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  • 21 September 2012
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Operations & Maintenance

    Telefonica International Wholesale Services (TIWS), part of Telefonica Global Solutions, and Infinera INFN -1.72% announced the international upgrade to TIWS’ SAm-1 submarine Cable Network, connecting North and South America with the Infinera DTN-X platform. The Infinera DTN-X platform is capable of delivering 500 gigabit per second (Gb/s) long haul super-channels, enabling Telefonica to address growing […]

  • 25 February 2009

    “The course to Fiji is south-east, and the wind direction is generally easterly, so any distance that they slip to the south makes the rest of it more uphill.” The action is approaching fever pitch on the water and Ericsson 4 are at risk of getting left on the shelf. It’s Doldrums 3.2, and Torben […]

  • 21 January 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment

    In February 2011, the first submarine cable connecting the island nation of Cuba to the global internet (by way of Venezuela) landed on Siboney beach, Santiago de Cuba. In the two years since, the fate of the cable has been a mystery for Cuba observers. In the past week, the global monitoring system has picked […]

  • 17 August 2009

    The two Telefonica entries in the 2008-09 race have arrived back in their home port of Alicante after a celebratory tour of the Spanish coast. The journey from the finish port of St Petersburg took in Santander, Vigo and Sanxenxo, the site of the 2006-06 race start. From there it was on to Cadiz and […]

  • 8 June 2009

    Upside down, inside out and round and round pretty much sums up the last 24 hours as the fleet wrestled its way down the Channel in desperately tricky conditions. The breeze has been spinning around, the tides swinging (it’s Diva day) between low and high, and the leaderboard in a constant state of flux. Twenty […]

  • 22 June 2009

    “A good way to end the week,” said Bouwe Bekking, before sighing loudly. For today, at least, it was as if last Sunday never happened. There had been no rock, no smash, no sudden stop to a very competitive battle with PUMA for second place. Today seemed to be just another day at the inshore […]

  • 20 April 2005

    The VO70 Telefonica MoviStar, on the second part of her ocean training schedule for the Volvo Ocean Race, rounded Cape Horn last Friday. In just two weeks, she has sailed the 4,300 miles separating Wellington from the southernmost tip of the American continent, going from the Pacific Ocean to the Atlantic; a journey during which […]

  • 10 March 2005

    Built by Boatspeed in Newcastle, Australia and designed by Bruce Farr, the Telef

  • 24 August 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Operations & Maintenance

    Alcatel-Lucent Submarine Networks, the cables subsidiary of Alcatel-Lucent, and Telefónica are upgrading the PENCAN-7 and PENCAN-8 undersea cable systems linking landing points on the Spanish mainland to Gran Canaria and Tenerife in the Canary Islands. The 100 Gbit/s upgrade will offer a more than tenfold increase of the current system capacity, allowing to meet growing […]

  • 1 April 2009

    It hasn’t been easy for the Telefonica Black and Delta Lloyd teams to watch the rest of the Volvo Ocean Race fleet race through the Southern Ocean to get to Rio. Both boats arrived here by ship, rather than under their own power, after suffering significant damage on the way to Qingdao during Leg 4. […]

  • 27 February 2005

    World champions, Olympic gold medallists, and round the world race winners make up the Spanish team crew.

  • 25 June 2019
    Equipment, Operations & Maintenance

    América Móvil and Telxius have announced the deployment of a new ultrahigh capacity undersea cable in the Pacific coast of Latin America. This will be the first undersea cable since 2001 to connect Puerto San José (Guatemala) with Valparaíso (Chile), with additional landing points in Salinas (Ecuador), Lurín (Peru) and Arica (Chile). The cable will […]

  • 29 June 2009

    It was an historic moment tonight in St Petersburg, Russia, when as the White Night turned to dawn the Volvo Ocean Race fleet, led by Telefónica Black in a thrilling climax, crossed the tenth and final finish line of this nine-month, 37,000 nm race around the world. Spanish skipper, Fernando Echávarri said, “It’s a prize […]

  • 29 October 2019
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    Telxius, the communications infrastructure company of the Telefonica Group, has launched its purpose-built, interconnection-rich, Derio communications hub. Strategically located in the north of Spain, it is only a few kilometers away from subsea cable MAREA’s landing point. With 2,000 sqm and up to 4 MW of power, the Derio facility is carrier neutral and features […]

  • 26 May 2016
    Project & Tenders

    Alcatel-Lucent Submarine Networks (ASN), part of Nokia, and TE SubCom, a TE Connectivity company, together with Telefónica have renewed the marine maintenance service agreement for Telefónica’s domestic and South America-1 (SAM-1) submarine cable systems. The five-year extension will take effect on January 01, 2017, TE SubCom informed. Under the Atlantic private maintenance agreement (APMA), ASN […]

  • 11 December 2012
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    Cable & Wireless Communications has become one of the founder members of a consortium to build a new submarine cable system that will increase access to fast broadband and pay TV in the Caribbean, Central and South America. The Pacific Caribbean Cable System (PCCS) will span 6,000km from Jacksonville, Florida to Manta, Ecuador. The cable […]

  • 23 October 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Research & Development

    TechNavio’s analysts forecast the Global Submarine Fiber Cable market to grow at a CAGR of 9.87 percent over the period 2012-2016. One of the key factors contributing to this market growth is the interlinking countries for economic growth. The Global Submarine Fiber Cable market has also been witnessing the proposal for deployment of submarine cable […]

  • 21 October 2013

    Global LTE Base Station market is forecast to grow at a CAGR of 49.5% over the period 2012-2016. One of the key factors contributing to this market growth is the inexorable rise of data. The Global LTE Base Station (eNodeB) market has been witnessing the deployment in the re-farmed spectrum. However, the spectrum fragmentation could […]

  • 22 October 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Operations & Maintenance, Project & Tenders

    Huawei Marine has informed it will construct the Cameroon-Brazil Cable System (CBCS), connecting Africa to Latin America. The project is invested by CamTel and China Unicom. Telefónica will support the initiative providing its international facilities and experience. CBCS, which is approximately 6,000 km long, will cross the south Atlantic sea connecting Kribi in Cameroon to Fortaleza […]

  • 12 May 2009

    Telefónica Blue ruled the day on Saturday afternoon earning two wins from two starts on in-port race day at the Volvo Ocean Race stopover at Fan Pier, in Boston. With Iker Martinez on the helm and Bouwe Bekking calling tactics, Telefónica Blue dominated the afternoon, leading from pole to pole in both races. Racing was […]

  • 27 May 2016
    Project & Tenders, Research & Development

    Microsoft and Facebook announced on Thursday an agreement to build new subsea cable across the Atlantic.  According to Facebook, the “MAREA” cable construction will start in August 2016 with completion expected in October 2017. “Microsoft and Facebook are collaborating on this system to accelerate the development of the next-generation of Internet infrastructure and support the explosion […]

  • 2 January 2012

    The Council of CORFO appointed Mr. Carlos Díaz Vergara as Director of Empresa Nacional del Petróleo, ENAP, to replace Francisco Gana Eguiguren. Carlos Díaz is a Commercial Engineer from Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile and has a Master of Arts in Economy from the University of California. He has extensive experience in Boards of Directors […]