submarine cables Tag

A recently planned undersea cable that would connect Hong Kong, China, and Los Angeles, California is facing scrutiny by government officials. Undersea cables, also called submarine cables or subsea cables, are substantial elements of the telecom infrastructure. These connectors are responsible for 99% of worldwide internet...

One of the most critical aspects of the telecommunication infrastructure is the underwater cable network. Technology trends such as artificial intelligence, faster connectivity with 5G, and machine learning all will have an impact on the submarine cable infrastructure. So why are submarine cables so essential? The Internet’s...

The Arctic submarine cable is close to becoming a reality. This telecommunications venture will connect nations in a brand new way. Finland has been lobbying this project for a long time in the hopes to be an international traffic node for data communication. Now, two...

Will one high-performance fiber optic cable enhance connectivity? The fiber connectivity in North and Southeast Asia is about to get a massive upgrade. The consortium of Asia-Pacific network operators signed an agreement with NEC Corporation to build a high-performance submarine cable (SJC2) connecting Singapore, Thailand, Cambodia,...

By GeoTel Communications  Working to connect parts of the middle east to East Africa and Europe, the PEACE Cable seeks to create a stronger fiber optic connection to areas in China and Pakistan. Though the completion date has been pushed from the 4th quarter of 2019 to...

By Jessica Lort  GIS (Geographic Information Systems) aids a lot of scientific research and businesses around the world. It has become an important tool to assist us in reaching objectives. Below are a few major headlines where GIS has played a major role in 2018. Boundless Anywhere...

By Jessica Lort So, do you like curves? We hope so because the Earth is a curvy place. The Earth itself is a three-dimensional, spherical shape. That is a lot of curvature. More specifically the Earth is an ellipsoid. An ellipsoid is a mathematical model that is the...

By GeoTel Communications Buried below the surface, submarine cables power the internet across the globe. Often ignored by many business ventures, there are profits and opportunities to be found on the sea floor. There is a long-standing myth that internet connectivity travels the world through the sky....

By GeoTel Communications As wireless networks become increasingly accessible, a “hot spot” has become the epitome of power for a company. With 5G connectivity coming in the near future, a powerful “Hot Spot” is more important than ever. “Hot Spots” are wireless access points, typically in public...