News From Around The World Of Submarine Telecoms For The Week Of June 17-21

News from around the submarine telecoms industry.

Current Systems

Seaborn Announces IP & Ethernet Services for Brazil, U.S.
Seaborn announced delivery of new IP & Ethernet services to address increasing network demand between North and South America.

Hawaiki Cable Opens New Direct Route to Los Angeles
Hawaiki Submarine Cable LP today announced it has expanded its subsea network with a new direct route to Los Angeles via the SEA-US cable.

Future Systems

Lebanon Plans New International Fibre Cable
Lebanon has plans for a new Internet submarine cable to link the country to Europe and will eventually replace the Cadmos cable.

Alberto Horcajo & Alessandro Talotta Join EllaLink Board
EllaLink announced today that its main shareholder has appointed Alberto Horcajo and Alessandro Talotta to the Board of Directors.

Sunshine Coast Cable Delayed Due to Regulatory Issues
The JGA-S submarine cable that is to land in Sunshine Coast, Australia has been delayed by months due to regulatory issues.

Huawei’s Cable Project Moves Forward in SE Asia
Huawei is in talks with the government of Cambodia, in order to push forward a cable project connecting Sihanoukville and Hong Kong.

French Polynesia Keen on China to Chile Cable Link
French Polynesia says it is interested in linking up to a submarine cable connection being discussed between China and Chile.

Aqua Comms Pitches Blackpool Landing for US-EU Cable
Aqua Comms has pitched the landing of the CeltixConnect-2 cable in Blackpool as part of a series of cables dubbed the North Atlantic Loop.

Aqua Comms Expands Presence to Interxion’s Copenhagen Campus
Interxion signed an agreement with Aqua Comms enabling interconnection to the AEC-2 subsea cable from Interxion’s data centre in Copenhagen.

State of the Industry

Fishermen Cable Committee Receives Partnership Award
The Oregon Fishermen’s Cable Committee (OFCC) received the Oregon Department of State Lands 2018 Partnership Award on June 11 in Salem.