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Global Submarine Cable Systems – Facilitating Carriers meet the Data transmission & Bandwidth demand

Global Submarine Cable Systems – Facilitating Carriers meet the Data transmission & Bandwidth demand

The global submarine cable industry continues to witness high growth and is
amongst one of the prime focus areas by the leading telecom carriers globallywhich
has aptly been supported by the recent development and advancements in
the underlying and supporting technologies for it and increased demand for
bandwidth. Long-haul trials of 400G wavelengths was successfully conducted in the
year 2014 and it is soon expected that the terabit wavelengths would soon be
operational in the next few years.

Telcos continue to focus on investing and deploying in the next generation
submarine cable systems, to cater to the increase in the demand of bandwidth
requirement of the future. Also, the cable networks deployed earlier continues to
undergo up gradation, as telcos continue to leverage upon the connectivity
provided by them across the developed countries. Increasing number of telcos are
focussing on to catering the demand for international bandwidth across the already
high demand markets. However, increasing demand from the developing countries
from Asia-Pacific, Latin America and African & Middle East continue to create
demand for the bandwidth requirements. Some of the countries which were earlier
not connected by the submarine cable also continue to be the focus areas as telcos
are keen to leverage upon the opportunities which exist in these previously
underserved countries.

Increasing numbers of vendors are also facilitating the carriers to achieve the
connectivity targets across various regions. The Supply vendors and the Upgrade
vendors continue to focus on the increasing demand for bandwidth requirements
created owing to digitization across the countries. Also, these vendors also act as
key strategic implementation partners to facilitate the timely deployments of the
cable networks and also help them in the cost optimization, which helps these
carriers to overcome the pricing pressure due to increased competition.

This research report provides an overall analysis of the global submarine cable
network and also focuses on the analysis across key regions for these cable
networks. It provides an overview of major submarine cable networks which exists
across the globe. Additionally, the recent development in the submarine cable
networks is also covered in the report. It also includes an analysis and overview of
some of the major vendors (suppliers) for the submarine cable networks.

The report is generated through secondary findings available on the internet and
the relevant sources of data have been mentioned wherever applicable.


