AAG Damaged Between Hong Kong And Philippines

Damaged AAG Submarine Cable Cable To Result To Slower Internet Speeds By Patrick Cañete, NoypiGeeks May 2, 2018 Back in September of last year, undersea internet cables were damaged due to numerous typhoons. And this time, it happened again. For those who are unfamiliar, undersea cables are what connects different countries via the internet. A [...]

2018-05-02T10:28:51-04:00May 2nd, 2018|Categories: Cable Faults & Maintenance|Tags: , , , , |

PLDT To Expand Capacity To 8.4 Tbps By End 2019

By PLDT Press Release November 16, 2017 By end-2017, the total capacity of PLDT international submarine cable links (including non-Philippines terminating) will reach 4.497 Terabits per second (Tbps). This is a nearly 140% increase in capacity from end-2015, when total capacity stood at 1.889 Tbps. Moreover, further expansion programs to meet expected rapid growth in [...]

2017-11-17T10:51:41-04:00November 17th, 2017|Categories: Future Systems|Tags: , , , , , |

PLDTs Cable Landing Stations Awarded International Certification

By PLDT Press Release November 6, 2017 Leading telco and digital services provider PLDT has obtained ISO 22301:2012 certification for its world-class cable landing stations that provide international connectivity for data, voice and leased line services via fiber optic cables to its global network partners. ISO 22301:2012 is the highest and most comprehensive international standard [...]

2017-11-06T10:34:02-04:00November 6th, 2017|Categories: State of the Industry|Tags: |

TE SubCom To Deploy Submarine Cable Between Japan And The US

By Max Smolaks, DatacenterDynamics October 30, 2017 Submarine communications specialist TE SubCom is set to deploy a 14,000km cable system to link Japan, the US and the Philippines. The JUPITER project will rely on 400Gbps WDM transmission technology, delivering initial design capacity of 60Tbps. The project is funded by a consortium which includes NTT Com, [...]

2017-10-30T11:21:34-04:00October 30th, 2017|Categories: Future Systems|Tags: , , , , , , , |

NTT Com To Construct JUPITER Cable Connecting Japan, U.S. and Philippines

By NTT Com Press Release October 30, 2017 TOKYO, JAPAN — NTT Communications Corporation (NTT Com), the ICT solutions and international communications business within the NTT Group (TYO: 9432), announced today that as part of a consortium comprising SoftBank, Facebook, Amazon, PLDT and PCCW Global, it signed an agreement on 27 October to participate in [...]

2017-10-30T11:12:42-04:00October 30th, 2017|Categories: Future Systems|Tags: , , , , , , |

PLDT to launch AAE-1 cable system by end-2017

By Telecompaper October 12, 2017 PLDT plans to open another international submarine cable link for the Philippines to three continents with the launch of the new Asia-Africa-Europe 1 Submarine Cable System (AAE-1) before the end of 2017. PLDT reports it is investing an initial PHP 500 million in the 25,000-kilometer international cable system through a [...]

2017-10-12T10:46:44-04:00October 12th, 2017|Categories: Current Systems|Tags: , |