Subsea Telecommunications Strategy

29 Jan, 2024

Subsea Telecommunications Strategy

The SubOptic Foundation has released a report detailing best practices in Subsea Telecommunications Cable Sustainability from research from our own Nicole Starosielski's team!

From an article explaining their work:

Interestingly, despite their sustainable nature, these cables are often overlooked in studies examining internet sustainability. However, the subsea telecommunications industry is making consistent strides towards driving down its carbon footprint even further. The SubOptic Foundation’s Sustainable Subsea Networks Report provides in-depth coverage of many established and potential sustainable practices for the subsea cable industry. Key among these are disclosing and tracking CO2 emissions, setting attainable yet ambitious targets, sustainable design and operations, procurement and implementation of renewable energy resources, as well as recycling and recovery strategies.

Read more here!