Seaborn Networks completes USD 500 mln Seabras-1 funding

Monday 11 January 2016 | 09:49 CET | News
Seaborn Networks has announced the completion of its USD 500 million project funding for Seabras-1, a new Brazil-US submarine cable that will provide the first direct route between Sao Paulo and New York. Seabras-1, owned jointly by Seaborn and global private markets investment manager Partners Group, will have a six-fibre pair system with initial maximum design capacity of 72 Tbps. The system is currently being constructed by Alcatel-Lucent Submarine Networks and is due to be ready for service in the second quarter of 2017.

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Categories: Fixed / Internet
Companies: Alcatel-Lucent / Seaborn Networks
Countries: Brazil / United States
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