undersea fiber optics

Alcatel-Lucent to Build Orval Submarine Fiber Optic Link

Alcatel-Lucent will construct the Orval submarine fiber optic cable network in Algeria. Alcatel-Lucent and the Algerian Ministry of Post, Information Technology and Communications, have signed a turnkey agreement for the deployment of the Orval system. The submarine fiber optic link spans over 560 km will link Oran in Algeria to Valencia, Spain. Submarine network construction is expected for completion in…

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Hetzner invests in Submarine Fiber Link

Germany based web hosting provider and datacenter operator Hetzner Online invests in a new fiber optic submarine cable link. This will enhance Hetzner’s business prospects by having more control on the network which it utilizes for its own services and also by expanding its hands to reach into the management of data delivery networks. Cinia Group Oy has signed a…

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Bangladesh and India to Sign Agreement for Bandwidth Sharing

Selling bandwidth is a good business created by the emergence of new telecommunication technologies. Investors putting their capital in building telecom infrastructures get a chance to recover their investment by selling bandwidth to their customers. Bangladesh government has recently approved a proposal to sign an agreement with its neighbor India to share the bandwidth of the submarine fiber optic cable…

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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…

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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…