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SUBMARINE TELECOMS ENGINEERING SINCE 2001

WFN Strategies is an ISO 9001:2015 certified designer and implementer of submarine fiber cable systems for commercial, governmental and oil & gas companies throughout the world.

Since our founding in 2001, we are a leading supplier of consultancy services for telecommunications systems to the industry worldwide. We are accomplished in due diligence, system design, tender package development, and contract negotiation & project management of EPIC/turnkey supply contracts for terrestrial and submarine broadband telecommunication systems.

As an independent consultant, we have no allegiances to any carrier, product, supplier or technology and are able to provide a completely objective assessment in any study undertaken. While maintaining an arm’s length relationship with all the major system suppliers in the industry, we keep abreast of each company’s current product range and future developments. The members of our team have a wealth of experience in all aspects of telecommunications systems in general, and submarine cable systems in particular. We have managed submarine cable system contracts with all of the major industry suppliers.

INDUSTRIES SERVED

COMPANY ACHIEVEMENTS

112

Telecommunications

Projects

65

International

Clients

20

Regional

Systems

12

Transoceanic

Systems

INDUSTRY FIRSTS

Arctic

First-ever submarine fiber optic cable system connecting Prudhoe Bay and Nome, Alaska

Arctic

System design, engineering, permitting, tender development and adjudication, and implementation of the first-ever 1,900 km repeatered submarine fiber optic network connecting the Alaskan Arctic of Prudhoe Bay and Nome.

Browse Basin

First-ever inter-platform submarine fiber optic cable system in Browse Basin, Australia

Browse Basin

System design, engineering, tender development and adjudication of the first-ever Browse Basin platform submarine cable system in Australia

Caspian Sea

First-ever inter-platform submarine fiber optic cable system in the Caspian Sea, Azerbaijan

Caspian Sea

System design, engineering, and implementation and commissioning of the first-ever submarine cable to an inter-platform cable system in the Caspian Sea

Eastern Caribbean

First-ever submarine fiber optic cable system in Eastern Caribbean

Eastern Caribbean

Provided routing design and engineering for landing points for the first-ever Eastern Caribbean Fibre-optic submarine cable system

Gulf of Mexico

First-ever inter-platform submarine fiber optic cable system in the Gulf of Mexico, USA

Gulf of Mexico

System design, engineering, permitting, tender development and adjudication, implementation, commissioning and maintenance of the first-ever 1,200 km submarine cable system to a platform in the Gulf of Mexico

Pacific

First-ever submarine fiber optic cable system linking the islands of American Samoa

Pacific

System design, engineering, permitting, tender development and adjudication, implementation and commissioning of the first-ever submarine cable linking the islands of American Samoa

NEWS

  • WFN Strategies has been awarded a contract by the Kativik Regional Government to provide cable route survey support for the EAUFON cable system.

WFN Strategies to Support EAUFON Survey for Kativik

WFN Strategies to Support Landmark Arctic EAUFON Cable Route Survey for Kativik WFN Strategies Press Release July 26, 2018 Plans are underway for the first system to one of Canada’s most isolated regions. Sterling, Virginia [...]

  • Wayne Nielsen of WFN Strategies muses on the road to 100 issues of the SubTel Forum magazine in the Exordium from Issue #100.

Plan C – Exordium From SubTel Forum #100

Plan C - Exordium From SubTel Forum #100 By Wayne Nielsen May 21, 2018 Welcome to the 100th Issue of Submarine Telecoms Forum Magazine, our Global Capacity issue. Anyone who has been reading SubTel Forum [...]

  • WFN Strategies has been awarded a contract by the Kativik Regional Government to provide cable route survey support for the proposed EAUFON submarine cable system.

WFN Strategies To Support Kativik Cable Survey

WFN Strategies To Accomplish Cable Route Survey Support for Kativik WFN Strategies Press Release February 19, 2018 Sterling, Virginia - WFN Strategies has been awarded a contract by Kativik Regional Government, a supramunicipal body with [...]

  • Wayne Nielsen, Managing Director of WFN Strategies, provides a comprehensive update of the Atlantic submarine fiber market and identifies new market conditions present over the next few years.

Atlantic Market Update – Wayne Nielsen

Wayne Nielsen, Managing Director of WFN Strategies, provides a comprehensive update of the Atlantic submarine fiber market and identifies new market conditions present over the next few years at PTC '18 during the Sunday morning [...]