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New 2016 Submarine Fiber Optic Cable Locations

The submarine fiber optic cable industry is in the midst of a major building spree. Since 2014, supply contracts for nearly 150,000 kilometers of new cable systems have been announced, including nearly 25,000 kilometers in the first six months of 2016. Although this pace is down a bit from earlier six-month periods, it still indicates significant growth.

Year End Submarine Fiber Optic Cable Upgrade Announcements for 2015

Tracking announcements of new systems gives some insight into the level of optimism in the industry for the need for new cables and the ability to raise money to build them, even if these cables do not ultimately get built.

Second Edition of Undersea Fiber Communication Systems Released

The recently released second edition of Undersea Fiber Communication Systems provides an updated, detailed explanation of all technical aspects of undersea communications systems, with an emphasis on the most recent breakthroughs of optical submarine cable technologies.

Angola Cables Commends Ocean Specialists Role in Subsea Cable Project Development; Extends OSI Contract for SACS Project Implementation

Following their recent announcement of a partnership that will install over 17,000km of new subsea cable directly connecting Angola, Brazil and the United States, Angola Cables has affirmed and praised Ocean Specialists, Incorporated (OSI) for the highly strategic role the subsea cable advisory and project management firm has played in the design and development of Angola Cables’ global network build out.

DOCOMO PACIFIC selects NEC to build “ATISA” submarine cable: Project enables epic advancements for CNMI

OSI is pleased to support this important project by providing DOCOMO with technical planning and implementation support. Understanding the greater value this effort offers, OSI is proud to partner with DOCOMO in order to help bring this project online.

Submarine Fiber Optic Cable Upgrade Announcements In 2015

Upgrade announcements in 2015 have been coming in at the same pace as last year. There were two new upgrades announced in November, bringing the total to 19 announcements for the year to date – the exact same number that there were for the same period in 2014.

PTC’16: Reimagining Telecoms

OSI looks forward to participating at PTC again this year, an industry event we have attended every year since its inception. We believe this year’s theme, ‘Reimagining Telecoms’ is part of our corporate culture—we work with telecom and energy companies every day who plan and build submarine fiber optic cables, ‘reimagining’ the benefits of broadband and the impacts worldwide.

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