Latest Submarine communications cable Stories

2014-03-31 08:34:22

Investment into Pacific Cloud Xchange cable to support soaring bandwidth requirements resulting from continued evolution of new technology and business applications HONG KONG, March 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Global Cloud Xchange, today announced that plans are underway for the company's latest investment into expanding its Trans-Pacific footprint. The new subsea infrastructure is part of the company's strategy to lead and drive the world's critical digital trading routes. "The...

2013-10-05 23:01:53

The report “Insulated Wire & Cable to 2017” says Demand for insulated wire and cable is projected to increase 5.8 percent per year through 2017 & Building wire and cable accounted for the largest share of product demand in 2012. Dallas, TX (PRWEB) October 05, 2013 US Demand to Rise 5.8% Annually Through 2017 Demand for insulated wire and cable is projected to increase 5.8 percent per year through 2017 to $29.2 billion, recovering from declines during the 2007-2012 period....

Three Divers Arrested In Egypt For Trying To Sever Internet Cable
2013-03-28 10:36:22

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online As more of our digital lives move into the cloud, it´s easy to forget that what we know as the Internet is still quite dependent on physical objects, such as cables and servers. So while some hackers are focused on breaking into foreign networks using the Internet as a vehicle, three men decided to go straight to the source this week. Donning Scuba gear, three divers swam to the bottom of the Mediterranean Sea near the...

2013-03-03 23:00:29

The DDC is the first and only data center facility in East Africa to provide direct fiber access to five undersea cable systems connecting Europe, the Middle East, and Asia markets with Africa. MTN selects DDC for collocation and undersea fiber cable head cross connect services in support of network expansion in Africa. United Arab Emirates, Dubai (PRWEB) March 04, 2013 The Djibouti Data Center (DDC) has announced today at the Capacity Middle East Conference the launch of its commercial...

2011-02-22 18:05:00

NEW YORK, Feb. 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Verizon enterprise customers can begin taking advantage of the newly activated Europe India Gateway cable. The $700 million high-capacity fiber-optic cable, one of the most advanced submarine cable systems in the world, will provide multinational customers additional diversity and capacity to meet their critical communications needs. Verizon joined 15 other international communications leaders, which constitute the EIG Consortium, and formally...

2011-01-31 23:01:00

NEW YORK, Feb. 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The 20,000-km SEA-ME-WE4 (South East Asia-Middle East-Western Europe) undersea cable system is the longest submarine cable system to deploy 40 Gbps technology, the highest wavelength capacity currently available on undersea cable systems. The increased capacity will help meet the growing demand for additional bandwidth in the Asia-Pacific, Middle East and European regions as well as locations in between. The additional capacity on SEA-ME-WE4 allows...

2010-04-21 06:05:00

A new survey is urging investors to create a worldwide backup for the network of underwater cables that are currently the backbone for nearly all online traffic and financial transactions. The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) provided an executive summary of their report to the Reuters news agency on Tuesday. According to lead author Karl Rauscher, an alternate network infrastructure needs to be made in the case of an outage "before we have to learn the hard way."...

2010-03-25 05:00:00

PARIS, March 25, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- - Dedicated Cable Laying Ship has Been Lengthened by 12.5 Metres to Increase its Cable Handling Capabilities Nexans, global leader in cables and cabling solutions, has further extended the subsea cable laying capabilities of the C/S Nexans Skagerrak, already one of the world's most advanced cable ships, following the successful completion of a major conversion and upgrading project. It will put to sea shortly from the Cammell Laird...

Word of the Day
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
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