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Australia ‘Tells Solomons To Drop Cable Project’ After Huawei Gets Deal

By Sam Varghese, IT Wire July 25, 2017 Australia is reportedly putting pressure on the Solomon Islands to withdraw from the Project Honiara undersea cable project after the contract was awarded to Chinese telecommunications giant [...]

Submarine Internet Reduces Unemployment Across Africa

By Fredrick Ngugi, Face 2 Face Africa July 25, 2017 Although countries in Africa — just like many other countries across the world — are currently struggling with high levels of youth unemployment, the arrival [...]

This Week In Submarine Telecoms July 17-21

SubTel Forum STF #95 Available Now Current Systems Huawei, BTL Complete New Belize System Future Systems Guinea Bissau Reaches $47 Million Deal On Cable Angkasa, Xiddig Sign MoU For Cooperatives’ Participation In EM-IIG Hawaiki Cable [...]

French Polynesia’s OPT And Alcatel Submarine Networks To Build NATITUA

By Nokia Press Release July 20, 2017 Papeete, French Polynesia and Paris, France — OPT and Alcatel Submarine Networks (ASN), part of Nokia, have signed a turn-key agreement for the deployment of the NATITUA cable system, [...]

Huawei, BTL Complete New Belize System

By Telecompaper July 20, 2017 Submarine network provider Huawei Marine Networks said it and Belize Telemedia Limited (BTL) have completed their project to build an undersea cable system connecting Belize's mainland with its largest island, [...]

Hawaiki Cable Selects McKay For Mangawhai Heads CLS

By Hawaiki Cable Press Release July 19, 2017 Whangarei and Auckland, New Zealand – McKay Ltd has signed a contract with Hawaiki Submarine Cable LP, the owner and developer of the Hawaiki submarine cable system, [...]