News From Around The World Of Submarine Telecoms For The Week Of December 2-6

News from around the submarine telecoms industry.

Current Systems

New Caledonia to Connect Hawaiki Cable
SCCI and Hawaiki Submarine Cable LP have signed a contract to provide SCCI with a turn-key solution to connect New Caledonia to Hawaiki.

MainOne Ready for Service in Cote d’Ivoire
MainOne announced its submarine cable in Cote d’Ivoire ready for service and is the first commercial cable with spectrum sharing capabilities.

Data Centers

Bulk Infrastructure Opens New Data Center Campus in Denmark
Bulk Infrastructure, opens its third data center campus, DK01 Campus, this time in Esbjerg, on the west coast of Denmark.

Sparkle Data Center Adds DE-CIX Remote Peering
Sparkle, the first international service provider in Italy, has enhanced its Sicily Hub in Palermo with DE-CIX remote peering capabilities.

Future Systems

JGA-S Cable System Lands in Sydney, Australia
RTI Connectivity announced today that the JGA-S main lay between Sydney and Guam is underway after last week’s landing in Sydney, Australia.

DARE1 Manufacturing Complete, RFS June 2020
Djibouti Telecom, Somtel, Telkom Kenya and SubCom announced that all manufacturing aspects for the DARE1 submarine cable system are complete.

Liquid Telecom Completes METISS Cable Landing Station
Liquid Telecom has officially inaugurated the landing station of the METISS submarine cable at Umbogotwini in KwaZulu-Natal.

Offshore Energy

Vocus Wins Major Oil & Gas Contract in NW Australia
Vocus announced a contract with the Barossa Joint Venture to build a submarine fibre network for the Barossa offshore gas project.

State of the Industry

Telxius Opens Northern Virginia Facility
Telxius, the communications infrastructure company of the Telefónica Group, announced the opening of a new facility at Tysons Corner.