Submarine Cables

Brian Lavallée Gives Us a Sneak Peek at Subsea Connect 2017 and Discusses Optimizing Networks

This July subsea experts will flock to Marseille for Subsea Connect 2017, a gathering that will zero in on the commercial and technical aspects of the submarine cable market.

Among the experts in attendance will be Ciena's Senior Director of Portfolio Marketing Brian Lavallée.

To gear up for the event, Brian took the time to speak with us about Subsea Connect, preview a panel he will moderate, and provide a glimpse into the discussions he expects to have in Marseille.

What's the Difference Between Lit Capacity and Potential Capacity?

When we talk about a submarine cable's bandwidth there’s one important distinction to make.

Are we talking about lit capacity or potential capacity?

The Irrational Exuberance of Submarine Cable Bubbles

Things are going well in the submarine cable industry. (Exhibit A. Exhibit BExhibit C.) But is it too good to be true?

[Webinar] Taking Submarine Networks to the Extreme in the Caribbean and Latin America

The impending launches of both the Seabras-1 and Monet subsea cables in the Caribbean and Latin America (CALA) region are just two examples of addressing submarine bandwidth growth explosion currently underway around the globe. 

Map Update: GeoAwesomeness Map Winners + a Submarine Cable Treasure Hunt

Our friends at Geoawesomeness recently gave some lucky map lovers and social media mavens a free copy of our 2017 Global Internet Map.

Fans who tweeted and posted on Facebook about why they deserve to take home one of our new designs were in the running to get one of their very own.

Making Submarine Cables Works of Art

You might not be surprised to learn that we have a lot of maps here at TeleGeography.

Cable Breakage: When and How Cables Go Down

Earlier this year we fielded some of the most frequently asked questions about submarine cables. How do they work? How thick are they? How many kilometers of cable are there?

Today, we're going back under the sea to talk about what happens when bad things happen to good submarine cables.

[Watch] TDM is Taking on Water – Packets to the Rescue!

ISPs no longer dominate the submarine cable bandwidth scene. Content providers do.

This was a key message of Tim Stronge's opening presentation during last week's webinar "TDM is Taking on Water—Packets to the Rescue," a collaboration between TeleGeography and Ciena. 

Mapping Cables, Seeking Adventure: The 2017 Submarine Cable Map Has Arrived

TeleGeography’s Submarine Cable Map has been updated for 2017 and designed for the modern adventurer. (And if you're heading to ITW 2017, you'll get your hands on one soon!)

Why Should You Care About Packet Networking? This Upcoming Webinar Explores.

Why should submarine cable operators care about adding packet networking to their networks?