US DoJ Opposes Google’s Undersea Cable from China

Justice Department Opposes Google's Undersea Cable From China By Chris Strohm and Todd Shields, Bloomberg August 28, 2019 The Justice Department is opposing a bid by Google, Facebook Inc. and a Chinese entity to complete an undersea internet cable between the U.S. and Hong Kong, raising national security concerns for the project that runs out [...]

2019-08-30T14:20:07-04:00August 30th, 2019|Categories: Future Systems|Tags: , , , , , , |

US, China Submarine Cable Row Worries DICT

US-China Submarine Cable Row Worries DICT By Miguel R. Camus, Inquirer August 30, 2019 The government’s plan to provide fast and inexpensive internet to millions of Filipinos is under threat after a report saying the United States may block a massive US-China submarine cable that will have branches in the Philippines emerged. The Department of [...]

Telstra Adds Transpacific Capacity to Cable Network

Telstra Adds Transpacific Capacity to Subsea Cable Network By Rohan Pearce, Computerworld January 15, 2019 Telstra today revealed that it had purchased additional capacity on the New Cross Pacific (NCP) Cable as well as undertaken a “further investment” in the FASTER cable system. FASTER lands in Japan, Taiwan and the US west coast. NCP connects [...]

2019-01-15T12:13:24-04:00January 15th, 2019|Categories: Current Systems|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

PLCN – Next Steps Across The Pacific

Next Steps Across  The Pacific By Winston Qiu May 21, 2018 A Subsea Cable Changing Internet And Cloud Infrastructure Across The Pacific Subsea cable systems are critical infrastructure for global internet and cloud platforms. According to TeleGeography there are now 366 subsea cables worldwide. Among those subsea cables, the Pacific Light Cable Network (PLCN) is [...]

2018-05-24T01:11:05-04:00May 24th, 2018|Categories: Future Systems, Magazine|Tags: , , |

Telstra Backs Two More Subsea Cables

Telstra Backs Two More Subsea Cables By Corinne Reichert, ZDNet January 21, 2018 Telstra has announced investing in two new Pacific submarine cable systems connecting Hong Kong with the West Coast of the United States, which the telco said would deliver lower latency than the currently used Asia-America Gateway (AAG). The new Hong Kong Americas [...]

2018-01-26T11:53:47-04:00January 22nd, 2018|Categories: Future Systems|Tags: , , , , , |