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Submarine Optical Fiber Cables - Global Strategic Business Report Product Image

Submarine Optical Fiber Cables - Global Strategic Business Report

  • ID: 2666991
  • August 2013
  • Region: Global
  • 334 Pages
  • Global Industry Analysts, Inc

This report analyzes the worldwide Cumulative Installations of Submarine Optical Fiber Cables in Thousand Kilometers. The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for Africa, Transatlantic, Europe & Mediterranean, Transpacific, and South East Asia. Annual estimates and forecasts are provided for the period 2010 through 2018. Also, a six-year historic analysis is provided for these markets.

The report profiles 118 companies including many key and niche players such as Alcatel-Lucent, Angola Cables, AT&T, Inc., Bezeq International Ltd., Bharti Airtel Limited, China United Network Communications Group Co., Ltd., Ciena Corporation, Emerald Networks, Inc., Fujitsu Limited, Globacom Limited, Gulf Bridge International, Inc., Huawei Marine Networks Co., Limited, Infinera Corporation, Interoute Communications Ltd., Kokusai Cable Ship Co., Ltd., Main One Cable Company Limited, Mitsubishi Electric Corporation, NSW, NTT Communications Corporation, Orange Marine, Pacnet Limited, PCCW Global, PIPE Networks Pty Ltd., Reliance Globalcom Ltd., Seaborn Networks LLC, StarHub Ltd., Tata Communications Limited, TE SubCom, Telkom SA SOC Limited, Vodafone Global, and Xtera Communications, Inc.

Market data and analytics are derived from primary and secondary research. Company profiles are primarily based on public domain information including company URLs.

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I. INTRODUCTION, METHODOLOGY & PRODUCT DEFINITIONS
Study Reliability and Reporting Limitations
Disclaimers
Data Interpretation & Reporting Level
Quantitative Techniques & Analytics
Product Definitions and Scope of Study
Submarine Optical Fiber Cables

