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Transatlantic Dunant Cable Lands in France

Orange has proceeded to land Google’s transatlantic Dunant cable in Saint-Hilaire-de-Riez, in the Vendée region of France, first and terrestrial stage of the laying of this cable on 13th March 2020.

Map showing Europe, North America and South America with lines indicating the routes of Bursa and Marea submarine fiber optic cable through the Atlantic ocean

BRUSA Submarine Cable Achieves 160 Tbps Using WaveLogic 5 From Ciena

BRUSA submarine cable achieves record network performance accomplishing 550 Gbps channel speeds across 10,200 kilometers. This corresponds to a total transmission capacity of 160 Terabits per second.

Optical fiber cable under the sea showing sea creatures nearby

IPGP Will Use FLY-LION3 Fiber Optic Cable for Monitoring Volcanic and Seismic Activities

IPGP Will Use FLY-LION3 Fiber Optic Cable for Monitoring volcanic and Seismic Activities. Telecom service provider Orange and members of the FLY-LION3 consortium (Lower Indian Ocean Network) – the Société Réunionnaise du Radiotéléphone and Comores Câbles – have announced the signing of an agreement with the Institut de Physique du Globe de Paris (IPGP) to provide the IPGP’s Mayotte volcano and earthquake monitoring network with a pair of optical fibers.

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Orange Plans New West Africa Backbone Network

Orange has unveiled plans to build a new international backbone network to connect many West African countries at the AfricaCom international congress currently taking place in Cape Town. As per the plan, Orange’s new infrastructure will be built around a terrestrial fiber optic network coupled with submarine cables and will benefit from centralized supervision. This multi-regional West African network will…

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OTEGLOBE Deploys Infinera ICE4 Technology

Athens-based OTEGLOBE has deployed Infinera’s industry-leading fourth-generation Infinite Capacity Engine (ICE4) technology to double the capacity on its international subsea network. The undersea telecommunication network connecting the Greece and Italy owned by OTEGLOBE will have double capacity using Infinera’s Infinite Capacity Engine. OTEGLOBE is a network backbone operator who offers telecommunication services to carriers, ISPs and business customers in Southern…

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Ciena Upgrades SEA-ME-WE 5 Submarine Fiber Cable System

The networking systems, services and software company, Ciena announces the completion of a major upgrade to the submarine fiber optic cable system SEA-ME-WE 5. The upgrade will support enterprise data exchange, internet TV, and online gaming and results in a 100 percent active capacity increase of the cable. The work was completed ahead of schedule, which had enabled faster broadband access to users along the multi-regional data superhighway.