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Portugal's FCT joins submarine cable project

Wednesday 8 August 2018 | 12:52 CET | News
Portugal's Foundation for Science and Technology (FCT) has joined the consortium BELLA, which will install a new submarine optical cable between Brazil and Portugal. The submarine cable, which will increase data traffic capacity between Latin America and Europe from 10 Gbps to 100 Gbps, is called EllaLink and should be operational by the end of 2020. 

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