Angola Cables, TM Global Plot New Subsea Route for the Southern Hemisphere

Angola Cables and TM Global Plot New Subsea Route for the Southern Hemisphere By Chris Kelly, Total Telecom September 17, 2019 The Express Southern Hemisphere subsea cables connection will pave the way for a global digital highway stretching from South America to Asia, via Africa Angola Cables and TM Global have obtained a proof of [...]

RCom’s Subsea Division, GCX, Files for Bankruptcy

RCom’s Subsea Division, GCX, Files for Bankruptcy By Chris Kelly, Total Telecom September 16, 2019 The move comes as GCX missed repayments on $350m bonds GCX Ltd, the subsea cabling subsidiary of Anil Ambani’s Reliance Communications (RCom) conglomerate, has announced that it is to file for bankruptcy. The move comes after GCX missed payments of [...]

Infinera Doubles OTEGLOBE Subsea Capacity

OTEGLOBE Doubles Subsea Network Capacity with Infinera Deployment Infinera Press Release September 16, 2019 Sunnyvale, Calif. – Infinera (NASDAQ: INFN) announced today that OTEGLOBE deployed Infinera’s industry-leading fourth-generation Infinite Capacity Engine (ICE4) technology to double the capacity on its international subsea network on the subsea links between Greece and Italy that form an essential part [...]

NTT Communications to Extend Subsea Networks to India

NTT Communications Reveals Undersea Cable Networks to India in Its Pipeline By Abigail Opiah August 9, 2019 Japan-based NTT Communications is reportedly making plans to extend its undersea cable network to India in a bid to offer broadband services. Sharad Sanghi, MD and CEO of Netmagic, a subsidiary of NTT Communications told BusinessLine that the [...]

Omantel Supports Google, OSA Foundation Subsea Fiber School

Omantel Supports Google and OSA Foundation’s Subsea Optical Fiber Communications School Omantel Press Release August 7, 2019 Muscat, Sultanate of Oman – Omantel, a global player in the integrated telecommunications market, is a key supporter of the Subsea Optical Fiber Communications 2019 International Summer School, presented by Google and the OSA Foundation. It runs until [...]

Indigo Consortium’s Subsea Cables ‘about to Go Live’

Indigo Consortium's Subsea Cables 'about to Go Live' By Ry Crozier, itnews.com May 20, 2019 The Indigo consortium’s subsea cables connecting Singapore-Perth and Perth-Sydney are “about to go live”, entrepreneur Bevan Slattery says, adding a new route option for Australian internet traffic. “Eight years and 9300km later, Indigo Central (Sydney to Perth and Australia's first [...]

Africa-1 Subsea Cable System Coming Closer to Reality

Africa-1 Subsea Cable System Coming Closer to Reality By CommsMEA staff writer December 27, 2018 A new cable system connecting South Africa, the Middle East, Pakistan and Europe is set come on line – and a number of regional telcos are helping to speed things along. Telcos and other parties met on December 11 in [...]

2019-01-03T11:22:12-04:00January 3rd, 2019|Categories: Future Systems|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Infinera Subsea Spectral Efficiency Record with MAREA

Infinera Breaks Real-time Subsea Spectral Efficiency Records with 6.21 b/s/Hz on 6,644 km MAREA Trans-Atlantic Cable Infinera Press Release September 26, 2018 Singapore - Infinera, provider of Intelligent Transport Networks, announced the successful completion of a series of record-breaking submarine field trials over MAREA, a 6,600-kilometer (km) submarine cable between Virginia Beach, Virginia and Bilbao, [...]

2018-09-26T12:03:42-04:00September 26th, 2018|Categories: Technology & Upgrades|Tags: , , , , , , |

The Changing World of Subsea Cables

The Changing World of Subsea Cables By António Nunes July 24, 2018 Facilitating the Creation of New Business and Economic Growth There are well recognised benefits to developing economies from investing in connectivity. However, the most pressing problems with facilitating the creation of new business and economic growth is a lack of the legacy infrastructure [...]

2018-07-25T23:58:09-04:00July 26th, 2018|Categories: Magazine, State of the Industry|Tags: , , , |

Subsea Capacity Outlook – Big Data Driving Big Bandwidth

Subsea Capacity Outlook - Big Data Driving Big Bandwidth By Kieran Clark May 21, 2018 Big Data. Data centers. Over-The-Top (OTT) Providers. Cloud Services. Video Streaming. Artificial Intelligence. What do all of these have in common? They are involved in nearly every aspect of modern life and have a near insatiable need for telecommunications bandwidth. [...]

2018-05-24T02:00:52-04:00May 24th, 2018|Categories: Magazine, State of the Industry|Tags: , , , , |