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Fugro Starts Shallow Water Survey for 2Africa

Fugro Starts Shallow Water Survey for 2Africa Fiber-Optic Cable Project By Marine Technology July 30, 2020 Offshore surveyor Fugro has kicked off its shallow water campaign for the “2Africa” subsea fiber-optic cable project. The cable project, once completed, will connect 23 countries in Africa, the Middle East, and Europe and deliver more than the total [...]

2020-07-30T10:16:55-04:00July 30th, 2020|Categories: Future Systems|Tags: , , , , |

Duterte Threatens to Shut Down Globe, Smart

Duterte Threatens to Shut Down Globe, Smart By Aika Rey, Rappler.com July 27, 2020 In his 5th State of the Nation Address on Monday, July 27, President Rodrigo Duterte threatened to close down telco giants Globe Telecom and Smart Communications, unless their services improve by December. Duterte talked about taking public utilities – "whether it [...]

2020-07-27T09:34:14-04:00July 27th, 2020|Categories: State of the Industry|Tags: , , , , , |

Aga Khan Bids to Buy Fibre Cable Seacom

Aga Khan Bids to Buy Fibre Cable Seacom By Frankline Sunday, The Standard July 25, 2020 The Aga Khan Fund for Economic Development (Akfed) has made a bid to fully acquire Africa’s premier fibre optic undersea cable firm, Seacom, in a move set to realign the regional broadband market. According to an inquiry notice from [...]

2020-07-27T09:19:09-04:00July 27th, 2020|Categories: Current Systems|Tags: , , , , , |

Building Blocks and Specificities of Regional Systems

Building Blocks and Specificities of Regional Systems By Jean-Francois Baget July 20, 2020 What is a regional system? There is no official definition of the Regional System, however the most widely accepted one is based on distance, where regional system may span from a few hundred kilometers to a few thousands, typically 3,000 to 4,000 [...]

2020-07-21T13:09:38-04:00July 21st, 2020|Categories: Magazine|Tags: , , , , , |

Tailoring the Network for Low-latency and High Availability

Tailoring the Network for Low-latency and High Availability By Steinar Bjørnstad July 20, 2020 In today’s market the need for low-latency and high availability services is growing, pushed by users in high-speed financial trading and the gaming industry, as well as new applications like Augmented Reality and Virtual Reality (AR/VR). One of the key goals [...]

2020-07-21T12:56:07-04:00July 21st, 2020|Categories: Magazine|Tags: , , , , , |

Regional Systems: Why They Matter More Than You Might Think

Regional Systems: Why They Matter More Than You Might Think By Hans Christian Nilsen July 20, 2020 North of the Arctic Circle. Where the sun never sets during summer and never rises at winter. Where you, if lucky, can spot the majestic Northern Lights coloring the sky with its hypnotic green light. Here in the [...]

2020-07-21T12:25:09-04:00July 21st, 2020|Categories: Magazine|Tags: , , , , |

The North Atlantic Loop

The North Atlantic Loop By Chris Bayly July 20, 2020 Aqua Comms, the independent carriers’ carrier and the owner-operator of five subsea cables will be launching its North Atlantic Loop in the second half of 2020. The North Atlantic Loop will comprise of two major Trans-Atlantic cables and three regional cables to bring to the [...]

Regional Systems or a Network? A Look at the Americas

Regional Systems or a Network? A Look at the Americas By Andy Bax July 20, 2020 Ask anyone from the telecom sector in this part of the world and they will tell you “the Americas are different”, and they would be right, especially in the wholesale market. Fiercely competitive and until relatively recently one of [...]

2020-07-21T07:18:07-04:00July 21st, 2020|Categories: Magazine|Tags: , , , , , , |

7 Questions With Pamela Gidi Masías

7 Questions With Pamela Gidi Masías By SubTel Forum July 20, 2020 Talking Industry Trends with Chile's Vice-Minister of Telecommunications 1. What is SUBTEL's mission and vision? The Vice-Ministry of Telecommunications from Chile (SUBTEL) works towards promoting and developing telecommunications as an engine for economic and social development. Over the years, since market liberalization, SUBTEL [...]

2020-07-21T06:46:20-04:00July 21st, 2020|Categories: Magazine|Tags: , , , , , |

SubTel Forum Magazine #113 – Regional Systems OUT NOW!

SubTel Forum Magazine #113 - Regional Systems OUT NOW! SubTel Forum Press Release July 20, 2020 The 2020 Regional Systems Edition of SubTel Forum Magazine is out now! READ ISSUE NOW What's Inside: Articles from more than 20 industry thought leaders and magnates discussing the importance and continued relevance of regional submarine systems [...]

2020-07-20T10:16:26-04:00July 20th, 2020|Categories: SubTel Forum|Tags: , , , , , |