PLDT’s Transpacific System, Jupiter, Is Live

PLDT's Transpacific System, Jupiter, Is Live By Ted Cordero, GMA News August 3, 2022 Telecommunications giant PLDT Inc. on Friday activated a trans-Pacific cable system that is seen to boost the country’s international data capacity. PLDT invested about $136 million or P7 billion for the Jupiter Cable System — a submarine cable system spanning 14,000 [...]

Hawaiki Announces New Trans-Pacific Cable System

Hawaiki Announces New Trans-Pacific Cable System Selects Moratelindo as Indonesian partner Hawaiki Press Release November 3, 2021 First and largest SDM cable to interconnect SEA, Australasia and N-A with 240 Tbps design capacity First cable directly linking Singapore, Indonesia, Australia and the US First international links for NZ’s South Island  Moratelindo partnership delivers Indonesian landings [...]

2021-11-03T15:02:36-04:00November 3rd, 2021|Categories: Future Systems|Tags: , , , , |

Brazil Joins Chile for Humboldt Submarine Cable

Brazil Joins Chile in Building First Fiber Optic Cable to Connect S. America and Asia By Reuters May 13, 2021 SANTIAGO (Reuters) - Chile announced on Thursday that Brazil had signed on as a partner to build the first submarine fiber optic cable to connect South America with Asia, an effort that promises to boost [...]

2021-05-14T09:27:53-04:00May 14th, 2021|Categories: Future Systems|Tags: , , , , , , , |

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: , , , , |

RTI Selects Equinix to Support New Transpacific Cable

RTI Selects Equinix to Connect New Transpacific Submarine Cable System in Australia & Japan Equinix Press Release January 20, 2020 REDWOOD CITY, Calif. -- Equinix, Inc. (Nasdaq: EQIX), the global interconnection and data center company, today announced that RTI Connectivity Pte. Ltd. (RTI) has selected Equinix IBX data centers to extend their connectivity solutions in Tokyo, Japan, and [...]

2020-01-20T14:37:12-05:00January 20th, 2020|Categories: General|Tags: , , , , |

PLDT Invests P7 Billion for JUPITER Trans-Pacific Cable

PLDT Invests P7 Billion for New Trans-Pacific Cable to US, Japan By Ted Cordero, GMA News October 23, 2019 Telecommunications giant PLDT Inc. is investing $136.7 million or P7 billion in a trans-Pacific cable system linking to the US and Japan. In a statement on Wednesday, PLDT said the telco has finalized the technical and [...]

WFN Strategies, TMG Awarded Chile Transpacific Project

Project to Build Gigantic Fiber Optic Cable Between Chile and Asia: Government Awards Feasibility Study By Patricia San Juan, Latercera September 4, 2019 The winners of the tender were the consortium made up of Telecommunications Management Group Inc and WFN Strategies LLC. The Ministry of Transport and Telecommunications (MTT) through the Undersecretariat for Telecommunications (Subtel) [...]

Huawei Marine ‘hasn’t Bid’ on Chile’s Transpacific Cable Project

Huawei Marine ‘hasn’t Bid’ on Chile’s Trans-pacific Cable Project By Chen Qingqing, Global Times July 17, 2019 Huawei Marine, the submarine cable business of the tech giant, said it has not offered any bid for the feasibility study of Chile's proposed trans-Pacific project connecting South America with Asia, a decision that analysts said reflects the [...]

2019-07-17T12:02:02-04:00July 17th, 2019|Categories: Future Systems|Tags: , , , , , |

Chile to Study Transpacific Cable Connecting South America, Asia

Chile to Study Trans-Pacific Cable to Connect South America With Asia By Dave Sherwood and Natalia A. Ramos Miranda, Reuters July 12, 2019 SANTIAGO (Reuters) - Chile on Friday took a step toward building the first fiber-optic cable to directly connect South America and Asia, a project that has piqued the interest of China’s Huawei [...]

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 [...]