II. Executive Summary

1. INDUSTRY OVERVIEW
Prelude
Growth Drivers in a Nutshell
Fiber Optics - The Preferred Transmission Medium for Undersea Applications
Internet's Rising Contribution to Economy: Need for Submarine Cables
Rising Bandwidth Demand Putting the Global Submarine Cables Market in Overdrive
Table 1: Global Used Bandwidth (2012 & 2018): Breakdown by Internet and Private Networks (In Tbps) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 2: World Internet Usage Trends (2002-2012): Number of Internet Users and Internet User Base Per 100 People (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 3: Worldwide Internet Usage (2006 & 2012): Percentage Share Breakdown of Number of Internet Users for Developed and Developing Economies (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 4: Worldwide Active Broadband (Fixed & Mobile) Per 100 People (2013): Breakdown by Geographic Region (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Internet Traffic on the Rise
Table 5: Global IP Traffic by Geographic Region (2012 & 2017P) (In exabytes per month) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 6: Global IP Traffic by Type of Device (2012 & 2017P): Percentage Share Breakdown of Monthly IP Traffic for Personal Computer, Television, Smartphone, Tablet, and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Rise in IP-enabled Devices Necessitates Bandwidth Capacity Expansion
Table 7: Global Mobile Internet Market (2012): Estimated Number of Active Mobile Broadband Subscriptions (in Million) in Developed and Developing Countries (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 8: Global Mobile Broadband Market (2012): Percentage Share Breakdown of Active Mobile Broadband Subscriptions by Geographic Region (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Decentralization of International Bandwidth Demand & Cable Systems
Table 9: Global Used International Bandwidth by Geographic Region (2007-2012): Ranked by % CAGR for Middle East, Africa, Latin America, Asia, Europe, North America, and Oceania (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Growth in Internet Video to Trigger Use of Submarine Cable Systems
Table 10: Consumer Internet Video Traffic by Geographic Region (2012 & 2017P) (In exabytes per month) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Mobile Videos Streaming Gathers Steam
Table 11: Worldwide Smartphone Penetration Rate by Geographic Region (2012) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 12: Global Market for Smartphones (2013E & 2017): Breakdown of Sales (in Million Units) by Geographic Region (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Impact of Economic Uncertainties on Submarine Cables Market
Saturation in Mature Markets Pushes Carriers to Seek New Opportunities
Emerging Markets Offer New World of Possibilities
Lack of New Submarine Cable System Installations: A Cause of Concern?
Existing Intercontinental Submarine Cable Systems
Upgrades Find Favor over New Subsea Network Installations
Table 13: Global Submarine Cable Market (2007-2011): Percentage Share Breakdown of Lit Submarine Cable Supply Source - New Cables and Upgrades for Trans-Atlantic, Trans-Pacific, US-Latin America, Intra-Asia and Europe-Egypt Routes (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 14: Worldwide Submarine Cable Network Market (2009-2012): Percentage Share Breakdown of 10G, 40G and 100G by Upgrade Technology (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Cable Deployment Projects for New Routes on the Rise
Table 15: Worldwide New Submarine Cable Construction Projects (2011-2013): Percentage Share Breakdown of Construction Costs for Africa, Europe-Asia, Asia, Latin America & Caribbean, Mediterranean, and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Proposed Submarine Cable Projects Worldwide: An Overview
Proposed Submarine Cable Systems
Financing Structure of Submarine Cable Systems
Table 16: Funding for New Submarine Fiber Optic Cable Systems (1987-2012 & 2008-2012): Percentage Share Breakdown of Investment by Financier(s) includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Investments in New Projects: Slow Yet Steady Inflows
Unconventional Applications Provide Growth Opportunities
Creating Mesh Networks for Greater Reliability and Faster Connectivity
Low Latency of Cable Systems: Sought After among Electronic Trading Companies
Technology Advances Promise Faster Undersea Transmissions
Subsea Cables Encounter Challenges due to Big Data
Submarine Cables: At Risk from Snooping, Natural Disasters & Financial Crisis
Congestion, Political Feuds Drive Submarine Cable Companies to Seek Alternate Routes
SLTE Market: Slowdown Affects Vendor Margins
Table 17: Leading Vendors in the Global Submarine System Construction Market (2012): Percentage Share Breakdown of Revenues for Alcatel Lucent, TE SubCom, NEC Group and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 18: Leading Vendors in the Global Submarine Cables Market (2008-2012): Percentage Share Breakdown of Supply Contracts for Alcatel-Lucent, TE SubCom, NEC, Huawei Marine Networks, Fujitsu, and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 19: Leading Suppliers of New Systems in the Submarine Cable Systems Market (2003-2013): Percentage Share Breakdown of New Systems Supplied for Primary Contracts for Alcatel-Lucent, TE SubCom, NEC, Fujitsu, Huawei Marine, NSW, and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

2. SUBMARINE CABLES: AN INTRODUCTION
Submarine Optical Fiber Cables
History and Development
Optical Telephone Cables
Basic Structure of Submarine Communication Cable
Other Components of Submarine Cable Network
Ownership Structure in Submarine Cable Industry
Submarine Cables: An Edge over Satellite Communications

3. REGULATORY LANDSCAPE
Regulations for Cable Deployment and Protection
2011 Omnibus Resolution on Oceans and the Law of the Sea: Glance at Key Specifications
A Peek into Provisions of UNCLOS for Undersea Cables
Convention for the Protection of Submarine Telegraph Cables
Australia: Legal Framework for Submarine Cables

