Vocus Group Limited announced the successful connection of its high-speed fiber-optic North-West Cable System (NWCS), to the INPEX-operated Ichthys LNG Project and Shell’s Prelude FLNG facility located off the north-west coast of Australia.
PLDT is set to open another international submarine cable link for the Philippines to three continents with the launch of the new Asia-Africa-Europe 1 Submarine Cable System (AAE-1) before the end of the year.
Mackay Communications Inc., a worldwide marine electronics and airtime service provider, announces it has signed a Partner agreement with Inmarsat (LSE: ISAT.L) to distribute its award-winning Fleet Xpress service to the global maritime market including deep sea vessels, commercial fishing, oil and gas, defense, and cruise-passenger lines.
Speedcast International Limited (ASX: SDA), the world’s most trusted provider of highly reliable, fully managed, remote communication and IT solutions, announces that the company has been selected to provide Middle Earth Orbit (MEO) Ka-band managed communications services to a production asset owned and operated by a major U.S.-based operator in Equatorial Guinea on Bioko Island, off the coast of West Africa.
People and organizations rely on global networks every day to provide access to internet and cloud technology. Those systems enable tasks both simple and complex, from uploading photos and searching webpages to conducting banking transactions and managing air-travel logistics. Most people are aware of their daily dependency on the internet, but few understand the critical role played by the subsea networks spanning the planet in providing that connectivity.
Seaborn Networks ("Seaborn"), the owner-operator of the most direct subsea fiber network between São Paulo and New York, and Aqua Comms DAC ("Aqua Comms"), the operator of Ireland's first dedicated subsea fiber-optic network interconnecting New York, Dublin and London, announces the formation of a strategic alliance to provide a new, next-generation subsea route between South America and Europe.
RAM Telecom International, Inc. (RTI) and NEC Corporation announced that the Southeast Asia - United States Cable System (SEA-US) is ready for commercial service following acceptance by the SEA-US consortium, and that construction has commenced on the Hong Kong - Guam Cable System (HK-G) extension.
NEC Corporation announced the completion of the Sistem Kabel Rakyat 1Malaysia (SKR1M) 100 gigabit per second (Gbps) submarine cable linking Peninsular Malaysia with Sabah and Sarawak.