1. Executive Summary
2. Overview and Analysis of Existing Submarine Cable Systems
2.1 Global Market Analysis
2.2 Transatlantic Regional Market Overview and Analysis
2.3 Transpacific Regional Market Overview and Analysis
2.4 Oceania Regional Market Overview and Analysis
2.5 North America and Latin America Regional Market Overview and Analysis
2.6 Africa and Sub-Sahara Regional Market Overview and Analysis
2.7 South East Asia and Middle East Regional Market Overview and Analysis
3. Overview of Suppliers
3.1 System Suppliers
3.2 Upgrade Suppliers
4. Major Submarine Cable Networks
4.1 ACS Alaska-Oregon Network (AKORN)
4.2 Aden-Djibouti
4.3 Adria-1
4.4 ALASIA
4.5 ALBA-1
4.6 Aletar
4.7 ALPAL-2
4.8 Angola Domestic Network System (ADONES)
4.9 Apollo
4.10 Aqualink
4.11 West African Cable System (WACS)
4.12 Trident Subsea Cable
4.13 Transworld (TW1)
4.14 Trans-Pacific Express (TPE) Cable System
4.15 TE North/TGN-Eurasia/SEACOM/Alexandros
4.16 Thailand-Indonesia-Singapore (TIS)
4.17 TERRA SW
4.18 The East African Marine System (TEAMS)
4.19 Tata TGN-Western Europe
4.20 Tata TGN-Pacific
4.21 Tata TGN-Intra Asia (TGN-IA)
4.22 Tata TGN-Gulf
4.23 TAT-14
4.24 Tampnet Offshore FOC Network
4.25 Suriname-Guyana Submarine Cable System (SG-SCS)
4.26 Southern Cross Cable Network (SCCN)
4.27 Southern Caribbean Fiber
4.28 Southeast Asia Japan Cable (SJC)
4.29 South American Crossing (SAC)/Latin American Nautilus (LAN)
4.30 South America-1 (SAm-1)
4.31 Sistem Kabel Rakyat 1Malaysia (SKR1M)
4.32 SEA MEA WE-5
4.33 SEA ME WE-4
4.34 SAT-3/WASC
4.35 SAFE
4.36 PLDT Domestic Fiber Optic Network (DFON)
4.37 Pan-American Crossing (PAC)
4.38 Pan American (PAN-AM)
4.39 Pacific Caribbean Cable System (PCCS)
4.40 New Cross Pacific (NCP) Cable System
4.41 Middle East North Africa (MENA) Cable System/Gulf Bridge International
4.42 MedNautilus Submarine System
4.43 Med Cable Network
4.44 Maya-1
4.45 Interchange Cable Network 2 (ICN2)
4.46 IMEWE
4.47 Gulf Bridge International Cable System (GBICS)/Middle East North Africa (MENA)Cable System
4.48 FLAG North Asia Loop/REACH North Asia Loop
4.49 FLAG Europe-Asia (FEA)
4.50 Bay of Bengal Gateway (BBG)
4.51 Asia Submarine-cable Express (ASE)/Cahaya Malaysia
4.52 Asia Pacific Gateway (APG)
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4.53 SEACOM/Tata TGN-Eurasia
4.54 SEA-US
4.55 Russian Optical Trans-Arctic Cable System (ROTACS)
5. Key Updates in the Global Submarine Cable Market
6. Major Submarine Cable Vendors
6.1 Fujitsu
6.2 Huawei Marine Networks
6.3 TE Connectivity
6.4 NSW
6.5 ZTT International Ltd
6.6 Nexans
6.7 OCC Corporation
6.8 NEC
6.9 Alcatel-Lucent
List of Figures
Figure 1: Investment in New Submarine Fiber Optic Projects, 1987-2014
Figure 2: Deployment of New Submarine Fiber Optic Projects, 1987-2014
Figure 3: Investment in New Submarine Fiber Optic Projects by Region, 2008-2014
Figure 4: Proposed Submarine Fiber Optic Projects by Region, 2015 and Beyond
Figure 5: Share of South American International Bandwidth Demand by Country, 2013
Figure 6: Market Share for Supply of New Systems, 2004-2014*
Figure 7: ACS Alaska-Oregon Network (AKORN) submarine cable route-map and Landing
Stations
Figure 8: Aden-Djibouti submarine cable route-map and Landing Stations
Figure 9: Adria-1 submarine cable route-map and Landing Stations
Figure 10: ALASIA submarine cable route-map and Landing Stations
Figure 11: ALBA-1 submarine cable route-map and Landing Stations
Figure 12: Aletar submarine cable route-map and Landing Stations
Figure 13: ALPAL-2 submarine cable route-map and Landing Stations
Figure 14: ADONES submarine cable route-map and Landing Stations
Figure 15: Apollo submarine cable route-map and Landing Stations
Figure 16: Aqualink submarine cable route-map and Landing Stations
Figure 17: WACS submarine cable route-map and Landing Stations
Figure 18: Trident Subsea Cablesubmarine cable route-map and Landing Stations
Figure 19: Transworld (TW1) submarine cable route-map and Landing Stations
Figure 20: Trans-Pacific Express (TPE) Cable System submarine cable route-map andLanding Stations
Figure 21: TE North/TGN-Eurasia/SEACOM/Alexandrossubmarine cable route-map andLanding Stations
Figure 22: TIS submarine cable route-map and Landing Stations
Figure 23: TERRA SW submarine cable route-map and Landing Stations
Figure 24: TEAMS submarine cable route-map and Landing Stations
Figure 25: Tata TGN-Western Europe submarine cable route-map and Landing Stations
Figure 26: Tata TGN-Pacific submarine cable route-map and Landing Stations
Figure 27: TGN-IA submarine cable route-map and Landing Stations
Figure 28: Tata TGN-Gulf submarine cable route-map and Landing Stations
Figure 29: TAT-14 submarine cable route-map and Landing Stations
Figure 30: Tampnet Offshore FOC Network submarine cable route-map and LandingStations
Figure 31: SG-SCS submarine cable route-map and Landing Stations
Figure 32: SCCN submarine cable route-map and Landing Stations
Figure 33: Southern Caribbean Fiber submarine cable route-map and Landing Stations
