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 kilometers long submarine system connecting South East and South Asian countries to the Middle East Asia will handle the bandwidth demands of emerging technologies and applications. The connection of traffic to BBG is achieved by…

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 Liquid Sea, which is a wholly-owned by the parent Liquid Telecom to implement successful deployment of the project. Liquid Sea has started the project to build a new subsea cable linking Africa to the Middle…

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 East-West Europe), that spans from Singapore to France connecting many Asian and European countries on its way. The landing of the submarine cable in Singapore was done at Tuas, which is a Western shore city….

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 decided to construct an underwater fiber optic communication line through the Kerch Strait to the Crimean Peninsula. The fiber optic line route will run from the Taman Peninsula, the government reported. With a population of…

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 real-time processing prototypes of a unique cost-effective 300 gigabits-per-second new modulation technology that will optimize the performance of submarine cable systems. The trial has been achieved on the 10,000km of ASN’s test bed, combining the…

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 higher-capacity internet access. World Bank officials told, a grant of 16 Million US dollars will be provided to build the fiber optic cable connectivity to the island. The project is expected to bring economic and…

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 planning for the new cable network.AAG cable has been repaired four times so far this year (2015). The latest repair was just completed last week. These incidents severely affected internet access in Vietnam. Last year,…

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 optic product manufacturer Prysmian supplies the high count high capacity undersea fiber optic cable to FirstPath. What is special with the current deployment is the high fiber count fiber optic cable for submarine use. Generally…