Due Diligence: Keeping the Project on Track

DUE DILIGENCE: Keeping the Project on Track By Kristian Nielsen March 30,2021 Introduction Due Diligence - The investigation or exercise of care that a reasonable business or person is normally expected to take before entering into an agreement or contract with another party or an act with a certain standard of care. (Wikipedia) Due diligence [...]

2021-03-30T11:40:44-04:00March 30th, 2021|Categories: Magazine|Tags: , , , , , |

Lake Titicaca: A New Optical Portal in the Andean Altiplano

Lake Titicaca: A New Optical Portal in the Andean Altiplano By Jorge Orlando García Lozano March 29, 2021 1.0       INTRODUCTION From the evaluation carried out on government telecommunications projects in Latin America, it is easy to conclude that the risks run by the winning contractors have historically been extremely high and are largely due [...]

2021-05-06T09:57:19-04:00March 29th, 2021|Categories: Magazine|Tags: , , , , |

Fiber Technology For Subsea Networks

Fiber Technology For Subsea Networks Today vs. Tomorrow By Sergei Makovejs and John Hedgpeth March 26, 2021 Today’s Submarine Fiber Outlook: The subsea fiber and cable market continues to show strong demand, and multiple tens of new subsea projects are expected over the next few years, with a substantial portion of them representing long-haul routes. [...]

2021-03-25T14:44:22-04:00March 26th, 2021|Categories: Magazine|Tags: , , , , , , |

To Lay Or Not To Lay A Submarine Cable In Canada

To Lay Or Not To Lay A Submarine Cable In Canada By Jean-François Bilodeau March 25, 2021 Undersea fibre optic cables represent one of the most cost-efficient and reliable mechanisms to build high-speed telecommunications services to the population separated by large bodies of water. The installation or repair of subsea cables in Canada requires particular [...]

Pipeline Crossing Agreements: Lessons Learned

Pipeline Crossing Agreements: Lessons Learned By Mike Conradi, Christian Keogh, and Coran Darling March 22, 2021 In January of this year, DLA Piper concluded pipeline crossing agreements with two natural gas pipeline owners on behalf of our clients, a submarine cable owner, and a submarine cable operator. Any submarine cable owner or operator who has [...]

2021-03-21T16:51:42-04:00March 22nd, 2021|Categories: Magazine|Tags: , , , , |

REGULATORY AND NATIONAL SECURITY REFORMS AFFECTING THE SUBMARINE CABLE INDUSTRY

REGULATORY AND NATIONAL SECURITY REFORMS AFFECTING THE SUBMARINE CABLE INDUSTRY By Andrew D. Lipman, Ulises R. Pin and Ross Slutsky March 17, 2021 Introduction While COVID-19 rightfully remains the primary focus of the international business community, over the course of the past year, there have also been a number of important policy and regulatory changes [...]

2021-03-17T10:22:08-04:00March 17th, 2021|Categories: Magazine|Tags: , , , |

6 Questions with Sean Bergin

6 QUESTIONS WITH SEAN BERGIN: Talking Technology Trends with APTelecom’s President & Co-Founder March 17, 2021 1. What is APTelecom’s mission? Officially, our mission is to help enable our customers to achieve their commercial objectives by providing value through experience-based expert consulting in the monetization of their connectivity assets and more so these days, in [...]

2021-03-18T10:06:56-04:00March 17th, 2021|Categories: Magazine|Tags: , , , , |

SUBMARINE CABLE HUBS AROUND THE WORLD

SUBMARINE CABLE HUBS AROUND THE WORLD By Patrick Faidherbe, Laurent Campagne, Georges Krebs and Jean Devos February 3, 2021 What is a submarine cable hub? A submarine cable hub is essentially a point where submarine cables interconnect with each other. It is a location where submarine cables very often terminate or, at least, extend a [...]

2021-02-03T14:33:21-05:00February 3rd, 2021|Categories: Magazine|Tags: , , , , , , |

Preparing Infrastructure for Additional Subsea Cables in Virginia Beach 

Preparing Infrastructure for Additional Subsea Cables in Virginia Beach  By Greg Twitt January 26, 2021 Virginia Beach is located on the Eastern Seaboard of United States, and is ideally situated in the Mid Atlantic for accommodating Subsea Cables, and is the host of three of the fastest subsea cables located in the Telxius Cable landing [...]

The Open Road to Submarine Capacity

THE OPEN ROAD TO SUBMARINE CAPACITY Managing Optical Power Levels in Open Submarine Cables By Geoff Bennett January 26, 2021 The submarine network market is experiencing unprecedented demand growth, and it has even seen a boost from the changes in our working patterns brought about by the COVID-19 pandemic. A major trend over the past [...]