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 is one of the two autonomous regions of Portugal located in the southwest in the Atlantic ocean. Mr. Miguel Albuquerque, president of the autonomous region wants to get a branching from the submarine cable that…

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 link will be carried out by TE Subcom, a TE Connectivity Ltd. company and an industry pioneer in undersea communications technology. The Hawaiki submarine cable system is a new trans-Pacific cable, which will link Australia…

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 Africa have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to proceed to the successful implementation of the project. Africa-1 is a consortium-funded submarine network system that will connect many African countries with countries in the Middle…

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…

Optical fiber cable under the sea showing sea creatures nearby

Partners Sign MoU for APX-West Submarine Fiber Optic Cable

The partners of APX-West Submarine fiber optic cable system has reached to an agreement on the implementation and operation and have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU). The partners Singtel, SubPartners, and Telstra jointly announced that they have entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to build a new international submarine cable, APX-West. APX-West will connect Perth in Australia and…