DataCenterNews Asia Pacific logo
Specialist data center news for Asia Pacific

Southern Cross Cable stories

Story image
Innovation
FiberSense and Southern Cross Cable Network announce further expansion
This month
Deep-tech fibre sensing company FiberSense and critical infrastructure owner Southern Cross Cable Network have announced a further expansion.
Story image
Southern Cross Cable
Southern Cross Cable launches the SX NEXT cable to connect NZ to the world
July 2022
The new Southern Cross NEXT fibre cable (SX NEXT) is set to connect Australasia to the US and further enhance connectivity between New Zealand, Australia, and the US.
Story image
Southern Cross Cable
Southern Cross NEXT submarine cable touches down at Auckland's Takapuna Beach
June 2021
“Being geographically isolated like we are in New Zealand means there’s never been a greater need to invest in our technology infrastructure," says Minister David Clark.
Story image
Southern Cross
Southern Cross Cable selects Pioneer Consulting for shipboard representation
February 2021
Pioneer Consulting will supervise operations including cable loading, freighter transfer, laying, post-lay inspections and burial, shore-end landings, and project management.
Story image
Southern Cross Cable
Southern Cross Cables & Ciena partner on NEXT submarine cable
February 2021
The 13,494 kilometre-long NEXT submarine cable that traverses the Pacific Ocean, which will be completed in early 2022.
Story image
Connectivity
SES Networks and Southern Cross Cables bring better internet to the Pacific
January 2021
“This cooperation with Southern Cross is of utmost importance because it truly shows the complementary nature of satellite and undersea cable networks."
Story image
Data Centre Interconnection
Southern Cross Cable Network gains FCC approval for new system
July 2020
The Southern Cross Cable Network’s NEXT cable system is set to go ahead following the US Federal Communications Commission's (FCC) landing license approval.
Story image
Southern Cross Cable
Flexenclosure strengthens stranglehold on Pacific market
September 2018
The edge computing and cable landing company has received orders in two new Pacific countries, bringing the total to five in the last 18 months.
Story image
Southern Cross Cable
Superloop is now a direct customer of the Southern Cross cable system
July 2018
The agreement will provide Superloop with high capacity connectivity between its locations in Australia, New Zealand and the United States.
Story image
Sealegs Corp
Plans for $350m cable project in motion following successful seabed survey
August 2017
“People don’t realise that delivering a submarine cable is among the most critical infrastructure projects on the planet."
Story image
Internet
2degrees leaves other telcos in dust as 100GbE comes to town
August 2016
2degrees is the first telco in NZ to activate its 100GbE interconnect to the Southern Cross Cable Network, responding to Kiwis' data appetites.
Story image
Southern Cross Cable
Equinix data centers anchor Southern Cross Cable
January 2016
The Southern Cross cable system offers protected trans-pacific routes among Australia, New Zealand, Hawaii and the West Coast of the United States.
Story image
CFO
ASX-listed Vocus boosts NZ sales 81% after FX Networks acquisition
February 2015
Vocus Communications boosted its first-half sales in New Zealand by 81 percent after buying local fibre-line provider FX Networks last year.
Story image
CFO
Vocus to spend US$58.5m to beef up Southern Cross Cable
February 2015
It will increase the firm's existing capacity by almost 10 times to ensure it will continue to meet the rapid growth in internet data demand.
Story image
Cybersecurity
Southern Cross Cable CEO slams "total nonsense" spy claims
September 2014
"I can tell you quite categorically there is no facility by the NSA, the GCSB or anyone else on the Southern Cross cable network."
Story image
Internet
Redundancy - How will a new international cable benefit NZ?
September 2014
DTS CEO Brendan Ritchie writes the third of his three part series of posts on the subject of the additional undersea cables planned for New Zealand in
Story image
Internet
Pricing: How will a new international cable benefit NZ?
August 2014
DTS CEO Brendan Ritchie writes the second of his three part series of posts on the subject of the additional undersea cables planned for New Zealand i
Story image
Internet
How will a new international cable benefit NZ?
August 2014
DTS CEO Brendan Ritchie writes the first of his three part series of posts on the subject of the additional undersea cables planned for New Zealand in
Story image
Southern Cross Cable
Southern Cross cable set to boost Kiwi high speed broadband
January 2014
Hard on the heels of the successful implementation of Ciena's 100Gb/s solution across its 30,000km network in July 2013, Southern Cross Cable Network has announced today that it will use the Ciena WaveLogic 3 platform to add an additional 500Gb/s to both cables by July 2014.
Story image
Southern Cross Cable
Southern Cross Cable cuts prices by 20%
January 2013
Network announces drop in prices, the 10th biggest cut since the cable was commissioned in 2000.
Story image
Cloud
Southern Cross successfully trials 100Gbps equipment
June 2011
Southern Cross Cables expect to hit 100Gbps target ahead of time.