Search giant Google has announced that its Dunant subsea cable system which connected the US to mainland Europe is now ready for service and will provide capacity of 250Tbps across the Atlantic.
Oh, Canada! Australia's top telco is launching a dedicated Toronto Point-of-Presence to support increasing demand for connectivity into APAC from Canadian finance, tech and startup industries - aboot time!
H2 Cable and SubCom have signed a contract for the supply and installation of the H2 submarine cable system that will be the first to connect Australia and Hong Kong, with direct access to China.
Telstra says it has launched a new service on its busiest subsea cable routes in Asia, to ensure continuous connections. The service has been started in collaboration with Ericsson and Ciena.
Binding rules of conduct setting out interim prices for new wholesale transmission services to Christmas Island have been issued by the competition watchdog, the ACCC.
Telstra is taking up an equity partnership in Southern Cross Cable Networks with an investment that gives it extra capacity in the trans-Pacific subsea cable.
Installation of the INDIGO Central subsea cable is due to be completed in early December, and will provide a “new and unique” subsea communications link between Sydney and Perth.
The Vocus Group has opened a new line of debt to the tune of A$1.27 billion and NZ$150 million, with the same interest cover and gearing ratios but with a new net leverage ratio to provide what it calls "financial headroom and flexibility".
The Tasmanian Government has formally lodged a notice of dispute with Basslink, claiming damages to the tune of $122 million as a result of a six-month outage that began in December 2015.
Japan's NEC Corporation and the Southeast Asia-Japan 2 consortium (SJC2) have signed an agreement for the former to build a high-performance submarine cable connecting Singapore, Thailand, Cambodia, Vietnam, Hong Kong, Taiwan, mainland China, Korea and Japan.
Southern Cross Cables has announced multiple deals for use of its Next subsea cable, including a major capacity commitment by FINTEL, Fiji’s International Gateway provider and wholesale telecommunications company.
At the PTC conference today in Hawaii, Telstra announced that it "entered into agreements to invest in two new international subsea cable systems that will connect Hong Kong and the west coast of the United States".
Basslink chief executive Malcolm Eccles has dismissed Hydro Tasmania's claim that it had found the reason behind the Basslink cable failure in 2015, saying that the expert reports cited as proof merely outlined one possible cause of the outage.
Data centre operator Metronode’s Shenton Park facility in Perth has been selected as the landing station for the Australia Singapore subsea cable linking Singapore to Perth via Indonesia.
Microsoft has announced the completion of the Marea subsea cable, a joint project with Facebook and global telecommunications infrastructure company Telxius.
Global interconnection and data centre operator Equinix has announced that the Vocus-owned Australia Singapore Cable will be made available to customers across its International Business Exchange data centres in Melbourne and Sydney.
The SMW3 subsea cable between Perth and Singapore that services South East Asia, among other regions, has suffered a break with a repair date at least six weeks away.
Dark fibre connectivity and digital services provider Superloop has drawn former Vocus senior executive Dan Whitford to its management ranks to take up the position of general manager of strategic sales for the Asia Pacific region.
Telstra has launched a new "Always On" service guarantee for Asia’s busiest subsea cable routes – Hong Kong to Singapore and Japan to Hong Kong.
The Trident Subsea Cable company and Indonesia’s cable deployment and cable owner-operator, Ketrosden Triasmitra, have entered into a strategic venture to own and operate a telecommunications cable connecting Singapore and Indonesia.
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