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 [...]

2019-01-08T12:14:58-04:00January 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 [...]

2018-12-10T10:42:56-04:00December 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 [...]

2018-11-02T10:30:08-04:00November 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 [...]

2018-10-31T11:55:34-04:00October 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, [...]

2018-09-26T12:03:42-04:00September 26th, 2018|Categories: Technology & Upgrades|Tags: , , , , , , |

Hawaiki Selects Ciena to Upgrade Cable Capacity

Hawaiki Selects Ciena to Boost Connectivity Across the Pacific Ciena Press Release September 24, 2018 AUCKLAND, New Zealand, HANOVER, Md., USA and SUNTEC CITY, Singapore — With nearly 99 percent of transoceanic data traffic traversing undersea cables, it is imperative for network operators to ensure their submarine cable investments remain capable of meeting their customers’ bandwidth needs. [...]

2018-09-24T11:04:09-04:00September 24th, 2018|Categories: Technology & Upgrades|Tags: , , , , , , |

SMD to Supply Cable Maintenance ROV to TE SubCom

SMD Sign Contract to Supply QTrencher 500 Cable Maintenance ROV to TE SubCom Soil Machine Dynamics Press Release August 22, 2018 World leading subsea equipment design and manufacturer Soil Machine Dynamics Ltd (SMD) are pleased to announce the signature of a contract to supply a QTrencher 500 Cable Maintenance ROV to TE SubCom. The QTrencher [...]

2018-08-22T11:19:07-04:00August 22nd, 2018|Categories: Technology & Upgrades|Tags: , , , , , , , |

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 [...]

2018-06-06T11:12:42-04:00June 6th, 2018|Categories: Technology & Upgrades|Tags: , , , , , |