APTelecom’s John Maguire shares insights on the factors influencing demand and price on submarine cable bandwidth in Issue 134 of Submarine Telecoms Industry Report.
The first issue of Submarine Telecom Forum’s new department, Capacity Connections provides an overview of the submarine cable environment, identifying key factors influencing pricing and demand in the bandwidth market.
These factors include cable infrastructure and technology, the regulatory environment, competition, and unique regional considerations like Egypt’s transit monopoly and the South China Sea’s complexities. Growing global internet penetration, mobile evolution (5G and IoT), cloud services, data centers, an AI also drive bandwidth demand.
The article concludes by highlighting future trends and challenges, such as sustainability, security, and resilience in the submarine cable industry.
To read the article, flip to page 24 below.