Microsoft Deploys Underwater Data Center

Microsoft Deploys An Underwater Submarine-Like Data Center To Boost Internet Speeds By Ryan Brown, CNBC June 6, 2018 Microsoft has deployed a submarine-like data center into the waters off the coast of Orkney, a group of islands located off Scotland. The tech giant said Wednesday that it had sunk the 40-foot-long vessel from the European [...]

2018-06-06T11:12:42+00:00 June 6th, 2018|Categories: Technology & Upgrades|Tags: , , , , , |

Seacom Upgrades Africa Subsea Cable System

Seacom Upgrades Africa Subsea Cable System By African News Agency June 5, 2018 Pan African telecommunications company Seacom said on Tuesday it had upgraded its key submarine network system from its southern and eastern African coastline landings into Europe at a total capacity of 1.5 terabits per second, adding 500G of new capacity on the [...]

2018-06-05T11:17:38+00:00 June 5th, 2018|Categories: Technology & Upgrades|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 [...]

2018-05-24T02:00:41+00:00 May 24th, 2018|Categories: Magazine, Technology & Upgrades|Tags: , , , , |

GlobeNet, Ciena Strengthen LatAm Submarine Network

GlobeNet Strengthens its Latin American Submarine Network with Ciena Ciena Press Release May 15, 2018 HANOVER, Md. — GlobeNet, a wholesale provider of telecom infrastructure in the Americas, has selected Ciena (NYSE: CIEN) technology to deliver 200G wavelengths along its 23,500 km fiber optic subsea cable system across the Americas. The deployment will help GlobeNet [...]

2018-05-15T10:39:54+00:00 May 15th, 2018|Categories: Technology & Upgrades|Tags: , , , , , |

Ciena Upgrades Caucasus Online Fibre Optic Network

Ciena Upgrades Caucasus Online’s Black Sea Fibre Optic Network Ciena Press Release May 15, 2018 HANOVER, Maryland —  Caucasus Online has selected Ciena (NYSE: CIEN) to enhance its Black Sea fibre optic network to realize an increase in data transfer capacity of up to 5 Tbps. By deploying Ciena’s GeoMesh Extreme submarine solution with high-density [...]

NEC Brings AI To Submarine Cable Networks

NEC Brings AI To Submarine Cable Networks NEC Press Release May 15, 2018 Tokyo, Japan and Princeton, NJ, U.S.A. - NEC Corporation (NEC; TSE: 6701) announced today successful transmission tests that took place over a commercial subsea cable measuring more than 10,000 kilometers using artificial intelligence (AI) and probabilistic shaping at a modulation of 64QAM. NEC, [...]

2018-05-18T16:39:23+00:00 May 15th, 2018|Categories: Technology & Upgrades|Tags: , , , , , |

GCX, PrimeTel To Upgrade Subsea Cable System

RCom-GCX, PrimeTel Strengthen Partnership To Upgrade Subsea Cable System By Muntazir Abbas, India Times May 8, 2018 NEW DELHI: Global Cloud Xchange (GCX), a subsidiary of Reliance Communications (RCom) and Cyprus-based telecom service provider PrimeTel Tuesday further enhanced their partnership with a 100Gbps upgrade to GCX’s HAWK subsea cable system branch into Cyprus. This network [...]

2018-05-09T12:02:57+00:00 May 9th, 2018|Categories: Technology & Upgrades|Tags: , , , , , |

Coriant, C&W Networks Improve Caribbean Backbone

C&W Networks Improves Network Optimization of Pan-Caribbean Backbone With Coriant mTera Universal Transport Platform Coriant Press Release May 7, 2018 CHICAGO - INTERNATIONAL TELECOMS WEEK (ITW) - Coriant, a global supplier of SDN-enabled end-to-end packet optical networking and DCI solutions, today announced that C&W Networks, a Liberty Latin America company, has deployed the Coriant mTera® [...]

2018-05-09T11:41:34+00:00 May 9th, 2018|Categories: Technology & Upgrades|

TE SubCom Announces Ocean Control Suite

TE SubCom Announces Ocean Control Suite, First Offering Of Full Network Programmability For Undersea Domain TE SubCom Press Release May 8, 2018 EATONTOWN, New Jersey, USA – TE SubCom, a TE Connectivity Ltd. company and an industry pioneer in undersea communications technology, today announced the introduction of its Ocean Control suite. This technology represents a [...]

2018-05-09T10:54:40+00:00 May 9th, 2018|Categories: Technology & Upgrades|Tags: , , , , |

OFS Introduces TeraWave SCUBA 125 Optical Fiber

OFS Expands Ultra Long Haul Product Line with Introduction of TeraWave® SCUBA 125 Optical Fiber OFS Press Release March 12, 2018 SAN DIEGO, California - OFC 2018, Booth 3339 - OFS, a leading designer, manufacturer and supplier of innovative fiber optic network products announces an expansion of our ocean product portfolio with the introduction of [...]

2018-03-12T10:44:05+00:00 March 12th, 2018|Categories: Technology & Upgrades|Tags: , , , |