Deep Blue – Connectivity in the Caribbean

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As with many island regions across the globe, the current network of subsea cables which connects the islands of the Caribbean is technologically inferior. There has in fact been no new pan-regional fiber-optic deployment here in the last decade. Compounding this issue, some of the region’s primary undersea cable links have already exceeded their planned technical lifespan of 20 years. …

Interview with Sunil Tagare, OpenCables Inc

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Earlier in 2017 Sunil Tagare, Founder & CEO of OpenCables Inc, announced plans for a Brexit cable: a cable that will traverse the Atlantic from New York to Marseille, bypassing the United Kingdom. Is this another missed business opportunity for Britain in a time of political chaos, or were there more practical reasons behind its routing away from London? We interviewed …

Welcome to Queensland

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Aside from speaking with the cable owners and operators at Submarine Networks World 2017, we also spoke with Greg Laverty, Director of Economic Development and Major Projects at the Sunshine Coast Regional Council in Australia. He spoke with us about their efforts to attract cable systems to land in Southern Queensland, a venture which has the backing of a wide …

Island hopping with PT TELIN

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P.T Telekommunikasi International (TELIN), the Indonesian Telecom operator, is now busy developing the Indonesia Global Gateway (IGG), a trans-archipelago cable that will traverse an east-west path linking the islands of Sumatra, Batam, Borneo, Java, Bali, Sulawesi and also Singapore. Once completed in early-2018 the cable system will not only enhance connectivity amongst the major cities of Indonesia, but will also …

Ultra-low latency in the Atlantic with Seaborn Networks

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The hurricanes that battered the Caribbean and US East Coast over the late summer caused no damage to Seaborn Networks’ recently completed Seabras-1 cable.But then Seaborn’s express route was never designed to be a littoral type cable with multiple landing spots along the way. The Seabras-1 cable was designed deliberately to bypass the Caribbean islands, and instead offer ultra-low latency …

Press Release – Mauritius Telecom signs agreement to use IOX Cable System to enhance global Internet connectivity in Mauritius

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Mauritius Telecom signs agreement to use IOX Cable System to enhance global Internet connectivity in Mauritius 25th September 2017, Submarine Networks World, Singapore – IOX Cable today announce that Mauritius Telecom has signed an agreement as an anchor tenant for ultra high speed connectivity on the IOX Submarine Cable System, a new cable that will connect Mauritius, La Reunion and Rodrigues …

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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 …