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Yellow / AC-2
Global Crossing/CenturyLink
Landing points
Total lengthc. 6,400 km
Design capacity640 Gbit/s
Currently lit capacity320 Gbit/s
TechnologyFiber optics
Date of first useNovember 2000 (2000-11)

Yellow / AC-2 (Atlantic Crossing 2) is a submarine telecommunications cable system linking the United States and the United Kingdom. The cable is mutually owned by Global Crossing in the UK and CenturyLink (formerly Level 3 Communications) in the US. The different owners give this cable system different names, so it is known as both Yellow and AC-2. It has a capacity of 320 Gbit/s as of January 2007, upgradeable to 640 Gbit/s.

It has landing points in:

  1. Bellport/Brookhaven, New York, United States
  2. Bude, Cornwall, United Kingdom


  • "Transoceanic Services". Archived from the original on September 28, 2007. Retrieved January 16, 2007.
  • "Level 3 International Connectivity" (PDF). Retrieved May 4, 2012.