Hibernia Express: Trans-atlantic fiber-optic cable system

Last Modified: Fri Jan 15 2016 18:06:53 GMT+0530 (India Standard Time)
  • 4,600 km
    6-pair transatlantic submarine cable system built with a state-of-the-art route design and next generation optical technologies, offering low latency and large-scale capacity solutions between major financial and commercial centers in North America and Europe.
  • 12 years
    since the last new trans-atlantic cable system was laid.
  • 53 Tb
    Designed to provide such massive capacities; scalable beyond all existing systems.
  • 100 Gbps
    speed support currently available, upgradeable to 400 Gbps in the future
  • 58.95 milliseconds
    actual tested latency, this is 20% improvement over the next fastest cable system connecting the North American and European continents.