Cerberus Acquires TE Connectivity’s Subsea Communications Business 1

Cerberus Acquires TE Connectivity’s Subsea Communications Business

The Subsea Communications business of TE Connectivity has been acquired by Cerberus (Cerberus Capital Management, L.P. and its affiliates), a global leader in alternative investing. The group announced the competition of the acquisition process by an official statement on November 7th and industry veteran David Coughlan has been appointed Chief Executive Officer of the new company. the business has been rebranded to SubCom, LLC (“SubCom”). 

Huawei Marine Starts Construction of PEACE Undersea Fiber Optic Cable

On November 6, Huawei Marine announced that it had started its survey work and desk study to build submarine fiber optic cable system called PEACE (Pakistan East Africa Cable Express). Huawei in collaboration with one of the key investors Tropic Science Co.Ltd will survey the cable route from Pakistan’s southern coast to the East African region. With initial work underway, the project is targeted for completion in Q4, 2019.

Pioneer Provides Consulting Services to Lake Ontario Subsea Cable System

US based Pioneer Consulting’s engineering team is assisting with design, procurement, and project management of a 60 km subsea fiber optic cable across Lake Ontario. Pioneer Consulting provides technical guidance and project management for the subsea fiber optic cable owned by Canadian dark fiber provider Crosslake Fibre. This submarine fiber optic cable connects Toronto, Canada, with Buffalo, New York. The…

Seabras-1 and AEConnect Join to Provide Connectivity Between Europe and South America

A new route of submarine fiber cable will be created by the collaboration of two submarine cable operators Seaborn Networks and Aqua Comms. The US based Seaborn Network’s Seabras-1 Connecting Sao Paulo in Brazil and the New Jersey in the United States will interconnect with Aqua Comms’ AEConnect submarine system that connects New York, Dublin and London. The inter connection at New Jersey will provide connectivity between Latin America and the Western Europe.

Jupiter Submarine Fiber Cable System to Connect Japan and U.S. 5

Jupiter Submarine Fiber Cable System to Connect Japan and U.S.

Japan based NTT Communications Corporation (NTT Com) has signed an agreement to construct optical submarine cable connecting Japan and the United States also connecting Philippines on its way. The cable system named Jupiter will have large capacity and low latency and will be compatible with 400Gbps optical wavelength division multiplexing transmission system. NTT Com is part of a consortium comprising Softbank, Facebbok, Amazon, PLDT and PCCW Global.

Huawei Marine and Tele Greenland Join Hands to Deploy 100G Network

Huawei Marine joins hands with Tele Greenland for the deployment of a 100G network along the Greenlandic Westcoast. The new coalition will also upgrade the capacity of existing Greenland Connect fiber optic cable, which connects Greenland with Iceland/Europe and North America. Huawei says once the new project is completed, the submarine system would be the world’s first 100G submarine network…

PT Telekom Selects NEC for IGG Cable System

PT Telekom Indonesia has selected the Japanese telecommunication giant NEC for the development of Indonesia Global Gateway Cable System, shortly known as IGG. By signing the contract with NEC, Indonesian incumbent telecom operator, PT Telekom intends to boost connectivity between Indonesia’s major cities. Indonesia Global Gateway Cable System (IGG), an optical submarine cable system that will connect the islands of…

NEC Puts FASTER Cable System into Operation

Japan based NEC Corporation has completed the ‘FASTER’ submarine fiber optic cable system and put it into service on June 30. The cable system owned by a consortium of six major international companies was tested for end-to-end reliability and transmission by NEC before the start of operation. The new trans-Pacific submarine cable system spans 9,000 kilometers. The FASTER Cable system…