Undersea Cables

The educational content of this category relates to undersea cable installation and evolution for Telecom/Communications Service Providers' (CSPs) mobile and fixed networks.  Best practices and guidance are targeted for telecom providers, contractors and others aligned with the ICT industry.


FTTx/Optical Networks

You Thought YOUR Permitting Was Challenging?

March 1, 2021
Marine Surveys Optimize Routes for Undersea Cable Protection While Respecting Needs of Other Sea Users — 99% of international data is transmitted through subsea cables. Contrary...
C&E/NetDev Ops/GIS/Open-Source Networks

Behind the Invisible Networks

June 1, 2017
6 Steps to Build a Subsea Cable System: Talking on a cell phone or sending an email, we can easily forget that 99% of the world’s Internet traffic takes place […]
C&E/NetDev Ops/GIS/Open-Source Networks

Smooth Sailing

June 1, 2016
Effective Strategies for Launching Cable Landing Stations “Understand this: any cable landing station deployment is a race against the cable itself. A ship pulls and places the...
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C&E/NetDev Ops/GIS/Open-Source Networks

Retirement at Age 25?

May 27, 2016
Extending Submarine Cable’s Lifespan by: Colin Anderson (This article originally ran in the January 2014 issue of OSP Magazine) The centrality of our submarine cable system to...