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Hawaiki, Hawaiian Telcom Open Sydney-Guam-Hawai‘i-LA route

Hawaiki Submarine Cable LP announced it has signed a milestone agreement with Hawaiian Telcom Inc., securing significant international capacity on the Southeast Asia – United States (SEA-US) trans-Pacific fiber cable system from Guam to Los Angeles.

Hawaiki Further Boosts Network with Ciena’s WaveLogic 5

Hawaiki Submarine Cable LP announced today it will deploy Ciena’s WaveLogic™ 5 Extreme technology delivering a critical network upgrade to support customers facing surging demand for more capacity and speed due to COVID-19.

BT to Build New Scotland-Northern Ireland Cables

BT is planning to replace its two submarine fiber optic cables connecting Scotland and Northern Ireland with new ones, with installation scheduled to begin in September 2021.

Cyta Announces ARSINOE Submarine Cable System

After securing the relevant operating license from the Ministry of Transport, Communications and Works, Cyta is proceeding at full speed with the construction of the ARSINOE submarine cable system. 

Aqua Comms Launches AEC-2, Its Second Trans-Atlantic System

Aqua Comms DAC announces the successful launch of AEC-2 (America Europe Connect-2), the company’s second Trans-Atlantic subsea cable system.

Earlier this month, Ciena held a webinar entitled State of the Global Submarine Cable Network.  At this webinar, Brian Lavallée. Senior Director, Submarine Network Solutions at Ciena, gave a presentation on protecting submarine cables.  The following is our coverage of his talk.

Hawaiian Telcom to Acquire Assets from Paniolo Cable Company

Hawaiian Telcom announced that it has entered into a definitive purchase agreement to acquire inter-island submarine and middle-mile terrestrial fiber infrastructure assets currently owned by the bankruptcy estate of the Paniolo Cable Company.

Construction of NO-UK Cable Begins

Altibox Carrier and Xtera announced recently that they had started construction of their previously reported cable system between Norway and the United Kingdom.

PLDT Links Catanduanes to the Fiber Optic Grid

The Philippines' PLDT fires up its fiber optic link to Catanduanes Island, ensuring service resiliency in one of the country’s most typhoon-stricken provinces.

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