Monet cable system ready to start services between Brazil and Florida

Tuesday 5 December 2017 | 11:29 CET | News

Algar Telecom (Brazil), Angola Cables (Angola), Antel (Uruguay), Google and TE SubCom announced that the Monet Cable System has reached 'ready for service' status, with commercial traffic due to commence shortly. In practice, this means that the 10,556-km cable that connects Florida to Brazil is complete and prepared to provide more than 64 Tbps of capacity to users. 

Monet was designed to provide a powerful and stable internet backbone for connectivity needs in the Latin American region and to pave the way for increased capacity demands in the future. The 100G-capable cable system will provide a low-latency route from Brazil to North America with a minimum bandwidth of approximately 64 Tbps. Shore landings for Monet include Boca Raton (Florida), Fortaleza (Brazil) and Praia Grande (Brazil).

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