Telstra and Spark Ink Deal for New Tasman Cable

Telstra and Spark Ink Deal for New Tasman Cable By Rob O'Neill, New Zealand Reseller News October 1, 2019 Spark and its fellow Southern Cross Cable shareholders have inked agreements and received regulatory approval for Telstra to become a 25 per cent shareholder. Telstra will also become an anchor customer of the new Southern Cross [...]

2019-10-01T10:38:00-04:00October 1st, 2019|Categories: Current Systems|Tags: , , , |

Paperwork for Southern Cross Next Cable Build Signed Off

Paperwork for Southern Cross Next Cable Build Signed Off By Chris Duckett, ZDNet October 1, 2019 Southern Cross has gained the regulatory approvals needed to move into the construction phase for its Next cable between Australia and the United States. The 13,483 kilometre cable is set to cost $300 million and is designed to carry [...]

Tonga Has Cable Connection to Outside World Restored

Tonga Has Cable Connection to Outside World Restored By Chris Duckett, ZDNet February 3, 2019 Tonga's two-week period without a working subsea cable to Fiji has ended. The cable had originally fallen over on January 20, and a second fault was subsequently found; however, RadioNZ reported on Saturday that the connection to the main island [...]

2019-02-04T15:15:10-05:00February 4th, 2019|Categories: Cable Faults & Maintenance|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Spark Completes Cook Strait Inter-Island Cable Link

By Peter Dinham, IT Wire July 27, 2017 New Zealand’s largest telco Spark has completed an upgrade to the Nelson-Levin inter-island cable link across the Cook Strait which it says provides improved resiliency. The Nelson-to-Levin link is one of New Zealand’s three marine cables carrying data traffic between the North and South Islands; two of [...]

2017-07-27T12:47:22-04:00July 27th, 2017|Categories: Technology & Upgrades|Tags: , , |