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Next generation Monet undersea cable now fully operational

May 9, 2018 • Mobile and Telecoms

Next generation Monet undersea cable now fully operational

Next generation Monet undersea cable now fully operational

Algar Telecom from Brazil, Angola Cables from Angola, Antel from Uruguay and Google’s Alphabet,  have announced that the 10,556 km Monet Cable System connecting Boca Raton, Florida to both Fortaleza and Santos, Brazil is complete, establishing an advanced digital gateway between the US and Brazil able to deliver more than 64 Tbps of capacity.

The Monet Submarine Cable System designed and built on the SubCom Open Cables concept, incorporates leading edge submarine technology provides exceptional bandwidth design capacity and vastly improved internet latency performance.

The introduction of commercial traffic and services via the undersea cable will improve current connectivity needs between Latin America and the US and offers a powerful platform and stable backbone to accommodate increased capacity demands in the future.

Antònio Nunes, chairperson of the Monet Executive Committee said, “The completion of the Monet submarine cable system is an extremely significant milestone for the market, it brings a new generation of technology in submarine cables, capable of facing the new challenges of the digital evolution. The efforts in bringing this submarine cable into service with direct and low-latency connections will bring real benefits to the economies of the regions.”

Monet Submarine Cable System

Monet Submarine Cable System

 

Edited by Daniëlle Kruger

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