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Submarine Cable Positioning: From Astronavigation to GPS

Back Reflection – Submarine Cable Positioning: From Astronavigation to GPS By José Chesnoy March 16, 2020 Introduction The precise cable position on the sea bottom is fundamental for route optimization (optimum length and bypass of obstacles), cable protection, and for an easier future recovery for repair. GPS (Global Positioning System) is now present in our [...]

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Where in the World Are Those Pesky Cable Ships?

Where in the World Are Those Pesky Cable Ships? By Rebecca Spence March 16, 2020 Welcome to the first edition and triumphant return of Where in the World are Those Pesky Cable Ships! Once only a static table, the goal of this piece is to provide readers with a quick overview of the status of [...]

2020-03-24T17:10:15-04:00March 17th, 2020|Categories: Magazine, State of the Industry|Tags: , , , , |

Subsea Cable Damage Claims: The Legal Approach

Subsea Cable Damage Claims: The Legal Approach By Nicholas Kazaz March 16, 2020 Subsea cables have a long history reaching back almost two centuries, starting with the first international subsea cable, which was laid across the English Channel in 1850.  Over recent years, the number of cables has considerably increased.  In a world which relies [...]

Fibre Broadband Networks: An Investor’s Introduction

Fibre Broadband Networks: An Investor’s Introduction By Mike Conradi, Rubayet Choudhury and Christian Keogh March 16, 2020 Infrastructure and institutional investors are increasingly turning their attention to digital infrastructure assets and the global rollout of fibre broadband.  Fibre-to-the-home in particular is seen as an essential component of digital transformation and as providing a large pool [...]

2020-03-24T17:08:38-04:00March 17th, 2020|Categories: Magazine, State of the Industry|Tags: , , , |

Managing Underutilized Submarine Cable Assets

Managing Underutilized Assets: Embarking on a Path of Seeking Out Project-based Opportunities By Chris de Josselin March 16, 2020 The StrataNet business continues to evolve in line with its strategy plan to become the Global Telecom Infrastructure Company of the future. StrataNet’s strategy of acquiring distressed subsea assets from those carriers streamlining their international business [...]

2020-03-24T17:08:23-04:00March 17th, 2020|Categories: Magazine, State of the Industry|Tags: , , , |

Subsea Cable Sector Needs a New Financing Model

Subsea Cable Sector Needs a New Financing Model: How a New Funding Approach Could Release Vital Capital By Steve Scott March 16, 2020 A boom in world-wide data traffic has sparked the biggest construction boom in subsea cable for two decades, with a string of new multi-million dollar high-speed data highways lighting up the seabed [...]

Tripping Hazards for Permitting of Subsea Cables in British Columbia, Canada

Tripping Hazards for Permitting of Subsea Cables in British Columbia, Canada By James Ian Anthony Neville March 16, 2020 As everyone with experience obtaining regulatory approvals for submarine cables knows, the devil can be in the details. Each potential alignment and landing location may lie within multiple regulatory jurisdictions as represented by entities of various [...]

Innovative Financing and Debt Strategies for Private Submarine Cable Project Sponsors

Innovative Financing and Debt Strategies for Private Submarine Cable Project Sponsors By Andrew D. Lipman, Ulises R. Pin and Paul St. Clair March 16, 2020 The submarine cable industry continues to expand as entrepreneurs and consortiums continue to find opportunities to create value despite global challenges. Growth in the submarine cable industry is driving innovation [...]