Ooredoo launches global submarine cable in Qatar

QatarA new Asia-Africa-Europe-1 (AAE-1) subsea cable system has been launched by telecom company Ooredoo, linking the major internet hubs of the three continents to Qatar. The 25,000km submarine cable is the third longest and one of the highest capacity systems under deployment on a global scale, according to The Peninsula.

http://www.constructionweekonline.com/article-40054-ooredoo-launches-global-submarine-cable-in-qatar/

AAE-1 undersea cable to operate in Vietnam this year

VietnamVietnam Net — Last May, the contractor NEC successfully connected the undersea cable AAE-1 to the southern city of Vung Tau, with the support of local networks. According to the plan, the project AAE-1 undersea cable will be completed and put into use by the end of 2016.

http://english.vietnamnet.vn/fms/science-it/159438/aae-1-undersea-cable-to-operate-in-vietnam-this-year.html

Omantel confirms landing of submarine cable system

APACTimes of Oman — Muscat: Oman Telecommucations Company (Omantel) celebrated the milestone landing of the Asia Africa Europe-1 (AAE-1) submarine cable system in Oman at a ceremony on Monday in the Al Bustan area of Muscat. The third longest submarine cable in the world spanning approximately 25,000 kilometres, the AAE-1 is one of the first unique cable systems to connect 18 countries across Asia, Africa and Europe, all via Oman.

http://timesofoman.com/article/85613/Business/Asia-Africa-Europe-1-submarine-cable-system-lands-in-Muscat

Omantel becomes the first GCC telecommunication provider to lay submarine cable system in Europe

APACAdding more diversity and capacity to the communication traffic on the route between Asia and Europe, Omantel successfully laid the Asia Africa Europe-1 (AAE-1) submarine cable system in Marseille, France.

http://gulfnewsjournal.com/stories/510723941-omantel-becomes-the-first-gcc-telecommunication-provider-to-lay-submarine-cable-system-in-europe

Asia Africa Europe-1 undersea cable lands in France

APACTelecom Paper — Oman operator Omantel announced the successful landing of the Asia Africa Europe-1 (AAE-1) cable system in the French city of Marseille. Spanning approximately 25,000km, the AAE-1 submarine cable is one of the first cable systems to connect Hong Kong to Singapore, Africa and Europe, all via Oman.

http://www.telecompaper.com/news/asia-africa-europe-1-undersea-cable-lands-in-france–1139588

Omantel’s subsea cable network lands in France

APACTimes of Oman — Muscat: Oman Telecommunications (Omantel), the Sultanate’s leading telecommunications provider on Wednesday announced the successful landing of the Asia Africa Europe-1 (AAE-1) cable system in the French city of Marseille. Spanning approximately 25,000km, the AAE-1 submarine cable is one of the first unique cable systems to connect Hong Kong to Singapore, Africa and Europe, all via Oman.

http://timesofoman.com/article/81959/Business/Omantel’s-subsea-cable-network-lands-in-France

Cambodia, China Deal For Submarine Cable

CambodiaMarine Link — The Ministry of Post and Telecommunication (MPT) signed a 25-year concession agreement with Cambodia Fiber Optic Cable Network (CFOCN), on 2 March to build a landing station in Sihanoukville and lay an underwater fibre-optic cable that patches into the existing AAE-1 cable, one of the main high-speed data conduits linking Asian, African and European countries.

Cambodia’s internet gets undersea boost

CambodiaBlouin News — Cambodia’s growing internet usage is about to get a big boost from China. On Wednesday, Phnom Penh signed a contract with China’s Cambodia Fiber Optic Communication Network for the firm to invest $69.7 million in building and operating high-bandwidth submarine cables and a landing station in the country’s coastal southwestern province.

http://blouinnews.com/90761/story/cambodias-internet-access-get-undersea-boost

The Asia-Africa-Europe cable (AAE-1) lands in Myanmar

MyanmarManila Bulletine — The Asia-Africa-Europe cable system (AAE-1) cable landed in Myanmar on Wednesday, Feb. 24, 2016, according to China Unicom, the landing party in Myanmar for the cable. The Chinese carrier is in charge of building the new cable landing station in Ngwe Saung, Myanmar.

http://www.mb.com.ph/the-asia-africa-europe-cable-aae-1-lands-in-myanmar/

Third undersea cable to plug Kingdom into data fast lane

CambodiaPhnompenh Post — The government has contracted the private sector to build a third submarine communications cable linking Cambodia to a major international telecommunications artery in a bid to significantly increase internet speed while helping to bring down prices.

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/third-undersea-cable-plug-kingdom-data-fast-lane

AAE-1 Consortium Selects Xtera for the Supply of Equipment Supporting the Terrestrial Segments of Its 25,000 km Network

APACCNN Money — The Consortium behind the Asia-Africa-Europe 1 (AAE-1) submarine cable system project and Xtera Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ: XCOM), a leading provider of high-capacity, cost-effective optical transport solutions, today announced the signature of a supply contract for equipping the three terrestrial segments in the AAE-1 Network.

http://money.cnn.com/news/newsfeeds/articles/marketwire/1241482.htm