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Hawaii pushes for broadband capacity boost to stimulate tech sector growth, innovation

The state of Hawaii has approved $30 million in grants to draw as many as 80,000 high-paying technology sector jobs to the islands over the next 15 years. But the plan could fail without substantial investment in the state's broadband system.

Submarine cabling boom drives down bandwidth prices in high cost regions

The surge of both new submarine cable systems and upgrades of existing systems is having two benefits: more capacity and lower prices, a new TeleGeography report indicates. Ongoing cable builds have

France Telecom-Orange-led LION2 submarine cable system is ready for service

LION2 (Lower India Ocean Network), a cable system led by France Telecom-Orange (NYSE: FTE) that will connect parts of Africa to other international backbone networks is ready to provide service. One

Haiti moves forward with Fibralink submarine cable network

While Haiti continues to recover from the earthquake that hit its country two years ago, it may become a major connectivity hub as Digicel begins construction on its new 200 km undersea cable system.

Tata completes TGN-EA submarine cable system

Tata Communications (NYSE: TCL) has put the final touch on its Tata Global Network-Eurasia (TGN-EA) cable, a new submarine system that extends from Europe to India, through Egypt, with the ability to

Reliance to divest 75% stake in FLAG submarine cable system

Reliance Communications plans to divest a 75 percent stake in its FLAG Telecom submarine cabling business, reports Business Standard. According to a prospectus filed on the Singapore Stock Exchange,

Seaborn Networks to build U.S.-to-Brazil submarine cable network

Seaborn Networks is the latest service provider to lay its stake in the submarine cabling segment with a new system that will provide a direct route between the Unites States and Brazil. Set to go

Brazil's Telebras unveils submarine cable plans

Telebras, Brazil's state-owned telecom provider, is taking off the covers of a new submarine cable network that will connect Brazil to the United States, Europe, Africa and South America's...

Study: Intra-Asia submarine traffic to grow 39% by 2018

Fueled by an ever-growing demand for bandwidth, traffic on intra-Asian submarine cable systems will rise 39 percent annually over the next six years. These routes, reports TeleGeography in its Global

Report: Reliance Globalcom could sell stake in its FLAG cable system

Reliance Communications is looking for ways to raise some cash and it believes that by selling a big stake of its Flag Telecom cable system it could raise up to $1.5 billion, reports Bloomberg.