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Sunshine Coast submarine cable landing station underway
The submarine cable will help deliver the fastest data and telecoms connection to Asia from the east coast of Australia.
11 Feb 19
Tongan fibre-optic cable outage relieved by satellite
Recently Tonga suffered an outage in the submarine cable network that connects the island nation to the outside world.
24 Jan 19
NEXTDC partnering with Superloop to bring Asia and AU closer
NEXTDC’s customers will be among the first to take advantage of APAC’s shortest submarine cable route between Sydney and Singapore.
14 Nov 18
New partnership for cable connecting Asia, Africa & Europe
Orange and PCCW Global are confident the cable will substantially reduce network latency between the world's three most populated continents.
26 Oct 18
Google & Orange team up on new submarine cable connecting EU & US
Google's new cable connecting the US to the French Atlantic coast will be first for more than 15 years, and Orange will be the landing partner.
12 Oct 18
SJC subsea cable finds home in HKCOLO.NET’s Hong Kong data centre
The cable itself spans a colossal 8,900 kilometres and connects seven countries and territories in South-East Asia.
27 Sep 18
Flexenclosure strengthens stranglehold on Pacific market
The edge computing and cable landing company has received orders in two new Pacific countries, bringing the total to five in the last 18 months.
18 Sep 18
Open for business: 4,600km cable connecting AU & SG goes live
It's taken months of gruelling work and no shortage of investment, but the ASC is now live to present huge opportunities in APAC.
14 Sep 18
Flexential nearly doubles data center size with $32m expansion
It's Portland data center has expanded to cater for international interests from Asia Pacific.
12 Sep 18
Sunshine Coast connecting to Asia and the US with new submarine cable
A $35m contract has been signed for a submarine cable connecting Australia’s Sunshine Coast to Asia and the United States.
07 Sep 18
Google invests in massive subsea cable connecting U.S. and Europe
The tech giant has invested in a huge private subsea cable project across the Atlantic Ocean to expand its global cloud network.
18 Jul 18
Submarine cable project connecting Asia and the US signed off
A consortium of global heavyweights has signed a contract with an Asian company to lay a high performance submarine cable spanning almost 16,000 km.
09 Jul 18
Subsea cable system to be deployed connecting the Pacific to Australia
Vocus Group and ASN have signed a contract to deploy the cable and provide a significant upgrade to the countries' infrastructure.
05 Jul 18
CMI celebrates construction of huge Singapore data center
China Mobile International (CMI) recently celebrated the construction commencement of its new data Singapore data center.
03 Jul 18
Equinix to connect SG & AU data centers with new subsea cable
“Equinix is thrilled to be able to expand our customers’ access to the new Australia Singapore Cable across each of our metropolitan areas."
15 Jun 18
TE SubCom to build new cable depot in Samoa
“We look forward to TE SubCom’s expanded presence in the region and the increased services this new depot will provide."
05 Feb 18
Palau Spur submarine cable to bring 500Gbps to Republic of Palau
NEC and the Belau Submarine Cable Corporation (BSCC) have completed a new submarine cable that links the Republic of Palau with the SEA-US cable.
12 Dec 17
MD of Subsea Networks discusses new subsea cable at DataCentres Ireland
What does it mean for Ireland? Paling asserts massive connectivity that puts the nation up there with other leading international locations.
23 Nov 17
Facebook, Amazon & NTT Com build Japan - Philippines subsea cable
NTT Com’s Asia Submarine-cable Express (ASE), Asia Pacific Gateway (APG) and Pacific Crossing-1 (PC-1) cables will connect with Jupiter cable.
30 Oct 17
New Singapore subsea cable available from Equinix's AU data centers
The cable will enhance connectivity between Australia and Singapore, especially considering Singapore is Australia’s 5th largest trading partner.
07 Sep 17
PCCW Global restores global undersea cable connectivity via online portal
Despite submarine cables being an essential component of an international network, they are vulnerable to lengthy service outages.
29 Aug 17
NEC readies itself for Hong Kong-Guam submarine cable build
Hong Kong & Guam will be linked through a new high-capacity optical submarine cable after NEC and RTI Connectivity signed a supply contract last week.
23 Jan 17
Asia-US submarine cable finds new access point in Los Angeles data centers
The trans-Pacific submarine cable connecting Indonesia, the Philippines, Guam & Hawaii to the west coast of the United States now has an access point.
17 Jan 17
On track and on time: Hawaiki undersea cable route survey completed
The route survey for the long-awaited Hawaiki cable has now been completed, and details have been revealed about how far production has progressed.
17 Jan 17