The New Unrepeatered Landscape

The New Unrepeatered Landscape And how to Get the Most Out of Your Infrastructure By Luca Possidente, Delphine Rouvillain and Maurizio Pizzi July 28, 2021 Unrepeated optical networks are a key and vital infrastructure in today's global communication landscape, supporting local and international economic growth by providing regional connectivity across both terrestrial and subsea links. [...]

Nokia, Angola Cables Trial First Direct Connection Between USA and Africa

Nokia and Angola Cables Trial the First Direct Optical Connection Between USA and Africa with PSE-3 Chipset Nokia Press Release January 17, 2o20 The South Atlantic Cable System (SACS) provides direct, low-latency trans-Atlantic routing to better serve rapidly growing data consumption markets in Africa  Nokia’s PSE-3 chipset maximizes capacity and performance to meet surging video, [...]

2020-01-20T14:52:59-05:00January 20th, 2020|Categories: Current Systems|Tags: , , , , , |

Angola Cables, Nokia Trial Direct Route to USA

Angola Cables and Nokia Trial First Direct Optical Fiber Link Between Africa and the USA Angola Cables Press Release November 13, 2019 Trial successfully completed in a collaborative effort to provide a direct, low latency Trans-Atlantic path from Luanda to Boca Raton. AfricaCom, Cape Town, South Africa - Angola Cables and Nokia have announced that [...]

2019-11-14T09:12:13-05:00November 14th, 2019|Categories: Current Systems|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Ekinops Confirms Talks with Nokia for ASN

Ekinops Confirms Talks with Nokia on ASN (Alcatel Submarine Networks) Buy By Mary Lennighan, Total Telecom October 19, 2018 French optical transport solutions firm is frontrunner to acquire subsea cables business, according to local press report Ekinops on Thursday confirmed that it is holding preliminary talks with Nokia about the possibility of an acquisition of [...]

2018-10-19T10:06:57-04:00October 19th, 2018|Categories: State of the Industry|Tags: , , , , , |

Ekinops in Talks to Buy Nokia ASN Division

Ekinops in Talks to Buy Nokia's Submarine Cables - Challenges Magazine By Gwenaelle Barzic, Ingrid Melander, Leigh Thomas, Reuters October 17, 2018 PARIS (Reuters) - French telecommunications company Ekinops is discussing buying Nokia’s submarine cables division, French business magazine Challenges wrote on Wednesday, without naming its sources. Nokia had said last year it was in [...]

2018-10-17T15:07:03-04:00October 17th, 2018|Categories: State of the Industry|Tags: , , |

SAEx, Alcatel Submarine Networks Begin Survey

SAEx and Alcatel Submarine Networks begin survey for a new submarine cable network linking Southern Africa and Asia to the Americas Alcatel Submarine Networks Press Release October 4, 2018 This new submarine cable system will span almost 25,000 km, enhancing international connectivity and providing critical route diversity. Paris, France – SAEx International Ltd and Alcatel [...]

NEC Begins Construction Of JGA Submarine Cable

Construction Begins On The Japan-Guam-Australia Cable System NEC Press Release April 4, 2018 San Francisco, Paris, Singapore, Tokyo, and Sydney – A consortium including RTI Connectivity Pte. Ltd. (RTI-C), AARNet Pty Ltd (AARNet) and Google, together with Alcatel Submarine Networks (ASN), part of Nokia, and NEC Corporation (NEC: 6701) announced that the construction of the JGA [...]

Alcatel Submarine Networks To Deliver PRM For Statoil

Nokia Press Release January 17, 2018 Statoil and Alcatel Submarine Networks (ASN) have signed a contract for the delivery of a permanent reservoir monitoring (PRM) system on the Johan Sverdrup field, one of the five biggest oil fields on the Norwegian continental shelf. With 380 kilometers of seismic cables installed on the seabed and more [...]

Xtera Initiates Legal Action against Nokia and NEC

Xtera Press Release January 2, 2018 ALLEN, Texas - Xtera®, a provider of innovative subsea fiber optic solutions, today announced that it has initiated legal action against Nokia Corporation (NYSE: NOK) (“Nokia”), including Alcatel-Lucent, and NEC Corporation (“NEC”) in order to halt infringement of its intellectual property in subsea telecommunications systems. Xtera has filed a [...]

2018-01-02T11:40:47-05:00January 2nd, 2018|Categories: State of the Industry|Tags: , , , , |

Nokia Still Reviewing Options For Undersea Cables Unit: CEO

By Reuters Staff October 26, 2017 HELSINKI (Reuters) - Nokia is still reviewing its options for its undersea cables unit, a business that underpins the global Internet, chief executive Rajeev Suri said on Thursday. Reuters reported in May that Nokia was planning to sell the ASN division, which is one of the top suppliers of [...]

2017-10-27T10:47:30-04:00October 27th, 2017|Categories: State of the Industry|Tags: , , , |