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ASSC-1 Communications Group Pty Ltd announced on January 19, 2012 to deploy a new subsea cable connecting Australia, Indonesia and Singapore, the Australia-Singapore Subsea Cable (ASSC-1). ASSC-1 will bring more competition in Australian capacity market.
The trans-Tasman Optikor Network is a new submarine internet cable between New Zealand and Australia. It was initiated by Axin Limited in September 2011, and Huawei Marine was selected as a turn-key system supplier and partner. On 16 January, 2012, Axin Limited and Huawei Marine announced the finalization of a survey agreement for the trans-Tasman Optikor Network.
Hibernia Atlantic announced on November 8, 2011 that the first 100G transatlantic trial had been successfully completed over a connection between Halifax, Nova Scotia in Canada and Southport, England, with a disctance of 5,570 km. Huawei Technologies and Huawei Marine Networks were the partners and euiqpment suppliers for the 100G transatlantic trial.
Southern Cross today announced in January 2012 the availability of the first 200G of capacity on the Southern Cross Cable Network, a 28,500 km submarine cable system linking Australia, New Zealand and the US. And Southern Cross will offer a price reduction of up to 44 percent. In the meantime, Southern Cross also announced the deployment of 100G transmission equipment by December this year.
PCCW Global and Ciena® Corporation jointly announced on January 11, 2012 to upgrade the RNAL submarine cable network with Ciena’s industry-leading WaveLogic™ coherent optical 100G networking solutions.
- Top Stories of 2011 on Submarine Cable Networks
- China to Announce National Plan for the Development of Communications Industry
- Asia Pacific Gateway Cable Consortium Concludes Construction and Maintenance Agreement
- AAG Cable Network to Upgrade with 40G
- China Telecom and China Unicom Face Fines due to Monopoly on Domestic Internet Market
- PC-1 Network Trials 100G Between Japan and California
- APCN-2 Finally Completes its first 40G Upgrade
- Insight Analysis on China Telecom and Orange Partnership
- KDDI Unveils Aggressive Offers over RJCN and TEA Cable Systems
- Kinmen-Xiamen Submarine Cable Project Turns Green
- Chinese Companies to Build Trans-Tasman Cable
- FNAL/RNAL Submarine Cable System Overview
- FNAL Achieves First 40G Long Haul Submarine Network
- APCN-2 Submarine Cable System Overview
- China Mobile to Show up in Submarine Networks
- 100G Trial Completed in Southern Cross Cable Network
- TGN-Intra Asia (TGN-IA) Cabe System Overview
- Transit Europe-Asia (TEA) Upgrades to 200 Gbps
- TPE Cable Network Topology
- Southern Cross Cable Network Topology and Key Parameters