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DeepOcean Launches Subsea Power Cable Repair Service

DeepOcean 1 UK Ltd., a subsidiary of DeepOcean Group Holding BV (DeepOcean), has launched RECONNECT, a cost effective subsea cable repair service committed to reducing the time and cost of repairing and replacing subsea power cables.

GCX Announces Extension of Forbearance Agreement

Global Cloud Xchange (GCX) announced that the July 31, 2019, forbearance agreement that was entered into by 87 percent of its bondholders has been extended until 5:00pm (EDT) on September 1, 2019, which provides additional time to discuss options related to the $350m 7.00% Senior Secured Notes issued by GCX Limited.

NEXTDC Delivers Critical Connectivity from Perth Microsite

NEXTDC have announced the launch of its first micro data centre. The microsite is located in the Perth CBD and offers communications providers immediate access to the company’s entire national ecosystem and the opportunity to deliver their services from P2 Perth, its new 20MW hyperscale data centre and Western Australia’s only Tier IV colocation facility, from the day it opens.

Anacom CAM Working Group Holds Second Meeting

Portuguese telecom regulator Anacom is studying how to improve communications to the Portuguese islands of the Azores and Madeira.  As is the case with many other islands around the world, Portugal’s government is taking a leading role in assure that the populations have access to quality Internet services. 

Canadian Government to Invest in Nunavut Cable

The Government of Canada is investing over $151 million in a submarine cable project for the far northern province of Nunavut under the Rural and Northern Communities Infrastructure Stream (RNIS) of the Investing in Canada Infrastructure Plan.

NetActuate’s Sydney Data Center Adds New Partners

The addition of new connectivity partners in NetActuate’s Sydney data center have further reduced latency and increased network reliability across Oceania.

HMN Sets Record on 200G Unrepeatered Transmission

Huawei Marine Networks (HMN) has successfully achieved the longest ever 200G unrepeatered transmission trial over distance of 620.9 km. This achievement replicates HMN’s previous success in 100G unrepeatered transmission which saw in excess of 640 km reached.

Google's Equiano Cable to Land in St. Helena

The St Helena Government (SHG) has issued a letter of intent to connect St Helena to the Equiano subsea cable project. This will provide the first fibre optic connectivity from St Helena to the outside world through both Europe and South Africa.

UK to Control Exports on Subsea Cable Equipment to Russia

A new national control covering the export of submersible vessels and related equipment, software and technology to Russia came into force in the United Kingdom on 14 August 2019.

SH Netz to Begin Construction of Cable to Sylt Island

North German electricity network operator Schleswig-Holstein Netz (SH Netz) has begun construction on a submarine power cable to the German island of Sylt. 

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