Submarine cable

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 cable. As per the contract, Prysmian will supply submarine cables from its manufacturing locations in Europe for the Fundy Isles Project. The order worth €17 million has been placed to the cable maker by NB…

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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 the delayed fiber optic project that was planned to provide second connectivity between Ghawdex (Gozo) island and Malta mainland. The Government is accelerating the speed of the bureaucratic procedures to sign the contract. The Ministry…

Image of a globe showing the route of WACS submarine fiber optic cable system connecting South Africa to the United Kingdom

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 signed the contract for the second upgrade of the cable system with the consortium partners in February 2018. The upgrade realized 32*100G wavelengths configured on the longest optically amplified single fiber span stretching 11500km from…

Optical fiber cable under the sea showing sea creatures nearby

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 optic cable system. The selected operator will plan, design, install, commission, test, operate and maintain that includes repairs on behalf of the Government of Montserrat. The Montserrat Submarine Fiber Optic Cable is considered to be…

Submarine fiber optic cable coiled in big loop ready for deployment

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 the submarine fiber cables of INDGO West and INDIGO Central were spliced to complete the marine installation of the INDIGO cables system. Telstra along with its consortium partners AARNet, Google, Indosat Ooredoo, Singtel and SubPartners…

Infinera ICE4 Optical engine

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 the operator’s network services in the Asia-Pacific region. Infinera solutions will add more capacity to the optical fibers. Telstra said that the capacity improvement is a significant change in services offered to the customers in the Asia-Pacific, which…