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Innovation
FiberSense and Southern Cross Cable Network announce further expansion
Last month
Deep-tech fibre sensing company FiberSense and critical infrastructure owner Southern Cross Cable Network have announced a further expansion.
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SD-WAN
Hawaiki Nui, OPT consider connecting French Polynesia to new submarine cable
Last month
Hawaiki Nui and OPT have partnered to assess connecting French Polynesia to the new Hawaiki Nui transpacific submarine cable.
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IOT
NTT reveals plans for new trans-Pacific submarine cable
July 2022
New company formed to build and operate the largest submarine internet cable system between Japan and the United States.
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Bandwidth
India's used international bandwidth to grow 38% from 2021 to 2028
June 2022
TeleGeography says India is experiencing an influx of investment in its data centers due to its significant market potential and relaxed policies and regulatory environment.
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Cable
New high-performance cable in the works for Asia
May 2022
A new high-performance submarine cable is being built to enhance connectivity between Hong Kong, China and Southeast Asia.
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Submarine Cable Projects
SUNeVision wins tender to develop second Hong Kong station
March 2022
SUNeVision has announced the company has won the tender for a site in Chung Hom Kok, which it will use to develop a second landing station for international submarine cables.
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Hawaiki Cable
Hawaiki set to build 22,000 km cable linking APAC to US
November 2021
The cable will link internet traffic between Indonesia, Singapore, Australia, New Zealand, Hawaii, and the United States.
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Submarine Cable Projects
Vocus announces first international submarine cable connection into Darwin
August 2021
“This further cements Darwin as Northern Australia’s most advanced digital economy, and will open the door to new opportunities for advanced manufacturing, data-centres and cloud-based computing services for Territorians and investors.”
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Mergers and Acquisitions
Hawaiki Submarine Cable sold to maritime infrastructure provider BW Digital
July 2021
“BW has an excellent track record of growth in maritime and technology-related assets," says Hawaiki's Rémi Galasso.
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Submarine Cable Projects
Submarine cable investments to reach $8bn, TeleGeography map shows
June 2021
"The 2021 map illustrates a market that’s experiencing more deployments. Over the last decade, we’ve seen content providers ramping up investments to meet global demand for their services."
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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.
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Internet
Hawaiian Telcom & Hawaiki extend capacity between APAC & the US
December 2020
The end result is a new route linking Sydney, Guam, Hawai‘i and Los Angeles, offering greater connectivity and route diversity to organisations operating between Australia and the United States.
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AI
VIDAR: A new technology that could be 'bigger than 5G'
September 2020
I genuinely don’t think I’m exaggerating when I say this is simply the most exciting technology to ever come out of Australia… in fact, I’m starting to wonder if this could become as big as cloud.”
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Submarine Cable Projects
Orient Link onboards NEC to develop MIST submarine cable
August 2020
The Myanmar/Malaysia India Singapore Transit (MIST) Cable System will be designed to deliver more than 216 terabits per second (Tbps) capacity, and will span more than 8100 kilometres (5033 miles).
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Hawaiki Cable
Hawaiki opens new subsea route to the US with direct access to LA
June 2019
The new route completes Hawaiki’s existing links to the United States.
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Submarine Cable Projects
NEC to build submarine cable connecting Japan prefectures
February 2019
NEC Corporation announced that it has been awarded a major new submarine cable contract.
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Council
Sunshine Coast submarine cable landing station underway
February 2019
The submarine cable will help deliver the fastest data and telecoms connection to Asia from the east coast of Australia.
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Submarine Cable Projects
Tongan fibre-optic cable outage relieved by satellite
January 2019
Recently Tonga suffered an outage in the submarine cable network that connects the island nation to the outside world.
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Cloud
NEXTDC partnering with Superloop to bring Asia and AU closer
November 2018
NEXTDC’s customers will be among the first to take advantage of APAC’s shortest submarine cable route between Sydney and Singapore.
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Orange
New partnership for cable connecting Asia, Africa & Europe
October 2018
Orange and PCCW Global are confident the cable will substantially reduce network latency between the world's three most populated continents.
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Data
Google & Orange team up on new submarine cable connecting EU & US
October 2018
Google's new cable connecting the US to the French Atlantic coast will be first for more than 15 years, and Orange will be the landing partner.
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Colocation
SJC subsea cable finds home in HKCOLO.NET’s Hong Kong data centre
September 2018
The cable itself spans a colossal 8,900 kilometres and connects seven countries and territories in South-East Asia.
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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.
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Data Centre Interconnection
Open for business: 4,600km cable connecting AU & SG goes live
September 2018
It's taken months of gruelling work and no shortage of investment, but the ASC is now live to present huge opportunities in APAC.