Continuing to highlight the trans-Atlantic route, this blog examines the introduction of new cable system technologies with the resulting evolution of the cross-sectional cable capacity.
February 7, 2023
Disconnect Between Cable Capacity Increase and Traffic Demand Growth (2 of 2)
This post builds upon the previous blog “Evolution of Trans-Atlantic Cable Capacity: Between Hype and Reality,” which examines the implications of the submarine cable growth rate.
January 4, 2023
Evolution of Trans-Atlantic Cable Capacity: Between Hype and Reality (1 of 2)
Subsea cable systems have more capacity than ever before, resulting in technical advancements. We review technology innovations and how they resulted in significant evolution in capacity over the trans-Atlantic cable routes.
May 23, 2022
Vulnerability of Key Infrastructure
When I think of the protection of key infrastructure, I think of bridges, tunnels, ports, airports, the facilities necessary for military and civil order, and the scattered facilities that supply food and energy in the form of electricity and hydrocarbons.
February 8, 2022
How Subsea Cables Fit into Content Delivery Chain (2 of 3)
In a series of three blogs related to Content Distribution, in this post, we take a look at where the various parties involved in this content delivery chain are physically located and how they interconnect to each other. The role of subsea cable systems in this architecture is also described.
December 16, 2021
Content Provider-Led/Enabled Cable Systems
With seemingly insatiable bandwidth needs across the globe, major content providers (Facebook, Google, and, to a lesser extent, Amazon and Microsoft) are more involved than ever in the building of long-haul subsea cable systems.