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PCCW Global, the international operating division of HKT, Orange and PEACE Cable International signed an agreement during the Submarine Networks World event in Singapore to deploy the Pakistan and East Africa Connecting Europe (PEACE) submarine cable system, with a 12,000km ultra-low latency high-speed cable system that will relieve critical congestion on one of the busiest data routes in the world.

GCX Announces Plan to Secure Financial Future

Global Cloud Xchange (GCX) announced a pre-packaged Plan of Reorganization  that will support its long-term growth and development by reducing bond debt by $150 million, providing a permanent capital structure that includes working capital facility and transitioning the business to new ownership.

RTI Connectivity Pte. Ltd. (RTI) announced today that installation has begun on the Japan-Guam-Australia North Cable System between Minami Boso, Japan and Piti, Guam (JGA North). JGA North is on schedule and is expected to be commercially available in 1Q 2020.

Most of the global internet traffic today utilises infrastructure located primarily in the northern hemisphere to link Asia, Europe and North America. Meanwhile, the southern hemisphere is heavily connected via links coming from the North as well. However, the traffic to the southern region currently travels a longer route which may affect the internet experience of the end users.

Quintillion Partners with APTelecom in Asia and the US

Quintillion Networks, headquartered in Anchorage, Alaska, is pleased to announce their partnership with APTelecom to expand their reach to the global market via a transpacific fiber optic network, serving North America and Asia.

Construction of Southern Cross NEXT Begins

Alcatel Submarine Networks (ASN) has launched the construction of Southern Cross NEXT, a new chapter after building the original Southern Cross dual cable network twenty years ago.

China Unicom Connects the Belt and Road

China Unicom Global (CUG) Limited, the subsidiary of China Unicom, announced that it has invested a cumulative RMB 2 billion along the Belt and Road countries in 200 projects providing premium international communication services.

OTEGLOBE Doubles Subsea Network Capacity with Infinera

Infinera announced that OTEGLOBE deployed Infinera’s industry-leading fourth-generation Infinite Capacity Engine (ICE4) technology to double the capacity on its international subsea network on the subsea links between Greece and Italy that form an essential part of OTEGLOBE’s European network.

Chile Awards Study of Asia-South America Cable

Strengthening the connectivity of Chile through fiber optics is one of the main objectives of the current government in the field of telecommunications and one of the biggest projects in achieving this is the Puerta Digital Asia-South America Cable, which will create the first digital highway between both continents.

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