Submarine Cable Linking Brazil to Europe is Anchored in Fortaleza

The new cable is 6,000 kilometers long, and may reach 5 kilometers underwater depth in some locations. Cable communication between Brazil and Europe now runs through the United States, which doubles the route covered: 12,000 kilometers.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Brazil will have another high-speed internet connection point to Europe. An underwater fiber optic cable will connect the cities of Fortaleza, in Ceará state, to Sines, in Portugal, and will allow for 72 terabits per second data traffic and 60 milliseconds latency.

The anchoring of the cable occurred on Monday, December 14th, at Futuro Beach, and the project is expected to be completed by mid-2021. According to the Ministry of Communications, the cable will still extend to points in Rio de Janeiro and São Paulo, in addition to connections in Africa and other . . .

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