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Solomon Islands Domestic Network Lay Completed

Taking only three-and-a-half weeks, the Solomon Islands Domestic Network lay is now complete. The landing of the cable at Noro took place on 31 October 2019, followed by the final splice on 1 November 2019.

New DE-CIX Internet Exchanges in Malaysia

DE-CIX and the local Malaysian Internet Exchange provider JBIX are announcing their partnership and will run together two Internet Exchanges in the greater Kuala Lumpur and the Johor Bahru region – with more to come on the Malaysian peninsula.

Telxius Opens Derio Hub to Leverage MAREA

Telxius, the communications infrastructure company of the Telefonica Group, has announced the launch of its purpose-built, interconnection-rich Derio communications hub.

Manatua Consortium Summit Green Light Cable Lay

A crucial meeting of regional telecommunications leaders has approved the final stages of planning for the installation of the Manatua – One Polynesia Cable.  The new optical fibre submarine cable will span the South Pacific transforming speed, capacity, resilience and affordability. 

Sparkle Expands Its Reach in the Caucasus Region

Sparkle, the first international service provider in Italy, announces the expansion of its IP backbone reach in the Caucasus region with the opening of a new Point of Presence (PoP) in Yerevan, Armenia.

GlobeNet’s Malbec Wins Best Americas Project

GlobeNet has won the Best Americas Project Award at the 2019 Capacity Global Carrier Awards for its new 2,500 km Malbec subsea cable system.

GCX to Emerge from Chapter 11 as a Standalone Company

Global Cloud Xchange (GCX) announced that, after completing the initial phase of its previously announced sale process, the company has decided that the best way to maximize value and position its businesses for long-term growth and success is through a standalone Plan of Reorganization (the “Plan”).

TIM, Google Cloud Announce Term Sheet for Partnership

TIM announced a term sheet setting out the terms for a strategic partnership with Google Cloud.

Norwegian Regulator Launches Cable Competition

The Norwegian Communications Authority (Nkom) has announced tender competition for support for a new international submarine fiber optic cable connection. The support will help to reduce the vulnerability of international electronic communications to and from Norway.

OPIC to Support Transpacific Cable Project

The Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC), the U.S. Government’s development finance institution, announced that it plans to work with Trans Pacific Networks (TPN) to support a subsea telecommunications cable that will span the Indo-Pacific region.

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