America Movil and Telxius introduced the deployment of a brand new ultrahigh capability subsea cable to hyperlink Puerto Barrios (Guatemala) and Boca Raton (United States). The subsea cable system is called AMX3 by America Movil and Tikal by Telxius, with an preliminary estimated capability of 190 Tbps, to be provided by Alcatel Submarine Networks (ASN).
AMX3 – Tikal Sub Sea Cable
The AMX3 – Tikal subsea cable would be the highest capability undersea cable to attach Puerto Barrios (Guatemala) with Boca Raton (US), with an extra potential touchdown in Cancun (Mexico). The subsea serves a key route within the Caribbean with the very best service, reliability and safety ranges. Telxius says the provision contract is already in drive with ASN and has choices to extend capability and incorporate extra branching items to serve different locations. The submarine cable shall be able to function in 2025.
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What it means for America Movil
For America Movil, this can be a new step to construct probably the most intensive subsea community within the Americas, which delivers capability via greater than 197 thousand km of submarine cables, together with AMX-1 submarine cable and South Pacific Submarine Cable.
AMX-1 submarine cable
AMX-1 Cable System is a non-public cable owned by America Movil and its subsidiaries, provided by ASN. AMX-1 submarine cable extends 18,300 km and connects the US to Central and South America with 13 touchdown factors.
South Pacific Submarine Cable
South Pacific Submarine Cable extends 7,300 km alongside the Latin American Pacific coast, connecting Guatemala, Ecuador, Peru and Chile with 5 touchdown factors.
Each subsea techniques present worldwide connectivity to America Movil and its subsidiaries in these geographic areas.
What it means for Telxius
For Telxius, Tikal is the seventh new next-generation cable to finish its community since 2018, along with Brusa, Mistral, Tannat, Junior, Marea and Dunant. Total, Telxius will characteristic an 82,000 km community that has been designed to attach the principle digital information hubs on either side of the Atlantic.
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Telefonica and Pontegadea improve their stake in Telxius
In October 2022, Telefonica and Pontegadea introduced to extend stake in Telxius Telecom by buying KKR’s 40% stake within the infrastructure group Telxius Telecom. On February 01, 2023, Telxius introduced that the acquisition had been accomplished, and Telefonica and Pontegadea now personal 70% and 30% of Telxius. Telxius Telecom owns a global community of high-capacity submarine fibre optic cables stretching 94,000 kilometres, one of many largest on the earth.