Telia Carrier, Telxius Announce Capacity Agreement

Telia Carrier and Telxius Announce Major Network Capacity Agreement Telxius Press Release March 13, 2019 Stockholm/Madrid – Telia Carrier and Telxius announced today a landmark agreement for multi-terabit capacity services combining transatlantic capacity from Telxius in the new 6,600 km MAREA cable system and Telia Carrier’s European backbone network. The combination of Telia Carrier’s extensive [...]

2019-03-13T10:22:59-04:00March 13th, 2019|Categories: State of the Industry|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Amazon, Telxius Reach Agreement on Marea

Telxius and Amazon Web Services Reach Agreement on Transatlantic Subsea Cable Marea Telxius Press Release January 19, 2019 Telxius and Amazon Web Services (AWS) sign an agreement for the cloud service provider’s use of a fibre pair on transatlantic subsea cable MAREA, the highest capacity submarine cable in the world. MAREA’s features include high capacity, [...]

2019-01-21T18:20:27-04:00January 21st, 2019|Categories: Current Systems|Tags: , , , |

Telxius Operates Two Highest Capacity Submarine Cables

Telxius Operates the Two Highest Capacity Submarine Cables in the World Telxius Press Release December 10, 2018 MAREA and BRUSA have been opened for business in 2018 MAREA’s initial estimated capacity was 160 Tbps (now upgradable to 200 Tbps) and BRUSA’s is 136 Tbps These two cables provide the lowest latency between Europe and the [...]

2019-02-04T10:18:55-04:00December 10th, 2018|Categories: Current Systems|Tags: , , , , |

Puerto Rico Eyeing USD 130 mln Undersea Cable Project

Puerto Rico eyeing USD 130 mln undersea cable project By Telecompaper October 8, 2018 The Puerto Rican government is planning to roll out an underwater fibre optic cable across the island to help its infrastructure withstand future natural disasters, reports local daily El Nuevo Dia, citing governor Ricardo Rosello. In the wake of last year’s [...]

2018-10-09T15:31:42-04:00October 9th, 2018|Categories: Future Systems|Tags: , , |

Telefonica Considers Fixed Network Sale

Telefonica Considers Fixed Network Sale By Mobile World Live July 5, 2018 Telefonica is reportedly mulling the sale of part of its fixed line network in Spain, as the company looks to lower debt and boost declining stock market value. Sources cited by Spanish publication El Confidencial said the company’s board of directors proposed selling [...]

2018-07-06T14:32:28-04:00July 6th, 2018|Categories: State of the Industry|Tags: , |

Telxius Opens New Network Operations Centre In Lima

Telxius Opens New Network Operations Centre In Lima By Telecompaper June 4, 2018 Telefonica’s infrastructure subsidiary Telxius has inaugurated a new operations centre for its international submarine cable network in the district of Miraflores in Peru’s capital Lima. Described as one of the most advanced cable monitoring centres in the world, the plant will oversee [...]

2018-06-05T11:34:13-04:00June 5th, 2018|Categories: State of the Industry|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Telefonica Sells 15.2% Telxius To KKR For EUR 484.5 Mln

By Telecompaper November 14, 2017 Telefonica has announced that private equity firm KKR exercised the previously agreed call option over 38 million shares of its infrastructure subsidiary Telxius (representing 15.2 percent of its share capital) for EUR 484.5 million. As a result of this operation and together with the 24.8 percent stake it acquired last month, KKR [...]

2017-11-14T10:35:43-04:00November 14th, 2017|Categories: State of the Industry|Tags: , , |

Telefonica Completes Sale Of 24.8% Of Telxius To KKR For EUR 790.5 mln

By Telecompaper October 25, 2017 Telefonica has completed the transfer of 24.8 percent of the shares of its infrastructure subsidiary Telxius to private equity firm KKR for EUR 790.5 million as part of a deal reached in February to sell up to 40 percent of Telxius to KKR for a total of EUR 1.275 billion after receiving [...]

2017-10-25T11:24:36-04:00October 25th, 2017|Categories: State of the Industry|Tags: , , |

Installation Of Marea Is Now Complete

By Liam Tung, ZDNet September 22, 2017 Microsoft, Facebook and Telefonica have hit a key milestone in delivering their new trans-Atlantic subsea cable with a data capacity of 160 terabits per second. Telefonica subsidiary Telxius has finished laying the Microsoft- and Facebook-backed Marea subsea cable, which stretches 4,000 miles (6,600km) across the Atlantic ocean from [...]

2017-09-22T15:25:22-04:00September 22nd, 2017|Categories: Future Systems|Tags: , , , |

Telxius Deploys Infinera DTN-X XTC Series On SAM-1

By Infinera Press Release July 10, 2017 Sunnyvale, California – Infinera, a provider of Intelligent Transport Networks, announced that Telxius, the global telecommunications infrastructure company created by Telefónica, now offers its customers on-demand software-defined terabit capacity subsea service activation on Telxius’ SAM-1 subsea network between the U.S., Brazil and Puerto Rico. These on-demand services are enabled by [...]

2017-07-12T11:00:09-04:00July 12th, 2017|Categories: Technology & Upgrades|Tags: , , , |