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Construction Commences for the Maud Street Landing Station

Construction of the landing station for the Sunshine Coast Submarine Fiber Optic Cable System in Maud Street is progressing. The Sunshine Coast City Council had…

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NB Power Selects Prysmian Submarine Cable for Fundy Isles Project

Canada based NB Power (New Brunswick Power Corporation) has selected Prysmian Submarine cable for its project to connect the Fundy island with a new power…

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Elettra to Build Gozo Fiber Network

Elettra will build the underwater fiber optic cable that links the Malta mainland and the Ghawdex island. The Ministry of Economics in Malta is pushing…

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Huawei Marine Completes Second Upgrade on WACS

Huawei Marine announces the completion of the second stage of upgrade on the WACS (West African Cable System) submarine fiber optic cable system. Huawei Marine…

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Montserrat Invites RFP for Submarine Fiber Cable

The British Overseas Territory in the Caribbean island, Montserrat has invited proposals from prospective bidders for installation and operation and maintenance of a submarine fiber…

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Consortium Partners Starts Commissioning of INDIGO Cable System

Telstra’s press release says the commissioning work of the submarine fiber optic cable system, INDIGO has commenced. The work started after the last fibers of…

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Telstra Starts to Upgrade Submarine Communication Capacity

Australian telecommunication service provider, Telstra started a project to upgrade its existing submarine cable capacity using Infinera’s fourth generation ICE4 optical engine. This is a major upgrade to…

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YOFC and Baosheng Forms Joint Venture for Submarine Cable

YOFC (Yangtze Optical Fibre and Cable Joint Stock Limited Company), the Chinese optical fiber and cable solution manufacturer in a press release announced that it…

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Telstra Starts Submarine Cable Infrastructure Restoration Service

Australian telecommunication service provider, Telstra announces a rapid restoration service for its submarine cable systems, together with its partners Ericsson and Ciena. The new restoration…

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Orange Inaugurates Kanawa Submarine Cable System

France based Orange on 16th January 2019 inaugurated the submarine fiber optic cable system that is designed to strengthen the communication in French Guiana and…

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Rene Descartes Takes Fiber Optic Austral Around Cape Horn

Orange Marine’s cable ship René Descartes sailed around Cape Horn with the Fiber Optic Austral (FOA) cable, the southernmost submarine cable system in the world…

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India Starts Digitalization of Andaman & Nicobar Islands

Indian Government is planning to digitalize its remote and isolated islands of Andaman and Nicobar region. A proposal from the Communications Ministry got approval from the Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate this week to deploy fiber optic cables and Wifi equipment in the islands. Communication Ministry has been waiting for the approval to deploy 2,200 kilometers of optical fiber cables to connect the islands with the mainland and between the islands. The new cable system will provide the required infrastructure to deliver high-speed internet in the islands. The initial plan is to connect and digitize eight islands of Andaman and Nicobar.

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CVTelecom to Construct Landing Station for EllaLink

Cabo Verde based CVTelecom has signed an agreement for construction of landing points for the submarine fiber optic cable that comes to Praia. The contract agreement was signed with the consortium behind EllaLink submarine cable.

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TE and Fiber Misr Sign MoU for Network Service

Telecom Egypt (TE) has entered into an agreement with Egyptian System integrator Fiber Misr to collaborate on providing submarine communication cable services. Sources close to the Ministry reveals that a memorandum of understanding has been signed by the two companies. TE and Fiber Misr will work together to service submerged fiber optic cables in the Mediterranean, Red Sea, Arabian Gulf, and off the coast of East Africa.

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SEACOM Acquires FibreCo

Africa based submarine and terrestrial communication network provider SEACOM has concluded a sale agreement for the 100% acquisition of FibreCo Telecommunications by its affiliate SEACOM South Africa . FibreCo owns and operates a national open access dark fibre network, providing infrastructure, connectivity and services across South Africa. The acquisition is subject to approval by the South African Competition Commission.

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Cerberus Acquires TE Connectivity’s Subsea Communications Business

The Subsea Communications business of TE Connectivity has been acquired by Cerberus (Cerberus Capital Management, L.P. and its affiliates), a global leader in alternative investing. The group announced the competition of the acquisition process by an official statement on November 7th and industry veteran David Coughlan has been appointed Chief Executive Officer of the new company. the business has been rebranded to SubCom, LLC (“SubCom”). 

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Huawei Marine Starts Construction of PEACE Undersea Fiber Optic Cable

On November 6, Huawei Marine announced that it had started its survey work and desk study to build submarine fiber optic cable system called PEACE (Pakistan East Africa Cable Express). Huawei in collaboration with one of the key investors Tropic Science Co.Ltd will survey the cable route from Pakistan’s southern coast to the East African region. With initial work underway, the project is targeted for completion in Q4, 2019.

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Pioneer Provides Consulting Services to Lake Ontario Subsea Cable System

US based Pioneer Consulting’s engineering team is assisting with design, procurement, and project management of a 60 km subsea fiber optic cable across Lake Ontario….

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Seabras-1 and AEConnect Join to Provide Connectivity Between Europe and South America

A new route of submarine fiber cable will be created by the collaboration of two submarine cable operators Seaborn Networks and Aqua Comms. The US based Seaborn Network’s Seabras-1 Connecting Sao Paulo in Brazil and the New Jersey in the United States will interconnect with Aqua Comms’ AEConnect submarine system that connects New York, Dublin and London. The inter connection at New Jersey will provide connectivity between Latin America and the Western Europe.

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Jupiter Submarine Fiber Cable System to Connect Japan and U.S.

Japan based NTT Communications Corporation (NTT Com) has signed an agreement to construct optical submarine cable connecting Japan and the United States also connecting Philippines on its way. The cable system named Jupiter will have large capacity and low latency and will be compatible with 400Gbps optical wavelength division multiplexing transmission system. NTT Com is part of a consortium comprising Softbank, Facebbok, Amazon, PLDT and PCCW Global.

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Huawei Marine and Tele Greenland Join Hands to Deploy 100G Network

Huawei Marine joins hands with Tele Greenland for the deployment of a 100G network along the Greenlandic Westcoast. The new coalition will also upgrade the…

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PT Telekom Selects NEC for IGG Cable System

PT Telekom Indonesia has selected the Japanese telecommunication giant NEC for the development of Indonesia Global Gateway Cable System, shortly known as IGG. By signing…

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NEC Puts FASTER Cable System into Operation

Japan based NEC Corporation has completed the ‘FASTER’ submarine fiber optic cable system and put it into service on June 30. The cable system owned…

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Quintillion Networks Starts Drilling the Coast of Nome

Quintillion Networks has started drilling at Nome’s coast to make pathway for deploying optical fiber cables that will bring high speed broadband to around 3,000…

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