Subcom Successfully Demonstrates New 4-Port Branching Unit

Press Release
Thursday, May 05, 2011

New Technology Enables Multilayered Subsea Telecommunications Networks
 
MORRISTOWN, NJ, USA – May 2, 2011 –TE SubCom (SubCom), an industry pioneer in undersea communications technology, today announced it has successfully completed testing of its new 4-port branching unit, making it the first undersea communications supplier to offer the solution and paving the way for the deployment of multilayered undersea telecommunication networks.

An upgrade from the standard 3-port branching unit (BU), the 4-port BU is capable of handling three separate power paths and enables alternative powering configurations. In testing, SubCom integrated two 4-port BUs with a variety of armored and unarmored cables as part of separate systems. The company completed two comprehensive sea trials in shallow water and deep water and confirmed the successful deployment, sea-bed placement and recovery of the 4-port BUs using standard shipboard equipment.

“Our 4-port BU  utilizes the same SubCom branching unit body and branch coupling assembly as the 3-port BU, meaning this new technology offers the same high performance and reliability our customers have come to expect,” said Maurice Kordahi, Managing Director Wet Plant Development at SubCom.

Adding to SubCom’s unique and flexible offerings, the 4-port BU provides the enhanced ability to develop customized solutions for a wide range of uses and customers. SubCom plans to use the product in new installations, upgrades and extensions to existing systems. 

“We view this development as a significant step in meeting the evolving needs of the subsea cable industry, as well as the oil, gas and scientific research markets,” said Derek Buffitt, Director, Special Projects at SubCom. “We’re pleased to not only offer our customers an unprecedented piece of state-of-the-art equipment, but also the ability to use a single undersea infrastructure for distinct data transmission layers.”
 

Source: www.SubCom.com

Maritime Reporter June 2015 Digital Edition
FREE Maritime Reporter Subscription
Latest Maritime News    rss feeds

Communication

Antwerp, Duisburg Ports to Upgrade Rly Link

The Port of Antwerp and duisport are intensifying their cooperation as the Port of Antwerp will participate in the existing rail shuttle service connecting the two ports.

Beier Radio is now Beier Integrated Systems

For 70 years, Beier Radio has provided engineering, sales, and service for marine electronics around the globe. As the corporation marks its 70th anniversary,

DPE is New Majority Shareholder in INTERSCHALT

Deutsche Private Equity GmbH (DPE) is set to become the new majority shareholder in INTERSCHALT maritime systems AG, the maritime software and services provider

 
 
Maritime Security Maritime Standards Naval Architecture Navigation Pipelines Port Authority Salvage Ship Repair Shipbuilding / Vessel Construction Winch
rss | archive | history | articles | privacy | contributors | top maritime news | about us | copyright | maritime magazines
maritime security news | shipbuilding news | maritime industry | shipping news | maritime reporting | workboats news | ship design | maritime business

Time taken: 0.1702 sec (6 req/sec)