NEC To Build A Transatlantic Cable

NEC To Build A Transatlantic Cable NEC Press release October 8, 2021 Tokyo – NEC Corporation(NEC; TSE: 6701) today announced that it has been contracted by Facebook to build an ultra-high performance transatlantic subsea fiber-optic cable connecting the USA and Europe. Until recently, subsea cable was composed of 16 fiber pairs at most, but today, by [...]

2021-10-08T08:48:37-04:00October 8th, 2021|Categories: Future Systems|Tags: , , |

NEC Chosen To Build Asia Direct Cable

NEC Chosen To Build Asia Direct Cable The Asia Direct Cable Consortium has selected NEC to build new 9,400-km-long Trans-Asia submarine cable August 6, 2021 Introduction As ever more people have access to the internet and smartphones, digital traffic continues to increase, both within countries and across national borders. This has also been accelerated by [...]

2021-08-06T08:07:51-04:00August 6th, 2021|Categories: Future Systems|Tags: , , , |

NEC Expands Partnership With Microsoft

NEC Expands Partnership With Microsoft To Boost Business Resiliency and Growth NEC Press Release July 13, 2021 TOKYO and REDMOND, Wash. — Microsoft Corp. (Microsoft) and NEC Corporation (NEC; TSE: 6701) on Tuesday announced an expansion of their decades-long collaboration. Through a new multi-year strategic partnership, the companies will leverage Microsoft Azure, Microsoft 365, NEC’s network and IT [...]

2021-07-13T12:01:09-04:00July 13th, 2021|Categories: Technology & Upgrades|Tags: , , , , |

East Micronesia Cable Stalls After U.S. Security Concerns

East Micronesia Cable Stalls After U.S. Security Concerns By Jonathan Barrett and Yew Lun Tian June 18, 2021 SYDNEY/BEIJING, June 18 (Reuters) - A World Bank-led project declined to award a contract to lay sensitive undersea communications cables after Pacific island governments heeded U.S. warnings that participation of a Chinese company posed a security threat, [...]

2021-06-18T10:06:52-04:00June 18th, 2021|Categories: Future Systems|Tags: , , , , |

NEC Joins RE100 And Adjusts Emissions Targets

NEC Joins RE100 And Adjusts Emissions Targets NEC Press Release June 17, 2021 Tokyo, Japan - In 2017, NEC Corporation (NEC; TSE: 6701) announced its climate change policy guidelines for 2050 (*1), aiming to reduce CO2 emissions from its direct business operations to become carbon neutral by 2050. In order to accelerate climate change measures, NEC upgraded its [...]

2021-06-17T08:55:14-04:00June 17th, 2021|Categories: State of the Industry|Tags: , , , |

NEC Successfully Creates 24 Fiber Pair Cable

NEC Successfully Creates 24 Fiber Pair Cable - Fully qualified end-to-end solution for larger capacity and better connectivity - NEC Press Release March 19, 2021 Tokyo - NEC Corporation (NEC; TSE: 6701) and its subsidiary OCC Corporation announced today that they have completed full qualification of subsea repeaters and optical cable containing up to 24 fiber pairs (FPs) (48 [...]

2021-03-19T11:46:19-04:00March 19th, 2021|Categories: Technology & Upgrades|Tags: , , , |

NEC Delivers Submarine Cable Seismic And Tsunami Observation System

NEC Delivers Submarine Cable Seismic And Tsunami Observation System NEC Press Release January 26, 2021 NEC Corporation (NEC; TSE: 6701) today announced the delivery of a submarine cable seismic and tsunami observation system to Taiwan's Central Weather Bureau (CWB) under the Ministry of Transportation and Communications. This project is based on a contract between NEC [...]

NEC to Supply Palau Cable 2

NEC concludes contract to supply the Palau Cable 2 (PC2) optical submarine cable NEC Press Release Tokyo, January 14, 2021 NEC Corporation (NEC; TSE: 6701) announced today the signing of a contract with the National Submarine Cable Utility Belau Submarine Cable Corporation (BSCC) of the Palau Republic (Palau) for the Palau Cable 2 (PC2) optical submarine [...]

2021-01-14T10:13:22-05:00January 14th, 2021|Categories: Future Systems|Tags: , , , , , |

OLL and NEC Launch MIST Cable System Construction

OLL and NEC Launch MIST Cable System Construction NEC Press Release August 21, 2020 Tokyo & Singapore - Orient Link Pte. Ltd. (OLL) and NEC Corporation (NEC) announced that they have signed an agreement to build the MIST Cable System (MIST). MIST will directly connect Singapore, Malaysia, Myanmar, Thailand and India (Mumbai and Chennai) and deliver a design [...]

2020-08-21T10:19:16-04:00August 21st, 2020|Categories: Future Systems|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Asia Direct Cable Consortium to Build Submarine Cable

Asia Direct Cable Consortium to Build New Asia Pacific Submarine Cable NEC Press Release June 11, 2020 Tokyo – NEC Corporation (NEC; TSE: 6701) today announced that the Asia Direct Cable (ADC) Consortium is building a high-performance submarine cable connecting China (Hong Kong SAR and Guangdong Province), Japan, the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam. The [...]

2020-06-11T09:41:58-04:00June 11th, 2020|Categories: Future Systems|Tags: , , , , , |