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US State Dept Announces Clean Network Program

Announcing the Expansion of the Clean Network to Safeguard America’s Assets United States Department of State Press Release August 5, 2020 The Clean Network program is the Trump Administration’s comprehensive approach to guarding our citizens’ privacy and our companies’ most sensitive information from aggressive intrusions by malign actors, such as the Chinese Communist Party (CCP). [...]

ICPC International Call to Action for COVID-19

ICPC Calls on Governments and Industry to Facilitate and Expedite Submarine Cable Installation and Repair During the COVID-19 Pandemic in Order to Protect Internet Connectivity and Critical Communications International Cable Protection Committee Press Release April 3, 2020 The International Cable Protection Committee (ICPC) calls on governments and industry to facilitate and expedite the deployment, operation, [...]

CFIUS Approves TPG, Vodafone Merger

TPG Receives Tick From US for Vodafone Australia Merger By Chris Duckett, ZDNet March 26, 2020 A month after the Federal Court of Australia approved the merger of TPG and Vodafone Hutchison, the transaction has received the tick of approval from US regulators. US approval was needed as one of TPG's subsea cables passes through [...]

2020-03-26T11:21:47-04:00March 26th, 2020|Categories: General|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Tripping Hazards for Permitting of Subsea Cables in British Columbia, Canada

Tripping Hazards for Permitting of Subsea Cables in British Columbia, Canada By James Ian Anthony Neville March 16, 2020 As everyone with experience obtaining regulatory approvals for submarine cables knows, the devil can be in the details. Each potential alignment and landing location may lie within multiple regulatory jurisdictions as represented by entities of various [...]

7 Questions With the Hon. Walter Roban

7 Questions With the Hon. Walter Roban By SubTel Forum March 16, 2020 The Hon. Walter H. Roban JP MP is the Deputy Premier of Bermuda and the Minister of Home Affairs since November 2018. He was previously the Minister of Transport and Regulatory Affairs from July 2017. Minister Roban is part of a leadership [...]

CFIUS Proposed Rules Target Critical Technology, Sensitive Personal Data and Real Estate

CFIUS Proposed Rules Target Critical Technology, Sensitive Personal Data and Real Estate By John R Ingrassia, Owen Masters, Matthew McBride, The National Law Review October 4, 2019 On September 17, 2019, the Department of the Treasury issued long-awaited proposed rules implementing many of the provisions of the Foreign Investment Risk Review Modernization Act of 2018 [...]

2019-10-07T11:18:07-04:00October 7th, 2019|Categories: State of the Industry|Tags: , , , , |

FCC Statement Hints At Possible Team Telecom Reform

FCC Commissioner O’Rielly Statement Hints at Possible Long-Awaited Movement on Team Telecom Review Process Reform By Chip Yorkgitis, Steve Augustino and Denise Smith, CommLaw Monitor April 19, 2018 In 2016, the Federal Communications Commission (“FCC” or “Commission”) initiated a rulemaking proceeding proposing changes to the process of reviewing certain Section 214 and submarine cable landing [...]