TPG Telecom Selects Infinera’s ICE6 800G Solution

TPG Telecom Selects Infinera’s ICE6 800G Solution to Boost Pacific Submarine Cable Capacity by 50 Percent Infinera Press Release July 28, 2021 PG Telecom and Infinera (NASDAQ: INFN) announced today a major technology upgrade of TPG Telecom’s submarine cable connecting Australia and Guam to significantly boost cable capacity and improve reliability leveraging Infinera’s ICE6 800G [...]

2021-07-28T13:54:32-04:00July 28th, 2021|Categories: Magazine|Tags: , , , |

The New Unrepeatered Landscape

The New Unrepeatered Landscape And how to Get the Most Out of Your Infrastructure By Luca Possidente, Delphine Rouvillain and Maurizio Pizzi July 28, 2021 Unrepeated optical networks are a key and vital infrastructure in today's global communication landscape, supporting local and international economic growth by providing regional connectivity across both terrestrial and subsea links. [...]

PTC Academy: Executive Insight For Exceptional Leaders

PTC Academy: Executive Insight For Exceptional Leaders By Jacie Matsukawa July 28, 2021 Pacific Telecommunications Council (PTC) is excited to once again offer two live online training courses to help build the next generation of leaders in the ICT industry. The PTC Academy courses are designed to share key insights into business challenges and opportunities [...]

2021-07-27T14:00:48-04:00July 28th, 2021|Categories: Magazine|Tags: , , , , |

Connecting More Pacific Islands During Covid

Connecting More Pacific Islands During Covid By John Hibbard July 27, 2021 The Pacific Ocean has a total of twenty-two (22) designated Pacific Island Nations/Countries (PICs). Of these five (5) do not yet have cable connections. With the development of the Southern Cross NEXT (SX NEXT) cable, the opportunity arose to provide two of these [...]

Reinventing International Dark Fiber

Reinventing International Dark Fiber By Fredrik Hane July 27, 2021 As anyone who reads this publication knows, the explosion in data traffic around the world is pushing many fiber backbones to their limits. However, the surging demand for dark fiber, both on short-haul and long-haul stretches, cannot be explained merely as a function of increasing [...]

The Missing Pacific Link 

The Missing Pacific Link By Paul McCann July 26, 2021 There are three primary island hubs for submarine cables in the Pacific Ocean – Hawaii, Guam and Fiji. Being centres for concentration and distribution of traffic, you might expect that these hubs would be linked together to provide the resiliency and connectivity to exploit the [...]

2021-07-26T10:32:52-04:00July 26th, 2021|Categories: Magazine|Tags: , , , |

How Do Subsea Cables in Frozen Regions Work?

How Do Subsea Cables in Frozen Regions Work? By Rachel Justis July 26, 2021 Subsea cables have been around for over 150 years as a technological means of communication across the globe. In their initial form, they were used for sending telegrams. Nowadays, they serve as connective transmitters for telecommunications. They are noted as crucial [...]

2021-07-26T09:59:33-04:00July 26th, 2021|Categories: Magazine|Tags: , , , , |

Where In The World Are Those Pesky Cable Ships? July 2021

Where In The World Are Those Pesky Cable Ships? July 2021 By Rebecca Spence July 23, 2021 What a difference a year makes! Last summer, very few announcements were made regarding submarine cable projects, and the first half of this year we’ve seen an outpouring of project milestones in the industry. In the last two [...]

2021-07-23T07:57:41-04:00July 23rd, 2021|Categories: Magazine|Tags: , , , |

Regional Systems Issue 119 Analytics

Regional Systems Issue 119 Analytics By Kieran Clark July 23, 2021 Welcome to SubTel Forum’s annual Regional Systems issue. This month, we will take a brief look at system progress around the world and talk a little bit about some of the challenges the submarine telecoms industry faces in the various regional markets. The data [...]

2021-07-23T07:35:15-04:00July 23rd, 2021|Categories: Magazine|Tags: , , , |

The Middle Eastern Advantage

The Middle Eastern Advantage Why the Region’s Providers Are Best Suited to Support Global Connectivity By Cengiz Oztelcan July 22, 2021 As organisations in all corners of the globe seek to pursue digital transformation, the importance of super-fast, super-reliable connectivity networks is at an all-time high. Businesses must be able to connect to different global [...]

2021-07-20T16:12:42-04:00July 22nd, 2021|Categories: Magazine|Tags: , , , , |