TIM Uses Fiber to Detect Seismic Activities

The submarine fiber connection between the island Vulcano and Milazzo in Sicily has enabled the National Institute of Geophysics and Volcanology and the German Research Centre for Geosciences Potsdam to monitor the seismic activity of volcanic events in real time.

Furukawa Bags Submarine Project in Philippines

Japanese telecommunication product manufacturer Furukawa Electric Co., Ltd. and S.L. Development Construction Corporation secured a submarine power transmission project in the Philippines for a total of approximately 4.3 billion in yen (approx. 36.34 million US dollars as of today).

NEC Signs Supply Contract with BSCC for Palau Cable 2 Project

Japan-based NEC has signed a supply contract with Indonesian National Submarine Cable Utility, BSCC (Belau Submarine Cable Corporation). NEC will supply optical transmission equipment for the second phase of the Palau submarine fiber optic cable system.

India Plans to Connect Lakshadweep Islands with Fiber Optic Cable

The Indian Government has given the green signal for a project to lay submarine fiber optic cables from Kochi to Lakshadweep Islands. Fiber optic cable connectivity will greatly improve the communication services in the islands. Submarine fiber optic cable will be laid between Kochi, which is the financial capital of the southern state of Kerala, and Lakshadweep Islands. The project…