News From Around The World Of Submarine Telecoms For The Week Of October 14-18

News from around the submarine telecoms industry.

SubTel Forum

Submarine Telecoms Industry Report Issue 8 Now Available
The 8th edition of the SubTel Forum Submarine Telecoms Industry Report is now available, providing an overview of the submarine fiber market and features a Foreword form Mr. Houlin Zhao, Secretary-General of the International Telecommunication Union.

Current Systems

Telxius, NJFX Provide CLS to CLS Terrestrial Connection
NJFX provides the first-ever CLS to CLS terrestrial connection, which connects NJFX in Wall, NJ to Telxius facilities in Virginia Beach, VA.

Indonesia Completes East Palapa Ring Project
Indonesian Government authorities on Monday, 14 October 2019 announced the completion of its ambitious fiber optic Palapa Ring Project.

Quintillion, ATLAS Expand Arctic Data Infrastructure
Quintillion Networks and ATLAS Space Operations announced plans for North America’s highest latitude ground station in Utqiagvik, Alaska.

Future Systems

Fourth Subsea Data Cable for Tasmania Edges Closer
A investigation into a fourth subsea cable connecting Tasmania found it “likely to deliver significantly increased capacity” to the island.

Technology & Upgrades

Guernsey ISP Sure Prep 300Gbps Upgrade
Sure, has announced a 5-year plan to invest in upgrading their sub-sea fibre optic links between Guernsey and the United Kingdom by 300 Gbps.