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

News from around the submarine telecoms industry.

SubTel Forum

Submarine Cable Almanac – Issue 32 Out Now!
The 32nd issue of the Submarine Cable Almanac is now available and contains details on every major submarine cable system in the world.

Current Systems

GlobeNet to Pass Fiber Through Venezuela, Colombia to Brazil
GlobeNet will take fiber optics to Boa Vista, Brazil, passing the optical network through Venezuela out from the city of Maiquetía.

Hawaiki Signs Deal With Australia’s Anycast
Hawaiki signed a deal with Anycast Networks to use its year-old cable system as a primary source of capacity between Australia and the US.

Angola Cables, Nokia Trial Direct Route to USA
Angola Cables and Nokia have announced that they have collaborated to provide a direct optical connection between Africa and North America.

Data Centers

Equinix Opens SY5 Sydney Data Centre
Data centre operator Equinix has opened its eighth international business exchange (IBX) data centre in Sydney, Australia named SY5.

Future Systems

Chennai-Andaman Cable to be Completed by 2020
The Chennai-Andaman and Nicobar Islands (CANI) submarine cable systems project is expected to be completed by 2020 according to NEC.

Google Curie Cable Connects US, Chile
Today, Google announced that the Curie cable connecting the United States and Chile has been successfully installed and tested.

State of the Industry

GCX to Emerge From Chapter 11 Bankruptcy
Bankrupt GCX has announced that it is emerging from Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection after completing the initial phase of its sale process.