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Submarine Fiber Optic Cable Announcements, Jan-Mar 2019

This is our latest listing of submarine fiber optic cable announcements for 2019. 

Google, ETECSA Sign Peering Deal, Is Cable Next?

Google and Cuba’s ETECSA have signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to begin negotiations on a service agreement for the exchange of Internet traffic, otherwise known as “peering.”

Tender Released for New Caledonia Cable

OPT New Caledonia (OPT-NC) has launched a call for tenders for a new international submarine cable system to provide redundancy for GONDWANA-1, currently New Caledonia’s only international cable connection. 

Batelco Signs Agreement for Marseille POP with Interxion

Interxion Holding NV announced that it had signed an agreement with Batelco, the leading provider of digital solutions in the Kingdom of Bahrain, to deploy a new point of presence (POP) in Marseille, France.

Submarine Fiber Optic Cable Contract Awards, Jan-Mar 2019

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

CTG, Tata Partner on IoT Worldwide Connectivity

China Telecom Global and Tata Communications are working together to launch a global Internet of Things (IoT) service in the Chinese market.

Makai Adds Software Tools to Improve Route Reliability

As more people around the world use the internet, technology companies like Facebook are investing in new ‘open cables’ offering more capacity, flexibility and diversity to handle growing demand for their services.

Bulk Infrastructure, AWS Reach Agreement on HAVFRUE

Bulk Infrastructure, a leading industrial real estate and digital infrastructure provider in Norway, announced that Amazon Web Services (AWS) has signed an agreement for the use of Bulk´s ownership in the HAVFRUE transatlantic submarine cable and subsequent carrier neutral Data Center facilities.

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