News From Around The World Of Submarine Telecoms For The Week Of August 19-23

News from around the submarine telecoms industry.

SubTel Forum

Submarine Cable Almanac – Issue 31 Out Now!
The 31st issue of the Submarine Cable Almanac is now available and contains details on every major submarine cable system in the world.

SubTel Cable Map Tutorial: Select Tool
Lead Analyst Kieran Clark provides a tutorial on how to select and analyze cable systems using the Select Tool in the SubTel Cable Map.

SubTel Cable Map – First Major Update!
The SubTel Cable Map has had over 4,000 users since it’s launch one month ago and this week saw the first major data update.

Cable Faults & Maintenance

Tele Greenland Repairs Breach of Cable to South
Tele-Post Greenland said it has completed repairs on the submarine cable and restored internet service between Paamiut and Narsarmijit.

Current Systems

UH, American Samoa Launch HoloCampus 3D
American Samoa Community College and University of Hawai’i have launched the HoloCampus 3D platform powered by the Hawaiki submarine cable.

SEACOM to Double Capacity for Cloud Compute Demand
SEACOM says it will double the data capacity on its broadband submarine cable system from 1.5 terabytes to 3 terabytes.

Vodafone Calls for Price Cuts on Tasmanian Cables
Vodafone has asked the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission to review premiums currently chargeable on Tasmanian submarine cables.

Future Systems

Nunavut Submarine Cable Receives $150 mil in Funding
The Government of Nunavut has received $150 million in federal funding towards the submarine cable system serving Iqaluit and Kimmirut.

State of the Industry

Vietnam Internet Speed 10 Times Slower Than Singapore
Internet speed in Vietnam is ranked 89th out of 207 countries and territories and far behind regional peers, according to a survey.

Technology & Upgrades

Huawei Marine Sets 200G Unrepeatered Record
Huawei Marine Networks (HMN) has successfully achieved the longest ever 200G unrepeatered transmission trial over distance of 620.9km.