News From Around The World Of Submarine Telecoms For The Week Of July 1-5

News from around the submarine telecoms industry.

Conferences & Associations

European Subsea Cables Conference – Call for Papers
The European Subsea Cables Association (ESCA), the European trade association for submarine power and telecommunications cables announces that its next bi-annual Plenary will be held 11th to 12th September 2019 at the football ground home of Newcastle United FC, St. James’ Park, Newcastle, UK.

Current Systems

Google to Extend Brazil – Uruguay Cable to Argentina
Google Argentina announced that the Tannat trans-Atlantic undersea cable connecting Brazil and Uruguay will be extended to Las Toninas.

Data Centers

PCCW Global, Global Switch Launch PoP at Tai Seng Data Center
PCCW Global and Global Switch announced the launch of a Console Connect PoP at Global Switch’s Tai Seng data center in Singapore.

Future Systems

Coral Sea Cable Begins Journey from Port Moresby
The laying of a 4,700km long high-speed internet cable connecting Australia, Papua New Guinea and Solomon Islands has begun in Port Moresby.

Converge ICT to Finish Vis-Min Submarine Cable Backbone by 2021
Converge ICT Solutions Inc. is eyeing to finish the construction of a submarine fiber optic cable backbone in the Visayas and Mindanao by 2021.