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The European Subsea Cables Association (ESCA), the European trade association for submarine power and telecommunications cables announces that its next bi-annual Plenary will be held 11th to 12th September 2019 at the football ground home of Newcastle United FC, St. James’ Park, Newcastle, UK.

Editor’s Note: While the following news regarding the development of floating solar farms does not specifically discuss submarine cables, it is a potential new application for these cables.  As such, it is an important development for the industry to be aware of and SubCableWorld will track its development.

C&W Prepares for 2019 Caribbean Hurricane Season

Inge Smidts, CEO of C&W Communications (C&W), operator of the consumer brands Flow and BTC, and the C&W Business brand in the Caribbean, has issued a call for all families and businesses to be fully prepared as another Atlantic hurricane season kicked off on June 1st, 2019.

Latest ICAEW Forecast on African Economies

As a global trade war rages, Africa fears contagion from lower commodity prices, according to the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW) latest report, Economic Insight: Africa Q2 2019.

Afreximbank: $40B in Trade Deals Expected at IATF2020

We have noted many times in SubCableWorld that trade is an important driver of Internet bandwidth demand.  African trade is growing rapidly and will be a force to be reckoned with.  The following announcement highlights the continent's growing trade potential. 

Building an African Neural Network

By Pedro Guerreiro, Managing Director: Central Africa at SAP Africa

Kenya’s International Bandwidth Usage Increases

International submarine fiber optic cable bandwidth in use in Kenya increased by 17% in the final quarter of 2018 to surpass the 1 Terabit mark. 

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