Submarine cable networks are the silent workhorses of the internet - carrying over 99 percent of the intercontinental traffic and over $10 trillion in transactions, every single day! On this episode, Craige Sloots from Southern Cross talks about the operator’s NEXT submarine cable network, which is expected to deliver connectivity to some of the Pacific Islands for the first time. Also, Ciena experts Ian Clarke, Darwin Evans, and Brian Lavallée share their views on where the submarine industry is headed and key trends impacting the sector like machine learning and artificial intelligence, 5G, security and the growth of data centers to support global connectivity.

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