4. PRODUCT DEVELOPMENTS/INTRODUCTIONS
Tata Communications to Introduce 100-Gbps Services on TGN
Atlantic Submarine Fiber-Optic Cable System
Xtera Communications Introduces 100G Technology for Use in Long-Distance Undersea Cable Systems
TSE-1 consortium Launch TSE-1 Submarine Cable
Huawei Marine Releases RPT 1660 and BU1650 for Commercial Availability
Xtera Communications Unveils 100G Technology for Subsea Cable Systems
Expresso Telecom Group Introduces ACE Submarine Cable Station
France Telecom to Introduce Fiber Optic Submarine Cable System
Reliance Globalcom Introduces New Undersea Cable in Iraq
South African Government and Major Telecommunications Operators Introduce WACS Submarine Cable System
ASSC-1 Communications Group Unveils Perth to Singapore Submarine Cable System
Cyprus Telecommunications Authority Installs DTN-X Platform of Infinera
Telstra Installs DTN Solution of Infinera for Optical Subsea Network in Asia
ACE Consortium Unveils ACE Submarine Cable
Alcatel-Lucent and Bezeq International Launch Jonah Submarine Cable System Linking Israel and Italy
The Consortium Rolls Out West Africa Cable System
Bezeq International Unveils Undersea Cable
Globacom to Launch Glo-1
Hengtong Optic-Electric Rolls out New FTTH, Submarine Cable and 4G Mobile Products
Infinera Unveils Instant Bandwidth™ on DTN-X Platform
Eurofiber Uses Infinera DTN Platform to Offer 100GbE Services
Libyan Telecom to Launch Syyoum Project
Tamares Telecom Launches Undersea Cable System
Sify Technologies to Activate Capacity on Europe India Gateway Undersea Cable System
Movistar Unveils Pencan 8 Submarine Cable System Connecting Canary Islands and Peninsula
SkyVision Global Networks Introduces New Enterprise Services in Nigeria
Gulf Bridge International Introduces 100G Connectivity on Undersea Cable Network across Gulf
TelOne Introduces Fiber-Optic Link to East African Submarine System
Bharti Airtel and Consortium Launch Europe India Gateway Submarine Cable System
Reliance Globalcom Introduces Improved Version of Undersea Cable Networks
TE SubCom Secures Contract from Pacific Fibre for Submarine Cable System
Alcatel-Lucent Enters into Agreement with Australia- Singapore Cable International
KKCC Deploys Infinera Submarine Solution for Alaskan Subsea Network Upgrade
Alcatel-Lucent and Telecom Egypt Introduce TE-NORTH 40G Undersea Cable System
Nawras and Tata Communications Unveil Undersea Cable System Network
STE and Cyta to Unveil ALASIA Undersea Cable Linking System
India-Middle East-Western Europe Group Launches Undersea Optical Fiber Cable
France Telecom-led Consortium to Unveil LION 2 Undersea Cable
Bharti Airtel-led Consortium Unveils Undersea Cable System
Bharti Airtel-led Consortium Launches EASSy Cable Undersea System
Bezeq International and Alcatel-Lucent to Develop High-Speed Submarine Cable System
NEC Completes Integrated Submarine-Cable Ocean Observation Project for Taiwan
Reliance Globalcom Establishes World's First Mediterranean Hub and Gateway at Cyprus
Xtera Communications Launches Nu-Wave XLR

