Agreement to make subsea connection between the U.S and India signedStaff Writer | November 7, 2017
Seaborn Networks and IOX Cable announced they have entered into a joint provisioning agreement to provide the first next-generation subsea fiber optic route between the U.S and India that will interconnect in South Africa and Brazil.
Technology Connecting the U.S. with three BRICS countries
Seaborn is the developer-owner-operator of: Seabras-1, the most direct subsea system between New York - São Paulo; ARBR, the only new direct subsea system planned to be built between Brazil - Argentina (RFS Q4 2018); and SABR, a new subsea system between Cape Town, South Africa and Seabras-1 (RFS 2019).
IOX is the developer of the IOX Cable System, the first next-generation subsea network interconnecting South Africa, Mauritius and India (RFS 2019).
IOX have commenced work for the cable route survey, and once completed will provide a direct route between South Africa and India via Mauritius. Seaborn's SABR and the IOX System will interconnect in South Africa.
The Seabras-1 + SABR + IOX System route will be available exclusively through Seaborn and IOX. Customers can contract through either Seaborn or IOX to receive the full benefits of this alliance. ■