Brazil and Europe inaugurate submarine fiber optic cable

The 6,200 kilometer-long cable, 4,000 meters deep in the Atlantic Ocean, will directly connect Fortaleza (CE) in Brazil's Northeast, to the Portuguese city of Sines.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - On Tuesday, June 1, Brazil and the European Union inaugurated the first submarine high-capacity fiber optic cable linking the regions, with a total investment of over R$1 billion (US$194 million), said the Brazilian government and Irish company EllaLink, responsible for the project.

The 6,200 kilometer-long cable, 4,000 meters deep in the Atlantic Ocean, will connect Fortaleza, the capital of Ceará to the Portuguese . . .

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