Tuesday, August 16, 2022

C&W Communications added 12 Tbps of capacity to its submarine network last year

Convergencialatina talked with Chris Coles, Chief Commercial Officer, B2B and Networks/Wholesale of C&W Communications, about the behavior of the sector in Latin America. Planning for current laying for the next 15 years will be one of the topics of debate at Carriers Map Day 2022, the event organized by Convergencialatina for next September 14.

In the submarine cable segment, Latin America has historically maintained annual wholesale capacity demand increases of between 20% and 22%, and currently they range from 18% to 25%.  In the specific case of C&W Communications, it added 9 terabits of capacity to its network between mid-2020 and mid-2021; and 12 terabits of capacity between mid-2021 and mid-2022, according to Chris Coles, Chief Commercial Officer, B2B and Networks/Wholesale of C&W Communications, in an interview with Convergencialatina.

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