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PTC’21: New Realities Is All Online

PTC’21: New Realities Is All Online By Pacific Telecommunications Council October 27, 2020 PTC’21: New Realities from 17 to 20 January 2021 will now be held only online. A first-of-its-kind experience, PTC’s Annual Conference will embrace the opportunity for attendees and participants to gather as a virtual community, network, learn, and have some fun. As the strategic [...]

Bridging the Gaps: Submarine Fibre Optic Cables Around the Pacific Region

Bridging the Gaps: Submarine Fibre Optic Cables Around the Pacific Region By John Hibbard and Paul McCann July 20, 2020 Some 12 months ago we provided readers with an outline of the excellent progress that is being made in building the mesh of submarine fibre optic cables around the Pacific Region (“Lighting up the Pacific” [...]

2020-07-21T11:59:03-04:00July 21st, 2020|Categories: Magazine|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: , , , , , |

U.S.-Japan Dueling China for Influence in Indo-Pacific

U.S.-Japan Dueling China for Influence in Indo-Pacific Region By The Asahi Shimbun June 1, 2020 On a weekday afternoon, the square in front of the Kenya National Archives in the capital of Nairobi is teeming with people waiting for buses, young couples out on dates and others getting off work. Looming a few meters overhead, mushroom-like [...]

HAWAIKI, ASH, ASTCA Form Pacific Broadband Alliance

HAWAIKI, ASH and ASTCA Join to Form New Broadband Alliance in the Pacific Hawaiki Press Release May 28, 2020 New alliance to future-proof Pacific connectivity and boost capacity for American Samoa Pacific business and communities secure valuable peace of mind Agreement lays foundations for further collaboration between Hawaiki and regional carriers AUCKLAND, New Zealand - [...]

Digicel Offers Pacific Business As Security in Restructuring

Mobile Carrier Digicel Offers Pacific Business As Security in Restructuring By Kirsty Needham, Reuters May 15, 2020 SYDNEY (Reuters) - Jamaica-based telecommunications company Digicel Group DCEL.N has offered its Pacific business as security to creditors in a debt restructuring, a U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission filing shows. The SEC filings showed Digicel Pacific as a [...]

2020-05-15T13:42:52-04:00May 15th, 2020|Categories: State of the Industry|Tags: , , , , , |

Google Approved to Use US-Taiwan Portion of PLCN

Google Set to Use US-Taiwan Undersea Cable By Chris Chang, Taiwan News April 9, 2020 TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC) approved Google's plan to use a U.S.-Taiwan undersea telecommunications cable on Wednesday (April 9), but banned the section between the U.S. and Hong Kong. U.S. authorities allowed Google to operate [...]

2020-04-09T10:58:00-04:00April 9th, 2020|Categories: Future Systems|Tags: , , , , , , , |

A Message to the PTC Community

A Message to the PTC Community Pacific Telecommunications Council Announcement March 23, 2020 To our PTC Community, Connections. This word embodies who we are and what we do at Pacific Telecommunications Council (PTC). This time more than ever, the entire world is coming together and connecting in a way that we never imagined. The global [...]

2020-03-26T10:57:02-04:00March 26th, 2020|Categories: Conferences & Associations|Tags: , , , , , |

Project Koete: To Go Beyond!

Project Koete: To Go Beyond! By Peter Bannister and Jerry Kawajiri January 19, 2020 Koete is a Japanese word that literally means “to go beyond”. Perth on the west coast of Australia is the country’s gateway to Asia Pacific and the geographical location of Project Koete. The project concept and design not only address the [...]

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: , , , , , |