News From Around The World Of Submarine Telecoms For The Week Of October 21-25

News from around the submarine telecoms industry.

Cable Faults & Maintenance

Seacom Suffers Outage Affecting Services in Europe
Seacom said on Wednesday that the submarine cable system it operates along Africa’s east coast is experiencing a “service-affecting outage”.

Current Systems

Crosslake Fibre Toronto – New York Network Goes Live
Crosslake Fibre announced that the first fibre optic cable between Toronto and New York in almost two decades has entered commercial service.

Seaborn Networks’ IP Network is Now Fully Operational
Seaborn Networks announced today that its IP network, Autonomous System Number: 13786, is fully operational.

Data Centers

BICS Extends European Network Footprint
BICS announced he launch of a new fibre route between Italy and Switzerland and five new PoPs that will enable low-latency IP services Europe

Future Systems

PLDT Invests P7 Billion for JUPITER Trans-Pacific Cable
Telecommunications giant PLDT Inc. is investing $136.7 million in the JUPITER trans-Pacific cable system linking to the US and Japan.

Oman Australia Cable from Australia to EMEA Announced
SUB.CO announced it has selected Subcom to a newsubsea cable connecting Muscat, Oman to Perth, Australia called “OAC” (Oman Australia Cable).

EllaLink Completes Marine Survey, Licensing
EllaLink announced that the marine survey has been completed and that it has been granted operator licenses in Brazil and Portugal.

Solomon Islands Undersea Cable Live by Feb 2020
Solomon Islands are expected to start using high speed internet in February 2020 according to Deputy Prime Minister Manasseh Maelanga.