STF Mag Feature: Client Representation: Ensuring Value and the Best Outcomes for the Client

Client Representation: Ensuring Value and the Best Outcomes for the Client As published in the July Issue of SubTel Forum Magazine July 26, 2022 By Hector Hernandez and Glenn Hovermale OVERVIEW In our industry one of the most important phases for the implementation of a Submarine Cable System, is the installation of the system. Ensuring the [...]

Bulk & WFN Begin Leif Erikson System Tendering Process

Bulk & WFN Begin Leif Erikson System Tendering Process Bulk and WFN Press Release June 28, 2022 Oslo, Norway and Sterling, Virginia USA – Tuesday, 28 June 2022 – Bulk Fiber Networks, a leading builder and operator of fiber network infrastructure in the Nordics, and WFN Strategies, a leading submarine cable planning, engineering, and implementation [...]

TMG and WFN Announce Launch of Humboldt Cable Due Diligence Phase

TMG and WFN Announce Launch of Humboldt Cable Due Diligence Phase TMG and WFN Begin Due Diligence for the Humboldt Submarine Cable Connecting South America and Oceania Joint Press Release May 9, 2022 Washington, DC – Telecommunications Management Group, Inc. (TMG), a prominent consulting firm for the information and communications technology (ICT) sector, and WFN [...]

STF Mag Feature: Regarding the Building Blocks of System Development

  Regarding the Building Blocks of System Development As published in the March Issue of SubTel Forum Magazine by Kristian Nielsen March 30, 2022 Over the last year I’ve touched on elements of system development when having an expert on your side of the negotiating table is absolutely critical. In this exciting edition, I’d like to [...]

STF Mag Feature: Perspectives on the Financing of Submarine Cable Projects

Perspectives on the Financing of Submarine Cable Projects As published in the March Issue of SubTel Forum Magazine By Chris van Zinnicq Bergmann March 29, 2022 This article will provide some perspectives on the financing of submarine cable projects. The first part will cover the broader picture, followed by some specific insights into the consortium and [...]

2022-03-29T09:20:20-04:00March 29th, 2022|Categories: Magazine|Tags: , , , , |

WFN Strategies, LLC Announces SubOptic Foundation Partnership

WFN Strategies, LLC Announces SubOptic Foundation Partnership WFN Strategies, LLC Announces its Partnership with the SubOptic Foundation’s Sustainable Subsea Networks Initiative WFN Strategies Press Release February 4, 2022 Washington, DC – WFN Strategies, LLC, a leading submarine cable planning, engineering, and implementation firm with significant sustainability expertise and experience announced the commencement of a partnership [...]

2022-02-04T11:35:12-05:00February 4th, 2022|Categories: State of the Industry|Tags: , , |

STF Mag Feature: The Climate, Cables and Advocacy – An Opinion

The Climate, Cables and Advocacy – An Opinion By Kristian Nielsen January 28, 2020 Innovation has always been a tricky subject in our industry. Technologically speaking, new transmission materials, armoring methods, terminal equipment, and terminal equipment have seen tremendous transformations over the 170 some odd years we have been laying cables. As innovation has been [...]

STF Mag Feature: Evolving Requirements For Client Representatives

Evolving Requirements For Client Representatives By Glenn Hovermale January 25, 2022 The underlying general credentials for serving as an at-sea client representative have always included a 4-year degree in geomatics, marine survey or physical oceanography or relevant practical experience collecting survey data at sea or working in a survey capacity in a branch of the [...]

2022-01-26T08:28:38-05:00January 25th, 2022|Categories: Magazine|Tags: , , , , |

STF Mag Feature: The Consultant’s Subject Matter Expert Role in System Commissioning

STF Mag Feature: The Consultant's Subject Matter Expert Role in System Commissioning By Kristian Nielsen December 3, 2021 There’s no shortage of industry secrets in this tight lipped industry. Even today the world at large is only now beginning to take notice of the niche of submarine fiber telecoms. In an effort to shed light [...]

2021-12-03T09:12:37-05:00December 3rd, 2021|Categories: Magazine|Tags: , , , , , |

STF Mag Feature: Delivering Successful Cable Projects

Delivering Successful Cable Projects By Greg Otto December 2, 2021 Interdependent Project Workstreams Delivery of successful submarine cable projects requires diligence across a multitude of skills as there are numerous sub projects within even the simplest of submarine projects. Aside from delivering the “System Supply Contract” which typically delivers beach manhole to beach manhole along [...]