Telstra Deploys Infinera’s 800G Solution On Subsea Cable

Telstra Deploys Infinera’s Coherent 800G Solution Across Dispersion-managed Subsea Cable Infinera & Telstra Press Release October 13, 2021 San Jose, Calif.  – Infinera (NASDAQ: INFN) and Telstra, a leading global telecommunications and technology company, announced today the deployment of Infinera’s coherent 800G solution across Telstra’s international network. The deployment follows a significant industry milestone that [...]

2021-10-13T09:02:20-04:00October 13th, 2021|Categories: Technology & Upgrades|Tags: , , , |

The Time For A Future-Forward Asian Network Is Now

The Time For A Future-Forward Asian Network Is Now By Paul Abfalter September 30, 2021 The global events of the past year have provided a long list of factors impacting the world’s cable infrastructure. Shifts in policy and regulation in Asia-Pacific have resulted in a range of trans-Pacific subsea cable reconfigurations in the telecommunications market. [...]

2021-09-30T10:10:26-04:00September 30th, 2021|Categories: Magazine|Tags: , , , , |

Meet Telstra’s New VP Of Customer Solutions

Meet Telstra's New VP Of Customer Solutions Telstra Press Release July 14, 2021 SAN FRANCISCO, CALIF. – Telstra has named Noah Drake to lead the company’s Customer Solutions group for the Americas region. As Vice President, Customer Solutions, Drake will lead a specialized team that works with customers to create value by bringing together the [...]

2021-07-14T12:28:41-04:00July 14th, 2021|Categories: State of the Industry|Tags: , , |

Mikoto Anzai New Telstra Partners and Alliances Director

Mikoto Anzai New Telstra Partners and Alliances Director Telstra Press Release May 20, 2021 LOS ANGELES – Telstra has named Mikoto Anzai to lead key partner relationships in the U.S. and Canada as part of continued growth of its Americas organization. Telstra Americas sees this newly-created position as an essential role on the company’s partnerships [...]

2021-05-20T11:10:12-04:00May 20th, 2021|Categories: State of the Industry|Tags: , , |

Vodafone NZ, Spark, Telstra Launch Tasman Fibre Cable

Vodafone NZ, Spark, Telstra Launch Fibre Cable Connecting Sydney With Hamilton By Telecompaper November 5, 2020 The Tasman Global Access (TGA) fibre optic network has launched the first direct connection between Sydney and Hamilton. The launch is expected to offer additional resilience to New Zealand’s telecommunications infrastructure and increases the amount of capacity available to be [...]

Telstra Announces Plans for Expansion into Canada

Telstra Announces Plans for Expansion into Canada Telstra Press Release October 27, 2020 NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Telstra, a leading global telecommunications and technology company, today announced plans to expand its network into Canada with the establishment of a new Point-of-Presence (PoP) in Toronto, and upgrading infrastructure that will connect Canada to its trans-Pacific subsea cable networks. [...]

2020-10-29T11:08:32-04:00October 29th, 2020|Categories: State of the Industry|Tags: , , , , |

Telstra and Spark Ink Deal for New Tasman Cable

Telstra and Spark Ink Deal for New Tasman Cable By Rob O'Neill, New Zealand Reseller News October 1, 2019 Spark and its fellow Southern Cross Cable shareholders have inked agreements and received regulatory approval for Telstra to become a 25 per cent shareholder. Telstra will also become an anchor customer of the new Southern Cross [...]

2019-10-01T10:38:00-04:00October 1st, 2019|Categories: Current Systems|Tags: , , , |

Paperwork for Southern Cross Next Cable Build Signed Off

Paperwork for Southern Cross Next Cable Build Signed Off By Chris Duckett, ZDNet October 1, 2019 Southern Cross has gained the regulatory approvals needed to move into the construction phase for its Next cable between Australia and the United States. The 13,483 kilometre cable is set to cost $300 million and is designed to carry [...]

Major Perth to Singapore Submarine Cable Cut

Major Perth-to-Singapore Submarine Cable Cut By Simon Sharwood, iTnews September 20, 2019 One of the most significant submarine cables connecting Australia to Asia and Europe has been cut. The cable’s operator told iTnews that the Perth-to-Singapore portion of the SEA-ME-WE 3 cable is out, that no estimated time of repair has yet been determined and that [...]

2019-09-20T11:35:55-04:00September 20th, 2019|Categories: Cable Faults & Maintenance|Tags: , , , , , |

ASN Begins Construction of Southern Cross NEXT Cable

ASN Begins Construction of $350m Southern Cross NEXT Cable By Natalie Bannerman, Capacity September 16, 2019 Alcatel Submarine Networks (ASN) has announced the construction of the $350 million Southern Cross NEXT cable. Once complete, the 13,700km cable will have landing points in Australia, Samoa. Kiribati, the US, Tokelau, Fiji and New Zealand. A consortium of [...]