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Submarine Fiber Optic Cable Announcements, Jan-Feb 2020

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

J.F. Lehman & Company Acquires Global Marine Group

Global Marine Group (GMG) announced an affiliate of J.F. Lehman & Company (JFLCO), a leading middle-market private equity firm focused exclusively on aerospace, defence, maritime, government and environmental sectors, has completed the acquisition of the GMG for an enterprise value of $250 million.

Infinera, Corning Achieve 800G across 800 km with ICE6

Infinera and Corning Incorporated announced the industry-leading achievement of delivering an 800 gigabits per second (800G) single wavelength with Infinera’s sixth-generation Infinite Capacity Engine (ICE6) technology across 800 kilometers on Corning’s TXF® optical fiber.

Retelit, LPTIC enter JV to form Retelit Med

Retelit has entered into a joint venture agreement with the Libyan Post Telecommunications & Information and Technology Company (LPTIC).

Survey Begins for Seychelles Cable

The specialized marine survey ship Geo Resolution is currently in Seychelles' waters undertaking underwater survey works in preparation for the landing of the island nation's second submarine cable.

Nexans Awarded Purchase Order for Cables for Marjan Field

Nexans was awarded a significant Purchase Order to supply 180 km of 230 kV cables for the offshore Marjan increment development mega-project on the eastern coast of the Arabian Gulf.

NYI, SRN Team Up to Facilitate Edge Deployments in Miami

NYI, a global provider of managed hybrid infrastructure solutions, and South Reach Networks (SRN), a Florida metro fiber provider, have formed a distinctive partnership designed to facilitate cost-effective interconnection, seamless infrastructure deployment, and an enhanced client experience for businesses seeking a presence in Miami, Florida -- a critical edge location that supports the low latency needs of the area’s rapidly-growing gaming, media and technology industries and that serves as the gateway to Latin America.

Verizon Transports 800 Gbps across a Single Wavelength

Verizon, along with Ciena and Juniper Networks, have recently completed a test in Verizon’s live fiber network to move 800 Gbps of data on a single wavelength. 

Submarine Fiber Optic Cable Contract Awards, Jan-Feb 2020

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

UK District Council Proposes Subsea Ring Solution

North Norfolk District Council, working in partnership with East Suffolk Council, have taken the initiative to express concerns about the impact of proposed onshore National Grid cable connections and wider implications for the District in a letter addressed to the Department of Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy.

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