Colt announced on Tuesday a major revamp of their advanced fibre optic network, as well as extensive Layer 2 network expansion in Japan. This will enable high-bandwidth services with speeds ranging from 10Gbps up to 100Gbps on mass scale, with greater routes and diversity. The phased expansion of both available services and coverage areas is slated to begin in January 2017.
The Asia Africa Europe-1 (AAE-1) consortium confirms on Monday that AAE-1 has landed successfully in Europe, Africa, the Middle East and Asia. With almost all of the undersea cable installed and 15 shore-end landings, AAE-1 is confirmed to start commissioning before end 2016 and on track to enter service by Q1 2017. Upon completion it will provide the lowest latency, express route between Asia and Europe; an unprecedented project across Eurasia, combining the strengths of 19 world leading operators.
Hibernia Networks announced the expansion of its global network platform to deliver the lowest latency connectivity from Chicago to Moscow, Russia and Mumbai, India, two vital financial hubs. In addition to these new routes, improved latency performance to Dubai, UAE is now offered directly to the Dubai Gold and Commodities Exchange, strengthening Hibernia Networks’ low latency service for this emerging center of financial markets activity in the Middle East.
Huawei and PT.LEN Telekomunikasi Indonesia (LTI) today announced an agreement to design and construct a portion of the Palapa Ring project in Indonesia. The Palapa Ring is a broadband network project that is led by Indonesian government for the purpose of increasing broadband penetration in the more remote areas in Indonesia. It consists of three separate sections; dubbed the West, Middle and East packages.
Huawei Marine announced on Tuesday that it will help Papua New Guinea to build national submarine cable network to meet the increasing demand for internet connectivity and foster social and economic development across the country. The PNG National Submarine Fibre Cable Network will connects 14 main cities in Papua New Guinea, with international connectivity by a link to Jayapura in Indonesia, and interconnection with PPC-1 at Madang cable landing station, onward to Guam and Sydney, Australia. The PNG National Submarine Cable Network will enable a new cable route connecting Singapore, Indonesia, Papua New Guinea and Australia.
Google announced on Wednesday in a blog post that Google will work with Facebook, Pacific Light Data Communication (PLDC) and TE SubCom to build the first direct submarine cable system between Los Angeles and Hong Kong with ultra high-capacity, the Pacific Light Cable Network (PLCN). TE SubCom also announced on the same day that they will co-build the Pacific Light Cable Network (PLCN). PLCN is scheduled for commercial service in 2018.
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