The Korea Times reported on Tuesday, KT has been named as the chief network operation center (NOC) for the Asia-Pacific Gateway (APG) cable system. This is a milestone for the on-going APG cable project. Congratulations to KT.
According to Korea Times and press release from KT, KT has allied with six parties to sign the Memorandum of Understanding for the construction of the New Cross Pacific (NCP) Cable System. The consortium consists of Chunghwa Telecom, KT Corporation, China Telecom, China Mobile, China Unicom and a US-based company.
Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff on Tuesday postponed her next month’s scheduled trip to Washington, angering at the spying that the U.S. National Security Agency intercepted her communications, hacked into the state-owned Petrobras oil company’s network and spied on Brazilians who entrusted their personal data to U.S. tech companies such as Facebook and Google. Rousseff ordered a series of measures to break away from the U.S.-centric Internet.
Capacity revealed on Tuesday the shortlisted companies for the 2013 Global Carrier Awards.
The nominations for over 20 categories are listed below, and the winners will be announced at the Capacity Awards ceremony and gala dinner on Tuesday 19 November at the Okura Hotel in Amsterdam.
China has planed to establish regional telecommunications service center and international telecommunications hub in Urumqi, Xinjiang Province, according to the speech by SHANG Bing, Vice Minister of the MIIT, on the China – Eurasia Regional Telecommunications Exchange and Cooperation Forum on September 2, 2013. This is an effort for China to promote Eurasia network integration.
The State Council of China has issued the Broadband China Strategy and its Implementation Plan. As huge demands from China have driven the rising of commodity prices for oil, iron ore, etc., the demands on international cable capacity driven by the Broadband China Strategy may promote or at least uphold the prices for international capacity. The terrestrial and submarine cable industry, no matter manufacturers or capacity providers, will benefit from China's broadband strategy.
- China to Boost Information Consumption
- China Unveils Broadband Strategy and Implementation Plan
- SEA-ME-WE 3 Cable Cut Disrupted Myanmar Internet
- MPT, China Unicom Plan International Cable to Boost Internet Connectivity
- Huawei Marine and Globe Telecom Completes the Boracay and Palawan Submarine Cable System
- Southern Cross Completes 100G Upgrade with Ciena's Solution
- PC-1 Runs with 100G per Wavelength
- Myanmar to Boost International Telecommunications Capacity
- SJC Cable Ready for Service
- China Unicom Unveils AAE-1 Cable
- Tasman Global Access (TGA) Cable Tendered
- 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