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Chorus Deploys New Submarine Cable to Waiheke Island

Chorus Deploys New Submarine Fibre Optic Cable to Waiheke Island By Shannon Williams, IT Brief June 19, 2020 Work has commenced to lay a second submarine fibre optic cable to Waiheke Island, Chorus has announced. Once complete the new cable will cross from Maraetai Beach to Woodside Bay on the island. With 144 individual fibre [...]

2020-06-19T10:27:56-04:00June 19th, 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: , , , , , , |

Hawaiki Signs Deal With Australia’s Anycast

Hawaiki Signs Deal With Australia's Anycast By Sam Varghese November 13, 2019 New Zealand submarine cable system operator Hawaiki Submarine Cable has signed a deal with Australian wholesale network provider Anycast Networks whereby the latter will use its year-old cable system as a primary source of capacity between Australia and the US. Anycast sells virtualised [...]

2019-11-13T10:27:56-05:00November 13th, 2019|Categories: Current Systems|Tags: , , , , , |

Paperwork for Southern Cross Next Cable Build Signed Off

Paperwork for Southern Cross Next Cable Build Signed Off By Chris Duckett, ZDNet October 1, 2019 Southern Cross has gained the regulatory approvals needed to move into the construction phase for its Next cable between Australia and the United States. The 13,483 kilometre cable is set to cost $300 million and is designed to carry [...]

ASN Begins Construction of Southern Cross NEXT Cable

ASN Begins Construction of $350m Southern Cross NEXT Cable By Natalie Bannerman, Capacity September 16, 2019 Alcatel Submarine Networks (ASN) has announced the construction of the $350 million Southern Cross NEXT cable. Once complete, the 13,700km cable will have landing points in Australia, Samoa. Kiribati, the US, Tokelau, Fiji and New Zealand. A consortium of [...]

NZ Landing ‘Obvious Choice’ for Chile-China Cable

NZ Landing Station an 'Obvious Choice' for Chile-to-China Internet Cable By Tom Pullar-Strecker, Stuff.co.nz September 5, 2019 Chile could put the New Zealand government on the spot by asking it to allow a proposed US$500 million (NZ$794m) internet cable linking Chile and China to come ashore in Auckland, industry sources believe. A spokesman for Communications Minister Kris Faafoi said [...]

2019-09-05T13:43:42-04:00September 5th, 2019|Categories: Future Systems|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Vessel Departs after Successful Survey for Cooks Islands

Vessel Departs after Successful Survey for New Internet Connectivity for Cooks Islands Avaroa Cable Limited Press Release May 26, 2019 Rarotonga, Cook Islands - Survey work has been successfully completed in Cook Islands waters for the 3500km route of the Manatua - One Polynesia fibre optic cable.  As well as Rarotonga and Aitutaki in the [...]

Trustpower Selects Hawaiki Cable as Connectivity Partner

Trustpower Selects Hawaiki as Key Connectivity Partner Hawaiki Press Release May 15, 2019 AUCKLAND, New Zealand - May 15 2019 - Trustpower, one of New Zealand’s leading ISPs and power utilities, and Hawaiki Submarine Cable LP today announced the signing of an agreement to provide Trustpower with significant capacity on the Hawaiki submarine cable system. [...]

Hawaiki Cable RFS And Commercial Launch

Hawaiki Transpacific Cable Ready-For-Service To Reshape Communications In The Pacific Hawaiki Cable Press Release July 20, 2018 Auckland, New Zealand - Independent telecommunications challenger, Hawaiki Submarine Cable LP today commenced commercial operations for its 15,000 km fibre optic deep-sea cable linking Australia, New Zealand, the Pacific and United States. The $US300 million Hawaiki Submarine Cable [...]

Southern Cross Cable Landing Station Prep Complete

Southern Cross Cable Landing Station Prep Complete By Corinne Reichert July 9, 2018 Southern Cross Cables has provided an update on its NEXT subsea cable system, with submarine cable construction company SubPartners having completed the landing arrangements in Sydney. SubPartners concluded work on horizontal directionally drilled bore and arrangements for beach man hole access in [...]