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AfCFTA Drives Optimism among Africa’s CEOs

Africa remains one of the most important markets for new submarine fiber optic cable systems.  At SubCableWorld, we have long noted that international trade is a major factor in deciding where new cables need to be located.  With this in mind, the following story should be of interest to the industry.

While the following does not look at the demand for cable laying vessels for offshore wind projects, focused rather on service operation vessels (SOVs) and wind turbine installation vessels (WTIV), the analysis should be of interest to the cable industry as the market continues to expand globally.

Singapore: Will Pay More for Better Gaming Experience

New survey finds that Singaporean gamers are willing to try a new service provider that can offer more reliable and consistent connectivity

Cybercrime Is a Threat to West Africa's Economic Growth

Editor’s Note: We have noted many times that Africa represents a huge market for the submarine cable industry.  With this in mind, we have allocated a significant amount of space in SubCableWorld for news on the African economy.  Continuing with this effort, the following is an article by Titilayo Adewumi, Regional Sales Director: West Africa at SAP, on the threat to West African economies from cybercrime.

Global Internet Bandwidth Rose by 29% in 2021

TeleGeography has revealed that global internet bandwidth rose by 29% in 2021, a return to "normal" over the previous year's COVID-driven surge of 34%.

Will Ocean Data Centers Be a New Subsea Cable Market?

Big Data Exchange (BDx), a Pan Asian data center cluster, National University of Singapore’s Faculty of Engineering(NUS Engineering), and Sembcorp Marine have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to explore the feasibility of developing groundbreaking sustainable ocean data centers.

New Web Exclusive profiles exclusive insights from RI’s leadership

Offshore Source (OS), a Technology Systems Corporation (TSC) digital publication and sister publication to SubCableWorld, today released details of its latest Web Exclusive, Rhode Island: A Blueprint for the Blue Economy. The online interactive feature explores the U.S. Blue Economy through the lens of a single American state, Rhode Island, and profiles the insights and opinions of leaders from the “Ocean State” about sustainable marine development.

OneQode Launches Asia-Pacific Gaming Hub in Guam

Australian telecommunications startup OneQode has launched a world-first gaming hub on the island of Guam as a brand new, latency-neutral server location to connect hundreds of millions of gamers across the Asia-Pacific region.

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