According to Indonesian news agency Antara, Sarawak-based PP Telecommunication Sdn. Bhd. (PPTel) has completed the construction of the BaSIC Cable System, which began operating on June 1, 2022. PPTel has implemented the BaSIC Cable System in a partnership with Indonesian operator XL Axiata which acts as the landing partner for its landing in Batam.
Telecom Egypt, Egypt’s first integrated telecom operator and one of the largest subsea cables operators in the region, and Aqua Comms, a leading provider of global subsea connectivity services, announced today the signature of a crossing and landing agreement for the Europe Middle-East India Connect 1 (EMIC-1) subsea cable in Egypt.
Belau Submarine Cable Corporation (BSCC) completed the Pre-Lay Shore End (PLSE) for the Palau Cable 2 (PC2) project, landing the cable at the Ngardmau port on June 6th. The PC2 is a branch of the Echo subsea cable, being the second international subsea cable connection for Palau, with direct connections to Singapore and the mainland United States.
Intelvision Limited (Intelvision) has signed a 15-year partnership agreement with Vodafone, to facilitate connectivity between Seychelles and the 2Africa subsea cable system. International Finance Corporation (IFC) provided US$20million financing supports for the project.
EllaLink cable connects Europe to South America from Portugal to Brazil. This connection makes it expectable that both regions will benefit from the cable. Companies on both cable end benefit from the best latency that only a unique and direct transatlantic route can offer – the EllaLink Cable.
Somcable Submarine Network landed the 2Africa cable in Berbera. Somaliland on May 25, 2022. A local ceremony was hosted at the Somcable International Submarine Hub. The 2Africa cable is the second international submarine cable connecting Somaliland.
The Equiano subsea cable landed on the beach in California, with entry into the cable landing station in Sesimbra, Portugal on May 25, 2022. A Google LLC company, Blue Path Technology Unlimited Company contracted with the Portugese State to land the Equiano cable in Portugal in September 2021. MEO, a subsidiary of Altice Portugal (formerly Portugal Telecom), was contracted as landing parther to provide and operate the Sesimbra Cable Landing Station.
According to Capacity Media, EXA Infrastructure has acquired a single fiber on the CrossChannel Fibre cable to link data centres in the UK and France. EXA Infrastructure will offer greater capacity, resiliency and the lowest latency digital infrastructure connecting the two financial and data centre hubs in London and Paris, with a round trip delay (RTD) less than 5.5milliseconds.
Farice and SubCom announced the successful landing of the IRIS Cable System at Thorlakshofn beach in Iceland on Monday. The IRIS system connecting Iceland with Ireland will be ready for service in the beginning of 2023.
Grid Telecom, a wholly owned subsidiary of the Independent Power Transmission Operator (IPTO) of Greece, providing telecommunications services to national and international providers, announced its plan to build a new Cable Landing Station (CLS) on the southern coast of Crete.
Djibouti Telecom landed the 2Africa submarine cable in Djibouti on 13th May 2022. The 2Africa cable system will be terminated at Djibouti Telecom's new cable landing station.
Telstra announced the expansion of its business and service in the Philippines with the launch of a new Point of Presence (PoP) in Pasig City, and the establishment of a new joint venture with Converge Information Communications and Technology Solutions Inc. (Converge), Telstra Converge Inc.(TCI).
BW Digital Pte. Ltd. (BW Digital), an affiliate of BW Group Limited, announced today the formal completion of its acquisition of 100 percent of the shares of Hawaiki Submarine Cable Limited Partnership and International Connectivity Services Limited. The transaction was subject to applicable regulatory filings and approvals, which have now all been received, including transfer of control granted by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) of the United States.
Cinturion Corp Ltd. (Cinturion) announced Thursday that it has reached an agreement with Lightstorm as its landing partner in India. As part of the agreement, Cinturion’s TEAS (Trans Europe Asia System) will be hosted by Lightstorm to strengthen connectivity between India, the Middle East and Europe. Lightstorm will use its carrier-neutral and open Cable Landing Station (CLS) to herald a new era in the landing of submarine cable systems in India.
The SEA-H2X Consortium, comprised of China Mobile International Limited (CMI), China Unicom Global (CUG) , Converge Information and Communications Technology Solutions, Inc. (Converge) and PPTEL SEA H2X Sdn. Bhd (PPTEL SEA-H2X), officially announced and reaffirmed today their partnership to construct and operate the South East Asia Hainan - Hong Kong Express Cable System (SEA-H2X), a new submarine cable system that will connect Hong Kong SAR China, Hainan China, Philippines, Thailand, East Malaysia and Singapore, with options to extend to Vietnam, Cambodia, West Malaysia and Indonesia.