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Telstra
Telstra’s new subsea cable to connect APAC and the US
May 2022
Telstra says the first direct subsea cable to connect Australia with the US will offer low latency and a massive 72Tbps of capacity.
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Subsea Cables
NEC develops next generation of subsea optical cable
March 2021
"We continue to evaluate multiple technical options to further increase capacity and reduce the cost/bit of the networks."
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Digital Realty
Digital Realty powers on third Singapore data center
April 2020
Digital Realty hopes that the SIN12 facility will provide an efficient, sustainable, secure and regulatory compliant location that will help customers build a future-proof foundation for their data center strategy. 
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Internet
Hawaiki Cable extends connectivity deal with REANNZ
February 2020
The new deal will enable REANNZ to boost connectivity and gain additional capacity on the Hawaiki network, as well as diverse trans-Tasman and trans-Pacific subsea routes.
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Cloud
Cisco and Superloop add two new subsea cables for Aus
August 2019
The INDIGO West cable goes from Singapore to Australia and the INDIGO Central cable from Perth to Sydney.
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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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Ericsson
Telstra partnerships boost subsea cable infrastructure
January 2019
Telstra’s customers across Asia Pacific will soon be able to take advantage of major major boosts to Telstra’s network services and subsea cables.
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Infinera
Upgrade to Australia-Japan submarine cable system with Infinera Subsea Solution
January 2019
AJC tripled capacity on its 12,700-kilometer subsea cable system by upgrading their Infinera DTN-X network with Infinera’s fourth generation optical engine.
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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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Google
Singapore to Australia subsea cable lands in Sydney
October 2018
This will be Australia’s first ever direct optical path from Sydney to Singapore, passing through Indonesia on the way.
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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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Hawaiki Cable
Hawaiki cable connecting the US and the Pacific gets turbo boost
September 2018
Following a partnership with Ciena, the subsea cable's transmission speeds have increased 53 percent.
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Google
Subsea cable linking SG and AU lands at Perth – just 6,800km to go
September 2018
A number of heavyweights are behind the cable linking Australia to Southeast Asia, including Google, Singtel, Telstra, and AARNet.
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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.
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Data Centre Operators
Flexential nearly doubles data center size with $32m expansion
September 2018
It's Portland data center has expanded to cater for international interests from Asia Pacific.
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Submarine Cable Projects
Sunshine Coast connecting to Asia and the US with new submarine cable
September 2018
A $35m contract has been signed for a submarine cable connecting Australia’s Sunshine Coast to Asia and the United States.
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Internet
Subsea cable connecting the U.S. and A/NZ opens for business
July 2018
Competition is opening up in the Internet traffic market with this being the first high speed connection to NZ that Spark doesn't have a stake in.
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Cloud
Google invests in massive subsea cable connecting U.S. and Europe
July 2018
The tech giant has invested in a huge private subsea cable project across the Atlantic Ocean to expand its global cloud network.
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Amazon Web Services
Submarine cable project connecting Asia and the US signed off
July 2018
A consortium of global heavyweights has signed a contract with an Asian company to lay a high performance submarine cable spanning almost 16,000 km.
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Australia
Subsea cable system to be deployed connecting the Pacific to Australia
July 2018
Vocus Group and ASN have signed a contract to deploy the cable and provide a significant upgrade to the countries' infrastructure.
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Data Centre Operators
CMI celebrates construction of huge Singapore data center
July 2018
China Mobile International (CMI) recently celebrated the construction commencement of its new data Singapore data center.