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Submarine Telecoms Industry Report Issue 9 – Now Available!

Submarine Telecoms Industry Report Issue 9 - Now Available! Submarine Telecoms Forum Press Release October 20, 2020 The long awaited annual Submarine Telecoms Industry Report is now AVAILABLE! READ THE INDUSTRY REPORT NOW What's Inside: For the second year in a row, we welcome the Foreword written by Secretary General of the International [...]

2020-10-20T11:52:53-04:00October 20th, 2020|Categories: SubTel Forum|Tags: , , , , |

Guyana’s Telecoms Sector Formally Liberalised

Breaking: Guyana’s Telecoms Sector Formally Liberalised, Way Cleared for Lower Prices for Phone, Internet Services By Denis Chabrol, Demerara Waves October 5, 2020 Prime Minister Mark Phillips late Monday night announced that Guyana formally broke the Guyana Telephone and Telegraph’s 30-year old monopoly on international voice and data, paving the way for fierce competition in [...]

2020-10-06T09:30:43-04:00October 6th, 2020|Categories: State of the Industry|Tags: , , , |

Lessons From the Seafloor: How Knowledge From the Telecom Industry Is Informing Offshore Wind Development

Lessons From the Seafloor: How Knowledge From the Telecom Industry Is Informing Offshore Wind Development By Emma Martin September 21, 2020 Subsea telecom cables have been vital to supporting global connectivity since the first was installed in the 1850s. Over 150 years later, the global network now consists of more than 300 planned or in [...]

2020-10-02T10:28:00-04:00October 2nd, 2020|Categories: Magazine|Tags: , , , , |

FCC Formalizing “Team Telecom” Process

FCC Releases Draft Order Formalizing “Team Telecom” Process By Covington & Burling LLP, Lexology September 17, 2020 Last week, the Federal Communications Commission circulated a draft order that will formalize its coordination with what has been known as “Team Telecom”—the national security review process for foreign investments in U.S. telecommunications companies. The draft order, which the FCC [...]

2020-09-18T10:10:39-04:00September 18th, 2020|Categories: State of the Industry|Tags: , , , , |

Chennai to be Second Largest India Data Centers Market

This Southern City Could Be India’s Second-Hottest Market for Data Centers By Jude Sannith, CNBC TV18 September 3, 2020 A combination of great location, cheaper construction costs and multiple submarine cable landing stations could make Chennai an ideal growth market for building data centres, a JLL study has revealed. JLL’s report on data centres in [...]

2020-09-04T10:59:27-04:00September 4th, 2020|Categories: Data Centers|Tags: , , , , |

Internet Prices in Papua New Guinea Being Reviewed

Internet Prices in PNG Being Reviewed By PNG eHOW August 13, 2020 NEW internet retail prices in Papua New Guinea  are expected to be set once the pricing review of the internet wholesale is completed next month, says the country's Information, Communication Technology Minister Timothy Masiu. He said there were three separate wholesale internet prices [...]

2020-08-14T11:13:37-04:00August 14th, 2020|Categories: Current Systems|Tags: , , , , , |

Mosaic Networx and Southern Cross Sign Agreement

Mosaic Networx Southern Cross Agreement Southern Cross Cable Network Press Release August 14, 2020 Mosaic NetworX and Southern Cross Cable Network Sign Definitive Agreement designed to accelerate growth in the North America market Larkspur, CA. -  Aug 14, 2020 – Mosaic NetworX LLC, a leading Global Network Aggregator to multi-location businesses, and Southern Cross Cable Network, [...]

2020-08-14T10:05:34-04:00August 14th, 2020|Categories: Current Systems|Tags: , , , , |

Cayman Islands Considers New Submarine Cable

Cayman Islands Government Considers New Underwater Network Cable By Reshma Ragoonath, Cayman Compass August 12, 2020 Government has issued a request for information tender for a new submarine information and communications technology cable. The aim of the tender, according to the Ministry of Commerce, Planning and Infrastructure documents issued together with the RFI, is “to [...]

2020-08-13T10:43:51-04:00August 13th, 2020|Categories: Future Systems|Tags: , , , , , |

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: , , , , , |