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Submarine Optical Fiber Cables - Global Strategic Business Report

  • ID: 2666991
  • March 2015
  • Region: Global
  • 403 Pages
  • Global Industry Analysts, Inc
Rising Bandwidth Demand Putting the Global Submarine Cables Market in Overdrive

This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Submarine Optical Fiber Cables in Thousand Kilometers. The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the Africa, Transatlantic, Europe & Mediterranean, Transpacific, and South East Asia. Annual estimates and forecasts are provided for the period 2014 through 2020. Also, a seven-year historic analysis is provided for these markets.

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

The report profiles 111 companies including many key and niche players such as:

- Alcatel-Lucent
- Angola Cables
- Bezeq International Ltd.
- Bharti Airtel Limited
- Cable & Wireless Communications Plc

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Rising Bandwidth Demand Putting the Global Submarine Cables Market in Overdrive

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 (in Gbps) for years 2009 through 2013 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 2: Number of Internet Users Worldwide (in Million) and Penetration Percentage for Years 2001, 2011 & 2013 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 3: Global Internet Usage (2013): Percentage Share Breakdown of Number of Internet Users for Select Countries (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 4: Worldwide Internet Penetration Rates (%) by Region: January 2014 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 5: Top Ten Internet Countries: Ranked by Number of Internet Users (in Millions): January 2014 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 6: Worldwide Active Broadband (Fixed & Mobile) Per 100 People (2013): Breakdown by Geographic Region (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Internet Traffic on the Rise
Table 7: Global IP Traffic by Geographic Region (2013 & 2018) (in exabytes per month) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 8: Global IP Traffic by Type of Device (2013 & 2018): Percentage Share Breakdown of Monthly IP Traffic for M2M, Personal Computers, Smartphones,
Tablets, Televisions, and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Rise in IP-enabled Devices Necessitates Bandwidth Capacity Expansion
Table 9: Global Mobile Broadband Subscriptions (in Million) in Developed and Developing Countries (2014) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 10: Active Mobile Broadband Subscriptions per 100 Inhabitants (2007-2014) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 11: Active Mobile Broadband Subscriptions per 100 Inhabitants by Region (2014) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Decentralization of International Bandwidth Demand & Cable Systems
Table 12: Global Used International Bandwidth by Geographic Region (2009-2013): Ranked by % CAGR for Middle East, Africa, Latin America, Asia, Europe, North America, and Oceania (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Growth in Internet Video to Trigger Use of Submarine Cable Systems
Table 13: Consumer Internet Video Traffic by Geographic Region (2014 & 2018) (in exabytes per month) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Mobile Videos Streaming Gathers Steam
Table 14: Smartphone Penetration Worldwide (as a Percentage of Total Population) for Major Countries: 2014E (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 15: Smartphone Penetration Rate (%) for Select Countries Worldwide as a Percentage of Mobile Phone Users: 2014 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 16: Global Smartphones Market by Geographic Region
