News From Around The World Of Submarine Telecoms For The Week Of November 4-8

News from around the submarine telecoms industry.

Conferences & Associations

WFN Strategies to Speak at InfraGard National Disaster Resilience Council
WFN Strategies will discuss submarine cable resilience at the InfraGard National Disaster Resilience Council on critical infrastructure.

Data Centers

Google Data Center Project in Uruguay Under Way
Google plans to build a data center for storage and server management within Uruguay’s Science Park in the Canelones area, it was announced.

Future Systems

OPIC to Support World’s Longest Subsea Telecommunications Cable
OPIC and Trans Pacific Networks will work to develop the world’s longest subsea telecommunications cable, spanning the Indo-Pacific region

Vote on Tierra Del Mar Cable Ends in Tie
The Tillamook County vote on the Jupiter submarine landing in Tierra Del Mar ended in a tie. The commission will reconvene on November 14.

Cable Landing Station Underway for Cook Islands
There was a ground breaking ceremony on Wednesday for the Cook Islands cable landing station for the Manatua One Polynesian Submarine cable.

DXN Limited signs Southern Cross Cable Limited
DXN Limited announced the execution of a contract of approx. AU$2.4m with Southern Cross Cable to supply modular cable landing stations.

Manatua Consortium Approves Start of Cable Lay
A crucial meeting has approved the final stages of planning for the installation of the Manatua – One Polynesia Cable.

Offshore Energy

ASN Completes the Johan Sverdrup PRM System
ASN announced completion of the first phase of the PRM system for the Johan Sverdrup field, operated by Equinor in the North Sea.

State of the Industry

Hengtong to Buy Huawei Marine Networks
Hengtong will purchase both Global Marine’s 49% and Huawei’s 51% stake in the Huawei Marine joint venture for approximately $285 million.