Seacom to Double Capacity, Light up FibreCo Assets

Seacom to Double Capacity, Light up FibreCo Assets By Admire Moyo, ITWeb July 17, 2019 Submarine cable operator Seacom is looking to double its capacity this year, while looking to light up recently-acquired FibreCo assets in SA. This was revealed by Byron Clatterbuck, CEO of Seacom, during a media event this morning ahead of the [...]

2019-07-17T11:50:40-04:00July 17th, 2019|Categories: Current Systems|Tags: , , , |

ASC System Operating at 50% More Capacity, Says Vocus

ASC System Operating at 50% More Capacity, Says Vocus By Sam Varghese, ITWire July 12, 2019 The Vocus Group says its Australian Singapore Cable system is now operating with a total capacity of 60Tbps, 50% more capacity than when it launched. The ASC system was switched on in September 2018, nine days ahead of its [...]

2019-07-12T10:47:01-04:00July 12th, 2019|Categories: Current Systems|Tags: , , , |

SubTel Forum Magazine Issue 106 Now Available

Submarine Telecoms Forum Magazine Issue 106 - Global Is Now Live! SubTel Forum Press Release May 20, 2019 SubTel Forum is pleased to announce that Issue 106 of the Magazine is now available! In this issue we discuss global capacity aspects of the submarine cable industry, and provide a SubOptic 2019 recap. READ ISSUE Featured [...]

Telia Carrier, Telxius Announce Capacity Agreement

Telia Carrier and Telxius Announce Major Network Capacity Agreement Telxius Press Release March 13, 2019 Stockholm/Madrid – Telia Carrier and Telxius announced today a landmark agreement for multi-terabit capacity services combining transatlantic capacity from Telxius in the new 6,600 km MAREA cable system and Telia Carrier’s European backbone network. The combination of Telia Carrier’s extensive [...]

2019-03-13T10:22:59-04:00March 13th, 2019|Categories: State of the Industry|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Telstra Adds Transpacific Capacity to Cable Network

Telstra Adds Transpacific Capacity to Subsea Cable Network By Rohan Pearce, Computerworld January 15, 2019 Telstra today revealed that it had purchased additional capacity on the New Cross Pacific (NCP) Cable as well as undertaken a “further investment” in the FASTER cable system. FASTER lands in Japan, Taiwan and the US west coast. NCP connects [...]

2019-01-15T12:13:24-04:00January 15th, 2019|Categories: Current Systems|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

Telxius Operates Two Highest Capacity Submarine Cables

Telxius Operates the Two Highest Capacity Submarine Cables in the World Telxius Press Release December 10, 2018 MAREA and BRUSA have been opened for business in 2018 MAREA’s initial estimated capacity was 160 Tbps (now upgradable to 200 Tbps) and BRUSA’s is 136 Tbps These two cables provide the lowest latency between Europe and the [...]

2019-02-04T10:18:55-04:00December 10th, 2018|Categories: Current Systems|Tags: , , , , |

Subsea Capacity Outlook – Big Data Driving Big Bandwidth

Subsea Capacity Outlook - Big Data Driving Big Bandwidth By Kieran Clark May 21, 2018 Big Data. Data centers. Over-The-Top (OTT) Providers. Cloud Services. Video Streaming. Artificial Intelligence. What do all of these have in common? They are involved in nearly every aspect of modern life and have a near insatiable need for telecommunications bandwidth. [...]

2018-05-24T02:00:52-04:00May 24th, 2018|Categories: Magazine, State of the Industry|Tags: , , , , |

Global Capacity: Is The Edge Moving Again?

Global Capacity: Is The Edge Moving Again? By Joel Ogren May 21, 2018 Building upon the success of service based telecommunications – I watch (and listen) as we no longer talk just about telecommunications, but increasingly we talk about all industry verticals, and how we can enhance the user experience people and society. This is [...]

2018-05-24T01:12:13-04:00May 24th, 2018|Categories: Magazine, State of the Industry|Tags: , , |