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SubTel Forum Call for July Regional Systems Issue

SubTel Forum Call for July Regional Systems Issue SubTel Forum Press Release June 11, 2020 We at SubTel Forum are committed to our all-important, people connecting submarine cable industry and are determined to continue publishing Submarine Telecoms Forum Magazine (www.subtelforum.com) for the duration. As such, the July 2020 issue theme is “Regional Systems” and we [...]

2020-06-15T13:21:01-04:00June 11th, 2020|Categories: Magazine|Tags: , , , , |

May Issue – Where in the World Are Those Pesky Cable Ships?

Where in the World Are Those Pesky Cable Ships? By Rebecca Spence May 18, 2020 The last two months have certainly been a roller coaster of change around the globe and the submarine telecoms community has not been immune. With the need to maintain and repair cables still an ongoing necessity, some vessels have been [...]

2020-06-05T01:40:46-04:00June 5th, 2020|Categories: Magazine|Tags: , , , , |

Back Reflection: Historical Overview of Submarine Cable Powering

Back Reflection: Historical Overview of Submarine Cable Powering By Michel Martin and Antoine Rey with Introductory Remarks by José Chesnoy May 18, 2020 Introductory Remarks Power feeding of a submarine cable is often a discrete part of the system. The operation staff has identified from the beginning that it is a high voltage equipment needing [...]

Building Africa’s Hyperscale Infrastructure

Building Africa’s Hyperscale Infrastructure By Chris Wood May 18, 2020 Africa is the world’s second largest and second most populous continent, and is in many regards the one most primed for ICT growth: according to the latest (March 2020) internet usage figures from Internet World Stats[1], only 39.3% of Africa’s estimated 1.34 billion population currently [...]

2020-05-19T06:15:46-04:00May 19th, 2020|Categories: Magazine|Tags: , , , , , , |

Portraits of Sir John Pender: 1816-96

Portraits of Sir John Pender: 1816-96 By Stewart Ash and Bill Burns May 18, 2020 The celebrations for the 150th anniversary of the first all-British submarine telegraph cable to India were to include an exhibition at the PK Porthcurno – Museum of Global Communications pkporthcurno.com.  The programme was intended to be launched on 4 June [...]

2020-05-19T06:17:24-04:00May 19th, 2020|Categories: Magazine|Tags: , , , , , , |

Nordic Capacity Outlook

Nordic Capacity Outlook By Dag Aanensen May 18, 2020 The Covid-19 has radically changed the data traffic profile in the Nordics. During mid-March most Nordic countries required private, businesses and governments employees to work remotely from home. Schools shutdown and students were sent home to follow remote learning programs. This created an overnight need for [...]

2020-05-19T05:59:14-04:00May 19th, 2020|Categories: Magazine|Tags: , , , , , , |

Subsea Cable Demand Post COVID-19

Subsea Cable Demand Post COVID-19 By John Tibbles May 18, 2020 Introduction Forecasting demand for subsea cable capacity is never easy, so there won’t be any figures here just some thoughts. ‘Crises Create Change’ is hardly a new observation or comment but for most of us, in Europe at least, alive today we have not [...]

2020-05-19T05:53:00-04:00May 19th, 2020|Categories: Magazine|Tags: , , , , , |

The New Normal for Operators and Businesses

The New Normal for Operators and Businesses By Mattias Fridström May 18, 2020 Today the telecoms industry has become a truly global business unlike any other, with few borders. In recent times, the importance of the networks has been illustrated to every business and citizen, as data centres and fibre networks across the globe work [...]

The Porthcurno Story

The Porthcurno Story By Gareth Parry May 18, 2020 Four years ago, we celebrated the anniversary of the first successful trans-Atlantic telegraph cable. That was a huge achievement in itself and it also gave confidence to investors and Victorian entrepreneurs to embark on under-sea cable projects in the Far East. John Pender (later Sir John [...]

Beyond COVID-19: Reimagining the Future of Telecommunications

Beyond COVID-19: Reimagining the Future of Telecommunications By Byron Clatterbuck May 18, 2020 The world is currently facing a catastrophic health crisis. But beyond that, a dramatic reshuffling of the global economy, society and life as we know it is also taking place. Our priorities, predictions and planning are entirely different now as we try [...]

2020-05-19T05:15:53-04:00May 19th, 2020|Categories: Magazine|Tags: , , , , , , , , |