Latest Submarine communications cable Stories

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.

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.

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.

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.

2010-02-24 13:00:00

In a technological advance that its developers are likening to the cell phone and wireless Internet access, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI) scientists and engineers have devised an undersea optical communications system that—complemented by acoustics—enables a virtual revolution in high-speed undersea data collection and transmission.

2010-01-23 09:10:33

Tsunamis send electric signals through the ocean that appear to be sensed by the vast network of communication cables on the seabed.

2009-05-04 03:00:00

CAPE TOWN, South Africa, May 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Africa is the only continent that still has a severe lack of telecommunications connectivity. The region is particularly hamstrung by insufficient infrastructure and the resultant impact this has on the ability to provide broadband services.

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