Huawei Marine and Tele Greenland Join Hands to Deploy 100G Network

Huawei Marine joins hands with Tele Greenland for the deployment of a 100G network along the Greenlandic Westcoast. The new coalition will also upgrade the capacity of existing Greenland Connect fiber optic cable, which connects Greenland with Iceland/Europe and North America. Huawei says once the new project is completed, the submarine system would be the world’s first 100G submarine network in the norther hemisphere. Greenland is located between the Arctic and Atlantic Oceans with 80% of the island covered by ice and snow year round. Huawei Marine will supply the…

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TE Subcom and Ciena Agree to Co-operate on Open Submarine Cable Solutions

TE SubCom, a TE Connectivity Ltd. company and an industry pioneer in submarine network technology, and Ciena, a leading network strategy and technology company, have agreed to an alliance that furthers the advancement of open submarine cable networking solutions. Customers seeking a single point of contact for both wet plant and dry plant will have the option to combine TE SubCom’s advanced wet plant designs and marine installation with Ciena’s industry-leading 6500 Packet-Optical Platform, powered by WaveLogic™ coherent optics, to create a powerful and flexible next-generation undersea cable system. The…

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PT Telekom Selects NEC for IGG Cable System

PT Telekom Indonesia has selected the Japanese telecommunication giant NEC for the development of Indonesia Global Gateway Cable System, shortly known as IGG. By signing the contract with NEC, Indonesian incumbent telecom operator, PT Telekom intends to boost connectivity between Indonesia’s major cities. Indonesia Global Gateway Cable System (IGG), an optical submarine cable system that will connect the islands of Sumatra, Batam, Jawa, Bali, Kalimantan and Sulawesi with Singapore. IGG Cable System Map The IGG cable system uses a 4 fiber submarine optical cable which is designed to transmit 100…

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NEC Puts FASTER Cable System into Operation

Japan based NEC Corporation has completed the ‘FASTER’ submarine fiber optic cable system and put it into service on June 30. The cable system owned by a consortium of six major international companies was tested for end-to-end reliability and transmission by NEC before the start of operation. The new trans-Pacific submarine cable system spans 9,000 kilometers. The FASTER Cable system lands in Oregon in the United States and two landing points in Japan, namely Chiba and Mie prefectures. The submarine cable has extended connections to major hubs on the West…

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Huawei Marine Starts Deployment of Kamchatka-Sakhalin Submarine Fiber Link

Huawei Marine and Rostelecom started the construction of submarine fiber optical telecommunication line (SFOTL) connecting Kamchatka and Sakhalin. The construction of this 900km submarine cable constitutes the second phase of the Far East cable system that connects the regions of Kamchatka-Sakhalin-Magadan, and will be commissioned in Q1 of 2017. The new submarine cable backbone infrastructure will provide high-speed broadband internet access to the population of Kamchatka krai and Magadan oblast. Phase One connecting Sakhalin – Magadan was completed in 2015 along with the land-based telecommunication network on the Kamchatka peninsula….

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