By 4-Traders

Alcatel-Lucent (Euronext Paris and NYSE: ALU) and Asia America Gateway, the cable system owned by a consortium of operators, have reaffirmed their cooperation with the signature of a contract to upgrade the Asia America Gateway (AAG) submarine cable system, covering the route from Philippines to the United States.

By leveraging Alcatel-Lucent's advanced coherent technology, the 20,000km-long AAG system will add multi-terabit data capacity to cope with the rapid expansion of data traffic in countries along its route, while rapidly increasing its capability to meet cloud service requirements.

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