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Facebook to Deliver Over $200B in Economic Benefits

Facebook Connectivity Investments to Deliver Over $200 Billion in Economic Benefits By Robert Pepper, Facebook July 6, 2020 The importance of reliable, affordable internet connectivity has become more apparent to many people adapting to new ways of life during the coronavirus pandemic. Yet, 3.5 billion people around the world remain unconnected to the internet. Closing [...]

Cable to Andaman & Nicobar Islands Gets Green Approval

High Speed Cable to Andaman & Nicobar Islands Gets Green Approval By James Barton, Developing Telecoms July 8, 2020 The Chennai-Andaman & Nicobar Islands (CANI) submarine cable system project has received clearance from India’s National Board for Wildlife (NBWL). The initiative will provide fibre optic connectivity between eight islands of Andaman and Nicobar and the [...]

2020-07-09T11:26:17-04:00July 9th, 2020|Categories: Future Systems|Tags: , , , , |

Montserrat’s Subsea Cable Connectivity Completed

Montserrat's Subsea Fibre-Optic Cable Connectivity Completed By MENAFN July 6, 2020 BRADES, Montserrat – Installation of the new submarine fibre optic cable system from Montserrat, to the Branching Unit between Guadeloupe and Antigua, has been successfully completed. Marine installation operations commenced following the arrival of the cable-laying ship, 'IT Intrepid'. 'The CS IT Intrepid successfully [...]

2020-07-06T12:58:32-04:00July 6th, 2020|Categories: Future Systems|Tags: , , , , , |

JGA North Cable System Is Ready for Service

JGA North is Ready for Service RTI Connectivity Press Release July 6, 2020 Singapore – RTI Connectivity Pte. Ltd. (RTI) and NEC Corporation (NEC) jointly announced the successful completion of the Japan-Guam-Australia North Cable System (JGA North). JGA North is approximately 2,700 kilometres in length and lands in Minami-Boso, Japan and Piti, Guam. The cable [...]

2020-07-06T10:10:37-04:00July 6th, 2020|Categories: Current Systems|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Internet Back to Normal in Vietnam As Cable Fixed

Internet Back to Normal in Vietnam As Undersea Cable Fixed By Dang Khoa, VNExpress June 30, 2020 Vietnam's Internet speed is back to normal after its international partners repaired the Asia Pacific Gateway cable. Repairs to the S9 and S1.7 branches of the cable connecting Vietnam with Singapore and Hong Kong were completed on Saturday [...]

2020-06-30T11:24:02-04:00June 30th, 2020|Categories: Cable Faults & Maintenance|Tags: , , , , |

EllaLink, EMACOM Launch SMART Cable Initiative

EllaLink & EMACOM Launch the “EllaLink GeoLab” SMART Submarine Cable Initiative EllaLink Press Release June 29, 2020 Dublin, Ireland and Funchal, Madeira, Portugal – Seismology, volcanology, marine ecology, and oceanic conditions are key to understanding the future of our planet. EllaLink is proud to contribute to such understanding by launching the EllaLink GeoLab initiative which [...]

2020-06-29T12:50:40-04:00June 29th, 2020|Categories: Future Systems|Tags: , , , , , , , |

MainOne Celebrates 10 Year Anniversary

MainOne Celebrates 10 Years of Enabling West Africa’s Digital Revolution MainOne Press Release June 29, 2020 Since inception, MainOne has invested in over $400m in infrastructure in West Africa as part of its efforts to bridge the digital divide and enable the digital economy LAGOS, Nigeria -- MainOne (www.MainOne.net), West Africa’s leading provider of Wholesale [...]

2020-06-29T10:01:59-04:00June 29th, 2020|Categories: State of the Industry|Tags: , , , , , |