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Upgrading existing submarine cable systems is a very cost-effective means of adding high-speed capacity. We provide the technologies, tools and teams for all of the required operations.

ASN solution for submarine network upgrades can satisfy new service requirements on installed cables to transport wavelengths and Ethernet-based services. Offering highly advanced features and a variety of modulation formats optimized to upgrade existing systems to the highest capacity, ASN’s upgrade solutions deliver the lowest price per transported bit. Upgradability tests can be performed on in-house test-beds to simulate the target system performance, or using specially designed portable test equipment.

And we’ll recommend the best way to upgrade your network:

     – Equip an unlit fiber pair
     – Increase the channel bit rate on an existing lit fiber pair
     – Increase the channel count on an existing lit fiber pair

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Alain Biston

Alain Biston

President & CEO

Alain has been working for more than 25 years in telecoms, with Nortel, then Alcatel-Lucent / Nokia, holding management and leadership positions in R&D, Product Line, Industrial Operations, Sales & Marketing, Business Unit P&L accountability.

He brings to ASN his thorough knowledge of the telecoms industry, his extensive international management background with several postings overseas, and his field-proven customer-facing acumen.

Since 2016, as a Nokia executive, Alain has been Senior VP Customer Operations End2End and until now Senior Vice President in charge of Mobile Network business management.

Alain holds a degree in Information Technology from INSA, Rennes, France. He was also honored with the National Order of Merit in 2006 from the French Minister of Industry.