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Equinix Expands Acquires Four Data Centers in Chile

Equinix, Inc. has extended Platform Equinix® deeper into Latin America following the completion of the acquisition of four data centers in Chile from Empresa Nacional De Telecomunicaciones S.A. (Entel).

Connected Coast Project Arrives at Hartley Bay

The Connected Coast project continues to lay fibre-optic cables across Northern British Columbia, allowing households and businesses to have high speed communication services for the first time.

SubCableWorld has been reporting on the Scientific Monitoring and Reliable Telecommunications (SMART) cable concept for many years.  The SMART concept would allow commercial submarine telecom cables to collect vast amounts of data from the ocean floor in real-time, without interfering with their primary purpose of transmitting Internet data around the world. 

EllaLink Announces Cooperation Agreement with GlobeNet

EllaLink is announcing a new Point of Presence (PoP) in GlobeNet, allowing simplified customer access in both infrastructures.

N0r5ke Announces Contractors for Its Planned Network

N0r5ke Fibre announced that it has signed an agreement with Brunbjørn AS for the construction of its submarine cable landing sites and terrestrial fiber routes.

By Gil Santaliz, CEO of NJFX

Streaming videos, working from home, social media networks and business demands depend upon a reliable telecommunications infrastructure. Whenever that network fails a test, such as it did during Superstorm Sandy or the 9-11 attacks, there is a great deal of talk among public officials and executives about the need for building in resilience to the network of cables and wireless towers that support telecommunications traffic.

Inligo Networks Signs Major Agreement with Equinix

Inligo Networks has signed a global master agreement with Equinix out of the Asia Pacific Region. The agreement provides much needed space and power capacity for the ACC-1 cable system landing in Singapore.

NKT continues to support the transition to renewable energy in the UK by completing the power cable system connecting the Hornsea 2 offshore wind farm to shore. With a capacity of 1.3 GW Hornsea 2 will be the world’s biggest offshore wind farm when fully operational.

SubCableWorld has been reporting on the Scientific Monitoring and Reliable Telecommunications (SMART) cable concept for many years.  The SMART concept would allow commercial submarine telecom cables to collect vast amounts of data from the ocean floor in real-time, without interfering with their primary purpose of transmitting Internet data around the world. 

In support of TenneT TSO B.V. and the Dutch government’s programme to increase offshore wind capacity by 2030, marine geoscience and offshore construction support service provider NextGeo has recently successfully completed the final reporting phase of the offshore route survey activities (non-UXO).

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