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International data traffic is expected to rise significantly, specifically in Latin America, over the next five years. A giant upswing in bandwidth consumption will create a demand for an increase in carriers and infrastructure. According to TeleGeography, international bandwidth consumption will increase to 700 Tb/s by...

A telecommunications start-up and a European company are coming together to bridge the continents with a trans-Arctic submarine cable. Learn more about this project and the companies below. A Finnish company and Alaskan-based telecom start-up are planning to connect Europe and Japan with a trans-Arctic submarine...

Climate change is posing new challenges to cities all over the world. Learn how this fiber optic cable can assist with essential scientific research. Year after year temperatures have been rising in the Arctic. This has triggered a thawing in the icebergs, permafrost, and the degrading...

The latest telecommunications news shines a light on the next USA submarine cables project. Seaborn is partnering with JaxNAP to connect North America and South America in the latest submarine cable project. This project will connect Boston, Massachusetts to Jacksonville, FL to Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Seaborn...

In these unprecedented times, it is hard to pinpoint the industries that are thriving. One of those industries is the submarine cable industry. Residents worldwide are experiencing quarantine due to the COVID-19 pandemic. More and more individuals are relying on the world wide web to communicate...

Two internet giants are getting involved in geopolitics. Discover what waves are being made. The term geopolitics can be dated back to 1899. The term means the economic geography in coordination with the influence of politics, foreign policy, national power, and things of that nature. In this...

The world’s oceans are home to the submarine cable network. Could this submerged fiber-optic infrastructure also serve as the seismic network? 70% of the Earth is covered by water. Within a great portion of that water lies sea creatures and manmade infrastructures such as the submarine cable network....

The idea that the internet literally connects our world’s continents by cables across our ocean floors is amazing, but what happens when these important submarine cables are severed? Most individuals rely on the internet for communication and information updates. When we lose our lines of connection it...

Our planet has a hidden fiber optical lines map that links the world wide web and makes everything we use the internet for possible… For decades, long-distance communication efforts relied on traveling via electrical cables. The data transmission would take a long time and would result...