News From Around The World Of Submarine Telecoms For The Week Of April 2-6
Cable Faults & Maintenance
ACE Submarine Cable Cut Impacts Ten Countries
David Belson of Oracle provides an overview and analyzes the impact of the March 30 ACE submarine cable outage.
Eletronet Selects Seabras-1 For Internet In Brazil
Eletronet, Brazil’s national service provider, today announced that it has selected Seaborn Networks and its international submarine fiber-optic cable system, Seabras-1, to provide Tier 1 Dedicated Internet Access (DIA) in Brazil.
ADB, World Bank To Support Submarine Cable For Micronesia
The ADB Board of Directors has approved a total of $36.6 million in grants to help fund the delivery of low-cost, high quality internet service in Kosrae in the Federated States of Micronesia; Tarawa and Kiritimati Island in Kiribati; and Nauru, which will benefit around 75,000 people.
NEC Begins Construction Of JGA Submarine Cable
A consortium including RTI Connectivity, AARNet and Google, together with Alcatel Submarine Networks and NEC Corporation announced that the construction of the JGA (Japan-Guam-Australia) Cable System has officially commenced.
Crosslake Fibre Selects Cable And Shore End Suppliers
Crosslake Fibre has selected Hexatronic Cables & Interconnect Systems to supply the fibre optic cable and Maritech International to construct the HDD shore ends for its 58km submarine cable project being developed across Lake Ontario.