SubCom Achieves Qualification for High Fiber Count Cable

SubCom Achieves Qualification for High Fiber Count (HFC) Cable, Begins Manufacturing SubCom Press Release September 16, 2019 Factory upgrades and enhancements to manufacturing capabilities demonstrate SubCom’s ongoing commitment to quality and efficiency in technology, services, processes and management systems EATONTOWN, N.J., USA – SubCom, the leading global partner for undersea data transport, today announced several [...]

2019-09-16T13:55:49-04:00September 16th, 2019|Categories: Technology & Upgrades|Tags: , , , , , , |

SEA-ME-WE 5 Upgrades With Ciena Geomesh Extreme

SEA-ME-WE 5 Upgrades With Ciena’s Geomesh Extreme SEA-ME-WE 5 Press Release September 16, 2019 Surges in 5G and video streaming services drive the need for network scalability, programmability and intelligence between Asia, the Middle East, and Western Europe HANOVER, Md. – Ciena (NYSE: CIEN) recently completed a significant upgrade to the SEA-ME-WE 5 (South East [...]

Infinera Doubles OTEGLOBE Subsea Capacity

OTEGLOBE Doubles Subsea Network Capacity with Infinera Deployment Infinera Press Release September 16, 2019 Sunnyvale, Calif. – Infinera (NASDAQ: INFN) announced today that OTEGLOBE deployed Infinera’s industry-leading fourth-generation Infinite Capacity Engine (ICE4) technology to double the capacity on its international subsea network on the subsea links between Greece and Italy that form an essential part [...]

Acacia Shows First 1.2Tbps Single-Channel Module

Acacia Communications to Demonstrate Industry-First Coherent 1.2T Single-Chip, Single-Channel Module Acacia Communications Press Release September 12, 2019 The AC1200-SC2 enables network operators to cost-effectively improve network utilization in a wide range of network architectures MAYNARD, Mass.— (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Acacia Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ: ACIA), a leading provider of high-speed coherent optical interconnect products, today announced [...]

Huawei Marine Sets 200G Unrepeatered Record

Huawei Marine Networks Sets Record on 200G Unrepeatered System Transmit of 620.9km Huawei Marine Press Release August 19, 2019 Tianjin, China - Huawei Marine Networks (HMN) has successfully achieved the longest ever 200G unrepeatered transmission trial over distance of 620.9km. This achievement replicates HMN’s previous success in 100G unrepeatered transmission which saw in excess of [...]

2019-08-19T10:34:04-04:00August 19th, 2019|Categories: Technology & Upgrades|Tags: , , , , , , |

When Should You Consider an Unrepeatered Solution?

When Should You Consider an Unrepeatered Solution? Anders Ljung (top), Tony Frisch (middle) and Lynsey Thomas (bottom) By Anders Ljung, Tony Frisch and Lynsey Thomas July 22, 2019 With the increasing popularity of Space Division Multiplexing (SDM) on repeatered systems, and with new high fiber count transoceanic cables being contracted every month, it [...]

Xtera, UCL Demonstrate Record 74.38 Tbit per Fiber

Xtera and UCL Demonstrate a Record 74.38 Tbit/S per Fiber Transmission over Transoceanic Distances Xtera Press Release February 28, 2019 ALLEN, DALLAS and LONDON – Xtera®, a provider of innovative subsea fiber optic technology, today demonstrates the benefits of its advanced and novel approach to subsea line design by transmitting 74.38 Tbit/s over a transatlantic distance [...]

Globacom Upgrading Glo 1 to 100G

Glo Upgrades Glo 1 Capacity by 100G to Boost Data Service By Chike Onwuegbuchi, Nigeria Communications Week February 5, 2019 In a bid to boost its data services and remain preferred data services provider, Globacom has commenced upgrading its undersea cable, Glo 1 capacity by 100G. Mr. Bisi Koleoso, deputy chief operating officer, Technical, Globacom’ [...]

2019-02-05T10:35:30-04:00February 5th, 2019|Categories: Technology & Upgrades|Tags: , , , , , , |

Huawei Marine Completes WACS Upgrade

Huawei Marine WACS Upgrade II Successfully Completed Huawei Marine Press Release February 1, 2019 Tianjin, China - Huawei Marine today announced completion of the West Africa Cable System (WACS) Upgrade II. The project was signed in February 2018 and successfully put into commercial use in October of the same year. The upgrade realized 32*100G wavelengths [...]

2019-02-04T15:02:45-04:00February 4th, 2019|Categories: Technology & Upgrades|Tags: , , , , |

Telstra Sends Strong Signal with Submarine Cable Upgrade

Telstra Sends Strong Signal with Submarine Cable Upgrade By James Fernyhough January 21, 2019 Telstra has made one of the strongest statements since it launched its T22 strategy that it has not turned its back on fixed line infrastructure by committing to a major upgrade to its submarine cable network. The upgrade, announced on Monday, [...]

2019-01-21T20:26:42-04:00January 21st, 2019|Categories: Technology & Upgrades|Tags: , , , |