This Week in Submarine Telecoms

February 6-10, 2023

Data Centers

Future Systems

China has cut its participation in SEA-ME-WE 6 as tensions grow between Washington and Beijing over control of the global telecoms market. China Pulls Back From SEA-ME-WE 6 Friday, February 10, 2023
The Philippine Domestic Submarine Cable Network (PDSCN) project entered Phase 2 of the longest, largest domestic subsea cable system. PDSCN Partners Kickstart Phase II Wednesday, February 8, 2023
WIOCC, has landed 2Africa - the world’s largest subsea cable system - at carrier-neutral data centre OADC Durban in KZN, South Africa. WIOCC Lands 2Africa Cable in KwaZulu-Natal Wednesday, February 8, 2023
Zain KSA has signed an agreement with Emaar for landing the J2M subsea cable which will connect Saudi Arabia to Europe through the PEACE cable Zain KSA Signs Agreement With Emaar Wednesday, February 8, 2023
The Arimao subsea cable system that will connect Cienfuegos, Cuba to Schoelcher, Martinique has a tentative go live date of April 2023. Arimao Subsea Cable to Go Live in April Tuesday, February 7, 2023

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