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PCCW Global, the international operating division of HKT, Orange and PEACE Cable International signed an agreement during the Submarine Networks World event in Singapore to deploy the Pakistan and East Africa Connecting Europe (PEACE) submarine cable system, with a 12,000km ultra-low latency high-speed cable system that will relieve critical congestion on one of the busiest data routes in the world.

FCC Proposes Funding to Improve PR/USVI Networks

Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai has circulated a draft Order to his fellow commissioners that would provide approximately $950 million in funding to storm-harden, improve, and expand broadband networks in Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands, which were devastated by Hurricanes Irma and Maria in 2017.

Hellenic Cables Awarded Supply Contract by Ørsted

Cenergy Holdings announces that its subsidiary Hellenic Cables has been awarded a contract to supply 23km of subsea cable to Ørsted, the global leader in offshore wind.

Prysmian Group presents its latest range of products and solutions for the submarine telecom industry at “Submarine Networks World 2019”, the 22nd world’s annual gathering of subsea communications leaders. The event takes place in Singapore from 16 to 18 September 2019 (Booth F06, Suntec Convention & Exhibition Centre, Singapore).

SubCom announced several forward-looking developments including the company’s high fiber count (HFC) qualification and start of manufacturing, as well as upgrades to the company’s clean room and new laser/sensor welding capabilities.

DigiPlex Invests with Two New Green Data Centres in Oslo

DigiPlex has broken ground on the construction of two new data centres near Oslo, Norway. The two centres will have a combined facility size of 8,500 m² and represent an investment of NOK 600 million.

AARNet Takes Quantum Leap in International Networking

Australia’s Academic and Research Network (AARNet) announced the launch of live high-bandwidth services delivering more than one Terabit per second for research and education on the AARNet spectrum of the new Indigo subsea cable system connecting Sydney, Perth and Singapore.

DE-CIX Expands GlobePEER Remote Service to Palermo

DE-CIX has extended its GlobePEER Remote Service to DE-CIX Palermo. From Q4 2019 on, DE-CIX Palermo customers can use their existing access locally to peer remotely at other DE-CIX locations.

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