Webinar | Spatial Division Multiplexing as a New Way to Address Ongoing Growth

Date and time:
Wednesday, April 3rd, 11am ET

Even as the coherent modem technology continues to innovate, the amount of data that can be carried over today’s networks shows no signs of slowing down. However, despite all this coherent modem magic, we can’t ignore the laws of physics, and we’re quickly approaching the Shannon Limit—the maximum information-carrying capacity of a submarine cable optical fiber pair.

So, what new alternatives are on the horizon to side-step Shannon’s Limit? 

One approach is getting a lot of attention in the industry—Spatial Division Multiplexing (SDM)—a new alternative to how future submarine cables can be built that is intended to address ongoing capacity demands.

Join Tim Stronge of TeleGeography and Brian Lavallée of Ciena for this 30-minute Webinar as they discuss:  

  • The Submarine cable landscape—how many cables will be needed in 10-15 years?
  • What is SDM and how can it be leveraged in submarine cable deployments?
  • What are the technology implications of deploying SDM?

Register today to not only keep up but stay ahead of the pace of innovation that will impact your submarine cable infrastructure today and in the future. 

Featured speakers:

    Tim Stronge

    Tim Stronge
    VP of Research, Telegeography

    Tim Stronge is VP of Research at TeleGeography. His responsibilities span across many of our research practices including network infrastructure, bandwidth demand modeling, cross-border traffic flows, and telecom services pricing.

    Brian Lavallee

    Brian Lavallée
    Senior Director of Portfolio Marketing, Ciena

    Brian Lavallée is the Senior Director of Portfolio Marketing with global responsibility for Ciena’s Packet and Submarine networking solutions. Brian has over 20 years of telecommunications experience with past roles in Product Line Management, Systems Engineering, Research & Development, and Manufacturing. During his career, he has worked in various areas of optical networking including access, metro, regional, long-haul, and submarine networks. He holds a Bachelor of Electrical Engineering degree from Concordia University and an MBA in Marketing from McGill University, both located in Montréal, Québec, Canada.