Cable & Telecom

GLOBAL CONNECTIVITY: Canadian companies among first using new low-latency sub-sea cable

CANADIAN ORGANIZATIONS NEEDING a 100 Gbps low-latency link to Europe have a new option with the launch of service last month for its new CDN$400 million undersea cable between Halifax and Britain.Dublin, Ireland-based Hibernia Networks, which owns and operates a global communications network connecting North America, Europe and Asia, said its Express sub-sea cable service has round-trip latency between New York City and London of 58.95 milliseconds, more than 6 ms faster than Level 3 Communications' link between the two cities.It's also at least 10 ms faster than Hibernia's older sub-sea cables between the two continents.In an interview Al DiGabriele,...

Our industry and COVID-19

We've gathered a number of links where Canadian cable, radio, television, telecom and wireless companies have posted their responses to the Covid-19 pandemic.