TE SubCom to Deliver AAE-1 Submarine Cable

Telecoms

The AAE-1 Consortium, owners of the Asia-Africa-Europe-1 submarine cable spanning approximately 25,000 km connecting Asia, Middle East, Africa and Europe, and TE SubCom, a TE Connectivity Ltd. company, announced that the contract for the majority of segments of the AAE-1 system has come into force.

AAE-1 will link Asia, the Middle East, Africa and Europe with low latency, high capacity transmission. Each trunk fiber-pair in AAE-1 segments supplied by TE SubCom has a cross-sectional capacity of minimum 80 x 100Gbps and each branch is implemented with optical add/drop multiplexing (OADM) nodes containing TE SubCom's industry leading OADM wavelength re-use technology.