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BtoBE Renamed CAP-1, will Eliminate HK Landing

As SubCableWorld noted recently, the PLCN transpacific cable has been reconfigured to avoid Hong Kong as a landing point due to the U.S. government’s security concerns. 

FCC Grants License for JGA North

The U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has grant of a cable landing license to the RTI Solutions, Inc., RTI JGA Pte. Ltd., and RTI Connectivity Pte. Ltd. for the purpose of landing, and operating a non-common carrier fiber-optic submarine cable system, the JGA North cable system, connecting Piti, Guam to Minami-Boso, Japan.

New PLCN License Filed that Avoids Hong Kong

An application has been filed with the U.S. Federal Communications Commission by GU Holdings Inc. and Edge Cable Holdings USA, LLC (Edge USA) (together, Applicants) for a license to operate a non-common carrier fiber-optic submarine cable system connecting the United States to Taiwan and the Philippines, the Pacific Light Cable Network (PLCN).

FCC Grants Landing License for Southern Cross NEXT

The U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has granted a license to land and operate a non-common carrier fiber optic submarine cable known as Southern Cross NEXT. 

Consortium Files Application for New Transatlantic Cable

An application has been filed with the U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC) by Edge Cable Holdings USA, LLC, Aqua Comms (Americas) Inc., Aqua Comms (Ireland) Limited, Cable & Wireless Americas Systems, Inc. (CWAS), and Microsoft Infrastructure Group, LLC, for a license to land and operate a non-common carrier fiber-optic submarine cable.

FCC Grants Landing License for Jupiter Cable System

The U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has granted a cable landing license for the Jupiter non-common carrier fiber-optic submarine cable system.

State of Oregon Describes Issue at Jupiter Landing Point

There has been considerable media coverage of an incident during the drilling for the Jupiter transpacific cable at the Oregon landing point.  The drilling was being conducted by Edge Cable, a unit of Facebook, which is responsible for the Oregon landing. 

Team Telecom Recommends against PLCN’s US Connection

Team Telecom recommended to the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), based on national security concerns, that the FCC partially deny the Pacific Light Cable Network (PLCN) subsea cable system application, to the extent it seeks a direct connection between the United States and Hong Kong.

Tampnet Files with FCC to Take Over Gulf Fiber License

An application has been filed with the U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC) for consent to the assignment of the submarine cable landing license and related assets for the Gulf of Mexico fiber optic network (Gulf Fiber Network), held by BP Exploration & Production Inc. (BP) to Tampnet Inc.

VHA Merger with TPG Telecom Receives FIRB Approval

Vodafone Hutchison Australia (VHA) is pleased to have received Foreign Investment Review Board (FIRB) approval to allow its merger with TPG Telecom Limited (TPG) to proceed.

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