The SEA-ME-WE 5 Consortium announced the completion of the 20,000-kilometer subsea cable infrastructure developed by a 16-nation consortium. The SEA-ME-WE 5 subsea cable system, spanning over 16 countries from Southeast Asia to Western Europe, is a technological breakthrough which marks a global communications milestone. It is designed with a capacity of 24 Terabits per second on 3-fibre pairs, fully capable of accommodating the future demand of data from other bandwidth-intensive applications. The SEA-ME-WE 5 submarine cable’s advanced 100Gbps technology is…
A new transatlantic cable which avoids the UK has been announced between Europe and the United States as the “chaos around Brexit” continues to grow. Named ‘Brexit-1’, the cable will link Marseille, France, to New York, crossing the Strait of Gibraltar. The project was announced by telecom expert and entrepreneur Sunil Tagare, who first developed the concept of a fiber-optic link around the globe (FLAG) back in 1989. Now owned by the Global Cloud Xchange, today FLAG extends to 28,000…
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