Annual Shipments in Thousand Units for Years 2014 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Impact of Economic Uncertainties on Submarine Cables Market
Demand for International Submarine Cable Capacity on the Rise
Table 17: Global Activated Capacity on Major Long-Haul Routes (2007-2013) (in Gbps) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Saturation in Mature Markets Pushes Carriers to Seek New Opportunities
Emerging Markets Offer World of Possibilities
Submarine Cable Companies Focus on Unserved Routes
Lack of New Submarine Cable System Installations: A Cause of Concern?
Existing Intercontinental Submarine Cable Systems
Table 18: Existing Systems and Capacity Vs Proposed Systems & Capacity
Upgrades Find Favor over New Subsea Network Installations
Table 19: Potential Lit Capacity (%) on Major Submarine Cable Routes Worldwide (2010-2013 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart))
Table 20: Worldwide Submarine Cable Network Market (2009-2012): Percentage Share Breakdown of 10G, 40G and 100G by Upgrade Technology (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Major 100G System Upgrade Projects by Company (2013 & 2014)
Cable Deployment Projects for New Routes on the Rise
Table 21: Worldwide New Submarine Cable Construction Projects (2012-2015): Percentage Share Breakdown of Construction Costs for Africa, Asia, Europe-Asia, Latin America & Caribbean, Mediterranean, Middle East, Oceania, and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Proposed Submarine Cable Projects Worldwide: An Overview
Financing Structure of Submarine Cable Systems
Table 22: Funding for New Submarine Fiber Optic Cable Systems (1987-2014 & 2010-2014): Percentage Share Breakdown of Investment by Financier(s) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Investments in New Projects: Slow Yet Steady Inflows
Table 23: Global Submarine Optical Fiber Cable Market (2008-2014): Percentage Share Breakdown of Investments in New Projects by Geographic Region (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 24: Global Submarine Optical Fiber Cable Market: Breakdown of Annual Investments in New Projects (in US$ Million) by Ready-For-Service (RFS) Date (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 25: Proposed New Submarine Optical Fiber Projects for the Year 2015 and Beyond
Percentage Share Breakdown of Investments by Category (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 26: Proposed New Submarine Fiber Optic Projects for the Year 2015 and Beyond
Percentage Share Breakdown of New Projects by Geographic Region (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
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
Service Providers Focus on Improving Flexibility of Submarine Cable Networks
Subsea Cables Encounter Challenges due to Big Data
Submarine Cables: At Risk from Snooping, Natural Disasters & Financial Crisis
Congestion, Political Feuds Push Subsea Cable Companies to Seek Alternate Routes
Upgrade Suppliers Gaining Prominence
Table 27: Leading Suppliers of New Systems in the Submarine Cable Systems Market (2004-2014): Percentage Share Breakdown of New Systems Supplied for Primary Contracts for Alcatel-Lucent, Fujitsu, Huawei Marine, NEC, NSW, TE SubCom and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
SLTE Market Slowdown Affects Vendor Margins
Table 28: Leading Vendors in the Global Submarine System Construction Market (2013): Percentage Share Breakdown of Revenues for Alcatel Lucent, TE SubCom, NEC Group and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 29: 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)

