AAE-1 Submarine Cable System Enters Service

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The Asia Africa Europe-1 (AAE-1) Consortium announced today the launch of the world’s largest submarine cable system in more than a decade. At 25,000- kilometres long and with a capacity of at least 40 Terabits per second across 5 fiber pairs, AAE-1 is designed from the outset with 100Gbps transmission technology, which may be upgraded in the futureto fulfil increasing bandwidth …


SEA-ME-WE 5 construction completed

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The SEA-ME-WE 5 Consortium announced today the completion of the 20,000- kilometre subsea cable infrastructure developed by a 16-nation consortium. This submarine cable system won the Project of the Year – Subsea award at the Global Carrier Awards in Paris in November 2016 for its technological and managerial excellence. The SEA-ME-WE 5 submarine cable’s advanced 100Gbps technology is expected to …

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A New Era of Ultra-Low Latency Networking

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The need for ultra-low latency networking is driving the evolution of the undersea cable market. Connecting A to B is not good enough anymore. Enterprises and service providers are delivering Cloud, Content and Next-Generation Communications services globally and that demands ultra-low latency networking. These applications and ecosystems are influencing the planning and delivery of new cable systems as it becomes …


BBG Goes Live

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The Bay of Bengal Gateway (BBG) Consortium announced today that the 8,100 km submarine cable system, the first dark fibre system to be lit at 100G, is now operational and ready to handle the high bandwidth demands of new and emerging technologies and applications. Linking Malaysia and Singapore to Oman and the UAE, with branches to India and Sri Lanka …