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John Hibbard is a leading consultant in international telecommunications, particularly in the development of submarine cable projects. John has over 40 years experience in the telecommunications industry, mostly in international activities and submarine cables. Prior to becoming a consultant, John was Managing Director Global Wholesale at Telstra Australia, where he managed Telstra’s international business, and was founding Chairman of the Australia Japan Cable. He is now President of the Pacific Telecommunications Council and Chairman of its Board of Governors.
The perpetual drive for diverse routes and low latency are enough to keep the industry on its toes.
New technologies could offer the solution to some long-standing difficulties.
Translating a love of maps into an analysis of latency metrics around the globe.
If something can go wrong, it probably will
Subsea cables continue to be impacted by natural disasters.
John Hibbard explores the booming growth in the Pacific cable network.
John Hibbard asks if networks should be judged on connectivity alone, or if active remote applications are the true mark of success.
Over the past decade, I have observed the roll out of the Interoute network in Europe. Can Asia be inspired by Interoute’s network?
How to address the finer points of negotiating cable maintenance agreements during a period of transition.