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Farice-1

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Subject: Telecommunications in Iceland, CANTAT-3, Internet in Iceland, Buildings and structures in the Faroe Islands, Iceland–Norway relations
Collection: 2004 in Iceland, 2004 in Scotland, Buildings and Structures in Highland (Council Area), Buildings and Structures in Iceland, Buildings and Structures in the Faroe Islands, Iceland–norway Relations, Iceland–united Kingdom Relations, Infrastructure Completed in 2004, Norway–united Kingdom Relations, Scottish Coast, Submarine Communications Cables in the North Atlantic Ocean, Telecommunications in Iceland, Telecommunications in Scotland, Transatlantic Communications Cables
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Farice-1

Cable Route, Red is submarine, Blue is terrestrial, now extended to London.

FARICE-1 is a submarine communications cable connecting Iceland, the Faroe Islands and Scotland. The cable has been in use since January 2004 without a fault and is 100% owned by Icelandic shareholders. The cable had an initial design capacity of 720 Gbit/s and is a two fibre pair design. The cable structure and repeaters were made by Pirelli and the terminal equipment was supplied by TYCO. In the year 2013 the terminal equipment was upgraded by Ciena (100Gbit/s technology) bringing the total capacity of the submarine cable to 8 Tbit/s. The cable has service access points in Reykjavik and Keflavik Airport as well as in London Telehouse East.

The landing points are:

See also

External links

  • Official website


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