By SubTel Forum
WIOCC is reporting via its blog that the EASSy submarine cable has moved into the testing stage. Â This stage consists of the following phases:
Phase 1 â€“ Stand-alone testing:Â tests all the equipment in each of the landing stations.
Phase 2: Segment commissioning: Alcatel-Lucentâ€™s engineersÂ test every segment of the cable individually. A complementary set of test are then conducted by WIOCC-EASSyâ€™s engineers.
Phase 3: Network commissioning:Â tests the entire system end-to-end.