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DHL GCI: Globalization Hits New Record High

To fully understand the growing demand for new submarine cable capacity, we need to understand the movement of goods and data across the world.  SCW is always on the lookout for data that measure these factors.

ICAEW: East Africa to See Highest GDP Growth

Africa's economic strength is very important for the prospects for additional submarine fiber optic cable systems serving the continent, as well as being an indicator of the pace of Internet bandwidth demand.

CARCIP Cable to Help Build Caribbean Digital Economy

The submarine fiber optic cable linking St. Vincent and the Grenadines to Grenada, part of the Caribbean Regional Communications Infrastructure Program (CARCIP), will aid the development of the digital economy in the Caribbean.

Togo becomes Member of the Africa Finance Corporation

The Togolese Republic (Togo) has become the 20th Member State of Africa Finance Corporation (AFC), Africa's leading infrastructure development finance institution.

World Bank: Storm Clouds Are Brewing for the Global Economy

Keeping in mind that the global economy is always a factor in the performance of the submarine cable market, the following is a summary of the just released World Bank’s semi-annual economic forecast. 

U.S. Cable Bandwidth Sees 43.3% CAGR from 2007-2016

Available bandwidth on submarine cables landing in U.S. territories experienced a Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) of 43.3% between 2007 and 2016.

ADB Plans to Scale-Up Presence in Samoa

Samoa Prime Minister Tuilaepa Lupesoliai Sailele Malielegaoi met recently to examine opportunities for expanded collaboration and sign an agreement establishing a permanent ADB office in Samoa.

Latest Developments on Kuril Islands Dispute

We have written about the Kuril Islands before as efforts to resolve an international dispute over their sovereignty could lead to the building of new submarine cables. 

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