Vocus Announces The Darwin-Jakarta-Singapore Cable

Vocus Announces The Darwin-Jakarta-Singapore Cable Northern Australia’s first international submarine cable, completes network upgrade By Vocus August 16, 2021 Vocus, Australia’s specialist fibre and network solutions provider, today announced that it will deliver the first international submarine cable connection into Darwin, establishing the Northern Territory capital as Australia’s newest entry point for international data connectivity. [...]

2021-08-16T08:06:58-04:00August 16th, 2021|Categories: Future Systems|Tags: , , |

Vocus’ Australia Singapore Cable Breaks

Vocus' Australia Singapore Cable Breaks Causes Outages And Increased Latency Incident happened near Perth; fix still ongoing By Sebastian Moss August 2, 2021 The 4,600km Australia Singapore Cable has broken. Operator Vocus has managed to restore some services following the initial outage, but the Perth segment of the cable remains impacted. Traffic is being rerouted [...]

2021-08-02T15:05:38-04:00August 2nd, 2021|Categories: Cable Faults & Maintenance|Tags: , , , |

Hexatronic Signs Agreement With Vocus in Australia

Hexatronic Signs Agreement With Vocus in Australia Hexatronic Press Release January 22, 2021 Hexatronic Australia Pty, a wholly owned subsidiary of Hexatronic Group AB, has signed a strategic supply agreement with the communications provider Vocus Pty, to supply fibre optic cables. The fibre cable will be used by Vocus as the company expands its fibre [...]

2021-01-22T10:19:37-05:00January 22nd, 2021|Categories: State of the Industry|Tags: , , |

Vocus Completes Coral Sea Cable System

Vocus Completes Coral Sea Cable System for the Australian Government Vocus Press Release December 12, 2019 MELBOURNE, Australia - Vocus has celebrated the successful completion of the Coral Sea Cable System for the Australian Government. After final testing, the 4,700 km Coral Sea Cable connecting Sydney, Honiara and Port Moresby, and the 730 km Solomon [...]

2019-12-12T10:07:15-05:00December 12th, 2019|Categories: Current Systems|Tags: , , , , , |

Vocus Wins Major Oil & Gas Contract in NW Australia

Vocus Wins Major Contract in the Oil and Gas Market in North West Australia Vocus Press Release December 5, 2019 Vocus today announced that it has entered a contract with the Barossa Joint Venture to build, operate and own a high-capacity submarine fibre optic network for the proposed Barossa offshore gas project in the Bonaparte [...]

2019-12-05T09:58:38-05:00December 5th, 2019|Categories: Offshore Energy|Tags: , , , , , , |

Coral Sea Cable System Final Splice Completed

Final Splice of Coral Sea Cable System Completed By Sam Varghese, ITWire September 30, 2019 The Vocus Group has completed the final splice of the 4700km Coral Sea Cable System which provides a fibre optic link between Australia, Papua New Guinea and the Solomon Islands. A statement from the company said the final splice was [...]

Vocus Adds Hawaiki Capacity, Upgrades Network

Vocus Rolls Out Network Upgrades, Adds Hawaiki Capacity By CIO New Zealand September 4, 2019 Vocus has added substantial volume of Hawaiki cable capacity to its network, and invested millions in network upgrades. Mark Callander, chief executive of Vocus NZ and Wholesale and International Australia, says the Hawaiki deal strengthens the company’s network and complements [...]

2019-09-05T13:37:28-04:00September 5th, 2019|Categories: Current Systems|Tags: , , , , |

Coral Sea Submarine Cable Lands in Sydney

Coral Sea Cable Lands in Sydney By Radio New Zealand August 28, 2019 A fibre optic cable linking Papua New Guinea and Solomon Islands to Australia is being laid on a Sydney beach this morning. Today's landing of the 4700-kilometre long cable at Tamarama Beach will be / has been overseen in a ceremony attended [...]

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: , , , , , , , , , |

Coral Sea Cable Installed in Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands

A 4,700km Coral Sea Cable System Is Installed in Papua New Guinea and Solomon Islands By Abigail Opiah, Data Economy July 16, 2019 Internet service provider firm Vocus Group has announced that the 4,700km Coral Sea cable system it constructed has now been installed at the landing sites at both Papua New Guinea and the [...]