PLDT to Build Two New Submarine Cables

PLDT to Build Two New International Submarine Cables As Data Use Booms By Lorenz S. Marasigan, BusinessMirror September 9, 2019 DIGITAL services provider PLDT Inc. plans to build two new international submarine cables to further beef up its global cabling capacity, as it anticipates the boom in data usage in the Philippines to persist over [...]

2019-09-09T10:20:33-04:00September 9th, 2019|Categories: Future Systems|Tags: , , , , |

Facebook Meets With Tierra Del Mar Residents

Submarine Cable: Facebook Meets With Tierra Del Mar Residents By Hilary Dorsey, Tillamook Headlight Herald August 26, 2019 Tierra Del Mar residents met with public officials and Facebook representatives earlier this month to discuss a proposed landing for a submarine cable. At issue was an application for a conditional use permit to land submarine fiber [...]

Facebook, Jupiter Cable Public Hearing on Sep. 5

Public Hearing for Tierra Del Mar Facebook/ Cable Edge Project Set for Sep. 5 By Tillamook Headlight Herald August 16, 2019 There will be a public hearing by the Tillamook County Planning Commission to discuss issues facing Tierra Del Mar with the Facebook Industrial Drilling Project. The community is encouraged to attend and speak up [...]

2019-08-16T09:54:18-04:00August 16th, 2019|Categories: Future Systems|Tags: , , , , , , |

Facebook Oregon Coast Cable Angers Neighbors

Facebook’s New Oregon Coast Venture Angers Neighbors Left in the Dark: Steve Duin By Steve Duin, The Oregonian Jun 7, 2019 Tierra del Mar isn’t much of a destination, which has long been much of its charm. It’s a desolate beach on the Oregon coast, three unincorporated miles upwind from Pacific City. Tierra del Mar [...]

2019-06-10T10:56:22-04:00June 10th, 2019|Categories: Future Systems|Tags: , , , , , |

PLDT To Expand Capacity To 8.4 Tbps By End 2019

By PLDT Press Release November 16, 2017 By end-2017, the total capacity of PLDT international submarine cable links (including non-Philippines terminating) will reach 4.497 Terabits per second (Tbps). This is a nearly 140% increase in capacity from end-2015, when total capacity stood at 1.889 Tbps. Moreover, further expansion programs to meet expected rapid growth in [...]

2017-11-17T10:51:41-04:00November 17th, 2017|Categories: Future Systems|Tags: , , , , , |

TE SubCom To Deploy Submarine Cable Between Japan And The US

By Max Smolaks, DatacenterDynamics October 30, 2017 Submarine communications specialist TE SubCom is set to deploy a 14,000km cable system to link Japan, the US and the Philippines. The JUPITER project will rely on 400Gbps WDM transmission technology, delivering initial design capacity of 60Tbps. The project is funded by a consortium which includes NTT Com, [...]

2017-10-30T11:21:34-04:00October 30th, 2017|Categories: Future Systems|Tags: , , , , , , , |

NTT Com To Construct JUPITER Cable Connecting Japan, U.S. and Philippines

By NTT Com Press Release October 30, 2017 TOKYO, JAPAN — NTT Communications Corporation (NTT Com), the ICT solutions and international communications business within the NTT Group (TYO: 9432), announced today that as part of a consortium comprising SoftBank, Facebook, Amazon, PLDT and PCCW Global, it signed an agreement on 27 October to participate in [...]

2017-10-30T11:12:42-04:00October 30th, 2017|Categories: Future Systems|Tags: , , , , , , |