By SubTel Forum

Telstra is planning to double the capacity of their Endeavour cable according to an article on itnews.com.  The 9120 kilometer cable, which runs from Sydney to Hawaii, will increase in capacity from 80 Gigabits per second to 160 Gigabits per second by May, 2010.  “What happens is as you see forecasted growth, because there are very significant lead times in doing upgrades, it usually means in this particular case that our supplier, Alcatel-Lucent Submarine Networks, needed to configure and place equipment at the terminal ends,” said Carlos Trujillo, director of Telstra international networks.

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