Telefonica Upgrades SAM-1

By Telecompaper August 14, 2017 Telefonica has upgraded its submarine cable system connecting Argentina with the US and Central America, reports news agency Efe. The South American-1 cable offers the company four alternative terrestrial routes to maintain connectivity, with two routes each over the Atlantic and Pacific oceans. Read more...

2017-08-14T10:26:47+00:00 August 14th, 2017|Technology & Upgrades|

Spark Completes Cook Strait Inter-Island Cable Link

By Peter Dinham, IT Wire July 27, 2017 New Zealand’s largest telco Spark has completed an upgrade to the Nelson-Levin inter-island cable link across the Cook Strait which it says provides improved resiliency. The Nelson-to-Levin link is one of New Zealand’s three marine cables carrying data traffic between the North and South Islands; two of [...]

2017-07-27T12:47:22+00:00 July 27th, 2017|Technology & Upgrades|

Ciena To Supply Alaska Communications With GeoMesh Technology

By Ciena Press Release July 26, 2017 Alaska Communications has upgraded its terrestrial and AKORN submarine networks with Ciena(NYSE: CIEN) to improve internet access and provide secure, reliable connectivity. The network upgrades will also support demand for mobile broadband services, serve as a cloud enablement platform for Alaska businesses, and allow Alaska Communications to continue offering reliable Unlimited Internet to residents. [...]

2017-07-27T12:43:32+00:00 July 27th, 2017|Technology & Upgrades|

Hengtong Marine Completes Un-Repeatered Sea Trials With SBSS

By Hengtong Press Release July 17, 2017 Hengtong Marine is pleased to announce the completion of a successful un-repeatered cable plough burial sea trial in 500m water depth working in conjunction with SBSS and the CS Fu Hai as the selected Marine Installation Platform.  The sea trial cables and components were loaded onto the CS [...]

2017-07-21T11:48:13+00:00 July 21st, 2017|Technology & Upgrades|

Hengtong Marine Completes Repeatered Sea Trials With Huawei Marine

By Hengtong Marine Press Release July 17, 2017 Hengtong Marine is pleased to announce the successful completion of three separate repeatered cable sea trials working in conjunction with Huawei Marine Networks (HMN) the supplier and integrator of the R1 and R2 repeaters and the power switching R2 Branching Unit (R2 PSBU) and SBSS who supplied [...]

2017-07-21T11:42:03+00:00 July 21st, 2017|Technology & Upgrades|

Telxius Deploys Infinera DTN-X XTC Series On SAM-1

By Infinera Press Release July 10, 2017 Sunnyvale, California – Infinera, a provider of Intelligent Transport Networks, announced that Telxius, the global telecommunications infrastructure company created by Telefónica, now offers its customers on-demand software-defined terabit capacity subsea service activation on Telxius’ SAM-1 subsea network between the U.S., Brazil and Puerto Rico. These on-demand services are enabled by [...]

2017-07-12T11:00:09+00:00 July 12th, 2017|Technology & Upgrades|

Hengtong Marine Successfully Completes Repeatered Cable Sea Trial

By Hengtong Marine Press Release May 12, 2017 Hengtong Port, Changshu, China - Hengtong Marine is pleased to announce the successful completion of three separate repeatered cable sea trials working in conjunction with Huawei Marine Networks (HMN) the supplier and integrator of the R1 and R2 repeaters and the power switching R2 Branching Unit (R2 PSBU) [...]

2017-05-16T10:57:52+00:00 May 16th, 2017|Technology & Upgrades|

Hengtong Marine Successfully Completes Unrepeatered Cable Sea Trial

By Hengtong Marine Press Release May 11, 2017 Hengtong Port, Changshu, China - Hengtong Marine is pleased to announce the completion of a successful un-repeatered cable plough burial sea trial in 500m water depth working in conjunction with SBSS and the CS Fu Hai as the selected Marine Installation Platform. The sea trial cables and [...]

2017-05-16T10:54:32+00:00 May 16th, 2017|Technology & Upgrades|

NEC Achieves 50Tb Over 10,000km Using C+L EDFA

By NEC Press Release May 12, 2017 Tokyo, Japan - NEC Corporation (NEC; TSE: 6701) today announced that it has demonstrated a transmission capacity of 50.9 terabits (Tb) per second on a single optical fiber, over a distance greater than 11,000km. This is the first time 50Tb have been achieved over 10,000km using C+L band erbium-doped [...]

2017-05-12T02:10:31+00:00 May 12th, 2017|Technology & Upgrades|

TE SubCom Introduces New Cable Line Monitoring System

By TE SubCom Press Release May 10, 2017 Eatontown, New Jersey – TE SubCom, a TE Connectivity Ltd. company and an industry pioneer in undersea communications technology, has announced the availability of eLMS (enhanced line monitoring system) its new customizable solution capable of providing continuous tracking of fault conditions and cable performance. Significant enhancements to [...]

2017-05-11T15:58:50+00:00 May 11th, 2017|Technology & Upgrades|