Submarine Cable Almanac – Issue 32 Out Now!

Submarine Cable Almanac – Issue 32 Out Now! SubTel Forum Press Release November 11, 2019 SubTel Forum is pleased to announce that the thirty-second edition of the Submarine Cable Almanac is now available. Since the last issue, we have added five new systems and updated an additional thirty-three. You may also notice more of our [...]

2019-11-11T21:20:55-05:00November 11th, 2019|Categories: Featured, SubTel Forum|Tags: , , , , |

Cable Landing Station Underway for Cook Islands

Cooks Submarine Cable Landing Station Underway By Radio New Zealand November 6, 2019 There was a ground breaking ceremony on Wednesday in the Cook Islands for a landing station for the Manatua One Polynesian Submarine cable. The 3700 kilometre long cable will provide internet connectivity for both Rarotonga and Aitutaki. The landing station will house [...]

Vote on Tierra Del Mar Cable Ends in Tie

Vote on Tierra Del Mar Cable Ends in Tie, Reconvene for Nov. 14 By Hilary Dorsey, Tillamook Headlight Herald November 6, 2019 The Tillamook County Planning Commission held a hearing on Oct. 24 to deliberate the request by property owner Edge Cable Holdings for conditional use approval and similar use determination to approve the installation [...]

2019-11-06T10:59:01-05:00November 6th, 2019|Categories: Future Systems|Tags: , , , , |

OPIC to Support World’s Longest Subsea Telecommunications Cable

OPIC to Support World’s Longest Subsea Telecommunications Cable Overseas Private Investment Corporation Press Release November 5, 2019 Infrastructure will improve digital connectivity and embrace high-quality standards across Southeast Asia and the Pacific BANGKOK — The Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC), the U.S. Government’s development finance institution, announced that it plans to work with Trans Pacific [...]

WFN Strategies to Speak at InfraGard National Disaster Resilience Council

WFN Strategies to Speak at InfraGard National Disaster Resilience Council on Critical Infrastructure Resilience WFN Strategies Press Release November 5, 2019 WASHINGTON, DC — WFN Strategies will be speaking about submarine cable resilience at the InfraGard National Disaster Resilience Council workshop and summit on critical infrastructure on 20-21 November 2019 in Washington, DC. WFN Strategies’ [...]

This Week in Submarine Telecoms Oct 28-Nov 1

News From Around The World Of Submarine Telecoms For The Week Of October 28-November 1 SubTel Forum Web Maps Share Detailed Submarine Cable Data Esri highlights the SubTel Cable Map discussing the challenges faced with creating an online submarine cable map and ArcGIS solutions. Cable Faults & Maintenance Submarine Cable Fault Disrupts Pakistan [...]

2020 ICPC Plenary – Call for Papers

2020 ICPC Plenary - Call for Papers ICPC Press Release October 31, 2019 The International Cable Protection Committee (ICPC) is a non-commercial, non-profit international community of interest comprising 170 Member organisations from 65 countries who are active in the critical activities of regulating, operating, building, securing and maintaining submarine cable infrastructure. ICPC Members take care [...]

2019-10-31T13:48:21-05:00October 31st, 2019|Categories: Conferences & Associations|Tags: , , , , |

NTT Creates Undersea Cable Unit in Singapore

NTT Creates Undersea Cable Unit in Singapore to Meet Data Traffic Demand By NNA Business News October 31, 2019 SINGAPORE, NNA – Japanese telecommunications giant NTT has launched a submarine cable unit in Singapore to capitalise on the growing demand for connectivity in Southeast Asia. NTT Ltd., the London-based firm in charge of the group’s [...]

2019-10-31T12:25:23-05:00October 31st, 2019|Categories: State of the Industry|Tags: , , , , , |

HC2 Marine Services to Sell Huawei Marine JV

HC2's Marine Services Segment Announces Sale of Huawei Marine Networks Joint Venture HC2 Press Release October 30, 2019 - Sale pegs HMN equity value at $285 million - Global Marine Group’s 49% interest valued at $140 million - HC2 continues to advance strategic alternatives for Global Marine subsidiary NEW YORK, Oct. 30, 2019 -- HC2 [...]

2019-10-30T09:47:29-05:00October 30th, 2019|Categories: State of the Industry|Tags: , , , , |

Web Maps Share Detailed Submarine Cable Data

Web Maps Share Detailed Submarine Cable Data By Esri October 29, 2019 SubTel Forum is a media company located in the United States that serves hundreds of thousands of readers in over 100 countries. SubTel Forum publishes an independent commercial e-magazine, SubTel Forum, and complimentary digital and print publications that discuss the submarine telecommunications cable [...]