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  • Telstra eyes Perth-Singapore fibre link

    Telstra has signed a non-binding memorandum of understanding with SubPartners to acquire capacity on the APX West submarine cable connecting Perth to Singapore.

  • Leighton spins off submarine project, signs Alcatel-Lucent

    Leighton Contractors (ASX:LEI) has pushed forward with plans to build a new submarine cable link between Perth and Singapore, with plans to have the cable operational and feeding up to 16 terabits per second (Tbps) of capacity by 2013.

  • International bandwidth demand grows as Japan stays online

    The latest report from international bandwidth market analyst firm TeleGeography has found a spike in investment into international submarine cable systems this year, but building redundancy into the networks remains the biggest challenge to cable operators.

  • PayPal founder backs New Zealand submarine link

    An investment fund led by PayPal co-founder and chief executive, Peter Thiel, has become one of the first to financially back a New Zealand submarine cable venture, committing $NZ5.5 million ($AUD4.24 million) to the project.