17 May Monet Submarine Cable Connecting US to Brazil is Now Operational
The Monet Submarine Cable System, delivering more than 64 Tbps capacity to users, is now live and fully operational as of May 13, 2018.
The Monet submarine system is owned and operated by Algar Telecom, Angola Cables, Antel, and Google. It was designed and built by TE SubCom using their “open cable” concept to improve connectivity between North America and South America.
The United States is home to one of the Monet landing stations, located in Boca Raton, Florida at Equinix’s MI3 International Business Exchange data center. The cable connects in Brazil at two locations, Fortaleza and Santos. The Monet system spans a total of 6,560 miles.
The system utilizes the latest in cable technology, featuring a 6-fiber-pair cable. The cable is designed for capacities of 64 Tbps or more.
According to Antonio Nunes, chairperson of the Monet Executive Committee, “the completion of the Monet submarine cable system is an extremely significant milestone for the market, by bringing a new generation of technology.”
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by Sarah Pereau | 17 May 2018