Vodafone New Zealand Upgrades Submarine Capacity

A six-month project to upgrade Vodafone New Zealand’s entire international optical network is complete, enabling a dedicated, resilient, and diverse set of internet pathways upon which international data can be transferred at millisecond speed. This means Vodafone New Zealand  (Vodafone NZ) is now the only operator in New Zealand offering exclusive-use optical capacity across all three international fiber-optic cables –…

BBG Submarine Fiber Cable System Starts Operation

The Bay of Bengal Gateway (BBG) submarine fiber optic cable system that links Malaysia to the United Arab Emirates has started its operation. The 8,040 kilometers long submarine system connecting South East and South Asian countries to Middle East Asia will handle the bandwidth demands of emerging technologies and applications. The connection of traffic to BBG is achieved by using either the 10 Gbps or 100 Gbps interface. BBG uses a three optical fiber pair cable and is based on 100G DWDM coherent technology with an overall design capacity of 10 Tbps per fiber pair.