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TIM completes 100Gbps Sardinia fibre link

Tuesday 14 July 2020 | 08:52 CET | News
Telecom Italia (TIM) has announced the completion of the first high-speed subsea fibre cable connecting Sardinia with the Italian peninsula. The infrastructure runs from Civitavecchia near Rome to Sassari in northern Sardinia, covering 430km in three submarine sections. Thanks to amplification mechanisms and the innovative signal modulation techniques, it has an overall capacity of 4Tbps, converting TIM into the first operator capable of bringing 100Gbps connections from the Italian peninsula to the island of Sardinia.

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Categories: Fixed
Companies: Telecom Italia / TIM
Countries: Italy
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