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New DE-CIX Internet Exchanges in Malaysia

DE-CIX and the local Malaysian Internet Exchange provider JBIX are announcing their partnership and will run together two Internet Exchanges in the greater Kuala Lumpur and the Johor Bahru region – with more to come on the Malaysian peninsula.

ASN Completes Johan Sverdrop PRM Phase 1

ASN announced that the first phase of the Permanent Reservoir Monitoring (PRM) system for the Johan Sverdrup field, operated by Equinor in the North Sea, has been successfully installed and commissioned by ASN in mid-August 2019.

Manatua Consortium Summit Green Light Cable Lay

A crucial meeting of regional telecommunications leaders has approved the final stages of planning for the installation of the Manatua – One Polynesia Cable.  The new optical fibre submarine cable will span the South Pacific transforming speed, capacity, resilience and affordability. 

Equinix to Open New Data Center in Warsaw

Equinix, Inc. announced the development of a new data center in Warsaw, opening in Q1 2020. Known as WA3, the new International Business Exchange™ (IBX®) data center will offer state-of-the-art colocation, as well as a host of advanced interconnection services.

GlobeNet’s Malbec Wins Best Americas Project

GlobeNet has won the Best Americas Project Award at the 2019 Capacity Global Carrier Awards for its new 2,500 km Malbec subsea cable system.

DXN Limited signs Southern Cross Cable Limited

Pre-fabricated modular data centre specialist, DXN Limited, announces the execution of a contract of approximately AU$2.4m with Southern Cross Cable Ltd (SCCL) to supply state-of-the-art modular cable landing stations in the Pacific.

TIM, Google Cloud Announce Term Sheet for Partnership

TIM announced a term sheet setting out the terms for a strategic partnership with Google Cloud.

EllaLink, Telxius Collaborate on New Cable System

The EllaLink Group and Telxius, the telecommunication infrastructure company of the Telefónica Group, announced that they have signed a collaboration agreement for international subsea capacity and terrestrial connectivity in Latin America, including cable landing facilities in Fortaleza, Brazil.

OPIC to Support Transpacific Cable Project

The Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC), the U.S. Government’s development finance institution, announced that it plans to work with Trans Pacific Networks (TPN) to support a subsea telecommunications cable that will span the Indo-Pacific region.

Spotlight on Africa – November 2019

As we have noted many times, the submarine fiber optic cable market in Africa has remained vibrant since the building of several cables to connect Sub Saharan Africa a decade ago. 

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