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 [...]

Vodafone Calls for Price Cuts on Tasmanian Cables

Vodafone Calls for Price Cuts on Tasmanian Subsea Cables By Ry Crozier, ITNews August 21, 2019 Vodafone has made a play for lower internet transmission costs to and from Tasmania by asking the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission to review premiums currently chargeable on the route. The call for a review was made in a [...]

2019-08-23T10:46:03-04:00August 23rd, 2019|Categories: Current Systems|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Google’s Indigo Undersea Cable Now Live

Google’s Indigo Undersea Cable Connecting Southeast Asia Now Live By Abner Li, 9t05Google May 29, 2019 Over the past several years, Google Cloud has rapidly expanded its global infrastructure with new Cloud regions for enterprise customers and undersea fiber cables. The company announced today that the INDIGO undersea cable connecting Australia and Singapore is now [...]

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 [...]

Installation of Indigo Submarine Cable Complete

New Subsea Cable System Between Australia and South East Asia – Marine Lay Completed Telstra Press Release January 25, 2019 AARNet, Google, Indosat Ooredoo, Singtel, SubPartners and Telstra today announced a significant milestone in the implementation of the INDIGO subsea cable system with the completion, on schedule, of the final splicing of both the INDIGO [...]

Telstra Sends Strong Signal with Submarine Cable Upgrade

Telstra Sends Strong Signal with Submarine Cable Upgrade By James Fernyhough January 21, 2019 Telstra has made one of the strongest statements since it launched its T22 strategy that it has not turned its back on fixed line infrastructure by committing to a major upgrade to its submarine cable network. The upgrade, announced on Monday, [...]

2019-01-21T20:26:42-04:00January 21st, 2019|Categories: Technology & Upgrades|Tags: , , , |

Telstra Adds Transpacific Capacity to Cable Network

Telstra Adds Transpacific Capacity to Subsea Cable Network By Rohan Pearce, Computerworld January 15, 2019 Telstra today revealed that it had purchased additional capacity on the New Cross Pacific (NCP) Cable as well as undertaken a “further investment” in the FASTER cable system. FASTER lands in Japan, Taiwan and the US west coast. NCP connects [...]

2019-01-15T12:13:24-04:00January 15th, 2019|Categories: Current Systems|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

Superloop Submarine Cable From Sydney to Singapore Complete

Superloop Limited Announces the First Submarine Cable System From Sydney to Singapore By Kunal Sawhney, Kalkine Media December 24, 2017 Superloop Limited flags the first submarine cable system connecting Australia and the South East Asian market. It translates the ‘final splice’ achieved by Australia’s first transcontinental submarine fiber optic cable, INDIGO. The news sent the [...]

2019-01-03T11:08:19-04:00January 3rd, 2019|Categories: Current Systems|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

Telstra Buys Quarter Share of Southern Cross Cable

Telstra Buys Quarter Share of Southern Cross Cable Network By Chris Duckett, ZDNet December 18, 2018 Australia's incumbent telco picks up 25 percent of Southern Cross and gains capacity on existing and future cables. Telstra is set to buy into Southern Cross Cable Network through the purchase of new shares that will give the telco [...]

2018-12-18T09:47:45-04:00December 18th, 2018|Categories: Current Systems|Tags: , , , , |