|Tags: , , , , , |

The Carrier Guide to 2020

The Carrier Guide to 2020: Traffic, Technology and Unsung Heroes By Mattias Fridström January 19, 2020 According to the Chinese calendar, 2020 will be the Year of the Rat. And while this may seem as if this year is doomed to be full of dark, damp, rat-like times, the rat actually ranks first on the [...]

Philippines’ ICT Sector Investments Reach All-Time High

The Philippines’ ICT Sector Investments Reach All-Time High By Teresa Umali October 8, 2019 The Information and Communications Technology (ICT) sector became the top investment contributor in the Philippines with an outstanding increase from PHP 340 million (US$ 6.6 million) last year to PHP 308.8 billion (US$ 6 billion). According to a recent press release, [...]

2019-10-09T10:15:05-04:00October 9th, 2019|Categories: State of the Industry|Tags: , , , , |

Ireland: The Regional Communication Infrastructure Approach Needs to be an International One

Ireland: The Regional Communication Infrastructure Approach Needs to be an International One Derek Cassidy By Derek Cassidy July 22, 2019 There was a time when Ireland was at the centre or hub of international communications. Its international connectivity managed by international and state companies alike, the multiple submarine cable stations along its coast [...]

2019-07-23T10:22:01-04:00July 23rd, 2019|Categories: Magazine, State of the Industry|Tags: , , , |

CAT Tasked With Expanding Thailand Internet Infrastructure

CAT Tasked With Expanding Thailand Internet Infrastructure Data server By Jirapan Boonnoon, The Nation June 24, 2019 The Digital Economy and Society (DE) Ministry has disbursed Bt5 billion for the upgrade and development of Thailand’s internet infrastructure towards helping the country achieve its goal of becoming the digital hub of Asean. Atcharin Phatthanaphanchai, [...]

Airtel to Float Independent Fibre Infrastructure Company

Airtel to Float Independent Fibre Infrastructure Company By Aroon Deep, Medianama August 20, 2018 Airtel is replicating its strategy for tower infrastructure with fibre by creating a separate B2B company to develop optical fibre cable infrastructure and lease it out to other telcos, the Economic Times reports. The new entity will fill Telesonic Networks Ltd, [...]

2018-08-21T11:14:06-04:00August 21st, 2018|Categories: State of the Industry|Tags: , , , |

Building Global and Delivering Local

Building Global and Delivering Local By Chris Bayly July 24, 2018 How the Convergence of Subsea Cable and Terrestrial Infrastructure Serves the Demands of Both International and Regional Connectivity Cisco predicts that by 2020, 68 percent of all cloud workloads will be in public cloud data centres, 32 percent of the cloud workloads will be [...]

2018-07-26T00:05:41-04:00July 26th, 2018|Categories: Magazine, State of the Industry|Tags: , , , |

Facebook, Philippines Partner For Faster Internet

By Mark Milan Macanas, TechPinas November 15, 2017 According to PCOO, the Department of Information and Communications Technology (DICT) and the Bases Conversion and Development Authority (BCDA) has just launched a landmark project called Luzon Bypass Infrastructure, with Facebook slated as the first party to utilize the infrastructure. The project entails build an ultra high speed information highway that will greatly improve [...]

2017-11-15T13:19:08-05:00November 15th, 2017|Categories: Future Systems|Tags: , , |