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Infinera Boosts Spectrum Capacity on MainOne Cable

Infinera announced today that Orange deployed spectrum capacity with Infinera’s submarine solution on its MainOne submarine cable, a new network built to provide large-scale international capacity to support the development of a digital ecosystem in West Africa.

Manatua Consortium Confirms RFS for One Polynesia

Leaders of the four nations behind the Manatua One Polynesia Cable Project have announced that the cable was accepted last week from turnkey supplier and submarine cable leader, SubCom.

Africa’s Economic Future after COVID-19

Africa’s Economic Future after COVID-19

Africa remains a vibrant market for submarine fiber optic cable systems, with the gigantic 2Africa project being the latest example,

Quintillion Stands Ready to Close the Arctic Security Gap

Quintillion welcomed General (Ret.) Charles H. Jacoby Jr. as a Senior Strategic Advisor to its expanding team.

Facebook Investments to Deliver Economic Benefits

The importance of reliable, affordable internet connectivity has become more apparent to many people adapting to new ways of life during the coronavirus pandemic. Yet, 3.5 billion people around the world remain unconnected to the internet. Closing the digital divide is critical to ensure access to information, education and healthcare.

Google Promotes Earthquake Detection with Submarine Cables

Google has announced that a recent experiment using one of its subsea fiber optic cables showed that it could be useful for earthquake and tsunami warning systems around the globe.

Tekmar Energy Secures First Major CPS Contract in Japan.

Tekmar Energy, a Tekmar Group Company, announced a contract award from Sumitomo Electric Industries to supply the patented TekLink® Mechanical Cable Protection System (CPS) for the Akita and Noshiro offshore wind farms in Japan.

NKT Awarded Order Shetland HVDC Link

NKT has been awarded a contract of approx. EUR 235m (approx. DKK 1.75bn) by SSEN Transmission to deliver and install a high-voltage DC (direct current) interconnector to the Shetland HVDC Link project.

Each year, the International Cable Protection Committee (ICPC) and the Rhodes Academy of Oceans Law and Policy (Rhodes Academy) sponsor the Rhodes Academy-ICPC Submarine Cables Writing Award for a deserving paper addressing submarine cables and their relationship with the law of the sea.

Fugro Starts Marine Survey for UK Offshore Wind Export Links

Fugro has begun a four-month marine site characterisation campaign for Swedish energy group Vattenfall at two major offshore wind development sites located over 40 km off the coast of Norfolk, UK.

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