Quintillion, ATLAS Expand Arctic Data Infrastructure

Quintillion and ATLAS Space Operations Expand Strategic Data Infrastructure in the Arctic Quintillion Networks Press Release October 17, 2019 Partnership brings unprecedented availability, capacity, bandwidth and low latency to LEO satellites on multiple existing and planned fiber routes to major global internet exchanges ANCHORAGE, Ala.-- Quintillion Networks and ATLAS Space Operations today announced plans for [...]

2019-10-17T12:31:25-04:00October 17th, 2019|Categories: Current Systems|Tags: , , , , , , |

CFIUS Proposed Rules Target Critical Technology, Sensitive Personal Data and Real Estate

CFIUS Proposed Rules Target Critical Technology, Sensitive Personal Data and Real Estate By John R Ingrassia, Owen Masters, Matthew McBride, The National Law Review October 4, 2019 On September 17, 2019, the Department of the Treasury issued long-awaited proposed rules implementing many of the provisions of the Foreign Investment Risk Review Modernization Act of 2018 [...]

2019-10-07T11:18:07-04:00October 7th, 2019|Categories: State of the Industry|Tags: , , , , |

Xtera Completes Final Splice on DISA Cable System

Xtera® Completes the Final Splice on DISA’s Guantanamo – Puerto Rico Submarine Cable System Xtera Press Release November 15, 2018 ALLEN, TEXAS – Xtera®, a provider of innovative subsea fiber optic solutions, announces completion of the Final Splice and marine operations on the Guantanamo – Puerto Rico submarine cable system for the Defense Information Systems [...]

2018-11-15T13:06:55-05:00November 15th, 2018|Categories: Current Systems|Tags: , , , , , , |

US Bill Bars Govt Contractors From Huawei, ZTE Tech

By Sebastian Moss, Datacenter Dynamics January 15, 2018 A new bill has been introduced to the US Congress that calls for a ban on US government agencies using contractors that rely on equipment from Chinese telecoms manufacturers Huawei and ZTE. The “Defending U.S. Government Communications Act,” sponsored by Republican Michael Conaway, cites national security concerns [...]

2018-01-15T11:00:34-05:00January 15th, 2018|Categories: State of the Industry|Tags: , , , |

Xtera Awarded $43 Million Guantánamo Bay Cable 2 Project

By Carol Rosenberg, Miami Herald August 24, 2017 GUANTANAMO NAVY BASE, CUBA The Pentagon has awarded a Texas firm a $43 million contract to build a 750-mile underwater fiber-optic cable between this remote Navy base in Cuba and Puerto Rico. It is a backup spur to one linking Guantánamo to Dania Beach in South Florida that went live [...]

2017-08-30T10:02:03-04:00August 29th, 2017|Categories: Future Systems|Tags: , , |