Tuesday, 19 January 2021

EllaLink GeoLab: a SMART submarine cable initiative

Interview with Philippe Dumont, CEO, EllaLink
Monday 06 July 20

Following the launch of EllaLink's "GeoLab" SMART submarine cable initiative on 29th June, we spoke to Philippe Dumont, CEO of EllaLink to find out more about this exciting project. The full interview is available below. Please could you tell us more about what EllaLink GeoLab is? EllaLink’s primary driver is to support not only the telecoms market but also the scientific and education communities in Europe and Latin America. For several years now ANACOM, the national regulatory authority for communications in Portugal, has been promoting the concept of adding seismic and environmental detection features into future submarine cables landing on its shores. The concept of the EllaLink GeoLab stemmed from discussions with our partners EMACOM, GÉANT and FCT about how we could utilise our subsea cable to learn about the waters that surround the archipelago of Madeira by applying SMART (Science Monitoring and Reliable Telecommunications) cable concepts, and how we could enable the scientific community to easily access the data collected for research purposes…

Following the launch of EllaLink's "GeoLab" SMART submarine cable initiative on 29th June, we spoke to Philippe Dumont, CEO of EllaLink to find out more about this exciting project. The full interview is available below. Please could you tell us more about what EllaLink GeoLab is? EllaLink’s primary driver is to support not only the telecoms market but also the scientific and education communities in Europe and Latin America. For several years now ANACOM, the national regulatory authority for communications in Portugal, has been promoting the concept of adding seismic and environmental detection features into future submarine cables landing on its shores. The concept of the EllaLink GeoLab stemmed from discussions with our partners EMACOM, GÉANT and FCT about how we could utilise our subsea cable to learn about the waters that surround the archipelago of Madeira by applying SMART (Science Monitoring and Reliable Telecommunications) cable concepts, and how we could enable the scientific community to easily access the data collected for research purposes…

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