June 8th, 2023 11:43 PM 0 COMMENTS

Sparkle Signs MoU With LPTIC for New Submarine Infrastructure Linking Libya to Italy and Europe

Sparkle, the first international service provider in Italy, has announced the signing of a significant Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Libya Postal Telecommunication and Technology Holding Company (LPTIC). Sparkle says the agreement was formalized during the visit of Abulhamid Dabaiba, Prime Minister of the Government of National Unity (Gun), to Rome. Also Read: Sparkle Starts Laying the BlueMed Subsea Cable in Genoa Sparkle and LPTIC join forces The MoU outlines... Read More

June 1st, 2023 2:23 PM 0 COMMENTS

NTT GDC Lands MIST Subsea Cable in Chennai

NTT Global Data Centers celebrated a significant achievement as it successfully landed the MIST subsea cable in Chennai, India. The momentous occasion was shared on LinkedIn by NTT GDC on May 31, 2023. The MIST cable is India's first 12 fibre pair capacity system, boasting a bandwidth of 200 Tbps, according to the company. It is also one of the largest bandwidth submarine cables in the Asia-Pacific region. Also Read: NTT... Read More

May 30th, 2023 5:29 PM 0 COMMENTS

Colt Expands US Capabilities With New Data Center and Subsea Connection in New Jersey

Colt Technology Services (Colt), the digital infrastructure company, has announced the expansion of its US capabilities by connecting a new data centre and subsea Cable Landing Station (CLS) called NJFX, located in New Jersey, to Colt IQ Network. Also Read: Aqua Comms Launches First 400 Gbps Trans-Atlantic Service for ESnet Colt Connects New Data Centre and CLS in New Jersey Colt says this strategic extension is part of its ongoing... Read More

May 27th, 2023 12:03 PM 0 COMMENTS

Alcatel Submarine Networks and Center3 to Construct EMC West, Linking Saudi Arabia to Europe

Center3, a subsidiary of the stc group, has announced the signing of the Supplier's Contract on behalf of the consortium partners of EMC Subsea Cable Company (EMC Company) and Alcatel Submarine Networks (ASN). This significant agreement marks the beginning of the construction phase for two revolutionary subsea and terrestrial data cables, collectively known as EMC West, which will establish a vital connection between Saudi Arabia and Europe. Moreover, according to... Read More

May 24th, 2023 7:34 PM 0 COMMENTS

Farice Partners With Ciena to Enhance IRIS Cable System

Farice, the main provider of international capacity from Iceland to mainland Europe, has joined forces with Ciena, a global networking solutions provider, to enhance its recently launched IRIS cable system. The collaboration aims to improve connectivity between southwest Iceland and Galway, Ireland, with onward connections to the UK, Denmark, and the Nordics. Also Read: IRIS Subsea Cable to Link Ireland and Iceland The IRIS... Read More

May 19th, 2023 6:58 PM 0 COMMENTS

Tamares, Grid Telecom to Build Andromeda Subsea System Connecting Greece, Cyprus, and Israel

Tamares Telecom and Grid Telecom, the telecommunications vehicle of Greece's Independent Power Transmission Operator (IPTO), have joined forces to build the Andromeda subsea optical fibre cable system. Tamares Telecom, a leading Digital Infrastructure group based in the Middle East region, is a fully licensed operator in Israel and Cyprus, serving more than 5,000 customers across the globe. Also Read: Islalink Inaugurates Ionian Transmission System Connecting Greece and Italy This strategic... Read More

May 18th, 2023 11:55 PM 0 COMMENTS

Islalink Inaugurates Ionian Transmission System Connecting Greece and Italy

Islalink, a Spain-based company with over 20 years of experience in submarine cable construction and operation, has announced the successful completion and operation of the Ionian transmission system. The system establishes a connection between Greece and Italy, significantly improving Greece's international connectivity and contributing to its aspirations of becoming a prominent European data hub, according to the official release. Also Read: United Fiber to Drive the Digital Transformation of Greece... Read More

May 14th, 2023 9:25 PM 0 COMMENTS

Orange Tunisia and Medusa to Develop Longest Subsea Cable System in the Mediterranean

Orange Tunisia has joined forces with Medusa Submarine Cable System, a prominent submarine infrastructure operator, to launch an extensive subsea cable network named "Medusa." Spanning across the Mediterranean Sea, this project will connect eleven countries in North Africa and Southern Europe, fostering enhanced connectivity and promoting Tunisia's digital transformation. The agreement was officially signed on Thursday, May 11, marking a significant milestone in the region's technological advancement. Also Read: Vocus... Read More

May 12th, 2023 2:54 PM 0 COMMENTS

Vocus Completes Submarine Fibre Cable Linking Darwin to Asia Pacific

Vocus, the leading provider of fibre and network solutions in Australia, has successfully completed the connection of its new AUD 100 million submarine fibre cable, positioning Darwin as a crucial digital hub in the Asia Pacific region. This milestone achievement will contribute to the area's economic development and enhance Australia's connectivity with the rest of the world. The newly laid 1,000-kilometre cable links Vocus' existing Australia Singapore Cable (ASC), which... Read More

May 12th, 2023 10:43 AM 0 COMMENTS

Aqua Comms Launches First 400 Gbps Trans-Atlantic Service for ESnet

Aqua Comms, a leading provider of global subsea connectivity services, has unveiled its first live commercial 400 Gbps Ethernet (GE) Trans-Atlantic service. The new service is now live and operational, connecting London to New York, and is being provided to the Energy Sciences Network (ESnet), a high-performance network funded by the US Department of Energy's Office of Science and managed by the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab). Enhancing Connectivity... Read More

May 2nd, 2023 8:22 PM 0 COMMENTS

2Africa Subsea Cable Lands in Jeddah and Yanbu

2Africa subsea cable consortium has announced the landing of the longest subsea cable project at two of its four planned locations in Saudi Arabia: Jeddah and Yanbu. The 2Africa subsea cable, which spans over 45,000 km in length, is set to become the longest cable system ever deployed worldwide, connecting 33 countries across Africa, Asia, and Europe. It is expected to be completed in 2024. Also Read: 2Africa Subsea Cable... Read More

April 30th, 2023 1:00 PM 0 COMMENTS

Dialog Axiata Lands India Asia Xpress (IAX) Subsea Cable at Matara in Sri Lanka

Dialog Axiata, Sri Lanka's leading quad-play connectivity provider, has made a significant contribution to the country's connectivity and digitization efforts with the landing of its third subsea cable in Sri Lanka. The India Asia Xpress (IAX) submarine cable system, developed by Reliance Jio in partnership with Dialog Axiata, landed at Matara on April 15th, making it the ninth subsea cable to reach Sri Lanka, according to a LinkedIn post by... Read More

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