Japan to Counter China Submarine Cable Presence

Japan's Government to Counter China's Submarine Cable Presence By the San Francisco Chronicle January 8, 2020 To counter a rapidly emerging Chinese presence in the submarine cable market, Japan intends to provide aid to companies exporting optical fiber submarine cables, The Yomiuri Shimbun has learned. While Japanese, U.S. and European firms have almost dominated the [...]

2020-01-08T13:57:18-05:00January 8th, 2020|Categories: State of the Industry|Tags: , , , , , |

NTT MIST Cable to Connect Singapore & Myanmar, India

NTT’s MIST Subsea Cable to Connect Singapore with Myanmar and India By Harry Baldock, Total Telecom December 17, 2019 The $400 million construction project will deliver 240 Tbps and support 400 Gbps wavelengths Japanese communication giant NTT has announced its intentions to build an enormous subsea network spanning from Singapore to Chennai and Mumbai, as [...]

2019-12-17T10:28:15-05:00December 17th, 2019|Categories: Future Systems|Tags: , , , , , |

NTT Subsea Cable Venture to Handle Surging Net Traffic

NTT Undersea Cable Venture to Handle Surging Net Traffic By Akane Okutsu, Nikkei December 12, 2019 TOKYO -- Japan's largest telecom company, Nippon Telegraph & Telephone (NTT) will lay a new submarine cable connecting Myanmar and India amid surging demand for global internet links. The investment, worth around $400 million, will be undertaken with a [...]

2019-12-12T10:22:06-05:00December 12th, 2019|Categories: Future Systems|Tags: , , , , , , |

NTT Creates Undersea Cable Unit in Singapore

NTT Creates Undersea Cable Unit in Singapore to Meet Data Traffic Demand By NNA Business News October 31, 2019 SINGAPORE, NNA – Japanese telecommunications giant NTT has launched a submarine cable unit in Singapore to capitalise on the growing demand for connectivity in Southeast Asia. NTT Ltd., the London-based firm in charge of the group’s [...]

2019-10-31T12:25:23-04:00October 31st, 2019|Categories: State of the Industry|Tags: , , , , , |

PLDT Invests P7 Billion for JUPITER Trans-Pacific Cable

PLDT Invests P7 Billion for New Trans-Pacific Cable to US, Japan By Ted Cordero, GMA News October 23, 2019 Telecommunications giant PLDT Inc. is investing $136.7 million or P7 billion in a trans-Pacific cable system linking to the US and Japan. In a statement on Wednesday, PLDT said the telco has finalized the technical and [...]

2019-10-23T10:29:55-04:00October 23rd, 2019|Categories: Future Systems|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

NTT Communications to Extend Subsea Networks to India

NTT Communications Reveals Undersea Cable Networks to India in Its Pipeline By Abigail Opiah August 9, 2019 Japan-based NTT Communications is reportedly making plans to extend its undersea cable network to India in a bid to offer broadband services. Sharad Sanghi, MD and CEO of Netmagic, a subsidiary of NTT Communications told BusinessLine that the [...]

KT Unit Wins SubCom Submarine Cable Project

KT Unit Wins SubCom's Submarine Cable Project By Kim Eun-jung March 11, 2019 SEOUL, March 11 (Yonhap) -- The submarine cable construction subsidiary of South Korean telecom company KT Corp. said Monday it has clinched a contract worth 9 billion won (US$7.9 million) to build part of a cross-border undersea cable system for a TE [...]

2019-03-11T16:01:52-04:00March 11th, 2019|Categories: Future Systems|Tags: , , , , , , , |