Saturday, 21 September 2019

Testing Submarine Cable Networks to Maximize Customer Satisfaction

A knowledge network article by Viavi Solutions
Tuesday 05 February 19

Building, activating, and maintaining submarine cable networks presents unique challenges associated with accessibility, long distances, and constant exposure to the elements. Throughout the life cycle of a submarine cable network, it is critical to use the right test and monitoring tools.   Construction During construction, end face inspection can detect dirt particles or other physical defects whose impact can either diminish or halt network performance (and produce bad test results). Perhaps the most essential tool for physical layer fiber verification is the OTDR (Optical Time…

Building, activating, and maintaining submarine cable networks presents unique challenges associated with accessibility, long distances, and constant exposure to the elements. Throughout the life cycle of a submarine cable network, it is critical to use the right test and monitoring tools.   Construction During construction, end face inspection can detect dirt particles or other physical defects whose impact can either diminish or halt network performance (and produce bad test results). Perhaps the most essential tool for physical layer fiber verification is the OTDR (Optical Time…

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