The system was slated to have a length of 12,000km, with plans to feature a total of three subsystems: Subsystem 1 (connecting Boca Raton in Florida to Mahuma in Curacao), Subsystem 2 (Naples in Florida to Maria Chiquita in Panama), Subsystem 3 (Marie Pampoen in Curacao to Chaguaramas in Trinidad), in addition to three segments (British Virgin Islands Branch, British Virgin Islands-Anguilla Segment and Anguilla-Saint-Martin Segment). FASTER consists of six fibre-optic pairs with an initial design capacity of 60Tbps on the principal portion (Segments 1-4), while Segments 5 and 6 consist of two fibre pairs with 20Tbps initial design capacity; the branch to Taiwan has a design capacity of 26Tbps. Djibouti, Ethiopia, Kazakhstan, Russia, South Sudan, Vietnam. JGA-S will be separately owned and operated from the in-deployment Japan-Guam-Australia-North (JGA-N) system between Guam and Japan, with RTI JGA holding 62.5% participation and voting interest in JGA-S and AARNet 12.5%, while Google will control 25% via three affiliate companies: GU Holdings (portion in US territory), Google Infrastructure Bermuda Limited (GIB, portion in international waters) and Google Australia (portion in Australian territory). The FOA system will connect the Chilean cities of Puerto Montt and Puerto Williams, with landings at Caleta Tortel and Punta Arenas. If you have any questions, topic suggestions, or corrections, please email firstname.lastname@example.org. © Copyright 2020 PriMetrica, Inc. All Rights Reserved. Each segment (whether a subsystem trunk or branch) was planned to consist of up to eight fibre pairs with a design capacity of a minimum of 6Tbps per fibre pair (with a total initial lit capacity of 1Tbps). Comprised of two fibre pairs, Kanawa boasts design capacity of 100×100Gbps or 10Tbps, with landing stations in Kourou (French Guiana) and Schoelcher (Martinique). The 6,700km cable was officially launched in November 2009, but has suffered numerous faults since inception. The route is designed to support 400Gbps and, eventually, 800Gbps traffic. The 1,746km cable is expected to be ready for service (RFS) by the end of January 2019. The disruption happened at several points off Singapore’s shore, according to Viettel. Zayo, which operates a 130,000-mile fibre network across North America and Europe, was previously linked to takeover interest from a group of investors, including funds managed by Blackstone Group and Stonepeak Partners, though unnamed sources disclosed that there was no guarantee a deal would be reached as the company was focused on its announced plan to split into two. Bangladesh, Chile, French Guiana, Martinique, Vietnam, Bahrain Telecommunications Company (Batelco), Ministry of Transport and Telecommunications (MTT). If you have any … GCICC, which will wholly own and operate the AU-Aleutian system, is aiming to commence commercial operations over the system in Q1 2020. Safaricom to install 500 new 4G base stations by year-end. The two companies submitted their initial licence bid in March 2018; the duo planned to deploy a submarine cable system – called Deep Blue – connecting Anguilla, British Virgin Islands, Cayman Islands, Colombia, Curacao, the Dominican Republic, Haiti, Jamaica, Panama, Saint-Martin, Trinidad and Tobago, Turks and Caicos Islands, Florida and Puerto Rico. The US Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has published a petition stating that it has no objection to the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) approving GCI Communication Corporation’s (GCICC’s) application for a licence to land and operate a non-common carrier fibre-optic submarine cable system in the US.