[Tianjin, China, July 30th, 2013]: Huawei Marine Networks Co, Ltd. (Huawei Marine) has announced the successful completion of the Boracay and Palawan Submarine Cable System (BPSCS) in the Philippines. The domestic system, with a total length of over 330km consists of two segments; one linking Boracay and Caticlan, the other linking Taytay, Palawan and San Jose, Mindoro with a branching unit towards the island of Coron. For Globe, completion of this submarine cable system enables them to complement the modernization of their transport backbone network.
Southern Cross Cable Network announced Tuesday the successful implementation of Ciena’s 100G solution across the entire Southern Cross Cable network, upgrading its total lit capacity to 2.6Tbps and potential system capacity to 12Tbps, between Australia/New Zealand and the USA.
NTT announced on Wednesday the completion of PC-1 network upgrade, with 100G per wavelength, boosting the total capacity of PC-1 network to 8.4 Tbps. PC-1 network becomes the first 100G trans-pacific submarine cable system, with a span of more than 9500 km connecting Tokyo and California.
Myanmar is undergoing great changes and reform. With the bidding and award of two mobile licenses to international operators, Norway's Telenor and Qatar's Ooredoo, Myanmar's reform on telecom sector has caught worldwide eyeballs. From various information, it is obviously that Myanmar is planning several projects to boost its international telecommunications capacity, to meet the requirement for the development of broadband internet in Myanmar.
The SJC Cable consortium announced Thursday that the Southeast Asia-Japan Cable (SJC) system is now operational. The in-service of the SJC cable system strengthens the connectivity among seven countries or territories of Brunei, mainland China, Hong Kong, Japan, Singapore and the Philippines, including the option to link with Thailand in the future.
New Zealand Telecom, Telstra and Vodafone have issued a tender for the construction of the Tasman Global Access (TGA) Cable that spans 2300 km connecting Auckland and Sydney. The three company launched and signed an MOU for the construction of the TGA Cable in February, 2013.
- Project Express Cable Proceeds with New Vendor
- ECFS Consortium Selected Xtera for Upgrading its Caribbean Festoon Subsea Cable System
- Xtera Announces New Repeater for Subsea Cable Systems
- Huawei Marine Achieves Breakeven by Year-end of 2012
- GBI Cable Reaches Europe through Terrestrial Routes via Iraq and Turkey
- Cuba Trials Internet Traffic via its first Undersea Cable - ALBA-1
- Chinese Carriers Launch First Cable Across the Taiwan Strait — TSE-1
- Top Stories of 2012 on Submarine Cable Networks
- GBI - Cable of 2012
- Xtera Leads in Submarine Cable Network Upgrades
- Ciena to Provide 100G Network for FEA Upgrade
- TeleGeography: Global Bandwidth Pricing Trends
- Capacity Magazine's Interview to Chris Wood, WIOCC: Lion's share of Africa's market
- Insight on Alcatel-Lucent's Plan to Sell Submarine Cable Business
- Pacific Fibre Ceased Operation
- Chunghwa Telecom to Launch First Cable Linking Taiwan and Mainland China
- China Mobile to Build APG Cable Landing Station in Hong Kong
- NTT Com to Launch ASE Cable in August
- Seaborn Networks to Offer Direct Route Between New York City and Sao Paulo
- Reliance Globalcom Announces 10G LAN PHY Services Globally