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AIFFP to Finance Study for Cable Connecting Timor-Leste

On 30 August 2019, Australia’s Prime Minister Scott Morrison announced that the Australian Government would finance, through the Australian Infrastructure Financing Facility of the Pacific (AIFFP), the Front End Engineering Design study (FEED) in Timor-Leste, in response to a formal request from the Timor-Leste Government to assist in their efforts to construct a quality undersea telecommunications cable.

Seaborn, DE-CIX to Enable Flexible Access to Global IXs

DE-CIX and Seaborn announce that in addition to Seaborn’s interconnection to DE-CIX New York, they are now offering access and interconnection services to DE-CIX IXs in Marseille, Madrid and Dallas, as well as one of the world’s largest IX by peak traffic, DE-CIX Frankfurt.

Facebook Announces New Office in Lagos, Nigeria

As part of its continued commitment and ongoing investment in Africa, Facebook announced it will be opening an office in Lagos, Nigeria; its second office on the African continent.

New Cable Gives Bolivia Access to the Pacific

A new terrestrial and submarine fiber optic cable system that will give landlocked Bolivia direct access to submarine cable capacity in the Pacific was inaugurated recently. 

Quintillion Names Lance Dubsky Chief Security Officer

Quintillion is pleased to announce the addition of Lance Dubsky to its leadership team as Chief Security Officer. Mr. Dubsky is charged with ensuring the company's current corporate, physical, and cyber security, as well as positioning Quintillion to support a secure U.S. Arctic. 

Global Marine Awarded Desk Top Study for SING

Global Marine, part of the Global Marine Group, has been awarded the Desk Top Study (DTS) for the Singapore India Gateway (SING) cable system by the system Purchasers.

MCMC, TM to Upgrade SKR1M

The launching of a new submarine cable facility in Sabah Province by Malaysian Prime Minister YAB Tan Sri Muhyiddin bin Mohd Yassin recently strengthened the commitment of the government and telecommunication service providers to develop broadband facilities throughout Sabah under the JENDELA initiative.

Algeria Announces Fourth Cable System

Algeria will soon be connected to a fourth submarine fiber optic cable, joining SEA-ME-WE 4, Medex and Orval, which already land in the North African country.

TELUS to Deploy Cable in St. Lawrence Seaway

TELUS and the Government of Canada announced a $15 million investment for the deployment of a submarine fibre optic cable between Sept-Îles and the Gaspésie region, connecting communities across the St. Lawrence Seaway of Quebec Province.

Marine Survey for Iceland-Ireland Cable Underway Soon

In a Marine Notice, the Irish Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport reported that it has been advised that a hydrographic survey company will conduct a marine route survey for a proposed new submarine communications cable between Ireland and Iceland.

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