Submarine Cable Networks amazingly ranked 75.278 in Vietnam in this year beginning, an unbelievable high rank by Alexa.com. What is the matter? It perhaps owes to the recently AAG cable outage off Vietnam coast. While Vietnamese suffered the disrrupted and slower internet due to AAG cable outage, they were keen on information about AAG cable and searched more for AAG cable on Google, and rocketed the Alexa rank of Submarine Cable Networks.
Today, the first working day in 2014, it is a wonderful day. The professional Linkedin group on submarine cable industry, 01 The Submarine Cable Systems group, reached 20,000 members, the default maximum size of a given Linkedin Group. Cheer, we all contribute to the 20000-member group, 01 The Submarine Cable Systems group, the best social networking for professionals in submarine cable industry worldwide.
According to Taiwan news, Taiwan's National Communications Commission has approved the commercial use of TSE-1, the first direct submarine cable between Taiwan and China. The commercial use of TSE-1 will not only shorten the communication distance and broaden the information highway between Taiwan and mainland China, but also improve the resiliency of the telecom infrastructure in Asia-Pacific region.
Pacnet announced on 29 October 2013 the successful deployment of an optical mesh network with 100 Gbps technology between Asia and the United States on its EAC Pacific cable system (which is also known as Unity cable system) integrated with Optical Transport Network (OTN) switching over its Asia-Pacific region’s high-capacity submarine cable systems. Pacnet can now offer its Carrier and Enterprise customers 10Gbps, 40Gbps and 100Gbps services between Asia-Pacific and the U.S.
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.
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