Optical fiber cable under the sea showing sea creatures nearby

NEC to Deploy Submarine Fiber Optic Cable Between Kagoshima and Okinawa

NEC will design, engineer, supply, deploy, test and commission a new submarine fiber optic cable system from Kagoshima to Okinawa. The end-user is Okinawa Celluar Telephone Company owned by au that offers mobile phone, domestic and international telecommunications, and internet services. The new submarine fiber optic cable system is designed to have a maximum transmission capacity is 80 Terabits per…

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…

NEC Breaks Spectral Efficiency Record of Submarine Optical Transmission

The Japan-based NEC Corporation has demonstrated a groundbreaking transmission capacity of optical fiber. The team was able to transmit 34.9 terabits per second (Tbps) on a single optical fiber over a distance greater than 6,300 kilometers. This innovation will have tremendous applications, especially in the future cross-continent communication using submarine fiber optic cables. NEC’s achievement breaks the spectral efficiency record…