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…

Optical fiber cable under the sea showing sea creatures nearby

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 is developing a new submarine fiber optic cable system in collaboration with Baosheng Science and Technology Innovation Co., Ltd. Both companies signed a joint venture agreement for submarine cable project. The partners agreed to establish…

Submarine cable installation ship in a sea

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 service will ensure continuous connectivity on its busiest subsea route connecting Australia with Asian countries. The new Restoration service comes from the vast and diversified experience in the provider’s submarine cable network in combination with…

French Guiana to Martinique Kanawa Submarine cable system

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 the Antilles. Named as Kanawa submarine cable System, the fiber optic submarine cable system stretches 1,746 kilometers linking the French Guiana and Martinique. Kanawa Submarine fiber optic cable system is fully financed by the Orange…

Port Williams Chile

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 on 4th January. The ship made its trip to lay the fiber optic cable system on behalf of Chilean operator, CTR (.Comunicación y Telefonía Rural). The Orange Marine cable ship became the first and only…