2. SUBMARINE OPTICAL FIBER 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
Cable Landing Points
Cable Landing Stations
Cable Termination Stations
IT Systems
Submarine Branching Units
Ownership Structure in Submarine Cable Industry
Submarine Cables: An Edge over Satellite Communications
SEA-ME-WE 3: The Longest Submarine Cable Network

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. RECENT INDUSTRY ACTIVITY

Tata Communications Purchases Significant Capacity in Seabras- 1 Submarine Cable
Telekom Malaysia Bags Contract to Develop and Construct new 3 ,500km Submarine Cable System
Trans Pacific Express Selects Ciena for Submarine Cable Upgrade
Brazil Mulling Plans to Deploy Underwater Fiber Optic Cables in Amazon Basin
Telstra Introduces 100 Gbps Connectivity on APAC Submarine Cables
Alcatel-Lucent and ACE Consortium Completes Field Trial on ACE System
Telstra Upgrades Select Undersea Cables with 100Gbps Speeds
Hibernia Networks to Connect Express cable to Cork, Ireland
Alcatel-Lucent to Construct Tasman Global Access Undersea Cable System
Alcatel-Lucent and Cinia Group to Deploy New 100G Undersea Cable System Linking Finland to Germany
Xtera Awards Research Contract to Fraunhofer HHI
CWC to Acquire Columbus International
Alcatel-Lucent Commences Construction of Sea-Me-We 5 Undersea Cable System
Alcatel-Lucent and Seaborn Networks Commences Construction of US-Brazil Seabras-1 Submarine Fiber Optic Cabl System
Seaborn Networks Enters into Agreement with Microsoft
Alcatel-Lucent and SAT-3/WASC/SAFE Consortium Upgrade the SAT -3/WASC Undersea Cable System
Chunghwa Telecom Enters into an Agreement for Construction of New Cross Pacific Submarine Cable
Alcatel-Lucent Submarine Networks Enters into Agreement with Sercel to Acquire Optoplan
Alcatel-Lucent to Launch Submarine Networks Business
Alcatel-Lucent Enters into Contract with SEA-ME-WE 5 Consortium for New Undersea Cable System
Alcatel-Lucent to Upgrade EASSy Submarine Cable System
Angola Cables Enters into Contract with NEC
Europe India Gateway Upgrades International Submarine Cable System with Ciena
Huawei Marine Networks Commences Manufacturing of Far East Submarine System
Angola Cables, Algar Telecom, Antel and Google to Build New Undersea Fiber-Optic Cable
AAG Consortium Selects Ciena to Upgrade Trans-Pacific Cable Network
Tyco Electronics Clinches Contract from Navy
Ciena, Southern Cross and Vodafone New Zealand Collaborate
EQT Infrastructure II Acquires IslaLink Submarine Cables
Digicel Acquires Submarine Fibre Network across the Caribbean Region
Alcatel-Lucent Commences Construction of Subsea Cable for Seaborn
Seaborn Networks Increases Submarine Fiber Optic Capacity
Digicel to Build New Undersea Cable Connecting All Pacific Islands
Telkom Invests in the Upgrade on SAT-3/WASC/ SAFE Submarine Cable System
Globe Telecom Join Forces with International Telecom Companies
PLDT Selects PCCW Global to Build new Fibre-Optic Network
Google Collaborates with Leading Telecom Companies to Deploy Fastest Trans-Pacific Submarine Cable
Six-Company Global Consortium to Construct new Trans-Pacific Cable System
TE SubCom Commences new Hibernia Express Submarine Cable System
Orange to Build New High-Speed Submarine Cable
IslaLink Deploys Infinera DTN-X Packet Optical Transport Networking Platform for Submarine Network
Global Cloud Xchange to Lay New Submarine Fiber Optic Cables
Xtera Communications Bags Contract from DISA
NTT to Lay First Submarine Optical Fiber Cable in Cambodia
New Submarine Fiber Optic Cable Lands in Conakry, Guinea
