Huawei to Construct Cable Between Maldives, Sri Lanka

New International Submarine Cable Connects Maldives to Sri Lanka Huawei Marine Press Release February 17, 2020 Huawei Marine Networks (HMN) is pleased to announce the contract to construct a new submarine cable project, the Maldives Sri Lanka Cable system (MSC). The system will facilitate a direct connection between the Maldives and Sri Lanka increasing regional [...]

2020-02-18T10:48:03-05:00February 18th, 2020|Categories: Future Systems|Tags: , , , , , |

Bermuda Act Boosts Hopes for Subsea Cable Industry

Act Boosts Hopes for Subsea Cable Industry By Scott Neil, The Royal Gazette February 18, 2020 Bermuda has put itself into the frame to be the first landing hub for submarine communication cables in the Atlantic. New cable systems are being planned, and the Submarine Communication Cables Act 2020, which was approved by MPs on [...]

2020-02-18T10:04:09-05:00February 18th, 2020|Categories: State of the Industry|Tags: , , , , , |

Orange, Telxius to Support the Google Dunant Cable

Orange and Telxius Are Teaming up on Dunant Submarine Cable, a Google Project, to Provide Each Other With Terrestrial Backhaul Extensions in France and in the Us Telxius Press Release February 18, 2020 MADRID, Spain - Orange, one of world’s leading telecommunications operators, and major investor in over 40 submarine cables has teamed up with [...]

2020-02-18T09:45:38-05:00February 18th, 2020|Categories: Future Systems|Tags: , , , , |

Manatua Consortium Completes Cable Lay Operations

Manatua Consortium Confirms Cable Lay Operations Complete Manatua Consortium Press Release February 17, 2020 Groundbreaking 3600km cable successfully deployed across South Pacific on time Landings in Tahiti & Bora Bora, French Polynesia; Rarotonga & Aitutaki in Cook Islands; Niue and Samoa Successfully Completed Unique international collaboration to transform regional speed, resilience and affordability Cable on [...]

2020-02-17T09:42:53-05:00February 17th, 2020|Categories: Future Systems|Tags: , , , , , |

Google, Facebook to Activate PLCN Without Hong Kong

Google, Facebook to Activate Undersea Web Cable, Excluding China and Hong Kong By Joel Khalili, TechRadar February 7, 2020 Google and Facebook have filed to activate the Pacific Light Cable Network (PLCN) between the US, the Philippines and Taiwan. The submarine internet cable network, announced in 2016, was originally billed as the first to connect [...]

2020-02-07T10:32:51-05:00February 7th, 2020|Categories: Future Systems|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Repairs to Vietnam Submarine Cables Rescheduled

Repairs to Vietnam Submarine Cables Rescheduled By Vietnam+ February 5, 2020 Hanoi (VNA) – Repair work on some international undersea cables is unable to be completed as scheduled, and it will take more days for Vietnam’s internet connection with the world to be fully recovered. Branch S2 of Tata TGN-Intra Asia (IA) will be mended [...]

2020-02-05T10:14:45-05:00February 5th, 2020|Categories: Cable Faults & Maintenance|Tags: , , , , , , |

In Search of Lost Robert Dudley Watercoulours

In Search of Lost Robert Dudley Watercoulours By Stewart Ash January 19, 2020 In November’s Back Reflection Bill Burns related the story behind a painting of the shore end cable landing in Aden in 1870. The operation was part of what was later the Eastern Telegraph Co’s submarine cable to India, known as the ‘Red [...]

Nordic Outlook

Nordic Outlook By Dag Aanensen January 19, 2020 The Nordics is becoming a prominent player in the datacenter market. Thanks to its role as a power hub for Europe, low temperatures, easiness of doing business and political and economic stability the Nordics is providing the ideal climate to build new datacenters. Several new submarine fiber [...]

2020-02-10T09:09:09-05:00February 4th, 2020|Categories: Magazine, State of the Industry|Tags: , , , , , |