5. RECENT INDUSTRY ACTIVITY
Angola Cables Inks Agreement with Epsilon Telecommunications
Alcatel-Lucent and WACS Ink Submarine Agreement
CWC and Columbus Ink Strategic Alliance
Fujitsu and NEC Conclude Construction of Asia Submarine-cable Express System
NEC Secures Supply Contract from Chunghwa Telecom
Ezecom and Telekom Malaysia Ink MoU
Alcatel-Lucent to Divest Submarine-cable Unit
Global Caribbean Fiber Selects Ciena for Upgrading Antilles Crossing Submarine Network
Tata Communications Upgrades TGN-Atlantic Sub-Sea Cable System
China Unicom Unveils Undersea Fiber-Optic Cable to Link Taiwan and China
TE SubCom Upgrades Trans-Pacific Express Submarine Cable System
Alcatel-Lucent and América Móvil to Develop América Móvil 1 Submarine Cable System
Ciena and Farice to Jointly Upgrade DANICE Submarine Cable System
Alcatel-Lucent Upgrades Trans-Pacific Cable System
KDDI Chooses Infinera DTN-X with Instant Bandwidth™ for 100G Upgrade of Cable System
Infinera Supplies Infinera DTN-X Platform to OVH
Infinera Supplies DTN-X Platform to Pacnet
Pacnet to Deploy Integrated OTN Switching and 100 Gb/s Optical Mesh Network
Reliance Globalcom Upgrades Trans-Atlantic FA-1 South Sub-sea Network with GeoMesh
OSI Awards Supply Contract to TE SubCom for the POSEIDON Submarine Cable Project
OTMT Enters into an Agreement with Telecom Egypt
Omantel Signs Agreement to Construct BBG Submarine Cable System
Orange Tunisia and Tunisiana Ink Agreement with Interoute to Commission Didon Submarine Cable
ECFS Consortium Chooses Xtera to Upgrade Festoon Subsea Cable System
Reliance JioInfocomm Inks Agreement with Bharti Airtel Ink Agreement for Using Undersea Cable
Telstra Inks MOU with SubPartners to Build APX West Submarine Cable
SEACOM to Construct SAMS Cable
NTT Installs Upgraded 100Gbps Digital Coherent Technology on Trans-Pacific Route
PT Telekomunikasi Indonesia to Acquire Controlling Interest in Pacnet
Alcatel-Lucent Bags Contract to Upgrade MAYA-1 Submarine Cable System
Oceanteam Shipping and WIND Form Joint Venture
TIME dotCom Berhad Signs Construction and Maintenance Agreement
Angola Cables and Telebras Ink Agreement
PCCW Global Collaborates with Ciena to Upgrade RNAL Cable System
Main One Cable Renews Marine Maintenance Contract with Alcatel-Lucent
Telebras and IslaLink Ink Memorandum of Understanding for Submarine Cable Network
Chunghwa Telecom Completes Work on Kinmen- Xiamen Submarine Cable System
Tamares Telecom Deploys Xtera's Nu-Wave Optima Platform in Submarine Line Terminal Equipment Configuration
Alcatel-Lucent Signs Agreement with Main One Cable Company for Renewing Maintenance Contract
Angola Cable Launches Angola-Brazil Undersea Cable System
Telefonica International Wholesale Services to Upgrade Undersea Cable System with Infinera DTN-X Platform
PIPE Networks to Upgrade Submarine Cable System with Infinera DTN-X Platform
Mitsubishi Electric Completes Upgrade of India-Middle East
Western Europe Cable Network System
Gulf Bridge International and Xtera Communications Introduce Repeatered Submarine Cable System
Reliance Globalcom to Upgrade FLAG Europe-Asia Undersea Network with Cienas WaveLogic™ 100G Networking Solutions
Tata Communications Completes Construction of Tata Global Network-Eurasia Cable System
Vodafone Acquires Cable and Wireless Worldwide
Emerald Networks Selects TE SubCom
ACPL, IOCPL and Global Marine Renew Undersea Cable Maintenance Contracts
Global Marine Bags Cable Maintenance Contract for the NAZ
ASSC-1 to Establish New Perth to Singapore ASSC-1 Submarine Cable System
NTT Communications Announces ASE Link to Hong Kong
GlobeNet Announces Extension of Subsea Network to Colombia
GBI Connects Undersea Cable to Iraq
SomCable Selects Bluwan for Expanding High-Speed Wireless Internet Service in Somalia
Seaborn Networks to Establish Direct Link between New York and Sao Paulo
LION2 Undersea Fiber-Optic Cable System Adds Kenya to LION Network
Digicel Announces FibraLink Extension to Haiti
Sify Technologies Sets Up Subsea Cable Landing Station in Mumbai
Sify, MENA Submarine Cable System S.A.E., Enter LPA
TE SubCom Announces Completion of TGN-Gulf and TGN-EA Undersea Cables
Telmax Obtains Approval for AMX-1 Submarine Cable from SEMARNAT
Tonga Cable Selects Alcatel-Lucent for Laying Undersea Cable Links
Angolan Government Opens Submarine Cable Station
Latin American Nautilus Upgrades its Submarine Network
Ciena® Corporation Collaborates with LION2 Consortium
Main One Increases Lit Capacity on Submarine Fibre Optic Cable System
SCCN and AARNet Enhance Capacity
CALIENT to Provide Photonic Switching to SCCN
Batelco and GBI Enter into Agreement
Huawei Marine Inks Construction Contract for Hibernia Atlantics GFN Project Express Segment
Phase3 Telecom and Main One Ink Partnership Agreement
Sidera Selects Seaborn for Expanding Network in Sao Paulo, Brazil
Scripps and Pacific Marine Environmental Laboratory Collaborate with TE SubCom
NTT Communications and Asian Telecommunication Carriers Sign Agreement
KT and Global Consortium Collaborates for High- Speed Submarine Communications Cables
Level 3 Communications Acquires Global Crossing
Kokusai Cable Ship and Xtera Communications Receive Contract for Building GOKI Submarine Cable System from AT&T
Vodafone and Pacific Fibre Sign Agreement
TE SubCom and Global Nexus Telecommunications Ink Supply Contract
Donghwa Telecom to Invest in Joint Venture for Southeast Asia Japan Cable
Digicel Obtains Submarine Cable Carrier License from Office of the Utilities Regulations
NEC and Fujitsu Sign Agreement for Asia Submarine- Cable Express System
StarHub, Philippine Long Distance Telephone and NTT Communications Ink Agreement
NEC and TE SubCom Secures Contract from South- East Asia Japan Cable (SJC) System Consortium
Telekom Malaysia BHDTM to Invest in Cahaya Malaysia
NEC Inks Deal with Nippon Telegraph & Telephone
China United, Taiwan International Gateway, Far EasTone and Chunghwa Telecom Ink MoU
Tyco Electronics Subsea Communications to Offer 40G Upgrade
Netriplex Extends Global Network to Amsterdam and London
Interoute Successfully Deploys Infinera's 500 Gbps PICs
MedNautilus Selects Infinera to Upgrade Subsea Network
Columbus Networks Selects Repeatered Submarine Line Terminal Equipment of Xtera
Kokusai Cable Ship and Xtera Communications Obtain Contract from AT&T to Establish GOKI Submarine Cable System
Xtera and LIME Deploy Caribbean East West Cable Network
Reliance Globalcom Selects 40G Optical Networking Solution of Ciena to Upgrade FNAL Submarine Network
NTT Communications to Upgrade PC-1 Submarine Cable System
Reliance Globalcom Upgrades Submarine Cable System
Caucasus Online and TE SubCom Sign Contract to Upgrade Caucasus Submarine Cable System
Columbus Networks and TE SubCom to Enter into Partnership to Upgrade CFX-1 Submarine Cable System
TE SubCom Upgrades Submarine Cable System
Alcatel-Lucent and TE SubCom Expand Pacific End-to-End Maintenance Program
LITC Commissions New Enhanced Submarine Cable System Connecting Libya to Italy
Huawei Marine Commissions MKCS
MTN to Extend WACS to Ghana
NEC Enters into Contract with Consortium of Companies
France Telecom-Orange Takes Over Elettra- Sincrotrone Trieste from Telecom Italia
Government of Nigeria Inks Agreement with eFive Telecoms and Seacom
Vodafone Qatar Inks Agreement with Gulf Bridge International
du Inks Agreement with Gulf Bridge International
Gulf Bridge International Inks Agreement with Iraq Telecommunications and Post
Sify Technologies Inks Agreement with Gulf Bridge International
Gulf Bridge International Enters into Partnership with Pacnet
Alcatel-Lucent Enters into Contract with Seychelles Cable System
CanaLink and Alcatel-Lucent Ink Contract for Submarine Cable Network
Sify Enters into Agreement with Gulf Bridge
Gulf Bridge and Qtel Sign Landing Party Agreement
Galaxy Backbone and Main One Cable Company Partner to Deliver Superior Voice and Data Services