Huawei, Huawei Marine and Tata Communications Conclude First 400G Field Trial on Long-Haul Subsea Network of Over 6000km
Alcatel-Lucent Upgrades Apollo Undersea Cable System
Dialog Axiata to Invest in New BBG Submarine Cable System
Huawei Marine Networks Enters into Partnership with Telkom Indonesia
Level 3 Communications to Build Pacific Ocean Submarine Cable Network
i2i Upgrades Submarine Network Using Ciena’s Converged Packet Optical and Network Management Solutions
MENA Cables Enters into IRU Agreement with Telecom Egypt
Telstra Upgrades Multiple Submarine Cables
Palau Telecoms Inks LOI with Xtera Communications
Ciena® and Pacnet Upgrade Trans-Pacific Submarine Cable
Ocean Networks Signs LOI with Xtera Communications
Australia Japan Cable Deploys Infinera DTN-X Packet Optical Transport Networking Platform for Submarine Routes
Xtera Demonstrates Unrepeatered Transmission Performance
Reliance Globalcom Selects Ciena’s GeoMesh Solution to Upgrade FA-1 North Submarine Cable System
Telefónica Global Solutions Selects Ciena’s GeoMesh Solution to Expand SAm-1 Submarine and Terrestrial Network
Pacnet Deploys Optical Mesh Network on its EAC Pacific Fiber Optic Cable System
PCCW Global Lands West Africa Cable System
Dolphin Telecoms to Land New Submarine Cable in Nigeria
Farice Deploys Ciena’s 100G Coherent Optical Transport Technology to Upgrade the FARICE-1 Submarine Cable Network
Huawei Marine Networks Commences Commercial Operation of Branching Unit Manufacturing Plant and Second Generation Undersea Repeater
Bahamas Telecommunications Chooses Huawei Marine Optix BWS 1600S to Upgrade BDSNi
NTT Installs Upgraded 100Gbps Digital Coherent Technology on Trans-Pacific Route
Angola Cables Inks Agreement with Epsilon Telecommunications
Ezecom and Telekom Malaysia Ink MoU
SEACOM to Construct SAMS Cable
Alcatel-Lucent and WACS Ink Submarine Agreement
Omantel Signs Agreement to Construct BBG Submarine Cable System
Orange Tunisia and Tunisiana Ink Agreement with Interoute to Commission Didon Submarine Cable
CWC and Columbus Ink Strategic Alliance
Expresso Telecom Group Introduces ACE Submarine Cable Station
Reliance Jio Infocomm Teams Up with Vodafone to Build Subsea Cable Network
ECFS Consortium Chooses Xtera to Upgrade Festoon Subsea Cable System
Reliance JioInfocomm Inks Agreement with Bharti Airtel Ink Agreement for Using Undersea Cable
Telefonica, MedNautilus, PIPE Networks, PACNET and KDDI Selects Infinera DTN-X Platform to Expand Subsea Networks
OSI Awards Supply Contract to TE SubCom for the POSEIDON Submarine Cable Project
Telstra Inks MOU with SubPartners to Build APX West Submarine Cable
Infinera Supplies DTN-X Platform to Pacnet
Reliance Globalcom Selects Ciena’s GeoMesh Solution to Upgrade Trans-Atlantic FA-1 South Submarine Network
SEACOM Selects Ciena’s 6500 Packet-Optical Platform and OneControl Unified Management System to Upgrade Submarine Network
Reliance Globalcom Upgrades Trans-Atlantic FA-1 South Sub-sea Network with GeoMesh
MedNautilus Deploys Infinera DTN-X Platform across the Mediterranean
Fujitsu and NEC Conclude Construction of Asia Submarine-cable Express System
Global Caribbean Fiber Selects Ciena for Upgrading Antilles Crossing Submarine Network
TE SubCom Upgrades Trans-Pacific Express Submarine Cable System
KDDI Chooses Infinera DTN-X with Instant Bandwidth™ for 100G Upgrade of Cable System
Tata Communications to Introduce 100-Gbps Services on TGN- Atlantic Submarine Fiber-Optic Cable System
Alcatel-Lucent and América Móvil to Develop América Móvil 1 Submarine Cable System
Infinera Supplies Infinera DTN-X Platform to OVH
