EllaLink Achieves Major Project Milestones: Marine Survey, Manufacturing and Operator Licenses

EllaLink announced that the marine survey has been completed and that it has been granted operator licenses in Brazil and Portugal.EllaLink Press Release
October 24, 2019

Dublin, IrelandEllaLink announced today that it has been granted operator licenses by the Agência Nacional de Telecomunicações (ANATEL) in Brazil and the Autoridade Nacional de Comuniçaões (ANACOM) in Portugal. With marine survey operations completed and commencement of manufacturing activities the EllaLink system is on track for being ready for service in 2020.

Diego Matas, Chief Operating Officer of EllaLink, said: “Award of the telecoms operator licenses in Brazil and Portugal is a significant regulatory step for the EllaLink project. We remain fully committed to offer to the market a unique optical platform between Europe and Latin America that will go ready for service by the end of next year.”

EllaLink is a state-of-the-art optical platform offering secure high capacity connectivity on a unique low latency transatlantic route, linking the major terrestrial and subsea hubs in Europe and Latin America. The EllaLink system integrates terrestrial fibers with a subsea system that directly connects Brazil and Europe, linking the major hubs of São Paulo and Fortaleza with Lisbon, Madrid and Marseille.

About EllaLink

EllaLink is an advanced optical platform offering secure high capacity connectivity on a unique low latency transatlantic route serving the growing needs of the Latin American and European markets. The EllaLink network directly connects Brazil and Europe, linking the major hubs of São Paulo and Fortaleza with Lisbon, Madrid and Marseille.

The System

The EllaLink System is being built with state-of-the-art coherent technology initially offering 72Tbps of capacity over four direct fiber pairs between Europe and Brazil. The landing sites in Fortaleza (Brazil) and Sines (Portugal) have been secured and EllaLink is scheduled to be Ready for Service in 2020. EllaLink is a privately funded and independent company committed to providing products and services on a Carrier Neutral and Open Access basis. To learn more visit ella.link or contact info@ella.link