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TE SubCom Awarded South Pacific Marine Management Agreement

TE SubCom, a TE Connectivity Ltd. company, announced that it has been awarded the South Pacific Marine Maintenance Agreement (SPMMA), a five-year service agreement between SubCom and 14 cable operators in the region. Under terms of the agreement, which took effect March 10, 2017, SubCom will maintain more than 51,000 km of cable that comprise 19 disparate telecommunications and power cable systems.

Hawaiki Nears Completion of Manufacturing Stage

Hawaiki Submarine Cable LP and TE SubCom, a TE Connectivity Ltd. company, announced that new milestones have been reached in the manufacturing of Hawaiki, the 14,000 km transpacific cable system that will link Australia and New Zealand to the mainland United States, as well as Hawaii and American Samoa, with options to expand to several other South Pacific islands.

TE SubCom Introduces Submarine Cable Line Monitoring System

TE SubCom, a TE Connectivity Ltd. company, has announced the availability of eLMS (enhanced line monitoring system) its new customizable solution capable of providing continuous tracking of fault conditions and cable performance. Significant enhancements to the overall line monitoring user experience will enable cable operators to detect changes in cable performance without having to interpret raw data, supplying straightforward results and consistently efficient transmission.


Infinera, Canalink Validate Infinite Capacity Engine Over Subsea Cable

Infinera, a provider of Intelligent Transport Networks, announced a successful field test with Canalink across its subsea cable. The test, conducted with the Infinera Infinite Capacity Engine (ICE4) and featuring Infinera’s fourth-generation photonic integrated circuit (PIC), demonstrated the capability to upgrade the cable capacity 13-fold.

NKT Names Its State-of-the Art Cable-Laying Vessel NKT Victoria

The new NKT cable-laying vessel was named NKT Victoria at a ceremony at the power cable plant in Karlskrona, Sweden, on May 4. The act was carried out by the regional Governor of Blekinge and marks the starting point of a new era of NKT turnkey high-voltage offshore cable system capabilities.


JANUS Underwater Communication Protocol Becomes a NATO Standard

Aerial and terrestrial communication methods do not work well underwater. Therefore, none of the available communication protocols could be easily exported under the sea surface to work with and enhance capabilities of new game-changing robotic technologies.


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