News From Around The World Of Submarine Telecoms For The Week Of September 2-6

News from around the submarine telecoms industry.

SubTel Forum

SubTel Cable Map Tutorial: Control Buttons
Lead Analyst Kieran Clark provides a tutorial on how to use the Control Buttons to more easily navigate the SubTel Cable Map.

Cable Faults & Maintenance

Internet Slower in Vietnam, Cable Repairs Delayed
Repair work on the AAG undersea cable will be completed eight days behind schedule, and Vietnam internet users will suffer slower speeds.

Current Systems

Vocus Adds Hawaiki Capacity, Upgrades Network
Vocus has added substantial volume of Hawaiki submarine cable capacity to its network, and invested millions in network upgrades.

Future Systems

WFN Strategies, TMG Awarded Chile Transpacific Project
WFN Strategies and Telecommunications Management Group were awarded a feasibility study for a submarine cable between Chile and Asia.

NZ Landing ‘Obvious Choice' for Chile-China Cable
Chile could ask the New Zealand government to allow a proposed US$500 million cable linking Chile and China to land in Auckland.

Offshore Energy

Tampnet Completes Cable Deployment to Alvheim FPSO
Tampnet and Aker BP have finished the deployment of submarine fibre optic cable to the Aker BP operated FPSO Alvheim.