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HGC Launches a New PoP in Bangkok

HGC Launches a New Point-of-Presence (PoP) in Bangkok to Further Extend ASEAN Network Penetration HGC Press Release June 15, 2020 Hong Kong – HGC Global Communications Limited (HGC), a fully-fledged fixed-line operator and ICT service provider with extensive local and international network coverage, services and infrastructure, today announced that it has launched its third point-of-presence (PoP) [...]

2020-06-15T12:27:40-04:00June 15th, 2020|Categories: Data Centers|Tags: , , , , , |

Cable Faults Impact Internet in Vietnam, Cambodia & Laos

Undersea Cable Faults Cause Internet Chaos in Vietnam, Cambodia & Lao PDR By Stella-maris Ewudolu June 2, 2020 Vietnam’s high level of digital penetration has been a saving grace during the COVID-19 lockdown, enabling home-based work, e-learning, and e-Commerce to thrive. It has been a somewhat different situation for those using international online services though, [...]

2020-06-03T10:12:42-04:00June 3rd, 2020|Categories: Cable Faults & Maintenance|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Vietnam Internet Speed Sluggish Till Early June

Vietnam Internet Speed Sluggish Till Early June By Nguyen Quy May 21, 2020 Vietnamese internet users will continue to experience slow speeds until repairs to the disaster-prone AAG undersea cable are completed on June 2. The operator of the Asia America Gateway (AAG) has notified local service providers that repairs on the disaster-prone cable will [...]

2020-05-21T14:01:26-04:00May 21st, 2020|Categories: Cable Faults & Maintenance|Tags: , , , , |

Building Africa’s Hyperscale Infrastructure

Building Africa’s Hyperscale Infrastructure By Chris Wood May 18, 2020 Africa is the world’s second largest and second most populous continent, and is in many regards the one most primed for ICT growth: according to the latest (March 2020) internet usage figures from Internet World Stats[1], only 39.3% of Africa’s estimated 1.34 billion population currently [...]

2020-05-19T06:15:46-04:00May 19th, 2020|Categories: Magazine|Tags: , , , , , , |

Subsea Cable Demand Post COVID-19

Subsea Cable Demand Post COVID-19 By John Tibbles May 18, 2020 Introduction Forecasting demand for subsea cable capacity is never easy, so there won’t be any figures here just some thoughts. ‘Crises Create Change’ is hardly a new observation or comment but for most of us, in Europe at least, alive today we have not [...]

2020-05-19T05:53:00-04:00May 19th, 2020|Categories: Magazine|Tags: , , , , , |

SubTel Forum Magazine #112 – Global Capacity & COVID-19 Special Edition OUT NOW!

SubTel Forum Magazine #112 - Global Capacity &COVID-19 Special Edition OUT NOW! SubTel Forum Press Release May 18, 2020 The 2020 Global Capacity & COVID-19 Special Edition of SubTel Forum Magazine is out now! READ ISSUE NOW What's Inside: Articles from some 22 industry thought leaders and magnates discussing the health of the Global [...]

Submarine Cable Almanac – Issue 34 Out Now!

Submarine Cable Almanac – Issue 34 Out Now! SubTel Forum Press Release May 13, 2020 SubTel Forum is pleased to announce that the thirty-fourth edition of the Submarine Cable Almanac is now available. Since the last issue, we have updated thirty-nine systems. You may also notice more of our continuous updates to this publication. Our [...]

2020-05-13T14:02:36-04:00May 13th, 2020|Categories: SubTel Forum|Tags: , , , , , |

Maintenance of Asia-America submarine cable completed, connectivity fully restored

Maintenance of Asia-America submarine cable completed, connectivity fully restored By Farah Adilla, New Straights Times April 21, 2020 TM said data connectivity to sites and servers hosted in Hong Kong and the US are now fully restored. KUALA LUMPUR: Telekom Malaysia Bhd (TM) says the planned preventive maintenance works by the consortium of operators which [...]

Telekom Malaysia Restores International Capacity

TM Restores International Capacity Lost Due to Submarine Cable Fault By Malay Mail April 11, 2020 KUALA LUMPUR, April 11 — Telekom Malaysia Bhd (TM) has managed to restore the international capacity lost on the Asia Pacific Cable Network 2 (APCN2) submarine cable fault ahead of the targeted deadline of April 20. In a statement [...]

WACS Submarine Cable Outage Resolved

WACS Cable Outage Resolved By Admire Moyo, ITWeb April 6, 2020 Repairs at submarine cable the West Africa Cable System (WACS) are complete. This is according to the South African National Research & Education Network (SA NREN), a major user of the cable, which first reported the undersea cable’s outage on 27 March. In latest [...]

2020-04-07T05:18:04-04:00April 6th, 2020|Categories: Cable Faults & Maintenance|Tags: , , , , , , |