Erbium-Doped Fiber Amplifiers At AT&T Bell Labs

Erbium-Doped Fiber Amplifiers At AT&T Bell Labs: A Paced Odyssey By Emmanuel Desurvire Foreward by Josè Chesnoy May 21, 2018 Foreward Three inventions have made possible the advent of long-haul optical communications: fused-silica fibers, semiconductor lasers, and last but none the least, Erbium Doped Fiber Amplifier (EDFA). The EDFA is one of the most revolutionary [...]

Subsea Capacity Outlook – Big Data Driving Big Bandwidth

Subsea Capacity Outlook - Big Data Driving Big Bandwidth By Kieran Clark May 21, 2018 Big Data. Data centers. Over-The-Top (OTT) Providers. Cloud Services. Video Streaming. Artificial Intelligence. What do all of these have in common? They are involved in nearly every aspect of modern life and have a near insatiable need for telecommunications bandwidth. [...]

2018-05-24T02:00:52+00:00May 24th, 2018|Categories: Magazine, State of the Industry|Tags: , , , , |

Virginia Beach – Soon To Host Large-Scale Subsea Activity

Virginia Beach - Poised To Be The Host Of Large-Scale Subsea Activity By Greg Twitt May 21, 2018 A little over two years ago, the City of Virginia Beach, obviously had no idea of the potential the subsea cable industry was about to drop on the City’s door step. Nor did they realize that it [...]

2018-05-24T01:32:13+00:00May 24th, 2018|Categories: Future Systems, Magazine|Tags: , , , , |

Nordic Update – The England Cable

Nordic Update - The England Cable Linking Stavanger And Newcastle By Dag Aanensen May 21, 2018 Will Provide The Nordics With A New Gateway To Global Capacity Global Marine (GM) recently completed a Desk Top Study for the proposed England Cable submarine fibre optic cable system connecting Seaton Sluice, UK to Stavanger, Norway across the [...]

2018-05-24T01:21:55+00:00May 24th, 2018|Categories: Future Systems, Magazine|Tags: , , , |

PLCN – Next Steps Across The Pacific

Next Steps Across  The Pacific By Winston Qiu May 21, 2018 A Subsea Cable Changing Internet And Cloud Infrastructure Across The Pacific Subsea cable systems are critical infrastructure for global internet and cloud platforms. According to TeleGeography there are now 366 subsea cables worldwide. Among those subsea cables, the Pacific Light Cable Network (PLCN) is [...]

2018-05-24T01:11:05+00:00May 24th, 2018|Categories: Future Systems, Magazine|Tags: , , |

MainOne – Entrèe Into West Africa

Entrèe Into West Africa By Funke Opeke May 21, 2018 MainOne Invests In Cote D'Ivoire Landing The Obvious Gaps Most African countries have internet penetration of less than 10% (well below the 20% threshold critical for countries to reap the economic benefits of broadband investment. While submarine cables have had a dramatic impact on access [...]

2018-05-24T01:13:30+00:00May 24th, 2018|Categories: Future Systems, Magazine|Tags: , , , , |

Virginia: The Data Center Capital Of The World

Virginia: The Data Center Capital Of The World By Vinay Nagpal May 21, 2018 Now At The Confluence Of Five Continents Northern Virginia is currently the leading data center market in the world, and the data center development in the region is showing no signs of slowing down. Loudoun County in particular clearly takes the [...]

2018-05-24T01:13:08+00:00May 24th, 2018|Categories: Data Centers, Magazine|Tags: , , , |

5 Questions With Ali Amiri of Etisalat

5 Questions With Ali Amiri Interview with Ali Amiri May 21, 2018 Talking Industry Trends With Etisalat's Group Chief Carrier & Wholesale Officer Ali Amiri is Group Chief Carrier & Wholesale Officer for Etisalat. Ali continues to lead the evolution and development of Etisalat’s global service portfolio and network. Etisalat C&WS offers the most comprehensive [...]

2018-05-24T01:12:35+00:00May 24th, 2018|Categories: Magazine, State of the Industry|Tags: , |

Samoan Celebrations: Tui-Samoa Cable

Samoan Celebrations: Tui-Samoa Cable Making Waves In The Submarine Cable Arena By Emmanuel Delanoue and Molilaauifogaa Seanoa-Laumua May 21, 2018 Samoa Submarine Cable Company Limited (SSCC) has a lot to celebrate! The Tui-Samoa submarine cable rolled out by Alcatel Submarine Networks (ASN), part of Nokia, interconnecting Samoa, Fiji and Wallis & Futuna Islands with a [...]

Global Capacity: Is The Edge Moving Again?

Global Capacity: Is The Edge Moving Again? By Joel Ogren May 21, 2018 Building upon the success of service based telecommunications – I watch (and listen) as we no longer talk just about telecommunications, but increasingly we talk about all industry verticals, and how we can enhance the user experience people and society. This is [...]

2018-05-24T01:12:13+00:00May 24th, 2018|Categories: Magazine, State of the Industry|Tags: , , |