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TELUS to Deploy Cable in St. Lawrence Seaway

TELUS and the Government of Canada announced a $15 million investment for the deployment of a submarine fibre optic cable between Sept-Îles and the Gaspésie region, connecting communities across the St. Lawrence Seaway of Quebec Province.

Seaborn, DE-CIX to Enable Flexible Access to Global IXs

DE-CIX and Seaborn announce that in addition to Seaborn’s interconnection to DE-CIX New York, they are now offering access and interconnection services to DE-CIX IXs in Marseille, Madrid and Dallas, as well as one of the world’s largest IX by peak traffic, DE-CIX Frankfurt.

NetActuate Announces New Connectivity Partners in Sydney

NetActuate announces new partnerships with local connectivity providers in their Sydney, Australia data center. These additions will further reduce latency and increase network reliability to end users throughout Australia, New Zealand, and the Asia-Pacific region.

New Cable Gives Bolivia Access to the Pacific

A new terrestrial and submarine fiber optic cable system that will give landlocked Bolivia direct access to submarine cable capacity in the Pacific was inaugurated recently. 

New PLCN License Filed that Avoids Hong Kong

An application has been filed with the U.S. Federal Communications Commission by GU Holdings Inc. and Edge Cable Holdings USA, LLC (Edge USA) (together, Applicants) for a license to operate a non-common carrier fiber-optic submarine cable system connecting the United States to Taiwan and the Philippines, the Pacific Light Cable Network (PLCN).

Keeping an Eye on Economy and Trade in Africa

Africa represents a major market for submarine fiber optic cables due to its growing economic power and its large, young and technologically proficient population.  SubCableWorld has been covering development in Africa over the years, but several interesting stories have come out recently that we would like to highlight here.

Ocean Networks Awarded Contract to Repurpose OOS Cables

Ocean Networks, Inc. and its subsidiary Submarine Cable Salvage, Inc. announces the company’s award of a multi-year contract to identify, procure and repurpose Out of Service (OOS) submarine cable systems on a global basis.

Global Marine Awarded Desk Top Study for SING

Global Marine, part of the Global Marine Group, has been awarded the Desk Top Study (DTS) for the Singapore India Gateway (SING) cable system by the system Purchasers.

Algeria Announces Fourth Cable System

Algeria will soon be connected to a fourth submarine fiber optic cable, joining SEA-ME-WE 4, Medex and Orval, which already land in the North African country.

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