John Humphrey » Telecomunications

By: John Humphrey  06-Dec-2011
Keywords: Fibre, Cables, Broadband

John Humphrey » Telecomunications

Friday, April 16th, 2010

We take submarine fibre optic cables for granted in 2010 but it was only on the 4th May 1986 that the first international fibre optic submarine cable system went into service, 24 years ago. Pacific Fibre is planning a 5.12 Tbit/s cable between Australia and the US via New Zealand that ..

Tuesday, March 30th, 2010

This web site that gives you the ability to map out undersea cable routes effectively - and its free!  You download a small app that connects to the servers for the latest data.  Does use some bandwidth. A great starting point for understanding what's under the sea and doing first pass route ..

Thursday, March 11th, 2010

All going well, by 2013 New Zealand will finally have the sort of broadband we need to connect to the rest of world and make the knowledge economy really work. It’s early days for Pacific Fibre but so far customers and investors are keen to see things go further quickly. So ..

Tuesday, February 16th, 2010

I view New Zealand’s telecommunications infrastructure as having three major components: The “last mile” or “access” network The “inter-city” network The “international” network The access network is currently copper based, with Telecom adding daily to its network of Fibre to the Node cabinets to provide ADSL 2+ and VDSL connectivity in many areas.  There ..

Tuesday, February 16th, 2010

Australia has its own Fibre To The Home (FTTH) project and has recently been organised under the NBN Co. (NBN = National Broadband Network). I believe New Zealand’s FTTH project, the Ultra Fast Broadband (UFB) Initiative, can and should learn a lot from the work already done in Australia. The ..

Keywords: Broadband, Cable System, Cables, Fibre, Fibre Optic, Fibre Optic Cables, Knowledge Economy, Optic Cables, Submarine Cable, Submarine Cable System

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