Figure 34: SJC submarine cable route-map and Landing Stations
Figure 35: SAC/LAN submarine cable route-map and Landing Stations
Figure 36: Sam-1 submarine cable route-map and Landing Stations
Figure 37: SKR1M submarine cable route-map and Landing Stations
Figure 38: SEA MEA WE-5 submarine cable route-map and Landing Stations
Figure 39: SEA MEA WE-4 submarine cable route-map and Landing Stations
Figure 40: SAT-3/WASC submarine cable route-map and Landing Stations
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Figure 41: SAFE submarine cable route-map and Landing Stations
Figure 42: PDLT DFON submarine cable route-map and Landing Stations
Figure 43: PAC submarine cable route-map and Landing Stations
Figure 44: PAN-AM submarine cable route-map and Landing Stations
Figure 45: PCCS submarine cable route-map and Landing Stations
Figure 46: NCP submarine cable route-map and Landing Stations
Figure 47: MENA Cable System/Gulf Bridge International submarine cable route-map and Landing Stations
Figure 48: MedNautilus submarine cable system route-map and Landing Stations
Figure 49: Med Cable Network submarine cable route-map and Landing Stations
Figure 50: Maya-1 submarine cable route-map and Landing Stations
Figure 51: ICN2 submarine cable route-map and Landing Stations
Figure 52: IMEWE submarine cable route-map and Landing Stations
Figure 53: GBICS/MENA submarine cable route-map and Landing Stations
Figure 54: FLAG/REACH North Asia Loop submarine cable route-map and Landing Stations
Figure 55: FEA submarine cable route-map and Landing Stations
Figure 56: BBG submarine cable route-map and Landing Stations
Figure 57: ASE/ Cahaya Malaysia submarine cable route-map and Landing Stations
Figure 58: APG submarine cable route-map and Landing Stations
Figure 59: SEACOM/Tata TGN-Eurasia submarine cable route-map and Landing Stations
Figure 60: SEA-US submarine cable route-map and Landing Stations
Figure 61: ROTACS submarine cable route-map and Landing Stations
Figure 62: Business Segments of Fujitsu
Figure 63: Fujitsu Repeatered Submarine System
Figure 64: Fujitsu- Revenue across Geographies
Figure 65: Fujitsu- Revenue across Geographies, 2012-2014
Figure 66: Fujitsu- Revenues by Services
Figure 67: Fujitsu- Revenues by Services, 2012-2014
Figure 68: Huawei Marine Networks Offerings
Figure 69: Solutions offered by TE Connectivity
Figure 70: TE Connectivity- Revenue across Geographies
Figure 71: TE Connectivity- Revenue by Segments, 2012-2014
Figure 72: TE Connectivity- Revenue by Industry Verticals
Figure 73: Solutions offered by NSW
Figure 74: ZTT Solutions Offerings
Figure 75: Nexans Solutions Offerings
Figure 76: Nexans- Revenue across Geographies
Figure 77: Nexans- Revenue across Geographies, 2012-2014
Figure 78: Nexans- Revenues by Segment
Figure 79: Nexans- Revenues by Segments, 2012-2014
Figure 80: OCC Offerings
Figure 81: NEC- Solution Offerings
Figure 82: NEC- Revenue across Business Segment
Figure 83: NEC- Revenue across Geographies,2012-2014
Figure 84: Alcatel-Lucent- Solutions Offerings
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Figure 85: Alcatel-Lucent- Revenue across Geographies
Figure 86: Alcatel-Lucent- Revenue across Geographies, 2012-2014
Figure 87: Alcatel-Lucent- Revenues by reported Segments
Figure 88: Alcatel-Lucent- Revenues by reported Segments, 2012-2014
List of Tables
Table 1: Selected Popular Existing Transatlantic Cable Systems
Table 2: Key Transatlantic Cable Systems planned between European Union and Americas
Table 3: Selected Popular Existing Transpacific Cable Systems
Table 4: Key Transatlantic Cable Systems planned in the Transpacific region
Table 5: Selected Popular Existing Oceania Cable Systems
Table 6: Key Transpacific Cable Systems planned in the Oceania region
Table 7: Selected Popular Existing North America and Latin America Cable Systems
Table 8: Key Cable Systems planned in the North America and Latin America region
Table 9: Selected Popular Existing Africa and Sub-Sahara Cable Systems
Table 10: Key Cable Systems planned in Africa and Sub-Sahara region
Table 11: Selected Popular Existing South East Asia and Middle East Cable Systems
Table 12: Key Cable Systems planned in South East Asia and Middle East region
Table 13: Key 100G Upgrade Projects for Equipment Suppliers in 2013 and 2014
Table 14: Fujitsu- Key Information
Table 15: Fujitsu- Operational Highlights, 2012-2014
Table 16: Fujitsu- Major Client Wins
Table 17: Huawei Marine Networks- Major Client Wins
Table 18: TE Connectivity- Key Information
Table 19: TE Connectivity- Operational Highlights, 2012-2014
Table 20: ZTT- Key Information
Table 21: Nexans- Key Information
Table 22: Nexans- Operational Highlights
Table 23: Nexans- Major Client Wins
Table 24: NEC- Key Information
Table 25: NEC- Operational Highlights
Table 26: Alcatel-Lucent- Key Information
Table 27: Alcatel-Lucent- Operational Highlights
Table 28: Alcatel-Lucent- Major Client Wins

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