Global Cloud Xchange (GCX) announced on 9 January 2015 the company has shortlisted three vendors for the construction of its India Cloud Xchange (ICX) subsea cable, which will deliver a direct Mumbai-Singapore route to bypass current outage prone terrestrial routes between Mumbai and Chennai.
To facilitate higher performance electronic trading around the world, Telstra launched in Jan 2015 its Global Financial Trading Solutions, a reliable low latency trading network and expert managed services including server infrastructure in financial hubs, managed cloud and global unified communications.
According to BNamericas, Brazilian authorities are studying a proposal to deploy nearly 8,000km of underwater fiber optic cables in the Amazon basin.
Plans were presented to communications minister Ricardo Berzoini for consideration in late January.
China Telecom Global Limited has been promoting its "Dedicated" and "Direct" Global Financial Solutions, which targets to offer Ultra Low Latency Solutions for trade and finance sectors around the world, especially for High Frequency Trading (HFT) agencies.
BRLOn April 24, 2014, Claro cerebrated the landing of América Móvil Submarine Cable System (AMX-1) in San Juan, Puerto Rico, which became the final connecting point of the BRL 1 billion (about US$500 million) AMX-1 submarine cable system. Deployed by América Móvil, the AMX-1 submarine cable system is capable of offering broadband transmission speeds of up to 100 Gbps, connecting the US, Brazil and other LATAM regions. Construction of the AMX-1 cable began in Brazil in 2012.
Ciena announced on Monday that the Trans Pacific Express cable network (TPE) consortium has selected Ciena for significantly increasing the capacity of the TPE submarine cable system, using Ciena's GeoMesh 100G submarine solutions, including its new WaveLogic coherent optical processors’ capabilities. The upgrade will deliver TPE cable system with more than triple capacity, as compared to the original design capacity when it first went into service in 2008. The TPE 100G upgrade will substantially relieve the capacity shortage between Korea, China, Taiwan and the US, which will result in substantial price drop for AAG capacity.
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- China Telecom Studying Billions Investment in Mexico
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- Hibernia Networks Upgrades Trans-Atlantic Cable with Ciena
- Tasman Global Access Consortium Awards Contract to Alcatel-Lucent
- Partners Group to Finance Seabras-1
- Huawei Marine Second Generation Repeater and Branching Unit Achieves Successful Sea Trial in the Atlantic Ocean
- AAG Cable Cut Offshore Vietnam on Jan. 5
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- China Unicom Announces to Land AAE-1 Cable in Myanmar
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- Angola Cables Announces to Build the South Atlantic Cable System (SACS)
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- NCP Consortium Announces the Signing of C&MA and Supply Contract
- NCP Consortium to Sign Agreements in October
- Google to Build Brazil-US Cable (COTA)
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