Transpacific encryption success at 100Gbps

By Ericsson Press Release September 26, 2017 Ericsson (NASDAQ: ERIC),Telstra and Ciena have successfully trialled continuous data encryption while maintaining speed and reliability over 21,940 km across multiple cable systems. The engineering teams demonstrated the ability to encrypt data securely while in transit between Los Angeles and Melbourne at 100 Gbps, using Ciena’s ultra-low latency [...]

2017-09-26T10:41:37+00:00 September 26th, 2017|Technology & Upgrades|

Infinera, Seaborn Set Industry Benchmark For Capacity-Reach With XTS-3300 On Seabras-1

By Infinera Press Release September 21, 2017 Sunnyvale, California and Boston, Massachusetts – Infinera, a provider of Intelligent Transport Networks, and Seaborn Networks (Seaborn), a leading developer-owner-operator of submarine cable systems, announced the successful completion of a subsea field trial demonstrating the industry’s highest spectral efficiency on an ultra-long-haul subsea cable. The 8QAM trial demonstrated [...]

2017-09-21T07:49:28+00:00 September 21st, 2017|Technology & Upgrades|

TE SubCom Announces New Network Operations Center Solution

By TE SubCom Press Release September 18, 2017 EATONTOWN, New Jersey - TE SubCom, a TE Connectivity Ltd. company and an industry pioneer in undersea communications technology, has announced the launch of a new global network operations center (NOC) solution designed to provide cable operators with a single source for fault, configuration, alarm, performance, security and maintenance [...]

2017-09-19T03:24:56+00:00 September 19th, 2017|Technology & Upgrades|

Vodafone New Zealand First To Deploy 400G System

By Vodafone Press Release September 11, 2017 New Zealand - Vodafone New Zealand has taken a major step in future-proofing its national transport network, deploying the world’s first live 400 gigabit per wavelength optical system to dramatically increase capacity over its fibre optic footprint. Vodafone owns, operates and wholesales capacity on more than 10,000 kilometres of core fibre [...]

2017-09-12T08:28:47+00:00 September 12th, 2017|Technology & Upgrades|

AT&T Completes 400 Gb Ethernet Testing

By AT&T Press Release September 8, 2017 DALLAS, Texas – AT&T* successfully completed testing a single-wavelength 400 gigabit Ethernet (GbE) data speed across its production network. This was the final phase of our multi-step trial. This trial of an IEEE standards-based 400 GbE end-to-end circuit demonstrates our intent to lead the industry in providing next-generation speeds – helping [...]

2017-09-12T08:24:45+00:00 September 12th, 2017|Technology & Upgrades|

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|