APTelecom’s Alex Chace shares his insights on Pricing Bandwidth in the 2022/2023 Submarine Telecoms Industry Report.
Discussing the the various ways in which unprecedented growth is occuring in the submarine fibre optics market, Alex touches on the construction of new cables, the extension of networks into remote areas, and new technology improving the capacity of cables.
Comparing the current market to the growth and resulting crash seen in the early 2000s, Alex explains that the difference now is the exponential demand for the bandwidth the cables provide, preventing bandwidth prices from crashing completely.
To read more about how demand and competition are influencing capacity pricing, click here and scroll through to page 44. To watch a video overview on the article, scroll to page 36.