By Lightwave

América Móvil, S.A.B. de C.V. and its technology supplier, Alcatel-Lucent (Euronext Paris and NYSE: ALU), say they are making good progress on construction of the América Móvil 1 (AMX-1 System) undersea fiber-optic cable system. The submarine fiber-optic network, which will land in the United States, Central America, and Brazil, will run 17,500 km and support wavelength data rates of 100 Gbps – making it the longest 100-Gbps undersea system in the world.

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