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PLDT Triples International Capacity

PLDT reinforces its lead among local carriers with the most Philippine-terminating cables as it activates the transpacific Jupiter cable system by July this year.

Altice Portugal to Land Medusa in Portugal in 2024

Altice Portugal and AFR-IX Telecom, the developer of the Medusa submarine cable system, signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for the landing of Medusa in Carcavelos, Portugal.

TE, Grid Telecom Sign Agreement for New Egypt-Greece Link

Telecom Egypt (TE) and Grid Telecom, a wholly owned subsidiary of the Independent Power Transmission Operator (IPTO) of Greece, signed an agreement to connect Greece and Egypt by extending a branch from a major subsea cable system, which is currently being laid across the Mediterranean Sea.

Application Filed with FCC for Firmina Landing License

An application has been filed by GU Holdings Inc. for a license to construct, land, and operate a non-common carrier fiber-optic submarine cable system connecting the United States with Brazil, Uruguay, and Argentina, known as the Firmina cable system.

PLDT Project to Enhance Network Resilience

PLDT is further enhancing the reach and resiliency of its domestic fiber optic network (DFON) by laying more submarine fiber cables in the Visayas, Mindanao and Palawan region that will elevate customer experience in these areas.

TE Provides Landing and Crossing Services for EMIC-1

Telecom Egypt (TE) and Aqua Comms announced the signature of a crossing and landing agreement for the Europe Middle-East India Connect 1 (EMIC-1) subsea cable in Egypt.

HMN Tech to Supply Network in Brazil’s Amazon River

HMN Tech announced that it will partner with Brazil’s SEJA DIGITAL in the construction of the Infovia 01 underwater backbone network in the northern Amazon River.

Connected Coast Serves First Community

CityWest officially launched Internet services in Lax Kw’alaams on Friday June 10th. This marks the first community along the Connected Coast to receive services from the subsea fibre-optic cable.

XL Axiata Completes Construction of SKKL Batam–Sarawak

PT XL Axiata Tbk and Malaysia’s PP Telecomunication Sdn Bhd have successfully completed the construction project of the Sea Cable Communication System (SKKL), known as the Batam Sarawak International Cable System (BaSICS).

Cable for GCI’s Aleutian Fiber Project Is on Its Way

Almost 2,000 tons of specially-built subsea fiber has begun the journey from Europe to Alaska and its eventual home on the ocean floor along the Aleutian Chain.

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