The Cables That Keep New Zealand Connected To The World

The Cables That Keep New Zealand Connected To The World By Tom Pullar-Strecker May 25, 2021 A bit like a spider web attached to a tree, New Zealand’s internet network hangs off just 20 strands of glass fibre, each about the thickness of a human hair. Tom Pullar-Strecker explains. You read that right. Those glass [...]

2021-05-25T09:56:56-04:00May 25th, 2021|Categories: State of the Industry|Tags: , , |

Submarine Cables And The Importance Of Spain

Submarine Cables And The Importance Of Spain Submarine cables have positioned themselves as key elements of global interconnection and have Spain as one of the most privileged enclaves. By Izan González April 26, 2021 Spain, a traditional point of departure from Europe to South America for 5 centuries, has also found a privileged niche on the [...]

2021-04-26T15:13:19-04:00April 26th, 2021|Categories: State of the Industry|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: , , , , , , |

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 [...]

Google Says It Might Be Possible to Detect Earthquakes, Tsunamis With Submarine Cables

Google Says It Might Be Possible to Detect Earthquakes, Tsunamis With Submarine Cables By Krishna SinhaChaudhury, Times Now News July 17, 2020 According to Google's experiment using one of its subsea fibre optic cables, it could be useful for earthquake and tsunami warning systems. Is it possible to detect earthquakes with submarine cables? Well, Google [...]

Telefonica Considering Split of Submarine Cables From Telxius

Telefonica Considering Split of Submarine Cables From Telxius - Report By Telecompaper March 6, 2020 Telefonica is planning to split its submarine cables business from the rest of its infrastructure subsidiary Telxius, according to unnamed sources cited by Bloomberg and subsequently reported by El Economista. The company is in the process of discussing the move [...]

This Week in Submarine Telecoms Nov 11-15

News From Around The World Of Submarine Telecoms For The Week Of November 11-15 SubTel Forum Submarine Cable Almanac – Issue 32 Out Now! The 32nd issue of the Submarine Cable Almanac is now available and contains details on every major submarine cable system in the world. Current Systems GlobeNet to Pass Fiber [...]

This Week in Submarine Telecoms Nov 4-8

News From Around The World Of Submarine Telecoms For The Week Of November 4-8 Conferences & Associations WFN Strategies to Speak at InfraGard National Disaster Resilience Council WFN Strategies will discuss submarine cable resilience at the InfraGard National Disaster Resilience Council on critical infrastructure. Data Centers Google Data Center Project in Uruguay Under [...]