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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: , , , , , |

GO to Connect Malta to France, North Eastern Africa

GO to connect Malta to France and North Eastern Africa By Times of Malta December 19, 2019 Barely a week after the unprecedented outage following an unrelated, simultaneous power-down on GO’s two submarine cables, the telecoms company has announced a multi-million Euro investment in a third new submarine cable system. This move by GO will [...]

2019-12-20T11:54:07-05:00December 20th, 2019|Categories: Future Systems|Tags: , , , , , |

Cook Islands Submarine Cable Comes Ashore

Submarine Cable Comes Ashore By Melina Etches, Cook Islands NEWS December 17, 2019 Aitutaki landing celebrates end of long and complex project. The first fibreoptic submarine cable connection for the Cook Islands has landed. Helped by local boats, skippers and crew, engineers brought the Manatua cable ashore on Aitutaki, cable ashore in a complex and [...]

2019-12-18T11:29:56-05:00December 18th, 2019|Categories: Future Systems|Tags: , , , , |

NTT Subsea Cable Venture to Handle Surging Net Traffic

NTT Undersea Cable Venture to Handle Surging Net Traffic By Akane Okutsu, Nikkei December 12, 2019 TOKYO -- Japan's largest telecom company, Nippon Telegraph & Telephone (NTT) will lay a new submarine cable connecting Myanmar and India amid surging demand for global internet links. The investment, worth around $400 million, will be undertaken with a [...]

2019-12-12T10:22:06-05:00December 12th, 2019|Categories: Future Systems|Tags: , , , , , , |