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GCI to Relocate Landing Point for Alaska Cable

The U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has received a request filed by GCI Communication Corp. (GCICC) to modify the cable landing license for the Alaska United Southeast (AU-SE) cable system.

BMI-Côte d'Ivoire Notes Savings by Hosting at MainOne’s DC

MainOne, West Africa’s premier connectivity and data center solution provider, recently on-boarded BMI-CI on its network by providing world-class, internet infrastructure and data center solutions.

Submarine Fiber Optic Cable Contract Awards, Jan-Jul 2020

This is our latest monthly review of new submarine fiber optic cable contract awards for 2020. 

After a thorough selection process from candidates within the global and wide-ranging submarine telecommunications and power cable industries, the International Cable Protection Committee (ICPC), announces the appointment of its new General Manager (GM), Mr. Ryan Wopschall.

Submarine Fiber Optic Cable Announcements, Jan-Jul 2020

This is our latest listing of submarine fiber optic cable announcements for 2020. 

FCC Grants License for JGA North

The U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has grant of a cable landing license to the RTI Solutions, Inc., RTI JGA Pte. Ltd., and RTI Connectivity Pte. Ltd. for the purpose of landing, and operating a non-common carrier fiber-optic submarine cable system, the JGA North cable system, connecting Piti, Guam to Minami-Boso, Japan.

Mertech Marine Recovers Decommissioned Cable BUS-1

After purchasing the remaining submerged section of the decommissioned Bermuda-US-1 (BUS-1) cable connecting, Mertech Marine announces that it has recovered cable from the oceans depths.

Fugro Starts Shallow Water Phase for 2Africa Survey

Fugro has begun their shallow water campaign for the “2Africa” subsea fibre-optic cable project which, once installed, will connect 23 countries in Africa, the Middle East and Europe and deliver more than the total combined capacity of all subsea data cables serving Africa.

Chile Chooses a Route to Australia for Transoceanic Cable

The Government of Chile, through its Ministry of Transport and Telecommunications (MTT), reported this morning that it has selected a route through New Zealand and to Australia for its transpacfiii cable.

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