News From Around The World Of Submarine Telecoms For The Week Of March 11-15

News from around the submarine telecoms industry.


SubOptic Association Announces Diversity Fund
SubOptic and WFN Strategies announced a Diversity Fund to attract a more varied background and in the submarine telecoms community.

WFN Strategies to Exhibit and Present at SubOptic 2019
WFN Strategies will be exhibiting, meeting and presenting technical papers while exhibiting at the upcoming SubOptic 2019 conference.

SubTel Forum to Exhibit and Present at SubOptic 2019
SubTel Forum will exhibit, meet and present at the SubOptic 2019 conference and exhibition held in New Orleans, Louisiana from 8 to 11 April.

Cable Faults & Maintenance

Tele Greenland Repairs One Cable Break, Finds Another
Tele Greenland has repaired the cable break south of Sisimiut but another break was discovered between Sisimiut and Aasiaat during repairs.

APG Submarine Cable System Under Maintenance
According to an online news portal in Vietnam, VnExpress, the APG cable is undergoing repairs and will affect Internet speeds in the region.

Current Systems

DE-CIX, Seaborn to Connect the Americas, Europe
DE-CIX and Seaborn Networks announced that Seaborn has established an interconnection to DE-CIX New York for direct access from Seabras-1.

Future Systems

KT Unit Wins SubCom Submarine Cable Project
KT's submarine cable division has secured a US$7.9 million contract with SubCom to construct a portion of the Jupiter submarine cable.

State of the Industry

Telia Carrier, Telxius Announce Capacity Agreement
Telia Carrier and Telxius announced a capacity services agreement using Telxius' MAREA cable system and Telia Carrier’s European backbone.