Somaliland Removes Fibre Optic Provision from Monopoly

Somaliland Parliament Untethers Fibre Optic Provision From Monopoly By MENAFN March 7, 2020 (MENAFN - SomTribune) The House of the Representatives of the Republic of Somaliland, Saturday, took off all fetters from the free provision of Internet Fibre optic services in the market. Law No. 50/2011 has, since that year, closed the market in honour [...]

Infinera, Corning Achieve 800G with ICE6

Infinera and Corning Achieve 800G Across 800 Kilometers with ICE6 Infinera Press Release March 3, 2020 Sunnyvale, Calif. – Infinera (NASDAQ: INFN) and Corning Incorporated (NYSE: GLW) announced today the industry-leading achievement of delivering an 800 gigabits per second (800G) single wavelength with Infinera’s sixth-generation Infinite Capacity Engine (ICE6) technology across 800 kilometers (km) on [...]

2020-03-05T09:21:10-05:00March 5th, 2020|Categories: Technology & Upgrades|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Construction Begins for Norway-UK Fiber Cable

Construction Launch of Submarine Fibre Cable Between Norway and UK Altibox and Xtera Press Release February 21, 2020 Altibox Carrier and Xtera announced today that they had started construction of a new repeater-based cable system between Norway and UK. Xtera is a provider of novel subsea fibre optic solutions. With a capacity of up to [...]

2020-02-21T12:31:19-05:00February 21st, 2020|Categories: Future Systems|Tags: , , , , , , |

The 2020 Ocean Science Revolution Using Submarine Fiber Optic Cables

The 2020 Ocean Science Revolution Using Submarine Fiber Optic Cables By Frank C. DiMaria January 19, 2020 It's June 14, 2005 and I'm sitting in my Newport Beach/ Balboa Island, California apartment watching “The Office” for the first time… (How’s that for a blast from the past)! An emergency alert warning comes across the TV [...]

Fiber Technology for Submarine SDM

Fiber Technology for Submarine SDM By Sergei Makovejs January 19, 2020 Repeatered submarine optical fiber systems are unique in the sense that they have inherent limitations on how much electrical power can be remotely delivered from the shore to submarine cable repeaters. This is different to terrestrial fiber systems, in which there are no fundamental [...]

2020-02-04T10:51:36-05:00February 4th, 2020|Categories: Magazine, Technology & Upgrades|Tags: , , , , , |

Hengtong Set to Shape the Global Subsea Market

Hengtong Set to Shape the Global Subsea Market By Robert Clark, Light Reading January 24, 2020 The small but increasingly sensitive subsea cable market could be in for some choppy waters. The acquisition of Huawei's submarine business by another Chinese vendor, Hengtong Optic-Electric, could shake up the market, forecast to be worth $5.1 billion in [...]

2020-01-24T10:52:20-05:00January 24th, 2020|Categories: State of the Industry|Tags: , , , , |

Crosslake Fibre Selects Equinix For NY Gateway

Crosslake Fibre Selects Equinix to Terminate Its Digital Gateway Between Toronto and New York Equinix Press Release January 21, 2020 Crosslake Fibre submarine cable connects key financial markets in the U.S. and Canada REDWOOD CITY, Calif., Jan. 21, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Equinix, Inc. (Nasdaq: EQIX), the global interconnection and data center company, today announced that Crosslake Fibre selected [...]

2020-01-23T13:41:10-05:00January 23rd, 2020|Categories: Current Systems|Tags: , , , , , |

SubTel Forum Magazine Issue 110 Now Available

Submarine Telecoms Forum Magazine Issue 110 - Global Outlook Is Now Live! SubTel Forum Press Release January 19, 2020 SubTel Forum is pleased to announce that Issue 110 of the Magazine is now available! In this issue we discuss the current state of the submarine fiber market, what’s on the horizon, an interview with the [...]

NEC Qualifies 20 Fiber Pair Subsea Cable Systems

NEC Qualifies 20 Fiber Pair Subsea Telecom Cable Systems, With Further Advances Soon NEC Press Release January 15, 2020 Tokyo, Japan – NEC Corporation (TSE: 6701) and its subsidiary OCC Corporation announced today that they have completed full qualification of subsea repeaters and optical cable containing up to 20 fiber pairs (40 fibers). This is [...]

2020-01-15T10:11:25-05:00January 15th, 2020|Categories: Technology & Upgrades|Tags: , , , , , |

Chennai, Andaman & Nicobar Cable Work Begins

Ravi Shankar Prasad Inaugurates Works on Laying of Submarine Cables Between Chennai, Andaman Nicobar Islands By All India Radio January 9, 2020 Union Minister for Communications, Electronics and Information Technology Ravi Shankar Prasad has said that the Union Government will ensure participation of the common people as  stakeholders in the digital transformation that is sweeping [...]

2020-01-09T11:48:10-05:00January 9th, 2020|Categories: Future Systems|Tags: , , , , , |