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.
China Unicom announced today the construction of the Asia-Africa-Europe 1 (AAE-1) submarine cable system, and unveiled the AAE-1 cable map. The AAE-1 cable will connect 12 countries, including Singapore, Malaysia, Myanmar, India, Pakistan, Oman, UAE, Djibouti,Egypt, Greece, France. The AAE-1 cable won't land in China.
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.
According to capacity magazine news, Hibernia Networks has partnered with TE Subcom for the implementation of its Project Express Cable. Good news, the Project Express Cable can go ahead.
DALLAS, TEXAS, USA – (April 23, 2013) – Eastern Caribbean Fiber System (ECFS) Consortium has selected Xtera Communications Inc. (Xtera), a leading global provider of optical networking solutions, for the upgrade of its festoon subsea cable system. ECFS subsea cable system is made of 10 segments, connecting Tortola in the British Virgin Islands to Trinidad at the south of the Caribbean arc. Xtera’s Nu-Wave OptimaTM equipment offers the possibility to mix 10G and 100G channel rates to support existing and emerging high-capacity services. Reconfigurable Optical Add Drop Multiplexers (ROADMs) are used in cable landing stations to avoid or minimize the number of regeneration points for island-to-island connectivity.
DALLAS, TEXAS, USA – (April 22, 2013) – Xtera Communications, Inc. (“Xtera”), a leading global provider of optical networking solutions, today announced the launch of a next-generation optical repeater for subsea cable systems. This enhances Xtera’s well-established portfolio of solutions for subsea cable systems, putting Xtera in a position to offer a range of elements on a full turnkey basis that will allow service providers to build high performance and highly reliable submarine cable systems with significantly improved reach and capacity.
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