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Norway to Fund New International Cables

The National Communications Authority (Nkom) and Norway’s Ministry of Local Government and Modernization have announced that the government will support new international submarine cables as part of its effort to diversify the country’s network.

Infinera Announces XR Optics

Infinera introduced XR optics, the industry’s first point-to-multipoint coherent optical subcarrier aggregation technology optimized for hub-and-spoke traffic patterns.

Cisco Demonstrates 26.4Tbps on MAREA Transatlantic Cable

Cisco announced the successful testing of its NCS 1004 platform over MAREA, the 6,600 km subsea cable system connecting the United States to southern Europe (Virginia Beach, Virginia to Bilbao, Spain).

AARNet Goes Live with Cisco Subsea Solution

Following up on last week’s announcement, Cisco and Australia’s Academic and Research Network (AARNet) announced live production traffic on the AARNet portion of the INDIGO subsea cable, connecting data centers in two countries, over 9000 kilometers apart, to support research and education.

NKT Named Preferred Turnkey Supplier for Dogger Bank

NKT has entered a Preferred Supplier Agreement (PSA) as main contractor for delivery and installation of high-voltage DC on- and offshore export cable systems to the prospective Dogger Bank offshore Wind Farms Creyke Beck A/B.

First Subsea delivers CPS for Taiwan project

First Subsea has delivered beach landing Cable Protection Systems (CPS) for three export cables on the 120MW Formosa 1 Phase 2 wind farm in Taiwan for Jan De Nul Group, EPCI contractor for delivery and installation of the project’s cables and foundations.

Govt Wants Carriers in Southern Chile to Connect to Austral

At SubCableWorld, we have been reporting extensively on how submarine fiber optic cable is expanding to some of the most remote parts of the world and how the people of those.  Here is another example.

DE-CIX and AFR-IX Kick Off Reseller Partnership

DE-CIX, the world’s leading Internet Exchange (IX) operator, announced a reseller agreement with AFR-IX telecom, a Barcelona-based “one-stop shop” for African IT needs.

Google Unleashes Digital Opportunities in Europe

Google has announced plans to invest 3 billion euros to expand its data centers across Europe over the next two years. That will bring its total investment in Europe’s internet infrastructure to 15 billion euros since 2007.

Prysmian Launches First Non-Metallic Armour Cable

Prysmian Group successfully completed the submarine laying operations for the Evia, Andros and Tinos islands interconnections.

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