News From Around The World Of Submarine Telecoms For The Week Of August 26-30

News from around the submarine telecoms industry.

Cable Faults & Maintenance

AAG Cable Fault Impacts Vietnam Internet Again
Internet connections in Vietnam could slow down through the upcoming National Day holiday courtesy of the disaster-prone AAG undersea cable.

Current Systems

MainOne to Land in Senegal, Cote d’Ivoire This Year
MainOne has confirmed the scheduled landing of the MainOne submarine cable systems in Senegal in September and Cote d’Ivoire in October.

Future Systems

Facebook Meets With Tierra Del Mar Residents
Tierra Del Mar residents met with public officials and Facebook earlier this month to discuss a proposed landing for a submarine cable.

Coral Sea Submarine Cable Lands in Sydney
The Coral Sea submarine cable linking Papua New Guinea and Solomon Islands to Australia is being laid on a Sydney beach this morning.

Huawei Wants to Build Cable Between S. America, Asia
Huawei said on Wednesday it was “very actively” interested in building the first undersea fiber-optic cable between South America and Asia.

US DoJ Opposes Google’s Undersea Cable from China
The Justice Department is opposing a bid by Google, Facebook and a Chinese entity to build an undersea cable between the U.S. and Hong Kong.

State of the Industry

US, China Submarine Cable Row Worries DICT
The Philippines’ government plans to boost submarine cable infrastructure may be threatened by the current dispute between the US and China.