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Playing Tourist

My wife and I played tourist in London lately. It’s not that we hadn’t spent much time in the city before.  In fact, we’d spent lots of time over the years from living and working in the south for BT in the 90s, to watching our daughter graduate from the London School of Economics; but [...]

2016-07-29T01:04:12+00:00 July 19th, 2016|Exordium|

When it rains…

We set a new rainfall record here in Virginia in the last few days.  We have now exceeded 15 days of rain compared to the previous record of 10.  Some say it feels like we live in a perpetual rainforest. Thankfully, there have been a few respites in the hours of the day.  No doubt [...]

2016-07-29T01:04:12+00:00 May 20th, 2016|Exordium|

SubOptic 2016

I’m not one of the oldsters; my first SubOptic was only at Versailles in 1993 – with my family in tow. In those days the exhibitors were relegated to a large tent outside the main proceedings.  The technical papers were presented somewhere else, and because I pulled booth duty, I don’t recall attending any of [...]

2016-07-29T01:04:12+00:00 March 30th, 2016|Exordium|

WFN Strategies Celebrates Its 15th Anniversary

After more than a decade designing, engineering and implementing submarine optical cable systems around the world, WFN Strategies is celebrating its 15th  year as an industry leader in system consultancy and contracting. Established in March 2001, WFN Strategies is headquartered in Sterling, Virginia, just outside the Washington, DC metropolitan area, with the mission to provide [...]

2017-05-18T16:28:59+00:00 March 1st, 2016|Press Releases|

You’re in pretty good shape for the shape you are in

I spent the last few days mulling over what to talk about for my part in the opening submarine cable session at PTC ’16. I am normally quite happy to sit quietly in the audience and listen to others opine about our industry, and learn a few things in the process.  But instead, around Halloween, [...]

2016-07-29T01:04:12+00:00 January 14th, 2016|Exordium|