SMD Completes Plough Upgrade For Orange Marine

By Soil Machine Dynamics Press Release November 27, 2017 Soil Machine Dynamics Ltd (SMD) has successfully completed an upgrade to the MD3 (multi-depth) plough recently acquired by Orange Marine. The plough, which was delivered to the SMD Services team for refurbishment in July, received a full control system upgrade and extensive overhaul. SMD Services’ dedicated [...]

2017-11-27T10:26:12+00:00 November 27th, 2017|Technology & Upgrades|

ESnet Upgrades Transatlantic Network

By Lightwave November 16, 2017 The Department of Energy's (DOE's) Energy Sciences Network (ESnet) says it is upgrading its transatlantic submarine network connections to four 100-Gbps links, making scientific data from research sites in Europe, including the Large Hadron Collider (LHC), more readily available to researchers at America's national laboratories and universities. First deployed by [...]

2017-11-16T18:26:20+00:00 November 16th, 2017|Technology & Upgrades|

Tele Greenland Finishes 100-Gbps Cable System Upgrade

By Sara K. Madden, Lightwave October 30, 2017 Data center services provider Verne Global and Tele Greenland say they have completed a 12.4-Tbps upgrade to the Greenland Connect submarine cable system with three new 100-Gbps connections into Verne Global's Icelandic data center. The upgraded undersea network will deliver low latency routing from Iceland to the New York [...]

2017-10-30T15:46:58+00:00 October 30th, 2017|Technology & Upgrades|

Sparkle And GO Upgrade Italy-Malta Cable

By TI Sparkle Press Release October 24, 2017 Rome, Italy and Valletta, Malta - Sparkle, the international services arm of TIM Group and among top 10 global wholesale operators, and GO plc, the market leading communications services provider in Malta, have upgraded the Italy-Malta bilateral cable and introduced 100GB transmission technology. The upgrade is in [...]

2017-10-24T10:35:43+00:00 October 24th, 2017|Technology & Upgrades|

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|