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.
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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.
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.
Why should submarine cable operators care about adding packet networking to their networks?
Cable breaks occur more often than you might think. Research presented in this paper counted 14 different cable failures in U.S. territorial waters or exclusive economic zone between 2008 and 2012.
Fact: Before 2009, only 16 African countries were connected to a submarine cable system. Since then, 26 cable systems have been deployed to connect the region.