2Africa Extended To The Arabian Gulf, Pakistan and India

2Africa Extended to The Arabian Gulf, Pakistan and India Now the Longest Subsea Cable System in the World APO Press Release on behalf of Facebook September 28, 2021 JOHANNESBURG, South Africa -- The 2Africa consortium, comprised of China Mobile International, Facebook (www.Facebook.com), MTN GlobalConnect, Orange, stc, Telecom Egypt, Vodafone and WIOCC, announced today the addition [...]

2Africa Consortium Announces New Cable Branches

2Africa Consortium Announces New Cable Branches The branches will extend 2Africa’s connectivity to the Seychelles, the Comoros Islands, and Angola, and bring a new landing to south-east Nigeria August 16, 2021 JOHANNESBURG, South Africa - The 2Africa consortium, comprised of China Mobile International, Facebook (Facebook.com), MTN GlobalConnect, Orange, stc, Telecom Egypt, Vodafone and WIOCC, announced [...]

2021-08-16T07:47:21-04:00August 16th, 2021|Categories: Future Systems|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Vodafone To Build Canary Island Extension Off Of 2Africa

Vodafone To Build Canary Island Extension Off Of 2Africa June 15, 2021 Madrid - Vodafone and the Cabildo de Tenerife through Canalink, one of the companies belonging to the Technological Institute of Renewable Energies (ITER), announced today that they will connect the Canary Islands and the Iberian Peninsula with a new extension of the 2Africa [...]

2021-06-15T10:59:20-04:00June 15th, 2021|Categories: Future Systems|Tags: , , , , , |

2020 SAT-3 & WACS Faults Possibly Caused by Massive Mudslide

2020 SAT-3 & WACS Faults Possibly Caused by Mudslide June 2, 2021 Luanda, Angola - Cable breaks or faults on subsea optical cables can impact global digital connectivity and have costly ramifications for businesses and internet users. Three such incidents impacted users on the African continent in 2020 alone. Each year more than a hundred [...]

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 [...]

Vodafone, TPG Merger Gets Shareholder Approval

TPG-Vodafone Merger Gets Shareholder Approval By James Fernyhough, Financial Review June 24, 2020 TPG Telecom shareholders have unanimously voted in favour of the $15 billion merger with Vodafone Hutchison Australia, opening the way for the landmark deal to be complete by the end of the month. The two companies will become one ASX-listed telecom giant [...]

2020-06-24T13:10:57-04:00June 24th, 2020|Categories: State of the Industry|Tags: , , , , , |

2Africa Submarine Cable System Announced

2Africa: A Transformative Subsea Cable for Future Internet Connectivity in Africa Announced by Global and African Partners Telecom Egypt Press Release May 14, 2020 China Mobile International, Facebook, MTN Global Connect, Orange, stc, Telecom Egypt, Vodafone and WIOCC announced today that they will partner to build 2Africa, which will be the most comprehensive subsea cable [...]

Vodafone, TPG Merger Receives FIRB Approval

Vodafone Australia and TPG Merger Receives FIRB Approval By Chris Duckett, ZDNet May 7, 2020 Vodafone Hutchison Australia (VHA) announced on Thursday it has received approval from Australia's Foreign Investment Review Board (FIRB) for the telco to merge with TPG. Once completed, the merger of the two companies under the TPG moniker would create a AU$15 [...]

2020-05-08T10:47:38-04:00May 8th, 2020|Categories: Future Systems|Tags: , , , , , |

Avaroa Cable, Vodafone Get Ready for Manatua Cable

Vodafone and Avaroa Cable LTD Work Together To Get Ready For Manatua Cable Avaroa Cable Press Relase May 6, 2020 Manatua Cable construction is on-track Vodafone Cook Islands already connected to the cable in Rarotonga and Aitutaki Testing is underway Vodafone and ACL in commercial discussions RAROTONGA, COOK ISLANDS - Avaroa Cable Ltd and Vodafone [...]

CFIUS Approves TPG, Vodafone Merger

TPG Receives Tick From US for Vodafone Australia Merger By Chris Duckett, ZDNet March 26, 2020 A month after the Federal Court of Australia approved the merger of TPG and Vodafone Hutchison, the transaction has received the tick of approval from US regulators. US approval was needed as one of TPG's subsea cables passes through [...]

2020-03-26T11:21:47-04:00March 26th, 2020|Categories: General|Tags: , , , , , , , |