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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: , , , , , , |

ICPC International Call to Action for COVID-19

ICPC Calls on Governments and Industry to Facilitate and Expedite Submarine Cable Installation and Repair During the COVID-19 Pandemic in Order to Protect Internet Connectivity and Critical Communications International Cable Protection Committee Press Release April 3, 2020 The International Cable Protection Committee (ICPC) calls on governments and industry to facilitate and expedite the deployment, operation, [...]

New Undersea Cable Disruption Impacts Vietnam Internet

Internet Crawls in Vietnam As Undersea Cable Disrupted Again By Nguyen Quy, VNExpress April 3, 2020 Vietnamese Internet users have to suffer sluggish internet connections as the disaster-prone AAG undersea cable suffered a disruption Thursday. Local internet service providers said the Asia America Gateway (AAG) encountered a technical problem on the S1 branch connecting Vietnam [...]

2020-04-03T11:24:38-04:00April 3rd, 2020|Categories: Cable Faults & Maintenance|Tags: , , , , , |

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: , , , , , , |