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Submarine Network


The worldwide network of submarine telecommunication cables lain on the ocean floor that connect land-based stations on all continents, except Antarctica. Unlike satellite links, undersea links have a packet-carrying capacity of terabits per second, show lower latency and are much more reliable. However, laying out, repairing and updating submarine fiber is very costly. 


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Deploying 40G/100G Submarine Networks with the Right Solutions

Deploying 40G/100G Submarine Networks with the Right Solutions

Packet traffic on submarine networks is steadily on the rise and submarine network operators must meet exacting services while optimizing performance.


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This paper reviews the challenges brought forth by the advent of 40G transmission and describes the importance of each test, as well as where and how they should be performed.

Last updated: 2016-01-18