Globacom Upgrading Glo 1 to 100G

Glo Upgrades Glo 1 Capacity by 100G to Boost Data Service By Chike Onwuegbuchi, Nigeria Communications Week February 5, 2019 In a bid to boost its data services and remain preferred data services provider, Globacom has commenced upgrading its undersea cable, Glo 1 capacity by 100G. Mr. Bisi Koleoso, deputy chief operating officer, Technical, Globacom’ [...]

2019-02-05T10:35:30+00:00February 5th, 2019|Categories: Technology & Upgrades|Tags: , , , , , , |

Huawei Marine Completes WACS Upgrade

Huawei Marine WACS Upgrade II Successfully Completed Huawei Marine Press Release February 1, 2019 Tianjin, China - Huawei Marine today announced completion of the West Africa Cable System (WACS) Upgrade II. The project was signed in February 2018 and successfully put into commercial use in October of the same year. The upgrade realized 32*100G wavelengths [...]

2019-02-04T15:02:45+00:00February 4th, 2019|Categories: Technology & Upgrades|Tags: , , , , |

Telstra Sends Strong Signal with Submarine Cable Upgrade

Telstra Sends Strong Signal with Submarine Cable Upgrade By James Fernyhough January 21, 2019 Telstra has made one of the strongest statements since it launched its T22 strategy that it has not turned its back on fixed line infrastructure by committing to a major upgrade to its submarine cable network. The upgrade, announced on Monday, [...]

2019-01-21T20:26:42+00:00January 21st, 2019|Categories: Technology & Upgrades|Tags: , , , |

ASN, Facebook Introduce Aluminum Conductor in Fiber Cable

Alcatel Submarine Networks and Facebook First to Introduce Aluminium Conductor in Optical Fiber Cable for More Cost-effective Submarine System Alcatel Submarine Networks Press Release January 20, 2019 PTC 2019, Honolulu, US and Paris, France – Alcatel Submarine Networks (ASN) announced today the commercial availability of aluminium conductor cable for optical fiber submarine systems, after an [...]

AJC Completes Major Upgrade with Infinera

Australia-Japan Cable Completes Major Upgrade to Submarine Cable System with Infinera Subsea Solution Infinera Press Release January 8, 2019 Sunnyvale, Calif. – Infinera, provider of Intelligent Transport Networks, announced the completion of a major upgrade to Australia-Japan Cable’s (AJC) submarine cable system connecting Australia, Guam and Japan. AJC tripled lit capacity on its 12,700-kilometer subsea [...]

2019-01-08T12:14:58+00:00January 8th, 2019|Categories: Technology & Upgrades|Tags: , , , , |

Microsoft, Facebook Test 400G Across Marea

First 400G Transmission Across 6,600km Trans-Atlantic Marea Cable Using Acacia Communications AC1200 Coherent Module Acacia Communications Press Release December 13, 2018 Achieves Spectral Efficiency of 6.41 b/s/Hz MAYNARD, Mass., (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Acacia Communications (NASDAQ: ACIA), today announced the first 400G single carrier DWDM transmission on the 6,600 km Marea submarine cable between Virginia Beach, [...]

Adva Trials 300G Over Transatlantic Distance

Adva Provides 300g over Trans-atlantic Distance in Fsp 3000 Teraflex Trial By Telecompaper December 10, 2018 Adva announced that its FSP 3000 CloudConnectTeraFlex succeeded in transporting 300Gbps of data per wavelength over a 6,800km fibre link. Conducted alongside Adva’s partner Acacia Communications, the trial was the first in the industry to cover the trans-Atlantic distance [...]

2018-12-10T10:42:56+00:00December 10th, 2018|Categories: Technology & Upgrades|Tags: , , |

Telia Carrier and Infinera Demonstrate First 600G

Telia Carrier and Infinera Demonstrate First 600G Transmission in a Production Network Infinera Press Release October 29, 2018 Sunnyvale, Calif. and Stockholm – Infinera, the leading provider of Intelligent Transport Networks, and Telia Carrier, the world’s #1 Internet backbone, announced the first real-time transmission of 600 gigabits per second (600G) wavelengths in a live production [...]

2018-11-02T10:30:08+00:00November 2nd, 2018|Categories: Technology & Upgrades|Tags: , , , , |

AAE-1 Consortium to Upgrade Cable to 200Gbps

AAE-1 Consortium to Upgrade Cable to 200Gbps By Telecompaper October 31, 2018 Italian telecommunications infrastructure provider Retelit has announced that the management committee of the Asia Africa Europe-1 (AAE-1) submarine cable consortium has decided to double the network’s speed from 100Gbps to 200Gbps. The 25,000 km system – owned by a consortium of 19 global service [...]

2018-10-31T11:55:34+00:00October 31st, 2018|Categories: Technology & Upgrades|Tags: , , , , |

Infinera Subsea Spectral Efficiency Record with MAREA

Infinera Breaks Real-time Subsea Spectral Efficiency Records with 6.21 b/s/Hz on 6,644 km MAREA Trans-Atlantic Cable Infinera Press Release September 26, 2018 Singapore - Infinera, provider of Intelligent Transport Networks, announced the successful completion of a series of record-breaking submarine field trials over MAREA, a 6,600-kilometer (km) submarine cable between Virginia Beach, Virginia and Bilbao, [...]

2018-09-26T12:03:42+00:00September 26th, 2018|Categories: Technology & Upgrades|Tags: , , , , , , |

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