Nokia, Facebook break subsea fiber optic network records in field trials | ZDNet

In February, Nokia Bell Labs successfully completed multiple submarine field trials over Facebook’s 5,500km submarine cable between New York and Ireland, which has yet to come online. The result was impressive: Using Bell Labs’ new probabilistic constellation shaping (PCS) technology, the trials improved the optical transmission capacity of the cable by nearly 2.5 times.

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