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Fibre Expressway Plans Western Australia System

Australia’s Fibre Expressway Pty Limited has plans for a new submarine cable system that will link Australia, Indonesia, Singapore and Malaysia as well as serve the large offshore oil & gas activities off Australia’s west coast.

Oregon Community Opposes Cable Landing

A local community is fiercely opposed to the landing of a submarine fiber optic cable in Oregon.  Local resistance to cable activities is not new, but the reason for this one is, to say the least, unusual. 

DE-CIX Expands Capacities in Frankfurt with Maincubes

DE-CIX is expanding its presence in its Frankfurt location and has entered – with immediate effect – into a cooperation with the data center operator Maincubes.

Palau Looks to Build Second International Cable

The President of the Republic of Palau, Tommy E. Remengesau, Jr., announced that the country is working to develop a second international submarine cable system. 

Re-Imagining the Future of Power in Sub-Saharan Africa

As the 19th edition of the Africa Utility week and PowerGEN event kicks off, GE unveiled a whitepaper on “Re-imagining the future of power in Sub-Saharan Africa”. 

Telefónica Sells 11 Data Centers to Asterion

Telefónica has signed an agreement for the sale of 11 data centers to Asterion Industrial Partners, the Pan-European infrastructure fund manager, for a total amount of 550 million euros. The transaction is expected to generate capital gains before taxes and non-controlling interests of around 260 million euros.

Marine Survey for Manatua Cable Begins

The survey ship Geo Resolution has begun the marine survey for a submarine fiber optic cable system that will link the Cook Islands, Samoa, Niue and French Polynesia. 

While the proposed North Sea Energy Hub is not specifically a submarine cable project, the effort to build an artificial island in the North Sea to collect and distribute offshore wind generated electricity has the potential to generate considerable demand for submarine cable.

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