What has the TeleGeography workforce been studying these days?
First up on our checklist: a International Coverage piece explaining why new submarine cables will not be connecting the U.S. and China.
We additionally pulled some tales which were making the rounds in our Slack channels, from a really particular birthday to a novel liquidation sale.
Decoupling Is Already Taking place—Beneath the Sea
This International Coverage story explains how geopolitical tensions between China and the U.S. have led to the rerouting of submarine cables. Give it a learn to be taught extra in regards to the “period of the undersea Iron Curtain.”
TeleGeography Analysis Director/resident cable professional Alan Mauldin is quoted on this article, weighing in on the U.S. authorities’s rejection of China-connecting cables and the probability of future U.S. involvement in cables working by means of the South China Sea.
Asia’s web cable tasks delayed by South China Sea tensions
Nikkei Asia affords one other perspective.
This piece—during which TeleGeography Analysis Analyst Marvin Tan is quoted—elaborates additional on how Asia’s cable tasks are being affected by the present scenario.
Staring into the Luminiferous Ether
This week marked Ethernet’s fiftieth birthday.
To honor the event, why not find out about how the know-how received its identify? (We advocate studying this weblog put up over a slice of cake.)
Shaw Factor: Canadian Merger Lastly a Performed Deal
Additionally on the TeleGeography weblog: Analysis Analyst Pete Bell recaps a long-running telecom saga that has lastly come to an finish.
We’re speaking in regards to the C$25 billion ($18.4 billion) merger between Canadian operators Rogers Communications and Shaw Communications.
The deal—which first reached settlement in March 2021—combines Rogers’ nationwide cell community with each operators’ coast-to-coast fastened networks. The ensuing nationwide cable, media, and cell working firm affords fiber-powered cable web to almost 70% of Canadian households.
Now on sale at Mattress Tub & Past: One barely used knowledge middle
After submitting for chapter, Mattress Tub & Past has plans to public sale off its total knowledge middle this summer season.
Get your pocketbooks prepared—in response to this Community World article, the information middle encompasses “a complete of 47,500 sq. ft, 9,500 ft of which is raised flooring house, with the flexibility to double the quantity of raised flooring house and increase the full energy from 1MW to three.5MW.”
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