STF Analytics is the leading research and analysis firm for the submarine fiber industry. Products powered by STF Analytics include SubTel Forum’s Submarine Cable Almanac, Cable Map, Industry Report and Industry Newsfeed.

We offer custom reporting tailored to specific customers’ needs. For submarine cable system analysis we utilize 50+ data points covering capacity, technical configuration, suppliers, owners and upgrades over a system’s lifetime. In addition to analysis of the submarine fiber industry itself, we also provide insight into related markets such as data centers, cable ships and capacity wholesale.



Submarine Cable Almanac

SubTel Forum releases its Submarine Cable Almanac each quarter. This digital document serves as complement to the Submarine Cable Map and features each major international system on its own page with an overview of system details.

System information can be updated or corrected by contacting the research staff here.

Read latest issue

SubTel Forum Submarine Cable Map

The STF Analytics team produces the Submarine Cable Map in ArcGIS Pro using cable system information from the Submarine Cable Database. This map is updated annually and serves as a companion to the Submarine Cable Almanac.

The Submarine Cable Map is available for purchase through the SubTel Forum website.

Purchase the Submarine Cable Map

Submarine Telecoms Industry Report

The SubTel Forum Annual Industry Report is a comprehensive overview of the submarine fiber market. From surveyors to installers, every aspect of the industry is highlighted.

STF Analytics Provides all the research and analysis for this yearly publication, powered by the industry leading STF Analytics Submarine Cable Database.

Read latest issue