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NEC Corporation Appoints New CEO of Indian Business

NEC Charts Global Growth by Appointing New CEO of Indian Business NEC Press Release April 1, 2020 New Delhi - NEC Corporation and NEC Technologies India today announced the appointment of Mr. Aalok Kumar as the new President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of NEC Technologies India, effective from today. This change reflects NEC Corporation's [...]

2020-04-01T10:35:46-04:00April 1st, 2020|Categories: State of the Industry|Tags: , , , , |

SAT-3, WACS Suffer New Cable Fault

South Africa’s Slow Internet Could Be Back to Capacity by 4 April - After Two Undersea Cable Faults By Business Insider South Africa March 30, 2020 South Africa’s slow internet could be back up and running to full capacity by 4 April. The Ile D'Aix is making steady progress along the English Channel toward the site [...]

2020-03-30T10:21:27-04:00March 30th, 2020|Categories: Cable Faults & Maintenance|Tags: , , , , , |

Bangladesh Internet Traffic Surges As People Stay Home

Internet Traffic Surges As People Stay Home By Muhammad Zahidul Islam, The Daily Star March 25, 2020 As the spreading coronavirus has largely paralysed public movement and social life, internet usage has shot up 15 per cent in Bangladesh as people are increasingly relying on digital life for communication, work and entertainment to escape the [...]

2020-03-26T11:04:46-04:00March 26th, 2020|Categories: State of the Industry|Tags: , , , , , |

Digicel Fiji Appoints New CEO, Farid Mohammed

Farid Mohammed Appointed As New CEO for Digicel Fiji By Vijay Narayan, Fiji Village March 24, 2020 Digicel Fiji has appointed Farid Mohammed as their new Chief Executive Officer, who is the first local to be appointed to the top job since the company started operations in Fiji in 2008. Digicel says originally from Lautoka, [...]

2020-03-25T10:12:12-04:00March 25th, 2020|Categories: State of the Industry|Tags: , , , , |

Singapore, Australia to Collaborate on Digital Economy

Singapore, Australia to Collaborate on Digital Economy Initiatives By Eileen Yu, ZDNet March 23, 2020 Singapore and Australia have wrapped up negotiations on a digital economy pact that will see both nations collaborate on multiple fronts, including artificial intelligence (AI), cross-border data flow, and e-payments. The trade agreement aims to provide a framework to facilitate [...]

2020-03-23T09:24:41-04:00March 23rd, 2020|Categories: State of the Industry|Tags: , , , , |

Submarine Cable Positioning: From Astronavigation to GPS

Back Reflection – Submarine Cable Positioning: From Astronavigation to GPS By José Chesnoy March 16, 2020 Introduction The precise cable position on the sea bottom is fundamental for route optimization (optimum length and bypass of obstacles), cable protection, and for an easier future recovery for repair. GPS (Global Positioning System) is now present in our [...]

2020-03-24T17:10:47-04:00March 17th, 2020|Categories: Magazine|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Where in the World Are Those Pesky Cable Ships?

Where in the World Are Those Pesky Cable Ships? By Rebecca Spence March 16, 2020 Welcome to the first edition and triumphant return of Where in the World are Those Pesky Cable Ships! Once only a static table, the goal of this piece is to provide readers with a quick overview of the status of [...]

2020-03-24T17:10:15-04:00March 17th, 2020|Categories: Magazine, State of the Industry|Tags: , , , , |