Submarine Telecoms Industry Report 10th Anniversary Issue – Now Available!

Submarine Telecoms Forum Press Release
October 25, 2021

The 10th Anniversary Issue of the Submarine Telecoms Industry Report is now AVAILABLE!

What's Inside:

This year we welcome the Foreword written by the Director of the Telecommunications Standardization Bureau – International Telecommunications Union, Chaesub Lee, wherein he discusses the state of the ITU and world communications.


  • Video introductions from over a dozen  industry magnates
  • Visual data from the annual State of the Industry Poll
  • NEW TOPIC – Out of Service Systems
  • Review of cable vessel activities, driven by live AIS data.
  • 7 Regional breakdowns

What else to look forward to:

  • Global Overview – Including a history of cables, capacity estimates, capacity pricing, and global system development
  • Ownership Financing Analysis – A historic perspective, regional financing analysis, current financing estimates and future estimates
  • Supplier Analysis – Including system suppliers, upgraders, installers, surveyors, out of service systems, and recent mergers, acquisitions
  • System Maintenance – Analysis of maintenance publicity, reporting trends and club versus private maintenance agreements
  • Cable Ships – Fleet distribution, future cable ships and current and future shore end activity
  • Market Drivers and Influencers – Discussion of the role of Hyperscalers and Data Center providers play in the submarine fiber industry
  • Special Markets – Including Offshore Energy and Unrepeatered Systems
  • Regional Market Analysis and Capacity Outlook


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