Submarine Cable Systems with IPLC and IP Transit Services

Submarine cables at the bottom of the ocean

The course covers both technical and commercial aspects of the submarine cable systems in terms of its products, traffic and costing trends. It is designed to help bridge the knowledge gaps that may exist in both telecom professionals and non-telecom professionals. It is targeted to telecom professionals working on telecom systems and interfaces like SDH, STM-x, Gigabit Ethernet, OTN/OTU etc., and non-telecom professional such as financial experts, marketing executives, product costing and product development professionals.

  • Telecom Engineers
  • Strategic Planners
  • Costing Professionals
  • Product Development Experts
  • Financial Experts, etc.
Instructor-Led Training
[Classroom: 4 days / LIVE Virtual*: 28 hours]
  • A minimum of 6 or more participants are required for a company-based LIVE Virtual course to commence
  • LIVE Virtual courses can be conducted for 5 hours or 7 hours daily. Please note that the number of training days will be extended if you opt for 5 hours daily.
15 – 18 May 2023 (Mon – Thu), GMT +08:00
If you are keen on attending the above scheduled course, please register your interest via our course enquiry form.

After attending this training, participants will be able to:

  • Describe the international communication, submarine cable, operator’s participation mechanism in a traditional carrier consortium
  • Describe the Network architecture of Submarine Cable, End Terminals and different types of Interfaces
  • Describe product Life Cycle
  • Prepare the business case for a project and by reverse engineering of the model which in turn will help to adjust the product costing and revenue streams
  • Understand the regional and global traffic trends and the player’s role in submarine cable segment
  1.   International Telecom Network Requirements
  2.   Network Architecture of SMC (Submarine Cable)
  3.   Optical Fiber Communication System
  4.   Submarine Cable Endeavors
  5.   Concept of MIU and TCC
  6.   Business Case for Submarine Cable
  7.   Tariff Selection and Global Market
  8.   Global and Regional Traffic Trends for Telecom Services
  9.   Bandwidth Market, Players and Competition Trends
  10.   Data and Voice Products for SMC
  11.   Overview of SMC Products
  12.   Telecom Product Development Life Cycle
  13.   IPLC and IP Transit Product / Service
  14.   Building a Business Case for a SMC Project
  15.   Operation and Maintenance for IPLC and IP Transit Services
  16.   Bandwidth Market, Players and Competition Trends
  17.   Pricing Models
  18.   Leasing Approaches
  19.   Product QoS
  20.   Service Level Agreements (SLA)
  21.   Case Studies

Note: A Certificate of Completion will only be issued upon achieving at least 75% attendance for the course.


“The topics and the interactive nature of the sessions I had with the trainer are very good. It broadened my knowledge on submarine cable systems. These skills will be used when assessing pricing for the cables.”
Enrolled: 0 students
Duration: Classroom: 4 days / LIVE Virtual: 20 hours
Level: Virtual Training

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