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Trans-Caspian Highway Approved by Kazakh Government

The Trans-Caspian highway project, a planned submarine cable project across the Caspian Sea, has been approved by the Government of Kazakhstan.

Philippines Carrier Nearing Award for Domestic Cable

Converge ICT, a carrier competing in the Philippines fixed broadband market, has targeted July for a decision on a supply contract award for a submarine cable system linking the country’s largest islands.

Coda Octopus Announces 3D MATT Software

Coda Octopus has announced the release of its new software technology, the 3D Multiple Automated Target Tracking (3D MATT) application, which is the subject of a number of patent applications.

Chile Awards Terrestrial Portion of Austral

The Chilean Ministry of Transport and Telecommunications has awarded the terrestrial fiber optic backbone segment of the Austral project to Silica Networks Chile SA following competitive bidding. 

Kenya to Invest $59 Million on DARE Cable

Kenya has committed US$59 million for investment in the Djibouti Africa Regional Express 1 (DARE1) submarine fiber optic cable system connecting Kenya and Djibouti. 

SMD Deliver CBT2400 Trencher to Boskalis

Soil Machine Dynamics Ltd (SMD) announced the delivery of an ultra-high powered, compact 2400hp Cable Burial Tractor (CBT2400) to Boskalis.

StrataNet Signs with Connected2Fiber on Asian Footprint

Connected2Fiber, the Industry Cloud for Connectivity, announces that StrataNet has signed an agreement to implement The Connected World solution.

Vocus Receives Acquisition Offer

Australian Internet provider and submarine cable operator Vocus Group Ltd. has received an A$3.3 billion ($2.3 billion) billion acquisition offer from private-equity firm EQT Infrastructure.

SEACOM Adds 8 New PoPs across Africa

SEACOM is adding eight new points of presence (PoPs), to enable more African businesses to connect to cloud facilities worldwide, as well as to the continent’s first Microsoft Azure data centers located in Johannesburg and Cape Town.

PNG Domestic Cable Progressing, Except for Earthquake

The building of Papua New Guinea’s domestic submarine cable system is getting closer to completion but suffered a setback due to an earthquake earlier this month.

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