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MAREA

BRUSA

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Initial estimated Capacity of 160 Tbps

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2 landing points connecting to the main data center hubs in the US and EMEA

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MAREA is a game-changer with its flexible design

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A unique route that will strengthen global connections

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Open for business

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Telxius is a partner and landing party of MAREA

Telxius, Microsoft and Facebook have partnered together to build MAREA, the transatlantic submarine cable with the highest capacity to date. The cable, which is 6,000 km long and can transport 160 terabytes per second, joins Sopelana (Spain) and Virginia (US) and is operated by Telxius.

One of MAREA’s main characteristics is its location, much farther south than other transatlantic cables, thus making it a very valuable asset for diversifying connectivity through the Atlantic. In addition, its landing stations in both Sopelana (Spain) and Virginia (US) are two key connectivity points with the United States, Africa, the Middle East and Asia. MAREA will greatly contribute to meet the growing data demand.

Therefore, MAREA, with its exclusive layout, will be able to transport large amounts of traffic, as well as to deal with other market needs such as virtual reality, IoT, or artificial intelligence.

“More and more content is being consumed, which requires a great deal of bandwidth, which is why the whole world needs to be connected to an infrastructure capable of transporting large volumes of data.”

Rafael Arranz, Telxius COO.

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Capacity of 138 Tbps

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Landing stations in Rio de Janeiro, Fortaleza, San Juan de Puerto Rico and Virginia Beach

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The fastest cable to ever join the Americas and Europe, through MAREA

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The first straight route between Virginia and Brazil

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Open for business

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100% property of Telxius

BRUSA is a new submarine cable of 11,000 km in length linking Rio de Janeiro and Fortaleza (Brazil) with San Juan (Puerto Rico) and Virginia Beach (USA) 100% property of Telxius. It will be the highest capacity transatlantic subsea cable to ever connect the Americas to date.

This completely new route from Virginia to Brazil takes advantage of its direct connection to one of the most dense concentration of data centers in the world, located in the Ashburn area (Virginia) with over 75 data centres housing more than 3,000 technology companies.

Cutting edge technology will allow BRUSA to support a high transmission capacity up to 138 Tbps. With this new initiative, we seek to create a latest generation, diverse and more robust route to link the Americas and Europe via MAREA.

Thanks to BRUSA, we will provide one of the lowest latency communication paths between two of the largest economies in the Americas, Brazil and USA, also reinforcing our commitment with the region.

IMAGES OF THE LANDING IN SOPELANA, SPAIN

Cable-laying Vessel In The Port Of Bilbao, Spain Before The Start Of Landing Operations
Cable-laying Vessel In The Port Of Bilbao, Spain Before The Start Of Landing Operations

Cable-laying vessel in the port of Bilbao, Spain before the start of landing operations

Beginning Of The Landing Operation

Beginning of the landing operation

Cable-laying Vessel Off The Coast Of Sopelana, Spain Before The Start Of The Landing

Cable-laying vessel off the coast of Sopelana, Spain before the start of the landing

The Cable Reaches The Beach

The cable reaches the beach

Introduction Of The Cable In The Beach-man-hole

Introduction of the cable in the beach-man-hole

Cable-laying Vessel In The Port Of Bilbao, Spain Before The Start Of Landing Operations
Cable-laying Vessel In The Port Of Bilbao, Spain Before The Start Of Landing Operations

Cable-laying vessel in the port of Bilbao, Spain before the start of landing operations

Beginning Of The Landing Operation

Beginning of the landing operation

Cable-laying Vessel Off The Coast Of Sopelana, Spain Before The Start Of The Landing

Cable-laying vessel off the coast of Sopelana, Spain before the start of the landing

The Cable Reaches The Beach

The cable reaches the beach

Introduction Of The Cable In The Beach-man-hole

Introduction of the cable in the beach-man-hole

IMAGES OF THE

LANDING IN SOPELANA,

SPAIN

Cable-laying Vessel Placing Itself In Front Of The Beach
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