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TAT-14 to Be Retired

The U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has been notified that the TAT-14, the last of a series of transatlantic cables that began the submarine fiber optics era with TAT-8 in the 1980s, will be taken out of service.

Hexatronic Announces New Subsea Cable Contracts for 2020

Hexatronic announced that it has seen a constructive start to 2020 with several new contract awards in the first quarter including cable supply for subsea projects in Iceland and Colombia.

Seaborn Networks Appoints Industry Veteran Michel Marcelino

Seaborn Networks, a leading developer-owner-operator of subsea fiber optic cable systems, announced today the appointment of Michel Marcelino as Senior Vice President, Head of Latin America.

World Bank: Yemen’s Cable Outage Exposed Vulnerability

On February 13, TeleYemen, the country’s sole operator of international gateway, announced the restoration of the FALCON submarine cable and the return of internet services.

MainOne Cable Ready for Service in Cote d’Ivoire

MainOne announces its submarine cable in Cote d’Ivoire is live and ready for service. The project, notable for being the first commercial cable system in service to deploy spectrum sharing capabilities, will offer capabilities to deepen infrastructure sharing and lower the cost of delivering broadband services to the region.

Seaborn Networks has announced that it is supporting EdgeUno and together they are enhancing their IP and Infrastructure Partnership to offer 90 days of free Internet connectivity across their respective Americas networks to non-profit/not-for-profit organizations, educational programs, state and municipal governments, public health care providers, and non-government organizations.

Cable Systems Moves Forward Despite Global Uncertainty

While it sometimes seems that the world has stopped due to concerns over the spread of COVID-19, submarine cable projects continue to move forward. 

Orange Announces the Landing of Dunant in Vendée, France

Orange proceeded to land Google’s transatlantic Dunant cable in Saint-Hilaire-de-Riez, in the Vendée region of France -- first and terrestrial stage of the laying of this cable.

Trans-Caspian Cables to Make Azerbaijan a Digital Center

AzerTelecom, the backbone Internet provider that connects Azerbaijan to the international internet network, continues to implement the Azerbaijan Digital Hub program to make the country a regional digital hub for the Caucasus, CIS, Central and South Asia, the Middle East and surrounding regions.

GlobeNet Prepares for Launch of Malbec Cable

GlobeNet, the fastest growing wholesale telecommunications infrastructure provider in the Americas, is in the final stages of implementation of its new Malbec subsea cable system.

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