AC-2

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Yellow / AC-2
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Owners:
Level 3 Communications
Landing points
Total length c. 6,400 km
Topology unknown
Design capacity 640 Gbit/s
Currently lit capacity 320 Gbit/s
Technology Fiber optics
Date of first use November 2000 (2000-11)

Yellow / AC-2 (Atlantic Crossing 2) is a submarine telecommunications cable system linking the USA and the UK. 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

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