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Vocus Wins Major O&G Contract in NW Australia

Vocus announced that it has entered a contract with the Barossa Joint Venture to build, operate and own a high-capacity submarine fibre optic network for the proposed Barossa offshore gas project in the Bonaparte Basin, to the north of Darwin.

Vox Enhances Its Core Network with Angola Cables

Integrated ICT and infrastructure provider Vox has announced that it has entered into a partnership with Angola Cables that will give it remote peering access to the undersea South Atlantic Cable System (SACS) that links Africa with the Americas.

Agreement on Second Trans Caspian Cable Signed

Azerbaijan and Turkmenistan signed an intergovernmental agreement on the construction of a submarine cable through the Caspian Sea as part of the 12th International Telecom and IT Industry Exhibition Turkmentel 2019 in Ashgabat, Turkmenistan, on November 28.

MainOne, SubCom Announce New Branches are RFS

SubCom and MainOne announced that two new branches of the MainOne Cable System are ready for service.

NO-UK Cable will Land at Green Mountain DC

NO-UK, a consortium consisting of Green Mountain, Lyse, Haugaland Kraft and BKK, the Hatteland Group and Ryfylke IKS, announced that they will build a new subsea fiber cable connecting Norway to the United Kingdom. 

New Caledonia to Connect to Hawaiki Cable

SCCI, a carrier recently incorporated in New Caledonia, and Hawaiki Submarine Cable LP have signed a multi-million dollar contract to provide SCCI with a turn-key solution to connect New Caledonia to Hawaiki, including a subsea branch to the capital city of Noumea and significant capacity on the transpacific cable.

DARE1 Partners Announce Completion of Manufacturing

Djibouti Telecom, Somtel, Telkom Kenya and SubCom today announced that all manufacturing aspects for the Djibouti Africa Regional Express 1 (DARE1) submarine cable system are complete.

MainOne’s 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.

Moratelindo Completes Palapa Ring East

PT Mora Telematika Indonesia (Moratelindo), the largest independent fixed broadband provider in Indonesia, has announced the successful completion of the East Package of the Indonesian Government’s Palapa Ring Project by their subsidiary PT Palapa Timur Telematika.

Researchers: Submarine Cables Make Superb Seismic Network

The oceans are criss-crossed by telecommunications cables, many of them owned by private companies like Google and Microsoft. These cables could serve a dual purpose as seismic stations to monitor earthquakes and fault systems over the 70% of Earth covered by water.

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