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Interview with Eckhard Bruckschen, SubCableNews

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With a 15-year history, SubCableNews has become one of the key go-to news publications for anyone associated with building undersea cables. We chat with its founder Eckhard Bruckschen, as he shares his thoughts on the market and how he sees the subsea communications market developing in the years ahead. Tell us more about yourself (and your organisation) I’m a Master Mariner …

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Interview: 5 questions with Emma Veve, Asian Development Bank

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Financing remains one of the key challenges when it comes to building new submarine cables, with the project’s fate tied very closely to the success of financing efforts. While there are multiples options cable project owners can look at to get their projects financed, recent years have seen international development agencies (such as World Bank and Asian Development Bank) getting involved. …

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Europe’s fastest growing interconnection hub – guest post by Interxion

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Over the last three years Marseille has been the fastest growing interconnection hub in Europe. This has been driven by Marseille’s strategic role as the digital gateway between Europe and Africa, Middle East and Asia. There are 13 submarine cable systems from these regions landing directly in Marseille, and total potential capacity on these systems is now over 150 Tbps. The number of …

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Over 20 cable projects to be featured at Submarine Networks World 2017

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With more than 20 subsea cable projects set to be featured at this year’s Submarine Networks World (25 – 27 September, Singapore), don’t miss your chance to get the latest updates on these ongoing projects and meet with the leaders driving them, ALL IN ONE PLACE! Global Cable Project Showcase In quick 10-minute sessions, the cable developers will be giving …

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Interview: 5 questions with Donald Cornwell, NASA

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For a long time, satellite-based free-space optics was something found mostly on the drawing boards in military labs or spy movies where the villain uses satellite technology to take control of the world. While the idea of using satellites to broadcast a “neurological signal” strong enough to control the global population is a tad far-fetched, the concept of using satellite lasers …

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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 …

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[e-book Download]: Subsea Soundbites II

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Whether you attended the talks, rushed for all the possible meetings, or drank your way through our parties, chances are you missed some parts of last year’s Submarine Networks World. And that’s okay, everyone did. It’s impossible to take everything in and not miss something. That’s why we are here to help you catch up on some of the interesting things …

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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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Submarine Networks World 2016: Wrap-up and Event Highlights

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The 19th annual Submarine Networks World was held from 17 – 19 October at Suntec Singapore Convention Centre. With a two-day plenary programme and a post-conference day, the event achieved a 45% growth from 2015, with a total of 462 attendees on-site from 204 organisations across 57 countries! This year’s programme set out with the intention of pushing the industry 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 …