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Submarine Fiber Optic Cable Announcements, Jan-May 2019

This is our latest listing of submarine fiber optic cable announcements for 2019. 

Application Filed with FCC for JGA South

An application has been filed by GU Holdings Inc., AARNet Pty Ltd (APL), RTI JGA Pte. Ltd. (RTI JGA), and RTI Connectivity Pte. Ltd. for a license to construct, land, and operate a non-common carrier fiber-optic submarine cable system connecting Guam and Australia, the Japan-Guam-Australia (JGA) South system (JGA South).

Feasibility Study for Chile-Asia Project

On 12 July, Chilean telecom regulatory Subtel will issue a public announcement to call for offers for the Feasibility Study of the Asia South America Digital Gateway Project.

Submarine Fiber Optic Cable Contract Awards, Jan-May 2019

This is our latest monthly review of new submarine fiber optic cable contract awards for 2019. 

Telxius, DE-CIX Partner to Improve the Global Services

Telxius has partnered with DE-CIX, to offer access and interconnection services from any Telxius Point of presence in the world to the DE-CIX Internet Exchanges in Marseille, Madrid, New York, and Dallas, as well as the world’s largest IX by peak traffic, DE-CIX Frankfurt.

PSE, Litgrid Will Cooperate Directly on Harmony Link

Lithuanian electricity transmission operator LITGRID AB informs that PSE and Litgrid, the only shareholders of the LitPol Link subsidiary, decided to liquidate the company on 20 June 2019. 

The European Subsea Cables Association (ESCA), the European trade association for submarine power and telecommunications cables announces that its next bi-annual Plenary will be held 11th to 12th September 2019 at the football ground home of Newcastle United FC, St. James’ Park, Newcastle, UK.

The Nordic Region as the Next Frontier in Connectivity

Roy Hilliard, VP of Business Development for NJFX, is bringing his expertise and thought leadership to Capacity’s Subsea EMEA conference in Marseille, France on July 8-10.

Crosslake Fibre Selects Ciena for NYC-Toronto Build

Crosslake Fibre ULC will light up the lowest latency cable between Toronto and New York City using Ciena’s optical technology and software.

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