OFS Introduces TeraWave SCUBA 125 Optical Fiber

OFS Expands Ultra Long Haul Product Line with Introduction of TeraWave® SCUBA 125 Optical Fiber OFS Press Release March 12, 2018 SAN DIEGO, California - OFC 2018, Booth 3339 - OFS, a leading designer, manufacturer and supplier of innovative fiber optic network products announces an expansion of our ocean product portfolio with the introduction of [...]

2018-03-12T10:44:05+00:00 March 12th, 2018|Categories: Technology & Upgrades|Tags: , , , |

Xtera Announces Successful Interoperability With Infinera

Xtera Announces Successful Completion of Interoperability Testing With Infinera Xtera Press Release February 19, 2018 Harold Wood, London – Xtera®, a provider of innovative subsea fibre optic solutions, today announces the successful completion of interoperability testing with Infinera, a provider of Intelligent Transport Networks. By connecting Infinera’s SLTE solution to an Xtera line system, the laboratory [...]

2018-02-19T09:43:24+00:00 February 19th, 2018|Categories: Technology & Upgrades|

Ciena GeoMesh Extreme Helps Operators Double Capacity

Ciena GeoMesh Extreme Helps Operators Double Capacity Ciena Press Release January 22, 2018 HANOVER, Maryland —  Ciena (NYSE: CIEN) is introducing new capabilities that allow submarine cable operators to better address surging bandwidth demand driven by video-centric streaming, virtual reality, the Internet of Things, and future applications such as 5G. Ciena’s GeoMesh Extreme submarine solution [...]

2018-01-26T11:50:54+00:00 January 22nd, 2018|Categories: Technology & Upgrades|Tags: , , , , |

Xtera And Fortress Solutions to Extend Cable Life

Xtera Press Release January 3, 2018 LONDON, United Kingdom – Xtera®, a provider of innovative subsea fibre optic solutions, today announces a partnership with Fortress Solutions, a leading provider of telecom equipment repair, to enhance the longevity of its cable systems.  As an ISO 9001, TL 9000, ISO 14001 and R2-certified equipment repair service provider, [...]

2018-01-03T11:01:16+00:00 January 3rd, 2018|Categories: Technology & Upgrades|Tags: , |

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|Categories: Technology & Upgrades|Tags: , , |

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|Categories: 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|Categories: Technology & Upgrades|Tags: , |

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|Categories: Technology & Upgrades|Tags: , , |

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|Categories: Technology & Upgrades|Tags: , , , |

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|Categories: Technology & Upgrades|Tags: , , |