Bolivia inaugurates it’s first submarine fiber optic cable, thus enabling faster, reliable connectivity with the rest of the world. By deploying this cable, Bolivia is now able to reduce its dependency on foreign wholesale telecommunication service providers for connectivity to a greater extent.
Orient Link Pte. Ltd. (OLL) and NEC Corporation (NEC) announced that they have signed an agreement to build the MIST Cable System (MIST). MIST will directly connect Singapore, Malaysia, Myanmar, Thailand, and India (Mumbai and Chennai) and deliver a design capacity of more than 216 terabits per second (Tbps). Construction of the nearly 8,100-kilometer optical submarine cable is targeted to be completed by the third quarter of FY2022.
Crosslake Fibre an international network provider and developer of unique subsea and terrestrial fibre networks, announces today its newest subsea cable project, CrossChannel Fibre. The historic, next-generation 550km cable is the first fibre-optic subsea cable to be built across the English Channel in nearly twenty years and will connect Slough, United Kingdom and Paris, France.
Orange has proceeded to land Google’s transatlantic Dunant cable in Saint-Hilaire-de-Riez, in the Vendée region of France, first and terrestrial stage of the laying of this cable on 13th March 2020.