News From Around The World Of Submarine Telecoms For The Week Of September 9-13

News from around the submarine telecoms industry.

SubTel Forum

SubTel Cable Map Tutorial: Share Tool
Lead Analyst Kieran Clark gives a tutorial on how to use the Share Tool to share specific regions or map elements with the SubTel Cable Map.

Cable Faults & Maintenance

Optical Fibre Company Repairs Undersea Cable Facility
A Delhi-based optical fibre cable company has successfully repaired the undersea internet cable facility to Sri Lanka

China-US Submarine Cables to Be Recovered
The China-US submarine cables off Whiskey Run, just south of Cape Arago, are scheduled to be recovered this month by Mertech Marine.

Current Systems

Omantel Launches Dedicated International NOC
Omantel, a wholesale world-leader in networking, has launched a dedicated International Network Operation Centre (INOC) in Oman.

Future Systems

PLDT to Build Two New Submarine Cables
Digital services provider PLDT Inc. plans to build two new international submarine cables to further beef up its global cabling capacity.

French Polynesia Discusses Cable With Chile
The president of French Polynesia, Edouard Fritch, has been in discussions with Chile about linking up with a submarine cable.

Work on Andamans Cable to Begin in December
Work to install a submarine cable system connecting Andamans and Nicobar Islands to mainland India through Chennai will begin in December.

JGA North Cable System Begins Installation
RTI Connectivity announced today that installation has begun on the JGA North Cable System between Minami Boso, Japan and Piti, Guam.

Fiber Cable Through Marianas Trench Approved

State of the Industry

Quintillion Partners with APTelecom in Asia and the US
Quintillion Networks partners with APTelecom to expand their global reach via a transpacific fiber network, serving North America and Asia.

Technology & Upgrades

Acacia Shows First 1.2Tbps Single-Channel Module
Acacia Communications announced its AC1200-SC2 module, the first single-chip coherent module to deliver 1.2 Terabit on a single-channel.