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SMART Cable Systems Profiled at Recent Webinar

SubCableWorld is continuing its coverage of a webinar conducted last month entitled, Building the Submarine Networks of the Future with SMART Cables

On June 30, Steve Lentz, Director of Network System Science and Engineering, Ocean Specialists Inc. (OSI) gave a presentation at a Total Telecom webinar entitled, Building the Submarine Networks of the Future with SMART Cables, in which he discussed the concept and explain the technology involved. 

Taiwan-Philippines Tsunami Warning Cable Proposed

The governments of Taiwan and the Philippines have proposed a submarine fiber optic cable system to monitor seismic activity in around the Manila Trench, which has been the site of massive earthquakes in the past. 

Research Network Interconnects Three Continents

Florida International University (FIU), Rede Nacional de Ensino e Pesquisa (RNP), Tertiary Education and Research Network of South Africa and South African National Research Network (TENET/SANReN), and Angola Cables announced the activation of lightpaths initially provisioned at 100Gbps linking North America, South America, and Africa for research and education.

FLY-LION3 to Listen to Seismic Activity in Mayotte Region

Orange and members of the FLY-LION3 consortium (Lower Indian Ocean Network) -- the Société Réunionnaise du Radiotéléphone and Comores Câbles -- have announced the signing of an agreement with the Institut de Physique du Globe de Paris (IPGP) to provide the IPGP’s Mayotte volcano and earthquake monitoring network with a pair of optical fibres.

Caltech Uses Offshore Wind Cable as Seismic Network

An international team of geoscientists led by Caltech has used fiber optic communications cables stationed at the bottom of the North Sea as a giant seismic network, tracking both earthquakes and ocean waves.

SEA-US Speeds University of Hawaii Connections

The University of Hawaiʻi is better equipped to exchange information almost instantly with countries across the Pacific through a partnership with RAM Telecom International, Inc. (RTI).

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