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Huawei Marine successfully completes WACS upgrade II

Friday 1 February 2019 | 13:54 CET | News
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Huawei Marine has announced the completion of the West Africa Cable System (WACS) Upgrade II. It was signed in February 2018 and successfully put into commercial use in October. The upgrade realised 32 100G wavelengths configured on the longest optically amplified single fibre span, stretching 11,500 km from South Africa to Portugal. WACS is the longest 100G submarine cable system in Africa, with two network operation centres and fifteen landing points in fourteen countries spanning West Africa and Europe. 

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Companies: Huawei / WACS
Countries: Africa
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