NEC Secures Supply Contract from Chunghwa Telecom
Xtera Unveils 100G Technology for Subsea Cable Systems
Tata Communications Upgrades TGN-Atlantic Sub-Sea Cable System
China Unicom Unveils Undersea Fiber-Optic Cable to Link Taiwan and China
Alcatel-Lucent Upgrades Trans-Pacific Cable System
TSE-1 consortium Launch TSE-1 Submarine Cable
Pacnet to Deploy Integrated OTN Switching and 100 Gb/s Optical Mesh Network
Huawei Marine Releases RPT 1660 and BU1650 for Commercial Availability
Alcatel-Lucent to Divest Submarine-cable Unit
Ciena and Farice to Jointly Upgrade DANICE Submarine Cable System
ACE Consortium Unveils ACE Submarine Cable
Main One Cable Renews Marine Maintenance Contract with Alcatel-Lucent
Alcatel-Lucent Bags Contract to Upgrade MAYA-1 Submarine Cable System
Angola Cable Launches Angola-Brazil Undersea Cable System
NTT Communications Announces ASE Link to Hong Kong
France Telecom to Introduce Fiber Optic Submarine Cable System
Reliance Globalcom to Upgrade FLAG Europe- Asia Undersea Network with Ciena's WaveLogic™ 100G Networking Solutions
Mitsubishi Electric Completes Upgrade of India-Middle East- Western Europe Cable Network System
Cyprus Telecommunications Authority Installs DTN-X Platform of Infinera
Telmax Obtains Approval for AMX-1 Submarine Cable from SEMARNAT
Gulf Bridge International and Xtera Communications Introduce Repeatered Submarine Cable System
Telefonica International Wholesale Services to Upgrade Undersea Cable System with Infinera DTN-X Platform
Latin American Nautilus Upgrades its Submarine Network
Oceanteam Shipping and WIND Form Joint Venture
Telebras and IslaLink Ink Memorandum of Understanding for Submarine Cable Network
PIPE Networks to Upgrade Submarine Cable System with Infinera DTN-X Platform
Tamares Telecom Deploys Xtera’s Platform in SLTE Configuration
Chunghwa Telecom Completes Work on Kinmen-Xiamen Submarine Cable System
Eurofiber Uses Infinera DTN Platform to Offer 100GbE Services
Ciena® Corporation Collaborates with LION2 Consortium
TIME dotCom Berhad Signs Construction and Maintenance Agreement
Reliance Globalcom Introduces New Undersea Cable in Iraq
ACPL, IOCPL and Global Marine Renew Undersea Cable Maintenance Contracts
GlobeNet Announces Extension of Subsea Network to Colombia
Batelco and GBI Enter into Agreement
South African Government and Major Telecommunications Operators Introduce WACS Submarine Cable System
The Consortium Rolls Out West Africa Cable System
Tonga Cable Selects Alcatel-Lucent for Laying Undersea Cable Links
Digicel Announces FibraLink Extension to Haiti
Angola Cables and Telebras Ink Agreement
Tata Communications Completes Construction of Tata Global Network-Eurasia Cable System
Emerald Networks Selects TE SubCom
Seaborn Networks to Establish Direct Link between New York and Sao Paulo
Main One Increases Lit Capacity on Submarine Fibre Optic Cable System
TE SubCom Announces Completion of TGN-Gulf and TGN-EA Undersea Cables
Vodafone Acquires Cable and Wireless Worldwide
SCCN and AARNet Enhance Capacity
ASSC-1 Communications Group Unveils Perth to Singapore Submarine Cable System
GBI Connects Undersea Cable to Iraq
Alcatel-Lucent and Bezeq International Launch Jonah Submarine Cable System Linking Israel and Italy
CALIENT to Provide Photonic Switching to SCCN
Huawei Marine Inks Construction Contract for Hibernia Atlantic's GFN Project Express Segment
PCCW Global Collaborates with Ciena to Upgrade RNAL Cable System
Sify Technologies Sets Up Subsea Cable Landing Station in Mumbai
Global Marine Bags Cable Maintenance Contract for the NAZ
Bezeq International Unveils Undersea Cable

