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CFIUS Approves TPG, Vodafone Merger

TPG Receives Tick From US for Vodafone Australia Merger By Chris Duckett, ZDNet March 26, 2020 A month after the Federal Court of Australia approved the merger of TPG and Vodafone Hutchison, the transaction has received the tick of approval from US regulators. US approval was needed as one of TPG's subsea cables passes through [...]

2020-03-26T11:21:47-04:00March 26th, 2020|Categories: General|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Bangladesh Internet Traffic Surges As People Stay Home

Internet Traffic Surges As People Stay Home By Muhammad Zahidul Islam, The Daily Star March 25, 2020 As the spreading coronavirus has largely paralysed public movement and social life, internet usage has shot up 15 per cent in Bangladesh as people are increasingly relying on digital life for communication, work and entertainment to escape the [...]

2020-03-26T11:04:46-04:00March 26th, 2020|Categories: State of the Industry|Tags: , , , , , |

Infinera Breaks Industry Record with 800G

Infinera Breaks Industry Record with 800G Transmission over 950 Kilometers in a Live Network Trial Infinera Press Release March 17, 2020 Sunnyvale, Calif. – March 17, 2020, 8:00 a.m. ET – Infinera (NASDAQ: INFN) announced today the successful completion of a live network trial of 800 gigabits per second (800G) single-wavelength transmission at 96 Gbaud [...]

2020-03-19T18:43:30-04:00March 17th, 2020|Categories: Technology & Upgrades|Tags: , , , , , , |

7 Questions With the Hon. Walter Roban

7 Questions With the Hon. Walter Roban By SubTel Forum March 16, 2020 The Hon. Walter H. Roban JP MP is the Deputy Premier of Bermuda and the Minister of Home Affairs since November 2018. He was previously the Minister of Transport and Regulatory Affairs from July 2017. Minister Roban is part of a leadership [...]

New SAT-3 Cable Fault Affects Angola, Gabon

Angola, Gabon Internet Services Disrupted After New Problems on Sat-3 Submarine Cable By Telecompaper March 16, 2020 Three weeks after the return of all internet services in Angola, Angola Telecom and the SAT-3/-WASC submarine cable consortium announced a new breakdown in the submarine cable between Libreville (Gabon) and Cacuaco (Angola). The anomaly caused the interruption [...]

2020-03-19T18:14:05-04:00March 16th, 2020|Categories: Cable Faults & Maintenance|Tags: , , , , , , |

DARE1 Subsea Cable Deployment Officially Completed

Deployment of Subsea Cable DARE1 Officially Completed By Ecofin Agency March 11, 2020 (Ecofin Agency) - Kenya is now officially connected to Djibouti via an optical fiber with the subsea cable Djibouti Africa Regional Express 1 (Dare1) landing on the Kenyan coast of Mombasa as expected. In May last year, the Kenyan government expressed its [...]

2020-03-12T10:32:35-04:00March 12th, 2020|Categories: Future Systems|Tags: , , , , , , |

Hawaiki to Provide REANNZ With Additional Capacity

Hawaiki to Provide REANNZ With Additional Cable Capacity By Telecompaper February 20, 2020 Hawaiki Submarine Cable and Research and Education Advanced Network New Zealand (REANNZ) have signed an agreement to provide the country’s peak research network with increased international cable capacity and resiliency. Under the terms of the deal, Hawaiki will provide REANNZ with connectivity, [...]

2020-02-20T09:19:20-05:00February 20th, 2020|Categories: Current Systems|Tags: , , , , , , |

WACS Repairs Finish Ahead of Schedule

Good News for South Africans With Slow Internet By Jan Vermeulen, MyBroadband February 7, 2020 The repair to a break in the West Africa Cable System (WACS) submarine fibre cable has been completed two days ahead of schedule. The update comes from the South African National Research Network (SANReN), and the Tertiary Education and Research [...]

2020-03-19T20:13:33-04:00February 7th, 2020|Categories: Cable Faults & Maintenance|Tags: , , , , , , |

Nunavik May See Improved Video Streaming in 2020

Nunavik May See Improved Online Video Streaming in 2020 By Elaine Anselmi, Nunatsiaq News January 6, 2020 Nunavik residents could see improved internet access in 2020, as Tamaani Internet tries out new technology. Tamaani, a subsidiary of the Kativik Regional Government that provides internet services across Nunavik, is experimenting with caching devices to ease online [...]

2020-01-06T14:11:13-05:00January 6th, 2020|Categories: Future Systems|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Pakistan Internet Restored After Submarine Cable Fault

Internet Services Completely Restored in Pakistan After Submarine Cable Fault: PTA By Geo.tv October 30, 2019 ISLAMABAD: Internet services in Pakistan were restored after a fault was reported in an international submarine cable, Pakistan Telecommunication Authority said on Wednesday. In a statement, the authority said that internet services have been completely restored in the country. [...]

2019-10-30T11:47:05-04:00October 30th, 2019|Categories: Cable Faults & Maintenance|Tags: , , , , , , |