undersea fiber optics

AquaComms Begins Construction of AEConnect

Submarine network solution provider Aqua Comms Limited (AquaComms) announced that it has brought its contract into force (CIF) with TE SubCom, a TE Connectivity Ltd. company and an industry pioneer in undersea communications technology. TE Subcom has begun manufacturing on the America Europe Connect (AEConnect) subsea cable system. AEConnect is scheduled to be ready for service in by the end…

Optical fiber cable under the sea showing sea creatures nearby

Seacom Finishes Nairobi to Kampala Submarine Fiber Link

The submarine cable system operator, Seacom has completed the construction of undersea fiber optic cable link between Nairobi and Kampala. This high-speed communication network from Kenya’s capital to Uganda’s capital is routed through Tororo, the easter city of Uganda. Seacom continues its bid to increase capacity and uptake of its broadband services in the region. Seacom completed developing capacity for…

Submarine Cable to Connect Malta with European Mainland

A fund of Euro 100,000 has been allotted to carry out a feasibility study on a new submarine fiber optic cable that will connect Malta with the European mainland. Parliamentary secretary Jose Herrera today launched a feasibility study that aims to investigate the possibility of a new submarine fiber optic cable between Malta and the European mainland. Currently, there is…

installation crew pulls submarine fiber optic cable on a sea shore

iAngola Plans for South America-Africa Submarine Fiber Connectivity

In a major strategic decision that will change the communication routes between South America and Africa, Angola’s state-owned telecom service provider iAngola Cables is preparing for the deployment of a multi-million dollar worth submarine fiber optic cable that will link Angola and Brazil. This submarine fiber optic link will connect South America to Africa, which will have onward connectivity to…

South Atlantic Submarine Fiber system to Connect Africa and Latin America

Angola based state-owned telecom telecommunication company, iAngola Cables is ready to deploy a 260 million US dollars-worth submarine fiber optic cable linking Angola and Brazil in an effort to provide high speed data connections connecting two continents.

Seacom Signs Service Agreement with Telecomunicações de Moçambique

Submarine cable operator Seacom has signed a master services agreement with a Mozambican service provider, Telecomunicações de Moçambique to provide access to the largest fiber optic network in Mozambique. Sources in Seacom said the agreement would give them and their customers access to the largest and most distributed fiber optic network in Mozambique. In addition, the agreement will open up a diverse route into Zimbabwe and a border presence in Malawi and South Africa.