6. FOCUS ON SELECT PLAYERS
Alcatel-Lucent (France)
Angola Cables (Angola)
AT&T, Inc. (US)
Bezeq International Ltd. (Israel)
Bharti Airtel Limited (India)
China United Network Communications Group Co., Ltd. (Hong Kong)
Ciena Corporation (US)
Emerald Networks, Inc. (US)
Fujitsu Limited (Japan)
Globacom Limited (Nigeria)
Gulf Bridge International, Inc. (US)
Huawei Marine Networks Co., Limited (China)
Infinera Corporation (US)
Interoute Communications Ltd. (UK)
Kokusai Cable Ship Co., Ltd. (Japan)
Main One Cable Company Limited (Nigeria)
Mitsubishi Electric Corporation (Japan)
NSW (Germany)
NTT Communications Corporation (Japan)
Orange Marine (France)
Pacnet Limited (Singapore, Hong Kong)
PCCW Global (Hong Kong)
PIPE Networks Pty Ltd (Australia)
Reliance Globalcom Ltd. (UK)
Seaborn Networks LLC (US)
StarHub Ltd. (Singapore)
Tata Communications Limited (India)
TE SubCom (US)
Telkom SA SOC Limited (South Africa)
Vodafone Global (UK)
Xtera Communications, Inc. (US)

