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Telxius' Brusa cable hits 160 Tbps with Ciena's WaveLogic 5

Tuesday 21 January 2020 | 09:19 CET | News
Telefonica's infrastructure subsidiary Telxius announced that its Brusa (Brazil-Puerto Rico-US) submarine cable reached record 550 Gbps single-wavelength channel speeds across 10,200 kilometers during an advanced trial using Ciena's WaveLogic 5 Extreme (WL5e) optical platform. With Ciena's technology, the Brusa cable is now able to reach a total transmission capacity of more than 160 Tbps. In addition, the partners confirmed that a commercially deployable solution for a total capacity of more than 20 Tbps on a single fibre pair was verified.

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