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Singapore Advanced Research and Education Network (SingAREN), a nonprofit network provider serving the research and higher education community, has deployed Ciena's 6500 packet-optical platform to deliver reliable high-speed connectivity for data-intensive science and advanced computer network applications.

Ocean Networks Awarded Contract to Repurpose OOS Cables

Ocean Networks, Inc. and its subsidiary Submarine Cable Salvage, Inc. announces the company’s award of a multi-year contract to identify, procure and repurpose Out of Service (OOS) submarine cable systems on a global basis.

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. 

Google Promotes Earthquake Detection with Submarine Cables

Google has announced that a recent experiment using one of its subsea fiber optic cables showed that it could be useful for earthquake and tsunami warning systems around the globe.

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. 

GÉANT Awards Infinera Contract to Deploy 600G Technology

Infinera announced today that GÉANT, Europe’s leading collaboration on network and related infrastructure and services for research and education, selected Infinera’s industry-leading 600G transmission technology for its next-generation pan-European network.

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

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.

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