7. GLOBAL MARKET PERSPECTIVE
Table 20: World Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Submarine Cables (Optical Fibers) by Geographic Region
Africa, Transatlantic, Europe & Mediterranean, Transpacific, South East Asia, and Others Markets Independently Analyzed with Cumulative Installations in ‘000 Kilometers for the Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 21: World Historic Review for Submarine Cables (Optical Fibers) by Geographic Region - Africa, Transatlantic, Europe & Mediterranean, Transpacific, South East Asia, and Others Markets Independently Analyzed with Cumulative Installations in ‘000 Kilometers for the Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 22: World 15-Year Perspective for Submarine Cables (Optical Fibers) by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Cumulative Installations for Africa, Transatlantic, Europe & Mediterranean, Transpacific, South East Asia, and Others Markets for the Years 2004, 2013 & 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

III. MARKET

1. AFRICA
A.Market Analysis
Need for Connectivity Drives Focus onto Submarine Cables
Existing West African & East African Intercontinental Systems
Imminent Explosion in International Connectivity through Submarine Cables
Proposed Sub-Saharan African Intercontinental Systems
High-Capacity Submarine Cables to Wire-up Africa
Emergence of VoIP Services
African Countries Take Measures to Control High Cost of Bandwidth
New Submarine Cables to Boost Internet Connectivity in Africa
Extending Connectivity to Land-locked Nations is Key for Future Growth
Seacom, Eassy Experience Problems on Undersea Cable Systems
East Africa
Submarine Cable Systems Spur Demand for Broadband Internet Services
Surging Demand for Mobile Communications & Internet Services
West Africa
Launch of New Cable Systems to Bring Broadband Connectivity
Southern Africa
Nigeria
Submarine Cable Systems to Drive-down Bandwidth Prices
Delay in Approval for National Broadband Policy Affects Investments
Product/Service Launches
Strategic Corporate Developments
Key Players
B.Market Analytics
Table 23: African Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Submarine Cables (Optical Fibers) Analyzed with Cumulative Installations in ‘000 Kilometers for the Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 24: African Historic Review for Submarine Cables (Optical Fibers) Analyzed with Cumulative Installations in ‘000 Kilometers for the Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

2. TRANSATLANTIC
A.Market Analysis
Transatlantic: The Largest Submarine Cable Route
A Glance at Existing Transatlantic Cable Systems
Planned Transatlantic Cable Systems
Table 25: Activated Transatlantic Capacity (2007-2012) (In Gbps) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
The United States
US Government Tightens Control on Undersea Cable Services and Systems
The New Framework and its Objectives
Latin America
Overview
Table 26: International Bandwidth Demand in South America (2013): Percentage Share Breakdown by Country (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
New Wave of Projects Hit Latin America
Brazil: A Lucrative Connectivity Target for Submarine Cable Projects
Product/Service Launches
Strategic Corporate Developments
Key Players
B.Market Analytics
Table 27: Transatlantic Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Submarine Cables (Optical Fibers) Analyzed with Cumulative Installations in ‘000 Kilometers for the Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 28: Transatlantic Historic Review for Submarine Cables (Optical Fibers) Analyzed with Cumulative Installations in ‘000 Kilometers for the Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

