Xtera, a provider of subsea fibre optic solutions, has been selected as the supplier of the ARBR submarine fibre optic cable system developed jointly by Seaborn Networks and the Werthein Group.
The 2,700 km open system, 4-fibre pair, 48Tbps, direct PoP-to-PoP subsea cable will connect Argentina and Brazil.
The ARBR subsea cable system will allow for direct onward connectivity to New York, via the Seabras-1 system.
“This award further consolidates Xtera’s position as a strong player in the regional submarine market segment and is a significant endorsement of Xtera’s differentiated product offering,” says Stuart Barnes, chairman and chief strategy officer, Xtera.
The ARBR subsea cable system will utilize Xtera’s submarine repeaters with hybrid EDFA-Raman design.