Monet Cable System – the 10,556km (6,560 miles) cable that connects Florida to Brazil – has received ‘Ready for Service’ status, and commercial traffic should be able to commence shortly, providing more than 64 Tbps of capacity to users,[
The Monet cable system is a subsea fibre optic telecommunications cable scheduled to be deployed at the end of 2016. Delays in the execution bring the conclusion to December 2017. It will connect the cities of Santos and Fortaleza in Brazil with Boca Raton in the United States.
The new cable has six fibre pairs. It will have an initial capacity of 64 Tbit/s (Terabits per second). The cable will be operated by four telecommunications companies: Algar Telecom, Angola Cables, ANTEL, and Google.
Equinix announced it has been selected by the Monet Submarine Cable investors to provide U.S. facilities and services for the next-generation cable landing station architecture, to support the Monet Submarine Cable System, terminating in the U.S. at Equinix’s MI3 International Business Exchange data center, which services the greater Miami metropolitan area.