The rise of submarine cable construction in Latin America

Lightwave reported that the Caribbean and Latin America recently announced a number of submarine cable system construction news, marking the region’s communications services demand to a new peak.

The first to provide point-to-point direct connection to Brazil, Sao Paulo to the United States New York submarine cable system Seabras-1 day after the opening of the bare إali. It is expected that the submarine cable will be put into use in August this year. According to the construction of Seaborn network, the submarine cable construction lasted five years, more than 520 million US dollars investment. Microsoft, Tata Communications and TI Sparkle have signed up to become users of the cable system. In addition to Seabras-1, Seaborn also owns and runs São Paulo to the cable network in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

Connecting the Caribbean Islands to the United States of dark blue cable selection TE SubCom as the contractor. The cable length of 12000 km, the design transmission capacity of 6Tbps, is expected to put into use in the fourth quarter of 2019. Deep blue sea cable landing points include the Cayman Islands, Curacao, Dominica, Haiti, Jamaica, Puerto Rico, Trinidad and Tobago, Turks and Caicos Islands and the United States, Florida. The construction side claims that the deep blue sea cable has the advantages of high transmission capacity, low unit cost, low delay and high reliability. Deep blue sea cable company CEO Stephen Scott said that the submarine cable will serve the Caribbean countries play a key role. The region is experiencing rapid demand for advanced telecommunications services. TE also said that the Caribbean in recent years there is no major fiber deployment, deep blue cable construction not only meet the current demand for bandwidth growth, will also meet the needs of future business growth.

Infinera, an optical equipment company based on integrated photonics, today announced that it will offer its DTN-X XTC family of Telxius, a global telecommunications infrastructure provider for Telefonica. Telxius will use this platform to connect SAM-1 cable to the United States, Brazil to Puerto Rico. Telxius manages a total length of 65,000 km of fiber optic networks, including SAM-1 cable length of 25,000 km. DTN-X XTC series platform not only supports OTN transmission and exchange, but also has the advantages of simple operation, support bandwidth allocation on demand. Telius said Infinera’s intelligent transport network platform provides its customers with highly personalized bandwidth capabilities.