Lighting Up the Pacific

Lighting Up the Pacific John Hibbard (top) and Paul McCann (bottom) By John Hibbard and Paul McCann July 22, 2019 Even the Smaller Countries Will Have a Submarine Cable 1. Introduction There are 22 small island countries and territories in the Pacific Region (the so-called PICs), a region which covers an area of [...]

2019-07-23T10:12:02-04:00July 23rd, 2019|Categories: Future Systems, Magazine|Tags: , , , , , , |

Superloop Links Region as Ultrafast, Reliable Fibre-optic Network

Superloop Links Region as Ultrafast, Reliable Fibre-optic Network By South China Morning Post May 28, 2019 Telecommunications in Asia-Pacific will never be the same again as an out-of-the-box idea from an Australian telecoms company sets to forever change how businesses in the region communicate information. While local players focus on building up their infrastructure within [...]

2019-05-28T15:39:39-04:00May 28th, 2019|Categories: Current Systems|Tags: , , , , |

Hawaiki Selects Ciena to Upgrade Cable Capacity

Hawaiki Selects Ciena to Boost Connectivity Across the Pacific Ciena Press Release September 24, 2018 AUCKLAND, New Zealand, HANOVER, Md., USA and SUNTEC CITY, Singapore — With nearly 99 percent of transoceanic data traffic traversing undersea cables, it is imperative for network operators to ensure their submarine cable investments remain capable of meeting their customers’ bandwidth needs. [...]

2018-09-24T11:04:09-04:00September 24th, 2018|Categories: Technology & Upgrades|Tags: , , , , , , |

International Connectivity in the Pacific

International Connectivity in the Pacific By George Samisoni July 24, 2018 Fiji and Regional Subsea Cable System Initiatives Digital connectivity through ICT integrates the Pacific Island countries with the rest of the world. One of the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) of the United Nations is the building of reliable, sustainable and resilient infrastructure to [...]

2018-07-26T00:05:15-04:00July 26th, 2018|Categories: Magazine, State of the Industry|Tags: , , , |

TE SubCom Signs South Pacific Maintenance Agreement

TE SubCom Signs South Pacific Marine Maintenance Agreement To Maintain 51,000 km Of Telecom, Power Cables By Lightwave June 4, 2018 TE SubCom, a TE Connectivity Ltd. company, said that it has signed the South Pacific Marine Maintenance Agreement (SPMMA) with 14 cable operators in the South Pacific region to maintain over 51,000 km of [...]

2018-06-05T11:25:13-04:00June 5th, 2018|Categories: Cable Faults & Maintenance|Tags: , , , , , |