SUBMARINE CABLE SERVICES
TELCONET through its subsidiary Andinean Cable signed the Pacific Caribbean Cable Systems (PCCS), which is building a new undersea cable linking Ecuador, Panama, Colombia, Aruba, Curacao, British Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico with the U.S. . To this purpose it has signed the corresponding provision contract with Alcatel Submarine Networks. Through PCCS will be boost broadband access in the Caribbean, Central America and South America.
Besides USA and Ecuador, the system will connect to the British Virgin Islands, Puerto Rico, Aruba and Curacao, as well as Cartagena in Colombia and Maria Chiquita and Balboa in Panama.
The submarine cable system is the latest technology (wet plant, fiber and optimized repeaters) and is administered under 1620LM (Light Terminal Manager) Alcatel-Lucent system. It has been designed to operate multiple wavelengths 100Gigas. The same will be the most important connection to Internet content as demand grows rapidly throughout the Caribbean, Central America and South America. Work began in late 2012 and commercial operations are scheduled to begin in the third trimester of 2014.
The solution generated by Alcatel-Lucent offers unique flexibility and scalability to accommodate multi-wavelength data rate.
The LM 1620 system allows smooth upgrade the flexible network capacity to separate channels without interruption of traffic.
The solution is entirely operated by Alcatel-Lucent submarine management system
SERVICES OFFERED BY TELCONET PCCS:
The PCCS will be the main output of Ecuador to Internet content and with it, TELCONET will increase reliability of communications and help reduce the risk of breakdown in communications.
Within the possibilities of service offered by TELCONET's PCCS are the following:
- Sold under IRU model.
- Rental capabilities into various format 10G, 1G, STM16, and STM64.
- Telconet (Cable Andino)
- Cable & Wireless
- Setar Servicio di Telecomunicazioni de Aruba
- Telefónica Global Solutions
- UTS United Telecommunication Services Curaçao