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African cable operators describe philanthropic efforts
Submarine Cable NewsFeed - Existing Submarine Cable Systems
Wednesday, 17 February 2016 13:17

It is always a pleasure to highlight some of the philanthropic work done by the submarine cable industry.  Two submarine fiber optic cable system operators in Africa have recently reported on their efforts.

SEACOM, which operators a cable system in East Africa, noted a number of its efforts in the region at the anniversary of its commercial launch (known as Foundation Day).  These are described here. In addition, SEACOM also announced that it is supporting innovation and incubation hubs in Kenya and Uganda.  

Meanwhile, MainOne, which operates a West African cable system, highlighted its work in Ghana to close the gender gap in technology, click here for more information.

 
Hotline, now 50 years old, continues to promote dialog with Russians
Submarine Cable NewsFeed - Existing Submarine Cable Systems
Tuesday, 27 August 2013 13:21

Internesting history of the Washington-Moscow hotline.  From the submarine cable perspective, one of the routes was a transatlantic cable that also passed terrestrially through the Nordic countries.  In the 1960s, the segment through Finland was cut by a farmer ploughing his fields.  Guess they weren't thinking about cable protection back then.  You can read the article at http://www.army.mil/article/109986/Hotline__now_50_years_old__continues_to_promote_dialog_with_Russians/.

 

 
Pacnet Launches Asia Pacific’s First Data Landing Station
Submarine Cable NewsFeed - Existing Submarine Cable Systems
Tuesday, 02 November 2010 07:40

Pacnet has announced the launch of its Hong Kong Data Landing Station (DLS), the first carrier neutral data center facility of its kind in the Asia Pacific region with direct high-speed connectivity into Pacnet’s pan-Asian subsea cable network.

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GlobeNet Announces Upgrade
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Tuesday, 26 October 2010 12:31

GlobeNet, an international wholesale provider of submarine capacity, and a wholly owned subsidiary of Oi, has unveiled its plans for a 200 Gbps upgrade, from 360 Gbps to 560 Gbps of total lit network capacity, in its lowest latency, fiber optic cable network connecting the Americas. In response to the ever-increasing bandwidth demands from its customers, GlobeNet has successfully completed a network trial to ensure its optical transmission technology can support this high capacity upgrade. As a result, GlobeNet awarded Alcatel-Lucent and Xtera Communications, Inc. 100 Gbps contracts respectfully. The new network capacity deployment is scheduled to be complete by first quarter 2011 with further plans by GlobeNet to upgrade to a 1.44 Tbps network thereafter.

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Uganda to Link Network to SEACOM
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Wednesday, 25 August 2010 16:16

The national data transmission backbone and e-governance infrastructure cable will be connected to SEACOM, the East African Marine System (TEAMS) and the East African submarine cable system (EAASy) cables, the ICT minister has said.

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Hibernia Atlantic Opens New Office in London
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Thursday, 19 August 2010 19:06

Hibernia Atlantic has announced the opening of its office facility located at 55 Old Broad Street in London, United Kingdom. The new office is a result of Hibernia's strong growth in Europe and the increased customer demand for its robust network services platform globally.

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SEACOM Enables Tanzanian Carrier to Cut Prices
Submarine Cable NewsFeed - Existing Submarine Cable Systems
Thursday, 19 August 2010 15:59

African mobile operator Zain Tanzania has slashed its Internet tariffs by more than 50 percent following the company’s connection to East African submarine fiber optic cable SEACOM.

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Starcomms Acquires Capacity on Main One
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Thursday, 19 August 2010 15:55

As part of its efforts to further enhance Internet services, Starcomms has acquired capacity on the Main One submarine fiber optic cable linking Nigeria and the whole of West Africa to Europe. The new development will pave the way for additional transformation in Internet access and reliable voice service from Starcomms.

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Change of Ownership of Caribbean Cables
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Wednesday, 11 August 2010 17:54

Ownership of small shares of three Caribbean submarine fiber optic cables will be transferred under a bankruptcy reorganization plan of one of the members of the consortia that own the cables.

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South Pacific Carrier Seeking Transport and IP Transit
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Monday, 09 August 2010 15:55

A carrier in the South Pacific has released a Request for Proposal (RFP) for telecom and Internet Protocol (IP) services in Australia and key global markets.

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