3. EUROPE & MEDITERRANEAN
A.Market Analysis
Outlook
South Asia & Middle East Submarine Cable Route: A Review
Existing South Asian Interregional Systems
Proposed South Asian Interregional Systems
Submarine Cables in Asia: High Growth Opportunities
India: Submarine Cables Market on Expansion Mode
Telecom Majors Team Up for Submarine Cable Projects
Monopoly Allegations in CLS Sector Hits Submarine Cables Market
Accidental & Intentional Threats Affect Communications
The Middle East
Limited Submarine Cable Systems Lead to High Broadband Prices
Egypt: An Important Host of Submarine Cables
Product/Service Launches
Strategic Corporate Developments
Key Players
B.Market Analytics
Table 29: Europe & Mediterranean Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Submarine Cables (Optical Fibers) Analyzed with Cumulative Installations in ‘000 Kilometers for the Years 2010 through 2018 (includes orresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 30: Europe & Mediterranean Historic Review for Submarine Cables (Optical Fibers) Analyzed with Cumulative Installations in ‘000 Kilometers for the Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

4. TRANSPACIFIC
A.Market Analysis
Outlook
Transpacific Route: A Brief Review
Table 31: Activated Transpacific Capacity (2007-2012) (in Gbps) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Existing Transpacific Cable Systems
Planned Transpacific Cable Systems
Japan: Earthquake and Tsunami Disrupt Fiber-Optic Submarine Cables
Australia & New Zealand
Existing Australia/New Zealand Intercontinental Systems
Proposed Australia/New Zealand Intercontinental Systems
High Cost of Internet Data Transmission over Submarine Cables
Creating Mesh Networks for Greater Reliability and Faster Connectivity
Pacific Fibre's New Cable Plan Collapses
New Cables: Still a Viable Proposition?
Strategic Corporate Developments
Key Players
B.Market Analytics
Table 32: Transpacific Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Submarine Cables (Optical Fibers) Analyzed with Cumulative Installations in ‘000 Kilometers for the Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 33: Transpacific Historic Review for Submarine Cables (Optical Fibers) Analyzed with Cumulative Installations in ‘000 Kilometers for the Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

5. SOUTH EAST ASIA
A.Market Analysis
Outlook
Pan-East Asia Route: A Review
Existing Pan-East Asian Systems
Proposed Pan-East Asian Systems
Challenges Facing Intra-Asian Market for Submarine Cables
Product/Service Launches
Strategic Corporate Developments
Key Players
B.Market Analytics
Table 34: South East Asia Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Submarine Cables (Optical Fibers) Analyzed with Cumulative Installations in ‘000 Kilometers for the Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 35: South East Asia Historic Review for Submarine Cables (Optical Fibers) Analyzed with Cumulative Installations in ‘000 Kilometers for the Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

6. OTHERS
A.Market Analysis
Outlook
North America-South America Route
Existing US-Brazil Cable Systems
Proposed Latin American Submarine Cable Systems
Cuba Gets First Undersea Cable
Arctic/ Polar Route
Strategic Corporate Developments
B.Market Analytics
Table 36: Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Other Submarine Cables (Optical Fibers) Market Analyzed with Cumulative Installations in ‘000 Kilometers for the Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 37: Historic Review for Other Submarine Cables (Optical Fibers) Market Analyzed with Cumulative Installations in ‘000 Kilometers for the Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

IV. COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE

Total Companies Profiled: 118 (including Divisions/Subsidiaries - 127)

The United States (20)
Japan (11)
Europe (30)
- France (4)
- Germany (2)
- The United Kingdom (10)
- Italy (2)
- Spain (3)
- Rest of Europe (9)
Asia-Pacific (Excluding Japan) (33)
Latin America (7)
Africa (16)
Middle East (10)

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