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Press Release -- September 5th, 2014
Source: Seaborn Networks

Seaborn Networks increases maximum capacity of US-Brazil subsea cable by 50%

Six-fiber pair system to offer maximum upgradeable capacity of 60Tbps

BOSTON, MA – September 5, 2014 – Seaborn Networks announced today that, to better address its contracted customer demand, its Seabras-1 submarine fiber optic cable has been increased to be a 6-fiber pair system with a maximum upgradeable capacity of 60Tbps.

“We increased the system size in response to the significant pent up demand on the route for lit capacity, spectrum and fiber pairs,” said Larry Schwartz, Seaborn’s CEO.

Seaborn has also fully contracted for its Seabras-1 backhaul from landing stations into São Paulo and New York City, and the system has a ready-for-service date in 2016.

About Seaborn Networks

Seaborn Networks is a developer and operator of submarine fiber optic cable systems, including Seabras-1 which is the first express submarine cable system between the US and Brazil. Seabras-1 is a 60 Tbps system that will connect New York and São Paulo, with a branch that lands in Fortaleza, Brazil. Activation will be in 2016. Seaborn was founded by successful submarine cable and wholesale carrier executives with experience in designing, building and operating many of the world’s largest submarine and terrestrial networks. For additional information, see


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