International Connectivity in the Pacific

International Connectivity in the Pacific By George Samisoni July 24, 2018 Fiji and Regional Subsea Cable System Initiatives Digital connectivity through ICT integrates the Pacific Island countries with the rest of the world. One of the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) of the United Nations is the building of reliable, sustainable and resilient infrastructure to [...]

2018-07-26T00:05:15-04:00July 26th, 2018|Categories: Magazine, State of the Industry|Tags: , , , |

The Changing World of Subsea Cables

The Changing World of Subsea Cables By António Nunes July 24, 2018 Facilitating the Creation of New Business and Economic Growth There are well recognised benefits to developing economies from investing in connectivity. However, the most pressing problems with facilitating the creation of new business and economic growth is a lack of the legacy infrastructure [...]

2018-07-25T23:58:09-04:00July 26th, 2018|Categories: Magazine, State of the Industry|Tags: , , , |

7 Questions with John Melick

7 Questions with John Melick July 24, 2018 Talking Industry Trends with Djibouti Data Center’s Cofounder and Chairman John Melick is Cofounder and Chairman of the award winning Djibouti Data Center (DDC).  The DDC is a privately held company, which launched commercial operations in Djibouti in 2013.   The DDC is the only Tier 3 standard, [...]

2018-07-26T00:05:47-04:00July 26th, 2018|Categories: Magazine, State of the Industry|Tags: , , , , |

Building Global and Delivering Local

Building Global and Delivering Local By Chris Bayly July 24, 2018 How the Convergence of Subsea Cable and Terrestrial Infrastructure Serves the Demands of Both International and Regional Connectivity Cisco predicts that by 2020, 68 percent of all cloud workloads will be in public cloud data centres, 32 percent of the cloud workloads will be [...]

2018-07-26T00:05:41-04:00July 26th, 2018|Categories: Magazine, State of the Industry|Tags: , , , |

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. [...]

2018-05-24T02:00:52-04:00May 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 [...]

2018-05-24T01:32:13-04:00May 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 [...]

2018-05-24T01:21:55-04:00May 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 [...]

2018-05-24T01:11:05-04:00May 24th, 2018|Categories: Future Systems, Magazine|Tags: , , |