5. FOCUS ON SELECT PLAYERS

Alcatel-Lucent (France)
Angola Cables (Angola)
Bezeq International Ltd. (Israel)
Bharti Airtel Limited (India)
Cable & Wireless Communications Plc (UK)
China United Network Communications Group Co., Ltd. (Hong Kong)
Ciena Corporation (US)
Emerald Networks, Inc. (US)
Fujitsu Limited (Japan)
Global Cloud Xchange Limited (UK)
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)
NEC Corp. (Japan)
Norddeutsche Seekabelwerke GmbH (Germany)
NTT World Engineering Marine Corporation (Japan)
Orange Marine (France)
Pacnet Limited (Singapore, Hong Kong)
PCCW Global (Hong Kong)
PIPE Networks Pty Ltd (Australia)
Seaborn Networks LLC (US)
StarHub Ltd. (Singapore)
Tata Communications Limited (India)
TE SubCom (US)
Telkom SA SOC Limited (South Africa)
Xtera Communications, Inc. (US)

6. GLOBAL MARKET PERSPECTIVE

Table 30: World Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Submarine Optical Fibers Cables 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 2014 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 31: World Historic Review for Submarine Optical Fibers Cables 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 2007 through 2013 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 32: World 14-Year Perspective for Submarine Optical Fibers Cables by Geographic Region
Percentage Breakdown of Cumulative Installations for Africa, Transatlantic, Europe & Mediterranean, Transpacific, South East Asia, and Others Markets for the Years 2007, 2015 & 2020 (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
Table 33: Comparing Submarine Cable Systems in Africa (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 34: African International Internet Bandwidth (2013): Percentage Share Breakdown of Internet Traffic Flow by Geographic Region (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
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
Strategic Corporate Developments
Key Players
B.Market Analytics
Table 35: African Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Submarine Optical Fibers Cables Analyzed with Cumulative Installations in ‘000 Kilometers for the Years 2014 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 36: African Historic Review for Submarine Optical Fibers Cables Analyzed with Cumulative Installations in ‘000 Kilometers for the Years 2007 through 2013 (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 37: Activated Transatlantic Capacity (2007-2013) (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 38: 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
Strategic Corporate Developments
Key Players
B.Market Analytics
Table 39: Transatlantic Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Submarine Optical Fibers Cables Analyzed with Cumulative Installations in ‘000 Kilometers for the Years 2014 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 40: Transatlantic Historic Review for Submarine Optical Fibers Cables Analyzed with Cumulative Installations in ‘000 Kilometers for the Years 2007 through 2013 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

3. EUROPE & MEDITERRANEAN
A.Market Analysis
Outlook
Europe
Table 41: European International Internet Bandwidth by Region (2009-2013): Ranked by % CAGR for Ukraine, Belgium, Poland, Russia, Czech Republic, Hungary, Austria, France, Germany, Netherlands, Sweden, Denmark, UK, Spain and Italy (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Finland Looks to Expand Bandwidth through New Submarine Cable Link
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
Table 42: A Synopsis of Proposed and Existing Submarine Cable Systems in Middle East and North Africa (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 43: Middle Eastern International Internet Bandwidth (2013): Percentage Share Breakdown of Internet Traffic Flow by Geographic Region (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Egypt: An Important Host of Submarine Cables
Strategic Corporate Developments
Key Players
B.Market Analytics
Table 44: Europe & Mediterranean Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Submarine Optical Fibers Cables Analyzed with Cumulative Installations in ‘000 Kilometers for the Years 2014 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 45: Europe & Mediterranean Historic Review for Submarine Optical Fibers Cables Analyzed with Cumulative Installations in ‘000 Kilometers for the Years 2007 through 2013 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

4. TRANSPACIFIC
A.Market Analysis
Outlook
Transpacific Route: A Brief Review
Table 46: Activated Transpacific Capacity (2007-2013) (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 47: Transpacific Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Submarine Optical Fibers Cables Analyzed with Cumulative Installations in ‘000 Kilometers for the Years 2014 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 48: Transpacific Historic Review for Submarine Optical Fibers Cables Analyzed with Cumulative Installations in ‘000 Kilometers for the Years 2007 through 2013 (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
Strategic Corporate Developments
Key Players
B.Market Analytics
Table 49: South East Asia Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Submarine Optical Fibers Cables Analyzed with Cumulative Installations in ‘000 Kilometers for the Years 2014 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 50: South East Asia Historic Review for Submarine Optical Fibers Cables Analyzed with Cumulative Installations in ‘000 Kilometers for the Years 2007 through 2013 (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 51: Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Other Submarine Optical Fibers Cables Analyzed with Cumulative Installations in ‘000 Kilometers for the Years 2014 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 52: Historic Review for Other Submarine Optical Fibers Cables Analyzed with Cumulative Installations in ‘000 Kilometers for the Years 2007 through 2013 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

IV. COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE

Total Companies Profiled: 111 (including Divisions/Subsidiaries 120)

The United States (15)
Canada (1)
Japan (9)
Europe (28)
- France (4)
- Germany (2)
- The United Kingdom (7)
- Italy (1)
- Spain (4)
- Rest of Europe (10)
Asia-Pacific (Excluding Japan) (36)
Latin America (8)
Africa (15)
Middle East (8)

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