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Subsea Cables

Subsea cables are underwater cables laid on the seabed to transmit telecommunication signals, internet data, or electrical power between landmasses or offshore installations. They consist of insulated conductors encased in protective layers, often armored with steel wires for durability against environmental hazards such as water pressure, marine life, and ship anchors. These cables facilitate long-distance communication and power transmission, connecting continents and enabling global connectivity and energy distribution. Tis category includes the laying and operations os subsea cables, as well as any associated security issues.

WSJ: Undersea cables vulnerable to tampering by Chinese repair ships

Washington, United States (Ports Europe) May 21, 2024 – U.S. officials are privately delivering an unusual warning to telecommunications companies:...

What is the relationship between seaports and subsea cables?

Genoa, Italy (Ports Europe) March 25, 2024 – In recent months, Ports Europe has covered developments in subsea cables and increased telecommunications....

Telecom Egypt, EXA Infrastructure sign subsea cable agreement

Cairo, Egypt (Ports Europe) March 25, 2024 – Telecom Egypt and EXA Infrastructure have signed a subsea cable agreement to develop East-to-West traffic...

2Africa submarine cable system moors at Carcavelos, Portugal

Lisbon, Portugal (Ports Europe) March 13, 2024—The 2Africa submarine cable system has moored at Carcavelos, Cascais, to Altice Portugal’s submarine cable...

Tunisia inaugurates the Ifriqiya submarine cable

Bizerte, Tunisia (Ports Europe) March 12, 2024 – Tunisia has inaugurated the Ifriqiya submarine cable in the Ain Meriem area of Bizerte port. It is a...

Portugal recognises 2Africa as project of public interest

Lisbon, Portugal (Ports Europe) February 21, 2024 – The General Directorate of Natural Resources, Security and Maritime Services (DGRM) has declared the...

Albania and Egypt plan joint subsea cable

Budapest, Hungary (Ports Europe) February 5, 2024 – Hungary’s 4iG Plc and Telecom Egypt have reached an agreement on the terms of cooperation...

inwi, Medusa Submarine Cable System to strengthen trans-Mediterranean connectivity

Marseille, France (Ports Europe) January 30, 2024 – Global telecom operator inwi and Medusa Submarine Cable System have signed an agreement to reinforce...

Sparkle launches GreenMed, a new submarine cable system

Milan, Italy (Ports Europe) January 2, 2024 – Sparkle, the first international service provider in Italy and a global operator, is launching a project to...

Portugal joins the “2Africa” subsea cable project

Lisbon, Portugal (PortSEurope) November 7, 2023 – State agency DGRM has signed a contract with Vodafone which will connect the country with the...

Companies cooperate making Sines the new Atlantic Hub

Sines, Portugal (PortSEurope) October 27, 2023 – aicep Global Parques, EllaLink and Start Campus are working together to make Sines the new Atlantic Hub....

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