Friday, February 8, 2013

TE SubCom Upgrades Trans-Pacific Express Cable

 TE SubCom has completed an upgrade of the 18,000-km Trans-Pacific Express (TPE) submarine cable system by adding 1 Tbps of capacity.

The TPE cable system, which entered service in 2008, the U.S. (Nedonna Beach, Oregon) and Asia with five landing stations located in Chongming, Qingdao, Keoje, Tanshui, and Shin Maruyama.  It is owned by AT&T, Chunghwa Telecom, China Telecom, China Unicom, KT, NTT Com, and Verizon Business.

“The trans-Pacific, and more specifically Northern Asia, continues to see an explosion in demand for capacity and TE SubCom maintains our commitment to provide the largest cross-sectional capacity on long-haul networks,” said Dr. Qian Zhong, Managing Director, TE SubCom. “The TPE cable system was designed and implemented to be flexible and meet this demand. With our extensive resources and technical familiarity with the system and its route, we are able to complete an upgrade that best positions TPE to provide essential bandwidth to one of the fastest growing telecom markets in the world.”

http://www.SubCom.com


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