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We See Subsea EMEA 2019 on the Horizon. (And a 10% Discount for Our Readers!)

This July Subsea EMEA returns to Marseille for its third year, bringing together leaders from more than 150 companies. 

What Now, WhatsApp?

New month, new headlines.

Our team has been reading about the recent WhatsApp exploit. The experts at Motherboard and BBC both have articles worthy of your time, especially if you're looking for candid conversations about security, spyware, and encryption. 

Key Trends in an Evolving Global Bandwidth Sector

What does the future hold for the global bandwidth market? The two most predictable trends are persistent demand growth and price erosion.

Beyond that, operators will have to navigate major uncertainties in continuing to move forward in an evolving sector. Here are a few of the key trends, among many, that will affect the long-haul capacity market in the coming years.

How Do You Fit More Data into a Cable?

Google and SubCom are turning to space-division multiplexing within their new Dunant cable. The pair is angling to engineer the fastest fiber-optic cable of it's kind. (We can talk about whether or not new submarine cables are really giving us faster internet another time.)

Webinar: Side-Stepping Shannon’s Limit With SDM Cables

Even as coherent modem technology continues to innovate, the amount of data that can be carried over today’s networks shows no signs of slowing. 

Despite all this modem magic, we can’t ignore the laws of physics. We’re quickly approaching the Shannon Limit–the maximum information-carrying capacity of a submarine cable optical fiber pair.

What new alternatives are on the horizon to side-step this inevitability? 

This Month the Cable Market is Booming with Big Tech, Setting Internet Speed Records

Wow—a lot of submarine cable news this month.

From a deep dive into global communication from the New York Times to the Wall Street Journal's exploration of the Huawei case, there's a lot for any telecom fiend to take in.

We'll keep the fanfare brief. Keep scrolling to read these stories, as well as a Popular Science post about a new internet speed record, Bloomberg's profile on big tech in telecom, and the best SD-WAN conversation you'll hear all week.  

This is What Our 2019 Submarine Cable Map Shows Us About Content Provider Cables

Last month we welcomed our 2019 Submarine Cable Map into the world. This new edition is all about the building boom. 

Our 2019 infographics single out the economics of new cables, investors, bandwidth demand, and—of course—a closer look at how content providers are getting involved.

Introducing the WAN Manager Digest, Our New Membership for Enterprise Professionals

We've written about the cloud, the rise of SD-WAN, and networking pricing trends. And our new WAN Manager Survey is a treasure trove of analysis about the challenges faced by modern networking professionals.

Wouldn't it be nice if you could access all of this exclusive content in one spot? 

Great news. Today we're launching the WAN Manager DigestThis exclusive subscription for enterprise professionals bundles our most popular WAN resources into one easy online membership.

Survey Says: SD-WAN is Growing. Our New WAN Manager Survey Has All the Details.

We wanted to understand how modern WAN Managers were solving today's biggest challenges. We were curious to learn about preferences in network design, sourcing, SD-WAN adoption—all of it.

So we asked them.

Is the Data Center Shifting from the Hub to the Edge?

There's been plenty of talk about the vital importance of edge as it relates to new types of network configurations. We're anticipating plenty of new applications coming down the pike, from 5G to all things AI.

This was on Jon Hjembo's mind as he explored TeleGeography's take on the edge during our annual telecom workshop last month.