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  • ​Tait Communications and NEC team up on mission critical wireless

    “This alliance will enable Tait to offer reliable and cost-effective connectivity between remote sites in mission critical emergency services networks for voice and data services, without compromising availability,” says Craig Clapper of Tait Communications.

    Written by CIO New Zealand31 May 16 13:53
  • 9 things you didn't know about Google's undersea cable

    Undersea cables carry virtually all transoceanic Internet data these days, replacing satellites as the preferred medium. Google and some telecom companies invested in one of them, called FASTER, that will stretch 9,000 kilometers between the U.S. and Japan and is due to go into operation next year.

    Written by Tim Hornyak14 July 15 15:36
  • Here's what it takes to lay Google's 9000km undersea cable

    It takes a plow the size of a small house, a robot the size of a truck and a purpose-built ship to install Google's latest oceanic infrastructure project - a super-fast submarine Internet cable linking the US and Japan.

    Written by Tim Hornyak14 July 15 13:20
  • Google's 60Tbps Pacific cable welcomed with champagne in Japan

    With bottles of bubbly and a purification ceremony, a Google-backed undersea cable was given a warm welcome on a beach in Japan last week, a critical step in building the highest capacity data link in the Pacific ever created.

    Written by Tim Hornyak23 June 15 20:34