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SEAICOMA Hosts Committee Meeting in Maldives

The Committee meetings for South East Asia and Indian Ocean Cable Maintenance Agreement (SEAICOMA) hosted by Dhiraagu was kicked off in Bandos Island Resort last week.

Ofgem Approves Shetland Link

Ofgem is minded to approve a proposal by Scottish and Southern Energy Networks (SSEN) to build a 600MW subsea electricity transmission link from Shetland to mainland Scotland.

KT Submarine Co. Wins Jupiter Installation Project

KT Submarine Co., the submarine cable construction subsidiary of South Korea’s KT Corp., announced that it has won a contract worth US$7.9 million to build part of a transpacific cable system, called Jupiter, for a SubCom-led consortium.

HTI Applies to FCC to Extend Hawaiian Landing License

The U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC) have received an application filed by Hawaiian Telcom, Inc. (HTI) for authority to modify the cable landing license for the Hawaiian Interisland Cable System (HICS) to extend the license term for an additional five year period to and including July 31, 2024.

Huawei Marine to Exhibit at SubOptic

Huawei Marine Networks (HMN) cordially invites the industry to join Suboptic 2019 from 8 to 11 April at New Orleans, USA.

JDR Cables, part of the TFKable Group, has signed a contract with Vattenfall for the Danish Kriegers Flak offshore wind farm. JDR will manufacture more than 170 kilometers of aluminum core inter-array cables and a range of termination accessories.

FCC Reports on Landing Licenses Changes

The U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has made a number of announcements recently regarding the status of cable landing licenses, mostly involving the transfer of the licenses due to changes of company structure. 

Orange, Nokia Team to Develop Long-Distance Network

Orange and Nokia announce the successful full migration of the Orange Long-Distance network to a photonic control plane -- a distributed software intelligence to optimally manage the resources of its long-distance network.

MacArtney Provides Winch Solution to ASN

MacArtney’s MERMAC R40 AHC Winch, aboard the ASN Ile de Class vessel, will be facilitating the effective laying of seismic cables on the seabed of the Johan Castberg oilfield in the Barents Sea for Equinor’s new Permanent Reservoir Monitoring system.

EIB Agrees to Help Fund Cape Verde Cable

The European Investment Bank (EIB) has agreed to support the provision of a new submarine cable that will transform Internet access and telecommunications in Cape Verde.

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