NEC Breaks Spectral Efficiency Record of Submarine Optical Transmission

The Japan-based NEC Corporation has demonstrated a groundbreaking transmission capacity of optical fiber. The team was able to transmit 34.9 terabits per second (Tbps) on…

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Facebook and Microsoft Invest in Marena Fiber Cable System

Atlantic Ocean will get one more submarine fiber optic cable that will connect the Spain at the European side and the Virginia state of United…

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Pioneer Consulting Supervises Relocation of DSCS in Maldives

Boston-based Pioneer Consulting, a leading international submarine cable consulting firm said it has supervised the relocation of two shore-ends for the telecommunications service provider Dhivehi…

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Decreasing Ice Helps Deployment of Submarine Cable to Alaska

Officials from the Quintillion Networks said the decreasing ice in the sea helps quicker deployment of the submarine fiber optic cable that connects the communities…

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Madeira Plans to Approach EU for Funds to Build Submarine Cable

Madeira plans to approach European Union for funds to build a submarine fiber optic cable branch to connect the Telebras-IslaLink cable to the archipelago. Madeira…

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Hawaiki Submarine Cable System Commences Construction

Hawaiki Submarine Fiber Cable System has commenced the construction of fiber optic link to connect Australia with New Zealand. The construction of the undersea communication…

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Africa-1 Consortium Members Sign MoU

The consortium members of the Africa-1 Submarine fiber-optic cable system including MTN Group, PCCW Global, Saudi Telecom Company (STC), Telecom Egypt (TE) and Telkom South…

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BBG Submarine Fiber Cable System Starts Operation

The Bay of Bengal Gateway (BBG) submarine fiber optic cable system that links Malaysia to the United Arab Emirates has started its operation. The 8,040…

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Liquid Sea Commences Submarine Fiber Cable Project

African fiber optic telecom Infrastructure provider, Liquid Telecom will build a new submarine fiber optic cable. The company had formed a new subsidiary division, named…

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SEA-ME-WE 5 Submarine Fiber Optic Cable Lands at Tuas, Singapore

Singapore’s incumbent telecom operator SingTel has confirmed the landing installation of the submarine fiber optic cable SEA-ME-WE 5 (5th cable route of South East Asia-Middle…

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Submarine Fiber Optic Cable to Link Crimea

Connecting Crimea with the latest fiber optic cable networks is getting priority for the Russian authorities. After annexing Crimea from Ukraine, the Russian government has…

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ASN Transmits 300G over 10,000 Kilometers

Alcatel-Lucent Submarine Networks (ASN), the undersea cables subsidiary of Alcatel-Lucent has achieved a breakthrough record of data transmission over a distance of 10,000 kilometers using…

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World Bank Provides Grant for Undersea Fiber Cable to Samoa

World Bank had approved a grant to build submarine fiber optic cable to connect Samoa. People in Samoa will soon be connected to cheaper and…

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ISPs plan new fiber optic network in Vietnam

Fed up with the frequent network breakdowns happening on the Asia America Gateway (AAG) submarine telecommunication cable, local internet service providers (ISPs) in Vietnam are…

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FirstPath to Deploy Submarine Fiber Optic Cable in Sydney Harbor

Australia based private owned internet service provider FirstPath has revealed their plans to lay submarine fiber optic cables across the Sydney Harbor. World leading fiber…

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Russian Navy Disturbs Lithuanian Submarine Fiber Cable Installation

Lithuania claims that its submarine cable installation has been thwarted by Russian Navy’s bullying behavior. The Russian navy has been accused of deliberately disrupting the…

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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…

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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…

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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….

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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.

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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.

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