It has landing points in:
- Shima, Mie Prefecture, Japan
- Ajigaura, Hitachinaka, Ibaraki Prefecture, Japan
- Harbour Pointe, Snohomish County, Washington, United States
- Grover Beach, San Luis Obispo County, California, United States
It has a design transmission capacity of 640 Gbit/s, with 180 Gbit/s lit (as of February 2006), and a total cable length of 20,890 km. It started operation in January 2001.
Since 2009, PC-1 has been owned by Japanese carrier NTT.