News From Around The World Of Submarine Telecoms For The Week Of June 3-7

News from around the submarine telecoms industry.

Cable Faults & Maintenance

Globe Services in Visayas and Mindanao Interrupted Due to Cut Submarine Cables
Cut submarine cables prompted service interruptions for Globe customers across the Visayas and Mindanao on Tuesday, June 4.

Conferences & Associations

2019 ICPC Plenary: History Made in San Diego
ICPC held its largest Plenary meeting in the organisation’s history with a diverse submarine cables and related industry audience in San Diego.

Future Systems

Arctic Telecom Cable Initiative Takes Major Step Forward
Cinia and MegaFon have today signed a MoU for a joint venture to build a submarine telecommunications cable across the Arctic Sea.

NBC Contracts DataCo to Develop National Network
PNG DataCo and the NBC PNG have signed a partnership agreement to deliver the government’s ICT project in major towns in the country.

State of the Industry

China’s Huawei to Sell Undersea Cable Business
Huawei Technologies Co Ltd plans to sell its undersea telecom cable business (Huawei Marine), showed a buyer’s filing on Monday.

Mark Boxer of OFS Honored for Fiber Industry Excellence
Mark Boxer, Applications Engineering Manager of OFS, received the Photon Award for excellence in the fiber industry at Fiber Connect.

Broadband Infraco Intensifies Role in Connecting SADC
Andrew Matseke of Broadband Infraco explains his company’s role in connecting Southern Africa, and the changing landscape of African telecoms.