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Rotech Subsea Clinches Key US Wind Contract

Rotech Subsea has clinched a major US offshore wind IRM contract on the United States’ Eastern Seaboard.

Dialog Axiata Connects Sri Lanka and Maldives

Dialog Axiata PLC, Sri Lanka’s premier connectivity provider, announced the commissioning of the Maldives Sri Lanka Cable system (MSC), enabling the delivery of high-speed broadband services.

Using Submarine Cables to Detect Earthquakes

Seismologists at Caltech working with optics experts at Google have developed a method to use existing underwater telecommunication cables to detect earthquakes. The technique could lead to improved earthquake and tsunami warning systems around the world.

Equinix, Vodafone to Build Digital Hub in Genoa

Equinix, Inc. and Vodafone announced a plan to build a new subsea hub in Genoa, called GN1. Situated on Italy's northwest coast, Genoa has a rich history in maritime trade and is well-positioned to be a key location on the global subsea cable map.

An Interview with John Hayduk

Editor’s Note: There is no doubt that the telecom industry has experienced a lot of growth over this past year – and a lot of challenges. Carriers and service providers have had to build out their networks and increase capacity to handle the extreme surges in bandwidth usage.  There is always more than one way to address these challenges and it is important to fully consider each approach and model.

Prysmian to Supply Cables for Amazon Region

Prysmian Group announces that is all set to supply 770 kilometers of submarine telecom cables for the Norte Conectado project awarded by Rede Nacional de Ensino e Pesquisa (RNP), a Brazilian Internet provider, connecting the city of Macapá to Santarém and Alenquer, which are located in the north of the Amazon region.

Bulk Fiber Networks, APTelecom Partner for Sales on HAVFRUE

Bulk Fiber Networks announced that it has engaged APTelecom, an award-winning fiber consulting firm specializing in global markets, to serve as its International Sales Partner to assist with the monetization of HAVFRUE, a new submarine cable system providing connectivity across the Atlantic.

Combined Outages Affect WIOCC Clients

On Tuesday, 16th February at 19:16 UTC, the WIOCC Network Operation Centre (NOC) observed interruption to a significant number of client services between Djibouti and Marseille, France on the SEA-ME-WE 5 submarine cable, affecting voice, data and internet services in multiple countries across eastern and southern Africa.

New Cable Announced between Florida and Cancun

FB Submarine Partners, LLC, a privately owned developer of international telecommunications projects announced a 1,200 kilometers advanced subsea fiber optic cable system from Florida to Cancun, Mexico.

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