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Submarine Fiber Optic Cable Contract Awards, Jan-Dec 2019

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

“Bandwidth Demand Will Grow Like Hell”

An Interview with Ivo Ivanov, CEO of DE-CIX International

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 18th to 19th March 2020 at the InterContinental Marseille – Hotel Dieu, Marseille, France.

Global Cloud Xchange Announces CEO Transition

Global Cloud Xchange (GCX) announced that its Board of Directors has appointed Rory Cole as the Company’s Interim Chief Executive Officer as it conducts a search for a permanent candidate.

NJFX, the only Cable Landing Station (CLS) colocation campus in the U.S offering Tier 3, carrier-neutral data center capabilities, will host a reception at PTC 2020 geared towards fostering and developing young leaders in the telecommunications industry.

FCC Releases Revised Filing Manual for Capacity Reports

The U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has releases a revised filing manual for filing the section 43.82 Circuit Capacity Reports, which consist of cable operator reports (Cable Operator Report) and cable capacity holder reports (Capacity Holder Report).

Orange Opens Its New Middle East and Africa HQ

On January 8, Orange officially inaugurated the Orange Middle East and Africa operational head office in Morocco in the presence of Stéphane Richard, Chairman and CEO of Orange; Alioune Ndiaye, CEO Orange Middle East and Africa; the members of Orange’s Executive Committee and local officials.

FCC Proposes Improved Outage Reporting for Submarine Cables

In the Submarine Cable Outage Reporting Order, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) mandated reporting obligations for certain disruptions of submarine cable communications.

JGA South Connects Australia's Sunshine Coast

RTI Connectivity Pte. Ltd. (RTI) announced that the Japan-Guam-Australia (JGA) South Sunshine Coast branch has successfully landed at Maroochydore in Queensland, Australia.

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