|Total length||23,500 kilometres (14,600 mi)|
|Technology||Fiber optics / SDH / DWDM|
|Date of first use||2001|
GlobeNet is a submarine telecommunications cable system linking the USA, Bermuda, Colombia, Venezuela and Brazil. It has a design capacity of 1.36 Tbit/s carried over four fiber pairs of fully restorable capacity (34 x 10 Gigabit x 4 fiber pairs). It was demonstrated in 2010 that the cable system was capable of supporting 5.76 Terabits on all segments built in 2001. The cable system was initially laid and named by GlobeNet, which today is a portfolio company of BTG Pactual.
The cable system has landing points in:
- Tuckerton, New Jersey, USA
- Boca Raton, Florida, USA
- St David's, Bermuda
- Maiquetia, Venezuela
- Fortaleza, Brazil
- Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
- Barranquilla, Colombia
- "GlobeNet" (PDF). Retrieved August 15, 2014.
- "FCC Cable Landing License". Retrieved January 16, 2007.
- "Brasil Telecom S.A. Material Fact "Aquisição dos Ativos de Globenet" 12 June 2003" (PDF). Retrieved January 16, 2007.
- "BTG Pactual Infrastructure" (PDF). Retrieved August 15, 2014.