150 Years of Enterprise at Greenwich Enderby’s Wharf

150 Years of Enterprise at Greenwich Enderby's Wharf Allan Green (top) and José Chesnoy (bottom) By Allan Green with Foreword by José Chesnoy July 24, 2018 Foreword Greenwich is famous for many good reasons, from its maritime history recalled by the presentation of the Cutty Sark, from the international adoption of the Greenwich [...]

2018-07-26T03:49:47+00:00July 26th, 2018|Categories: Magazine, State of the Industry|Tags: , , , , , |

Settling into Cruising Speed

Settling into Cruising Speed By Kieran Clark July 24, 2018 Regional Systems Outlook Last year was undoubtedly one of the most productive the submarine fiber industry has had since before the industry crash of the early 2000s. After a disappointing 2016 – which saw only 6 new systems and 35,000 kilometers of new cable – [...]

2018-07-26T03:33:01+00:00July 26th, 2018|Categories: Magazine, State of the Industry|

Irish Links

Irish Links By Derek Cassidy July 24, 2018 Becoming the Cog in the Wheel of International Connectivity When we talk about regional networks we usually think of small systems that loop around the coast or connect Islands to the mainland. However we can also look at them and understand that they can also be systems [...]

2018-07-26T13:20:01+00:00July 26th, 2018|Categories: Magazine, State of the Industry|Tags: , , , , |

Connecting the European Single Market

Connecting the European Single Market By Joensuu Jukka-Pekka July 24, 2018 Regional Systems in Europe Providing Cross-Connectivity And Redundancy to Meet the New Needs of Data Retention in the World of GDPR Background Finland has a unique position in the European Union with a central position in the Baltic Sea and also geographically connecting northeastern [...]

2018-07-26T13:20:28+00:00July 26th, 2018|Categories: Magazine, State of the Industry|Tags: , , , |

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+00:00July 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+00:00July 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+00:00July 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+00:00July 26th, 2018|Categories: Magazine, State of the Industry|Tags: , , , |

Seaborn Networks Appoints Mehmet Akcin To Board of Advisors

Seaborn Networks Appoints Mehmet Akcin To Board of Advisors Seaborn Networks Press Release July 9, 2018 Boston, Massachusetts – Seaborn Networks, a leading developer-owner-operator of submarine fiber optic cable systems, announced today the addition of Mehmet Akcin to Seaborn’s Board of Advisors. Mehmet is one of Silicon Valley’s most innovative engineering executives, with 15 years [...]

2018-07-10T11:54:54+00:00July 10th, 2018|Categories: State of the Industry|

Telefonica Considers Fixed Network Sale

Telefonica Considers Fixed Network Sale By Mobile World Live July 5, 2018 Telefonica is reportedly mulling the sale of part of its fixed line network in Spain, as the company looks to lower debt and boost declining stock market value. Sources cited by Spanish publication El Confidencial said the company’s board of directors proposed selling [...]

2018-07-06T14:32:28+00:00July 6th, 2018|Categories: State of the Industry|Tags: , |